Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College invites area students (ages 14 to 18 years old) to participate in two summer camps at Foothills Higher Education Center (FHEC) at 2128 South Sterling Street, Morganton, NC.
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Zach Inks, Western Piedmont Simulation and Game Development instructor, works with a student in digital lab.
“Digital Animation Camp,” offered on June 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27 and 29, will include education on Photoshop basics; introduction of Maya; polygon modeling; freehand modeling; lights, textures and rendering, and animation basics. Each class will be held from 12 to 5 p.m. Cost for the camp is $75 per student. The registration deadline for the “Digital Animation Camp” is Friday, June 1, 2012.
“Sim and Game Camp” will meet on July 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27 and 30. Topics covered in this summer camp include introduction to two-dimension and three-dimension game graphics; level building and an introduction to scripting in Unity, and C# scripting game play. Each class will be held from 12 to 5 p.m. Cost for the camp is $75 per student. Registration deadline for the “Sim and Game Camp” is Friday, June 29, 2012.
Each student and parent will meet camp instructors on the first day of camp in the FHEC lobby. Students will remain with instructors until parents/guardians return to receive students at the end of each camp session.
To enroll in one or both camps, please visit www.wpcc.edu/continuing_ed.php or Western Piedmont’s Jim A. Richardson Complex located off Enola Road on East College Drive, Morganton. Students ages 16 to 18 are required to complete a Concurrent Enrollment Form when applying to attend the summer camps. This form must be signed by a high school counselor or the student’s high school principal prior to entering the camps. This form is located on the same web page as the online registration at www.wpcc.edu/continuing_ed.php
Western Piedmont offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Simulation and Game Development that prepares graduates for careers including Independent Contractors, Artists, Video Programmers, Game and Sound Design, Game Testers and Producers. The College also offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Digital Effects and Animation Technology that prepares graduates for careers such as Graphic and Motion Graphic Design for Video and Web, 3-D Simulation and Visualization, Video Production, Freelance, and Marketing. To learn more about the College curriculum in these areas, please contact Jonathan Crumpler email@example.com, or Zach Inks firstname.lastname@example.org
Western Piedmont Community College enrolls approximately 4,000 students annually in pursuit of college transfer degrees, two year associate degrees and diplomas. More than 10,000 students enroll each year in continuing education courses for professional development and personal enrichment. The College also provides programs for high school completion. Western Piedmont received recognition for Exceptional Institutional Performance based on standards established by the North Carolina General Assembly.
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Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655