Weber State University 2017 Summer Camps

 

2D Video Gaming Camp

Ages: 14-18
Cost: $30

Dates:  
June 12 -June 16
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The week long training camp will have daily presentations and hands-on exercises that will be given by faculty and members from industry presenting on topics such as pursuing a career in video game development, getting the right education to get a job, how to create video games, computer graphics, and more…

The workshops will focus on the use of a game development tool to create video games. Attendees will receive hands-on instruction on how to create video games. At the end of the week, the games created by the participants will be judged with winners receiving prizes.

3-D Printer Camp

Ages: 15-18
Cost: $149

Dates:  
June 15 - June 20
12:00 pm - 2:00 p.m. 

This course will guide the student through the process of creating a three dimensional model from a medical imaging computed tomography (CT) dataset. This is a hands-on learning lab that teaches the student the process of image data acquisition, 3D computer image manipulation, and 3D printing. For ages 15-18 (high school)

Computer Storytelling

Ages: 12-14
Cost: $145

Dates:
June 27 - 30, 9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m  OR July 5 - 8, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

Challenge your child’s power of imagination as they learn to create thrilling tales and visual worlds. In this camp, your child will utilize computer tools to craft interactive stories, graphic artwork and computer animation, digital music, and other multimedia. While inventing these stories, your child will also learn basic computer programming techniques that will allow your child to hit the ground running inside the world of software creation and design.

Film Making Camp

Ages: 12-18
Cost: $175

Dates:
June 26 - June 30

Students at our one-week filmmaking bootcamp will eat, drink and breathe moviemaking. This summer camp takes students through the entire film-making process in just five days. Students will have the opportunity to write, direct, shoot and edit in a hands-on environment working together in small groups to produce their own short films. Students will learn the basics of lighting, sound, writing, cinematography and editing. For junior high and high school students.

Game Design For Teens

Ages: 12-18
Cost: $149

Dates:
June 26 - June 30

Learn JavaScript by creating your own Browser Games! Students will be lead by an instructor (plus helpers) to write JavaScript code using local text editors. They will be learning about objects, variables, if statements, randomizing and much more! JavaScript is a great language to create interactions between for someone on a computer. Students will be able to code two different games and then customize them from logic they have learned during the camp. The camp is for ages 12 - 18 and requires basic keyboarding skills. No previous coding knowledge needed.

Girls Go Digital

Ages: 8-18
Cost: $295

Dates:
July 31 - August 3

Learn how to hack, design, code and make using technology and computer science. Any level of interest and experience is welcome.

If you attended this camp last summer, no problem—we’ve added new classes and activities. From computer programming, micro controllers, pixel art, digital photography, e-textiles, to web design and more, we’ve got something for every girl! Girls are grouped in classes by age. Camp includes a free t-shirt and several take home projects.

The Art & Science of Metalwork

Ages: 15-18
Cost: $150

Dates:
June 20-22 2017

This exciting, hands-on overnight camp is for high school girls interested in exploring the art and science of metalwork through the medium of welding.  Work with WSU faculty and students as you learn different processes, metal tolerances and design techniques to create beautiful and useful pieces.  

Make Your Own Minecraft Mod

Ages: 12-18
Cost: $149

Dates:
July 17 - July 21

Use Java to create your own custom Minecraft Mod! Students will get to see all of Minecrafts code and learn how to add their own Java files to add new items, blocks, tools, armor, weapons, mobs and so much more! Minecraft is a very stable game and is coded entirely in Java. This instructor (plus helpers) will lead and introduce camp students to Java using Eclipse as the editor. Students will gain a working knowledge of Java and how to add and edit new classes, super classes, constructors, objects and methods. The camp is for ages 12 - 18 and requires basic keyboarding skills. No previous coding knowledge needed.

Manufacturing & Eng Tech

Ages: 15-17
Cost: $285

Dates:
Summer 2018

This exciting, hands-on Manufacturing & Engineering Technology (M&ET) Camp is for those who want to get down & dirty with technology like rockets, renewable energy & electronics.   Learn more in one intensive hands-on week then a whole semester of school!  All classes taught by WSU faculty, Dr. Fred Chou, Dr. Andrew Deceuster and Jeremy Farner in WSU labs & classrooms. 

Sports Camps

Ages: All
Cost: $30 - $100

Dates:
June - August

 

All of our camps are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, and/or grade level).

  • Men's Basketball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis

Summer Band Camp

Ages: 12-16
Cost: $150

Dates:
June 26-30, 2017

Enjoy making music and friends on the beautiful campus of Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. This camp will provide many learning opportunities under the direction of WSU's word  class faculty and teachers. The camp is for junior high students that are entering the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grade and have studied a wind or percussion instrument for at least one year. 

WSU Medical Academy

Ages: 15-18

Cost: $250

Dates:  
June 6- July 19, 2017 
8:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The WSU Summer Medical Academy is designed for high school juniors and seniors to help them determine if a career in the healthcare industry is right for them. This camp will provide valuable information in how the students can best prepare for admission to professional school and make the most of their college experience.  WSU faculty members will lead discussions and hands on laboratory activities. Attendees will also get to see human cadavers and rub shoulders with local physicians and other healthcare professionals. This will provide invaluable opportunities for the students in attendance to network with WSU professors and other professional specialists that will aid them in their endeavors. 

WSU PREP

Ages: 12-15

Cost: Free

Dates:  
June 6- July 19, 2017 
8:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WSU PREP is a free summer academic program designed to motivate and prepare jr. high students in their STEM studies. In this 7 week program, students will take Logic and Its Application to Mathematics, Introduction to Engineering, and Problem Solving 1. Fridays are reserved for field trips and special educational events. Students are expected to attend WSU PREP for three consecutive summers.

YMCA STEM + More! Camps 

Ages: 5-15
Cost: $135- $200

Dates:
June 5- August 11

Join us this summer for our new YMCA STEM summer day camps at Weber State University. Specializing in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Financial Assistance Available.