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or Register by calling the IVCC Continuing Education Center (815) 224-0427
Mon- Fri: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
(Closed during the summer on Fridays. Hours may vary during holidays)
If a class you are interested in is full, please contact our office to inquire about additional class dates at (815) 224-0427. Please check back throughout the summer for updates or email Kim_Koehler to be added to the Summer Camp e-newsletter list.
CAD 4 Kids!
[Ages: 9-12] Class ID: 9442
Experience the digital design world and bring your ideas to life! Join us for this hands-on computer aided design (CAD) class where students will be introduced to professional-level modeling software that will allow them to create all types of unique designs and projects. Students will then be given a final project that they will have the opportunity to print, using IVCC’s state of the art 3D printer! [1 week-4 sessions]
Mon-Thu Jun 26-29 1-4 p.m.
Room: CTC-119 Mary Smith $89
YouTube® Content Creators
[Ages: 9+] Class ID: 9579
Find your voice and leave your mark on the world! Whether you are six or sixty, it’s time to start a career as the next YouTube star. Explore the variety of content and personalities that exist on YouTube and how to find your own niche. Learn the dos and don’ts of the platform and how to practice good digital citizenship. Develop your on-camera presence, your own channel branding, and professional editing skills. Take home a plan for launching your own channel with the content created in class! Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. [1 week-4 sessions]
Mon-Thu Jul 10-13 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Room: CTC-209 Kate Young $169
NEW! Beats & Jams: Digital Music Production
[Ages: 9+] Class ID: 9582
Design your own beats or remix a mashup of your favorite songs! Begin your rise to the top of the charts with digital music production! Just like today’s top artists, you can design your own beats or remix a mashup of your favorite songs to become a digital composer and sound engineer. In this course, students will learn to produce digital music, record sound, make sound effects, and mix their own tracks. No prior music experience is necessary. Student-created soundtracks will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. [1 week-4 sessions]
Mon-Thu Jul 17-20 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Room: CTC-209 Kate Young $169
NEW! Cyber Spies
[Ages: 9+] Class ID: 9581
With the world’s increased reliance on digital data, cyber security is more important than ever! In this class you are all that stands between a group of international hackers launching cyber-attacks and world peace. Through a series of challenges, students will learn to apply tools used by professional digital forensics teams to crack codes and use encryption. Working in teams you will collect clues, recover lost data and explore the tools of the trade to become the next great cyber spy! [1 week-4 sessions]
Mon-Thu Jul 17-20 1-4 p.m.
Room: CTC-209 Brian Pichman $169
[Ages: 9-12] Class ID: 9585
Calling all budding filmmakers! Are you familiar with films and cartoons using stop motion animation? You’ll learn the ‘behind the scenes’ animation process. Starting with a storyboard plan, students will build characters using a variety of materials and film their actions frame by frame with a digital camera. You will learn the basic techniques and processes of media production. The finished product will amaze you when you learn how easy it is to do. A group project will be produced and you will take home a copy of your first feature film. [1 week-4 sessions]
Mon-Thu Jul 24-27 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Room: CTC-216 Vanessa Goslin $99
Summer STEAM Camp @ Home!
Check out the amazing options available to participate in from home this summer. Our online summer camps meet at a specific time each day and your camper will have a live instructor teaching the program. The best part... you can participate from anywhere!