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Advanced Java & Android Application Development

We will cover advanced Java concepts like Swing & Inheritance during the first 2 days, then we will proceed to cove a few simple Android applications.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 16-20
July 28-Aug 1

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Advanced Scratch: Games & Stories

Students will use sophisticated concepts like event driven programming, multiple objects and cloning objects to develop a game or story in this camp.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 23-27
August 11-15
9:00am-12:00pm

August 4-8
1:30pm-4:30pm

Grades: 3rd & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$100

Website

AwesomeMath Summer Program

An international program designed for gifted students seeking to expand their mathematical horizons and improve performances in math competitions. Classes feature a problem-solving approach emphasizing algebra, geometry, number theory and combinatorics.

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 8-25

Ages: 12-17

Contact:
Dr. Titu Andreescu
702-RAD-MATH
titu.andreescu@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 16

Day: $2,575
Residential: $3,875

Website

Animations Using Scratch

MIT Scratch is GUI based programming environment. You can do 2D animations of objects, create cool drawings, make a character sing a tune, develop an interactive game - perfect for Elementary students!

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 30-July3
July 21-25
August 11-15
9:00am-12:00pm

June 9-13
1:30pm-4:30pm

Grades: 3rd & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$100

Website

CHAMPS Computer Science Camp

(CHallenging Algorithmics and Mathematics in Problem Solving)

This camp is designed to teach problem-solving skills and to spark interest in computer science via the creation of animated story worlds using the Alice programming language. It is aimed at middle-school students.

Sponsored by Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 15-20
July 7-11
July 14-18
July 28-August 1

Ages: 12-15

Contact:
Dr. Jorge Cobb
972-883-2479
cobb@utdallas.edu

Deadline: Open until one week prior to each session.

$250 (reductions are available for UT Faculty and low-income families)

Website

Comet Debate Institute

The Comet Debate Institute (CDI) is your opportunity to work with the faculty and debaters at The University of Texas at Dallas, one of the nation’s fastest-rising and most successful debate programs.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Debate Team

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

July 13-19
July 13-26

Ages: 13-18

Contact:
Scott Herndon
972-883-4806
scott.herndon@utdallas.edu

Deadline:
June 22

1-Week Commuter: $700
1-Week Residential: $900
2-Week Commuter: $1,200
2-Week Residential: $1,600

Website

Embedded Programming with Arduino & Raspberry PI

We will start with low-level operations in C and finish with the final project using the Arduino board, Raspberry Pi and other components.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 16-20
August 4-8

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Enjoyable Programming Using JavaScript (Drawings)

This KhanAcademy-Javascript environment features a web-page with coding area and virtual canvass area for drawing output. This friendly environment comes with a powerful graphics library that minimizes coding effort.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 9-13
June 23-27
July 14-18
July 28-August 1
August 11-15

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 6th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Enjoyable Programming Using Scribbler Robots

We will use the Graphical User Interface (S2 GUI) tile-based programming tools to work with Scribbler robot. In addition to light-seeking, object detection, object avoidance & line-following, it can draw as well.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 30-July3
August 4-8
9:00am-12:00pm

June 16-20
July 14-18
August 18-22
1:30pm-4:30pm

Grades: 6th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$100

Website

Fancy Drawings Using Logo

Logo is all about programming to generate drawings. Students will be amazed by the wonderful drawings those tiny programs can generate & develop passion towards programming!

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 9-13
August 4-8
9:00am-12:00pm

June 30-July3
1:30pm-4:30pm

Grades: 3rd & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$100

Website

Game Development in Java Using Greenfoot IDE

Greenfoot IDE enables us to develop games/simulations rapidly utilizing pre-built objects – participants can strengthen their understanding of OOP concepts while working with this interactive GUI platform.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 23-27
July 21-25
August 11-15

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Game/App Development & Integration with Facebook

Come up with an idea for a game - we will develop it and integrate with Facebook so that your friends can play it!

