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Stanford University Summer Kids Academy Camp

Address: 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, United States

Description Stanford University Summer Kids Academy Camp

  • Location: Stanford, California, USA
  • Students age: 12-18, 14-18 years.
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of training: technical children's camp.

Digital Media Academy began work on the Stanford University campus in 1999 as the Academy of New Media. The ownership, management of the academy belonged to the department of academic technology at Stanford University.

In 2002, the summer academy became a private institution sponsored by the Stanford Continuing Research Department. To date, the educational institution has become a leader in additional technical education for children and adolescents on the campuses of prestigious universities in the United States and Canada. The instructors and developers of the training programs of the center are industry professionals, outstanding teachers of technical disciplines who strive to inspire, educate, and mentor.

Stanford University, founded in 1885, is an elite educational institution in Silicon Valley, aimed at studying and research, which has achieved numerous achievements in the field of science and technology. Leland Stanford, a railroad tycoon and politician, was responsible for a series of photographic experiments that led to the invention of motion pictures — these “films” were shot in 1878 in a shed on Stanford's campus. Advanced research has become part of Stanford's legacy: for example, one of the first nodes of ARPANET, the predecessor of the Internet, was created here. The participants and employees who passed through this educational institution worked for Hewlett-Packard, Google, Sun Microsystems, Netflix, Electronic Arts, and the university has influenced many outstanding innovations that define the face of the modern world.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Stanford University Summer Kids Academy Camp

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
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12-18
from 7 000 $ / 2 weeks

Startup Academy - $ 5,000 + $ 138

The Startup Academy course was developed in conjunction with business school experts and industry consultants. After spending 2 weeks realizing their ideas, students will develop entrepreneurial thinking by researching, testing, opening a new business. Pupils will work individually, in groups, will learn to think, train to solve problems, will know how to come up with a business idea, monitor the state of the market, develop a strategy for expansion and transition to a global market.

Teenagers will make a deep dive into the entrepreneurial process, go through all stages from an idea to a business plan in two weeks of training, use the most successful tools, methodologies, and case studies. Each week ends with a demonstration of a business idea to the class, staff, parents.

  1. During the 1st week of their stay, students master the introduction to entrepreneurship, business ideas: basic principles of developing an idea, studying the concept of design thinking, business modeling, examples of successful global startups. They learn to work as a team, to form a significant social, economic value, conduct market research, develop a prototype of a product or service, and verify the conformity of the market. The final week is dedicated to the presentation of business ideas.
  2. The second part of the lesson is devoted to the development of startup mechanisms, business expansion. Participants will learn about management, execution, basic principles of business expansion, will study fundraising strategies, presenting business to investors, and will use the tools and methodologies used by successful entrepreneurs.
15.06.2020 -07.08.2020
12-18
from 5 870 $ / 2 weeks

3D Modeling & Animation Academy

The 3D Modeling & Animation Academy course forms versatile 3D artists, teaches you how to use software for gaming, cinema, and TV modeling. Participants will develop an understanding of the storytelling process, character animation using standard 3D Autodesk Maya software. 3D design, modeling open the door to all kinds of modern creative professions. Young people study, discover together with other creative, technically gifted teenagers.

  1. The first stage includes the study of 3D modeling, Maya: production processes, professional technologies for the development of 3D models. Students will review the basics of character design, a fictional world before creating original 3D props, sets of figures, characters.
  2. The second part of the program is 3D animation of characters + Maya. Using Autodesk Maya, young people will learn how to animate characters using lighting, settings, camera angles, master work processes, use pre-mounted models, and animate an original short sequence that tells a story.

Participants will be able to create their own portfolio, learn 3D design, animation. The Academy of 3D Modeling, Animation is the perfect choice for those who want to study animation. Students will use Autodesk Maya, Mudbox, modeling their own characters, animate pre-configured images.

15.06.2020 -07.08.2020
12-18
from 5 870 $ / 2 weeks

Illustration & Animation Academy

Camp participants will develop storyboards, animate characters, and ready-to-use resources for films, commercials, even video games. By the end of the class, students will develop a portfolio, starting a career as an animator, commercial artist.

