100+ Coding Camps in 11 weeks of Summer!

 

Fee reduction for low income families & Off-site Summer Camps for underprivileged communities are sponsored by

 

This page is only for the coding camps conducted at UT Dallas. Click on the links below for information about all other camps:

 

 

 

Big picture:  utd.edu/k12

 

Registration site:  bit.ly/utdcscamp

 

(This link is only for camps @ UTD campus. Visit utd.edu/k12/offsite for all other locations).

 

Residential option: utd.edu/k12/residential

 

Questions?  csk12@utdallas.edu, 972-357-6893

Logistics (room #, parking pass, etc): bit.ly/sc-logistics

 

Fee details: Advance registration fee is $125 for half-day one-week camp & $250 for full-day one-week camp.
Fee will go up by $25/$50 during the final 2 weeks before each camp. Cancellation fee is $25 until the camp start date. After the camp starts,
prorated amount minus $25 fee will be refunded for cancellations. Registrations are not transferable to others, but you can transfer to another camp in another week. Email csk12@utdallas.edu with order # for all cancellation/transfer requests.

 

(Discount codes for immediate families of UTD faculty/staff/students: UTDFAMILY – UTD email address should be used for registration, low income families that get reduced rate meals at schools need to send the proof after registration to csk12@utdallas.edu to get discount code to use, School teachers can send the copy of school ID badge to csk12@utdallas.edu to get discount code)

 

Age ranges have been provided only because several parents have asked us for recommendation in the past (Level 0 is for K-2 graders, level 1 is for 3-5 graders, level 2 is for middle schoolers and levels 3 & 4 are for high school students). Since every student learns differently, we recommend every one to start at the appropriate level and graduate to next level camps at own pace (you can ignore age range recommendations).  So, please discuss with your child and decide on the most suitable camps – we will NOT stop any one from attending the camps based on age or other considerations.

 

See utd.edu/k12/directions for driving directions to ECSS and SPN buildings in UT Dallas campus. Participants need not bring laptops for level 0 and 1 workshops. Laptops are required for all higher levels (Level 2 and above). You can combine two Level 1 (Morning & Afternoon) camps to make it full-day camp – all campers & instructors will hang out in the lunch area during the break. We encourage all Level 1 full-day campers to attend with a friend so that they can hang out together!

 

Codes: M – Morning (9-12), A – Afternoon (1 to 4), W – Whole day (9-4)

 

Level

Camp Title

 

typical
age
range

W1
June
8-12

W2
June
15-19

W3
June
22-26

W4
June 29
- July 3

W5
July
6-10

W6
July
13-17

W7
July
20-24

W8
July
27-31

W9
Aug
3-7

W10
Aug
10-14

W11
Aug
17-21

0

Animate, Draw & Explore
using Scratch!
 

5-7

 

A

 

 

M

 

 

A

 

 

M

1

Animations using Scratch

8-10

M

 

 

A

 

 

M

 

 

A

 

1

Advanced Scratch: Games
& Music

8-10

 

 

A

 

 

M

 

 

A

 

 

1

Playing with Robots

8-10

 

 

M

 

 

A

 

 

M

 

 

1

Circuits
using MaKey MaKey kit

8-10

A

 

 

M

 

 

A

 

 

M

 

2

Bring Math to Life!

10-13

M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A

2

Kodu Game Lab

10-13

A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M

2

Enjoyable Programming with Alice – a.k.a. Alice (CHAMPS)

11-13

W

W

W

W

W

 

W

W

W

 

W

2

Enjoyable Programming with Alice – a.k.a. Alice (CHAMPS): HS

14-17

 

W

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

W

 

2

Enjoyable Programming using JavaScript (Drawings)

11-13

 

W

 

W

 

W

 

W

 

W

 

2

Enjoyable Programming using JavaScript (Drawings): HS

14-17

W

 

W

 

W

 

W

 

W

 

W

2

Advanced drawings &
animations with Processing

14-17

 

 

 

M

 

 

 

A

 

 

 

2

Alice 3.1 programs –> Java applications

14-17

 

 

 

A

 

 

 

M

 

 

 

2

Mobile App development
using MIT App Inventor

11-13

 

M

 

 

A

 

 

A

 

 

M

2

Coding with Robots

11-13

 

A

 

 

M

 

 

M

 

 

A

2

Introductory GameMaker

11-13

 

W

 