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 30-July 3

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Intro to Programming Competitions

We will work on a few simple programming contest problems and work with the judging websites which tests for accuracy and efficiency.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 9-13
July 21-25

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Intro to Programming in C++

This camp will cover the basic programming principles (sequence, selection & repetition) using hands-on exercises in C++. Arrays and a few algorithms will be covered as well.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 16-20
July 7-11
August 4-8
August 18-22

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 8th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Intro to Programming in Java

This camp will cover the basic programming principles (sequence, selection & repetition) using hands-on exercises in Java. Arrays and a few algorithms will be covered as well.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 9-13
June 23-27
July 14-18
July 28-August 1
August 18-22

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 8th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Intro to Programming in Python & Robots

The participants will learn the basics of computer programming by writing interactive Python programs that control robots or draw beautiful graphics. Basic programming concepts such as variables, loops, conditionals statements, etc…

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 30-July 3
July 28-August 1

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 8th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Intro to C#.Net Programming

Get introduced to C++ and .NET. In addition to basic programming structures, data collection using LINQ and event triggered programming will be covered as well.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

July 7-11

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Introduction to Space with Rockets and Weather Ballons

This is a two week day camp where we will build and launch rockets and weather balloons. Participants will learn CAD, 3D printing, programming, power tool use, electronics and welding. Boys can also earn electronics, or rocketry merit badges.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

July 14-25

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 13-18

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-6951
seec@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 16

$650

Website

Mobile App Development Using MIT App Inventor

You have an idea to develop a neat mobile app? MIT App Inventor comes with lots of pre-built components that you can configure and put together to develop games and apps!

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 16-20
July 14-18
August 18-22
9:00am-12:00pm

June 30-July 3
August 4-8
1:30pm-4:30pm

Grades: 6th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$100

Website

Objective C & iOS Application Development

We will cover the basics of Objective C during the first 2 days, then we will proceed to cover a few simple iOS applications.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 23-27

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

OOP in C++ with Robots

The participants will learn the basics of computer programming by writing interactive C++ programs that control robots or draw beautiful graphics. Basic programming concepts such as variables, loops, conditionals statements, etc…

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 23-27
July 21-25
August 11-15

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Playing with Finch Robots

Finch robots are tiny USB-powered robots that were developed specifically to learn programming. We will use Scratch & write a few simple programs for the robot to move around, sense obstacles & light, play tunes and even draw pictures with a marker & a sheet of paper!

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 23-27
July 21-25
August 11-15

1:30pm-4:30pm

Grades: 3rd & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$100

Website

Prog Competition Problems

We will work on a different set of programming contest problems in every session.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 23-27
July 7-11
August 4-8

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Quad Copters

This is a two week day camp where we will design, build and fly Quad Copters. Participants will learn CAD, 3D printing, programming, power tool use, and electronics. Boys can also earn electronics, or robotics merit badges.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

July 28-August 8

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 13-18

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-6951
seec@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 16

$650

Website

Robotic Art - STEAM Camp

Robots! What can you do with them? Why are they important? Find out where art and engineering fuse! Learn the fundamentals of robotics, learn how to operate real ones, and even build your own.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

August 4-8
August 11-15

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Solar Car Challenge

This is a month long, full day camp where we will build and drive a solar car. Participants will learn CAD, 3D printing, programming, power tool use, electronics and welding. Boys can also earn electronics, or programming merit badges.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 9-July 3

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 13-18

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-6951
seec@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 16

$1,200

Website

Virtual Reality Game Design

We will develop Virtual Reality Game using Unity Framework (supports C# and JavaScript). Your Object Oriented Programming skills will be heavily used.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

August 11-15

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Web Programming with JavaScript

We will teach students how to use JavaScript to develop web pages. All modern HTML pages are using JavaScript to add functionality, validate input, communicate with web servers, and much more. PHP is a popular one to handle web-based data. Web Form Handling, Data Validation & Sessions and User Tracking will be covered as well.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

July 21-25

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Web Programming with PHP

PHP is a popular one to handle web-based data. Web Form Handling, Data Validation & Sessions and User Tracking will be covered as well.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

July 7-11

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website

Web Programming with Ruby on Rails

We will cover Linux command line, OOP and scripting little bit, then RoR framework - enables rapid development of advanced Web applications.

Sponsored by Computer Science K-12 Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

August 4-8

9:00am-4:30pm

Grades: 9th & Up

Contact:
Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

$200

Website