As kids are finishing up school and parents are in search of a Summer camp, Microsoft is preparing something creative and free to get children moving in innovation.
Microsoft will host in store summer camps in 18 cities this summer for children ages 8-13 years old. The camp is a great way to get kids involved in technology at young age, give them a fun alternative to traditional camps, and not to mention cut down on the expensive Summer camp prices.
Sessions include Digital Movie Madness Camp, Digital Art Smarts Camp, Office Unleashed Camp, and Game Masters Camp.
Take a look at the classes offered:
Digital Movie Madness Camp:
Unleash your creativity and take on the world of movie making! Become your own producer, director, animator, and designer. Choose a background scene, write a narrative for your story, develop characters, add filters, transitions, music, titles and ending credits.
Digital Arts Smarts Camp:
Learn how to use a digital camera’s settings to create great shots. Then edit these photos, adjusting lighting, colors, and adding filters. Create unique art by transforming your photos into a collage and building an interactive world with Photosynth. Make yourself into art too and then share it with the world using blogging software.
Office Unleashed Camp:
Engage in fun activities like writing a short story in Microsoft Word, creating a word search in Excel, building an animated slide show in PowerPoint, and designing postcards you can send to your friends in Publisher.
Game Masters Camp:
Become the master of your own gaming world! Learn how to program, design, and produce your own video games and then share them with friends. Get the satisfaction of creating, programming and developing games for yourself while learning important skills that may inspire you want to work with computers in the future.
Find out if the Microsoft Summer Camp is offered in your city at Microsoft.com/SummerCampCategory: Events | Tags: children, innovation, Microsoft, Summer camps, Technology