  1. Part 1 includes the study of 2D animation, digital illustration: students will see a professional animation pipeline, then use standard tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Toon Boom Harmony, finish the week with a production package or portfolio of illustrated works, apply the work to create the final animation , repeating the actions of industry professionals, the processes used by large studios.
  2. The second part of the lesson includes creating 2D animation, characters: potential animators, illustrators will gain direct experience as a production designer through the use of professional production tools such as Toon Boom Harmony, Adobe Photoshop. Young people will go beyond amateur animation, will have the opportunity to pursue a career. Students will create a repertoire of assets ready for work (characters, backgrounds, details that can be used as a high-level portfolio). Participants will go to the next level, deepen their passion for cartoons, illustrations.

The course of illustration, animation allows young people to study digital illustration using Adobe Photoshop, animate using Toon Boom Harmony. They will learn professional work processes, developing animation skills, illustrations, working on original projects. Students will form an incredible portfolio that can be shown to friends, family, attached to the university application.

15.06.2020 -07.08.2020
12-18
from 5 890 $ / 2 weeks

Audio & Music Production Academy

Members of the Audio & Music Production Academy will master professional music production, learn how to use Ableton Live to create, modify sounds, and learn how to overlay, mix, and sample. The first part of the lesson is devoted to mastering the skills of music production, the application of Ableton, the second - Music Production & Songwriting. This will create polished professional compositions.

Studying professional music production, understanding the skills of using the most important instruments of the industry, will allow you to change sounds, study layers, mix, sample, program digital music.

  1. First, teenagers will master the skills of producing music using Ableton: the course helps to structure the song, recreate the sounds that the students hear, create unique tracks. Topics covered include recording, audio sampling, an advanced synthesizer, drum programming, improvisation, understanding of mixing, mastering.
  2. The second part of the training is devoted to music production, songwriting: this course allows students to understand the process of music production, the basics of theory, and to obtain primary writing skills. Young people will learn advanced production methods, audio equipment, try to produce a song.
15.06.2020 -07.08.2020
12-18
from 5 840 $ / 2 weeks

Filmmaking academy

The Filmmaking Academy camp combines syllinguism, advanced film production courses, teaches young people how to shoot, edit films, use DSLR cameras, lighting, and sound equipment. After studying the film-making process, participants will listen to the introduction, master advanced film-making technologies, high-quality Canon cameras, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, each week ends with a film showing one of the students to staff, parents, fellow students.

  1. Classes include video production, the use of Premiere, the study of the basic principles of a short narrative film: script structure, functionality, camera operation, role description. Students will learn how to work in a team, create storyboards, direct, edit, upload each project to the YouTube channel.
  2. 2nd week includes deepening the skills of filmmaking, creating visual effects, mastering the editor After Effects. Participants will learn about caption design, basic VFX (Adobe Photoshop), After Effects, before starting work on a short project. Pupils create films of various genres, including narration, music video, documentaries. Students complete the course with several completed film projects.
15.06.2020 -07.08.2020
12-18
from 5 840 $ / 2 weeks

Digital Photography & Graphic Design Academy

Digital Photography & Graphic Design Academy will teach teens how to use images, photographs to convey ideas, stories, messages so that you can do without words. Children will learn a set of Adobe Creative Cloud programs - Lightroom, Photoshop, Illustrator for creating photos, professional-quality images, and get graphic design skills. The course will let you know how the work is arranged, the routine days of a professional photographer, graphic designer.

Each image that the media shows today is edited or completely created using digital photo processing, image editing programs. Regardless of whether teens are considering a career as a graphic designer or just interested in the topic, the course will help them better understand the basics of modern photography. Pupils will develop their own portfolio of digital images, learn all the intricacies of graphic design, use leading industry software: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop.

  1. The course includes the study of digital photography, Photoshop: young people will get the skills to create stunning digital photographs, improve images with Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, develop their own shooting methods, and move on to developing software and editing skills. By the end of the lesson, they will have a portfolio of professionally shot, edited photographs, as well as an understanding of how the photography industry works.
  2. The second half of the program is devoted to the study of graphic design, Photoshop & Illustrator tools: students will master the basics of graphic design using Adobe Creative Suite, project training, the design process, color theory, typography.
15.06.2020 -14.08.2020
12-18
from 2 975 $ / week

Intro to 3D Modeling w / Maya

Intro to 3D Modeling w / Maya introductory course allows you to develop an artistic style, use Autodesk Maya, CGI to master the basics of modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, animation, production of 3D films. The program includes the creation of 3D-models, characters, environments, the study of complex modeling methods focused on the correct topology of the model, the study of professional workflows, Autodesk Maya work.

