2021 Simulation & Game Creation Camp

Student with VR GogglesThe 2021 Sim & Game Creation Camp will provide the opportunity for you to explore hands-on graphics creation through activities using 3D modeling and animation technologies. These are used to create animation for films and games. The camp features state-of-the-art computers and equipment and gives you the chance to try your hand with these new technologies. In addition, you will have the chance to meet other young animators from the area who share your interests and work together developing some really cool projects.


3D and Virtual Reality!

The Sim and Game Camp will also provide the opportunity for you to explore hands-on 3D and Virtual Reality through activities using the HTC Vive and other technologies used in the creation of these new worlds. The camp features state-of-the-art computers and equipment and gives you the chance to try your hand with these new technologies that are revolutionizing the gaming world.

I Have To Be A Computer Geek To Attend, Right?

Child smiling at a computerAbsolutely not! There are no requirements that you have knowledge other than basic computer operations to participate in the camp.

The camp is for youth ages 11 – 16.  Unfortunately, we do not have a camp for youth younger than 11 but if you or your child have an interest, please complete the form below and we will take this into consideration for future camps! Thank you! 

Camp Information

Sim & Game Camp

WPCC Main Campus, Morganton, NC
Class meets June 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, & June 25
1:00-5:00 p.m. each Monday, Wednesday and Friday
COST: $180.00
Section Number (Needed for WPCC Continuing Education Registration Form): 64309

Children at computers during 2018 Sim and Game CampThe Sim & Game Camp takes the next step in the process. You will explore two-dimensional and three-dimensional game graphics; level building; and interactive scripting in the Unity3D game engine. As part of the camp, you will build out virtual reality simulations that are viewable through the HTC Vive and Oculus Quest Development VR Kits.


For Parents

We ensure that our Simulation and Game Creation camp is a safe and welcoming place for your child. We will observe safety guidelines issued by the state and the CDC including social distancing and use of masks when camp is in session.  Each parent or guardian is invited to meet with our camp instructors in the lab space on the first day of camp. Your child will remain with our instructors until you return for pick up at the end of each camp session.

How To Enroll

We offer several ways to sign up for the Simulation and Game Creation camp

  • If you are 16 or older, register online through WPCC Continuing Education
    (again, the section number is 64309 for the Sim & Game Camp)
    You will be sent a separate email with information on payment for the courses.
  • If you are under the age of 16 and are registering for a summer camp, your parents must download, fill out, sign and submit this Registration Form.
  • Register in Person at WPCC
    Stop by Hildebrand Hall on the WPCC Main Campus [map] and see Yvette Logan in Room 100E Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Photo of SGD/DEAT Classroom


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The SGD & DEAT Programs at WPCC

WPCC offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Simulation and Game Development (SGD) that prepares graduates for careers including Independent Contractors, Artists, Video Programmers, Game and Sound Design, Game Testers and Producers.  We also offer an Associate in Applied Science degree in Digital Effects and Animation Technology (DEAT) that prepares graduates for careers such as Graphic and Motion Graphic Design for Video and Web, 3-D Simulation and Visualization, Video Production, Freelance Work, and Marketing. The programs also have college transfer options available to students. For more information, please contact Jonathan Crumpler jcrumpler@wpcc.edu or call (828) 448-3544.