 

 

W

 

W

 

W

 

2

Web page design

11-13

W

 

 

W

 

 

W

 

 

W

 

2

Animation in Maya

11-13

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Animation in Maya: HS

14-17

 

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

2

Introductory GameMaker: HS

14-17

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Advanced GameMaker

14-17

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

W

 

 

3

Intro to Programming in Java

14-17

W

W

 

W

W

 

W

W

 

W

W

3

Intro to Programming in C++

14-17

 

 

W

 

 

W

 

 

W

 

 

3

Intro to Programming in Python

14-17

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

3

Advanced Python Programming

14-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Minecraft MODs development

14-17

 

W

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

W

 

3

Games in Java using
Greenfoot IDE

14-17

 

 

W

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

W

3

Robotic Art

11-13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

4

Robotic Art : HS

14-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W

 

4

Intro to C#.NET programming

14-17

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Programming Contest Problems

14-17

W

 

 

W

 

 

W

 

 

 

W

4

Advanced Java & Android
Application Development

14-17

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

4

Objective C & iOS Application
Development

14-17

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Virtual Reality Game Design

14-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W

 

4

Web programming with PHP

14-17

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Web programming with JavaScript

14-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

4

Web programming with Ruby on Rails

14-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

4

Embedded programming
with Arduino & Rasperry Pi

14-17

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

4

Embedded Systems with TI-MSP430 & Quadcopter Design

14-17

 

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

4

ECS Research Experience

14-17

W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Off-site Coding Camps

 

We are working with several ISDs and community facilities around the city to bring the coding camps close to your homes! See utd.edu/k12/offsite for updates/details.

 

Coding Camps in your city/school/community?

 

You want us to come to your neighborhood/city to run a coding camp? Sure, work with your family, friends, school, church or community to find a space to run it – Write to csk12@utdallas.edu – we will be happy to work with you to make it happen.

 

If your community/town is under-previleged & majority of the families cannot afford to pay our modest fees, no worries! Thanks to generous sponsorship from State farm, we are ready to work with you and make the camps happen at a fraction of the total cost! Write to csk12@utdallas.edu to request for financial support to run our camps in your community.

 

Advanced Problem Solving Course using Java

 

This is a course for high school and senior high school students and teachers who wish to extend their problem solving and computer programming skills. We will use the Java programming language but, our approach is much less regarding language features than it is about confidence and correctness when problem solving in any
procedural high level language. This course will run weekday mornings 9am-12noon during the first 2 weeks of Summer break (June 8-19). Each session will comprise one hour of in-class instruction and ninety minutes of problem solving.

 

Prerequisites: Students should be proficient in using a PC or a MAC & bring a laptop to the class. They should be able to use simple tools such as an editor and an IDE, such as Eclipse or Net Beans. They should be able to program well in Java.

 

Advance registration is required @ bit.ly/utd-algo. Registration fee will be $100 for students, $50 for low income students, $60 for UTD families and $10 for school teachers.

 

Techy Girls Residential Camp

 

This camp is sponsored through a generous donation by National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT.org) and Microsoft Research.

 

Arrive: Monday July 20th at 9am

Depart: Thursday July 23rd at 1pm

 

COST: $175.00 (Includes three nights in dorm and all meals & activities). Actual cost of running this camp is much higer. Difference is covered by UT-Dallas Computer Science dept. Note that $175 fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

Eligibility: Any girl 16 to 18 years old (Girls entering 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2014); No programming experience necessary.

 

Following topics will be covered:

 

- Animation in Alice using Drag-and-drop programming

- Fancy Drawings using JavaScript

- Robotic programming

 

Technology Requirements: Student must bring a laptop computer

 

You need to download all the forms from http://utdallas.edu/~jstraach/TechyGirlsCampForms/, print, fill them out, scan them and send by email to Dr. Janell Straach (jstraach@utdallas.edu). She will review the forms and send you the approval code and the instructions for paying $175 fee. Incomplete applications will be rejected.

 

We have limited capacity at this time, so it is better to apply soon! Once all the spots are filled, we will stop processing the applications and let you know. If you have any questions about this residential camp, please contact Dr. Janell Straach (jstraach@utdallas.edu) directly.

 

Cyber Defense Camps

 

Visit utd.edu/k12/cyber for details.

 

 

Questions?  Email: csk12@utdallas.edu  Phone: 972-357-6893