The course will allow you to become a versatile 3D-artist, able to use software for gaming, cinema, TV modeling. Possession of 3D-design, modeling open the door to all kinds of modern creative careers. After learning the basics of the user interface, Maya tools, teens will practice creating complex forms and models. After mastering the basic concepts of modeling, students will master advanced skills, methods, model the human character, create textures, the final model. During the lessons, young people study possible career paths, studio work tasks.

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12-18
from 2 975 $ / week

3D Character Animation w / Maya

Participants in the 3D Character Animation w / Maya camp will master modeling, create characters, and learn professional animation techniques from professionals, bringing ideas to life with an animated film. Students will learn how to create 3D animations of characters with Maya, and learn professional techniques.

Developing an understanding of the process of storytelling, character animation using standard 3D Autodesk Maya software. Young people will learn how to animate characters using lighting, settings, camera angles. Students will learn workflows, take pre-assembled models, animate them in an original short sequence that tells a story.

Based on their knowledge of the basics of three-dimensional modeling, students will transfer their design skills from modeling to animation, will understand the basics of framing, facial expressions, character positions, modeling objects, the process of preparing for work.

15.06.2020 -14.08.2020
12-18
from 2 975 $ / week

Intro to 2D Animation & Digital Illustration

Intro to 2D Animation & Digital Illustration is a comprehensive course offering students an in-depth look at the professional animation conveyor, with a focus on illustration, pre-production. Participants use professional software, graphic design equipment to revitalize their characters, participants will receive basic knowledge, experience in professional illustration, animation.

The participants will get acquainted with the professional animation conveyor, pay special attention to illustrative preproduction, and will use standard tools - Photoshop, Toon Boom Harmony.

Completing the program, students will create a production package or portfolio of illustrated works, apply them to create the final animation, and reproduce the processes characteristic of large professional studios.

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12-18
from 2 975 $ / week

2D Animation Production & Character Development

The 2D Animation Production & Character Development program will allow you to use professional tools for creating artwork - Toon Boom Harmony, Photoshop, develop finished projects, productions, and study production processes at a leading production studio. Students will acquire the skills necessary for future software professionals in the industry.

The course teaches young people the work of a production designer, use the tools of Toon Boom Harmony, Adobe Photoshop, create ready-to-work resources, study the intricacies of the workflows of a production studio. 2D Animation Production will give potential animators, illustrators a direct experience as a production designer. Thanks to the use of professional tools, such as Toon Boom Harmony, Photoshop, they will advance beyond art as a hobby and will be able to start a career.

Students will create a repertoire of assets ready for work: characters, backgrounds, props that can be used to create a high-level portfolio, children will learn important tools - X-Sheets, Node Viewers, character rigging, camera control, which make them an effective production designer.

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12-18
from 2 975 $ / week

Graphic Design w / Photoshop & Illustrator

Graphic Design w / Photoshop & Illustrator - a course that allows you to develop, improve your graphic design skills, while mastering professional design tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Students will create original designs for their professional portfolio.

The basis of these classes is the development of their own portfolio of digital art, where teens learn all the intricacies of graphic design, use leading industry programs Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop.

Pupils begin to learn the basics of graphic design using the Adobe Creative Suite, project-based learning. They will study the design process, color theory, typography, technology, professional media, advertising. Graduates will receive a ready-made portfolio of projects.

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12-18
from 2 895 $ / week

Intro to Game Design w / Unity

The Intro to Game Design w / Unity course will allow you to learn the basics of game design, use the capabilities of Unity to create 2D or 3D environments, levels. The student uses C #, the Unity game engine to develop 2D, 3D games, master the basic concepts of game design, including user interface design, beta testing. Digital Media Academy allows teens to become creators of digital media - computer games, and creating games for students on their own is no less fun than playing.

Unity is the main structure used in the development of most of the video games demanded by the market today. Participants use the Unity editor, develop levels, environments, programs using C #, work on several managed projects. Finishing the course, graduates will work together or independently, develop a game using assets, mechanics of their choice.

22.06.2020 -26.06.2020 20.07.2020 -24.07.2020 03.08.2020 -07.08.2020
12-18
from 2 895 $ / week

Game Development w / Unity & VR

Participants in Game Development w / Unity & VR will learn the skills of developing games, virtual reality for a mobile phone, a virtual headset, and will gain experience in interactive experiences using AR, the Unity game engine.

Game development is undergoing significant changes as virtual reality continues to push the boundaries of storytelling, games, and interactive experiences. Creating a game, virtual reality experience allows students to achieve significant achievements.

Young people will gain the skills necessary for developing games, gain experience with virtual reality. Students use the same tools to write a story or augmented reality game: they will develop the next version of Pokemon Go, or they will go on an interactive tour with friends at your favorite place.

After studying the best ways to use the Unity game development engine, solving unique design problems that arise when developing virtual, augmented reality, program participants will learn how the game engine controls everything from moving platforms to artificial intelligence. Teenagers will learn the basics of C # programming.

15.06.2020 -14.07.2020
12-18
from 2 995 $ / week

Intro to Music Production w / Ableton

Intro to Music Production w / Ableton allows you to use Ableton Live, write music tracks, and study the concepts of digital music production, including composition, sound design, sampling, shape, style. Experimenting with their music to create a unique musical style, students will write music like professionals with Ableton. Participants will learn all about music production, create their own compositions, developing audio production skills.

The course will teach teenagers the technical, creative skills of producing electronic music, the theory of music, which explains the mechanism of a spectacular melody, rhythm development, mixing work.

Students will master professional music software for recording musical ideas, create a song from beginning to end, and improve sound quality. Topics covered include beat production, audio, MIDI recordings, wavetable synthesis, creative sampling, mixing, and mastering. Students will write original tracks, remixes, collages, remakes of popular songs, using templates designed by teachers.

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12-18
from 2 945 $ / week

Music Production & Songwriting w / Ableton

Music Production & Songwriting w / Ableton opens up opportunities for students to study the art of digital film production, shoot, edit their own unique video, master the techniques of writing scripts, controlling the camera, using manual functions, making changes to the film.

Using the latest equipment, techniques and software, children will learn all the intricacies of video production, make films, and edit using Adobe Premiere.

The course begins with the basic principles of short film production: script structure, camera functionality, camera work, role description. Then the children will learn teamwork skills, learn how to create storyboards, direct, edit. children will prepare two or three short films, having gained experience, they will share, reflect, receive constructive feedback. Projects will be written and executed by small teams of 3-5 people, each participant will edit their version of the project, using material shot by the group.

Intro to Filmmaking & Video Production w / Premiere

Explore the art of digital filmmaking by shooting and editing your own unique video. Learn to write scripts, control the camera using manual functions, and make changes to your movie.

Using the latest equipment, techniques, software, children will learn all the intricacies of video production and make films using an editing kit trusted by professionals - Adobe Premiere.

The course begins with the basic principles of short film production: script structure, camera functionality, camera work, role description. Then the children will learn how to work in a team, create storyboards, direct, edit. Children will prepare two or three short films from beginning to end, studying each experience, when they share, reflect, and receive constructive feedback. Projects are written, completed, working in small teams of 3-5 people. Each student will edit his version of the project, using material shot by the group.

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12-18
from 2 945 $ / week

Filmmaking & Visual Effects w / After Effects

The course allows you to study advanced technologies for creating films using the same methods of production and post-production as on Hollywood movie sets. Participants will study in detail the development of history, the scenario.

Video and film these days include a lot of post-production work to create incredible visual experiences. Based on the teenagers' knowledge of the basic principles of filmmaking in this course, children begin work starting with a short narrative project, which they complete on the first day of classes.

Pupils record film projects of various genres, including narration, music video, documentary, and art. Students will learn caption design, basic visual effects, VFX with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, before embarking on a second short project. Children will learn how to effectively use the basic knowledge of sound design for the production of videos, films.

15.06.2020 -14.08.2020
12-18
from 2 945 $ / week

Intro to Digital Photography & Photoshop

Each image that we see in the media today is created using digital photography and image editing software. Regardless of whether the children are considering a career as a graphic designer or want to know how it all works, this course will help them dive deeper into the basics.

A professional shooting technique combined with hands-on training will show you how to use your DSLR camera to take world-class photos. Students will master professional workflows, manual camera control - aperture, shutter speed, ISO speed settings, use Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop to edit photos before creating a professional portfolio.

Young people will learn how to create stunning digital photos, improve images of Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop. Pupils will first develop their methods of digital photography, go on to develop software, editing skills. By the end of classes, teens will have a portfolio of professionally shot, edited photos, as well as an understanding of how the photography industry works.

Intro to Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

It is expected that artificial intelligence, automation will replace almost half of all the work that is currently being done by 16-24 year olds. Outstripping this trend, participants will learn how the machines that will perform this work work.

Intro to Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Children's Camp will introduce you to machine learning tools, teach you how to use them to create amazing things, create interactive simulations, train to create patterns that a person cannot see. Using systems such as neural networks, special algorithms, young people will use machine learning to create software that can teach computers how to recognize faces, images, play games, or find complex patterns.

In this course, participants will become familiar with machine learning tools and use them to create amazing things. Using programming, the skill of creating algorithms, students will find applications for computers that they never thought were possible!

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12-18
from 2 895 $ / week

Applied Data Science & Artificial Intelligence w / Python

Applied Data Science & Artificial Intelligence w / Python will teach you how to build a network, create other great projects in this course. Students will learn how to apply AI to data, tools, and services.

It is expected that artificial intelligence, automation will replace almost half of all work, ahead of this trend, learning how the machines that will perform this work work. The course is based on the student’s knowledge of the basics of Python, machine learning. Children will create a digital machine that can compile a book report, be able to form neural networks that play games, translate text.

At the beginning of the week, children will learn how artificial intelligence is applied to data, tools, services, and then learn how they can apply AI. By the end of the week, children will plunge into the theory, mathematics of machine learning, solve problems with data, applying the acquired skills and strategies.

29.06.2020 -03.07.2020 27.07.2020 -31.07.2020
12-18
from 2 895 $ / week

Intro to Java Programming

Camp participants will try an interactive, hands-on approach to learning Java, the most widely used, powerful programming language to date. Students will be able to discover the knowledge, know-how on using Java for developing applications, games, drawings. They will learn how to use processing commands to learn the basics of programming, creating drawings, animations. By the end of the week, children will learn object-oriented programming in Java to create multi-class games or applications.

06.07.2020 -10.07.2020 03.08.2020 -07.08.2020
12-18
from 2 895 $ / week

Mobile App Development w / React

Students at Mobile App Development w / React will learn how to create mobile phone applications using React, a cross-platform development tool that is preferred by professional developers. Based on teenagers' knowledge of Java, this course will guide teens through a study journey to develop applications or games with React.

React Native is a development tool that professionals choose to create mobile applications for several platforms, including iOS, Android, Windows Mobile. Based on teenagers' knowledge of Java, this course will guide teens through a study journey to develop applications or games.

At the first stage, children will learn to combine new skills in the field of HTML, Javascript, CSS to create useful, funny applications. By the end of the program, children will learn how to create strong interfaces, applications, games of their choice.

10.08.2020 -14.08.2020
12-18
from 2 990 $ / week

Build a Robot w / Arduino

Using a combination of mechanics, electricians, software engineering, participants will be able to design, assemble, program the robot using the Arduino microcontroller, and then take their robot home.

The course gives an excellent idea of the world of robotics, electrical engineering: children will move from basic programming concepts, electronic circuits to creating a robot, exploring the capabilities of each sensor, actuator by programming with Arduino to perform automated tasks. The program ends with a choice of 2 final tests: a navigation course in the maze, a battle with balloons.

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12-18
from 3 250 $ / week

Build and Program a Laptop w / Python

The Build and Program a Laptop w / Python program includes the use of Raspberry Pi, the Python programming language and various sensors, the creation of intelligent systems that respond to the physical world. Having assembled a laptop with a pi-top, students will take it home.

Creating your own computer using Raspberry Pi, Python opens up a new world for students in which they are designers, creators of incredible things. Children will put together the perfect tool that will help them learn how to code, create amazing devices, and take knowledge to a new level.

The course is based on knowledge of basic programming and circuitry, allows students to create their own unique projects using Raspberry Pi, various sensors. Children will learn the basics of Python, physical computing with Pi, use the Pi's Internet connection to communicate with him remotely.

15.06.2020 -14.08.2020
9-12
from 3 075 $ / week

Adventures in 3D Printing & Modeling

Participants use advanced 3D printing technologies for production, evaluation, repetition of models, design developments. Using professional technologies, young people will create a project on paper, turn it into a 3D model, realize it with the help of a 3D printer, having studied the engineering design process.

Over the past decade, creativity has undergone an incredible evolution as 3D printing capabilities continue to evolve rapidly. Whether it’s repairing a broken part of a favorite toy or building a 3D printing city, this course will give students a basic understanding, experience with the software, hardware responsible for custom 3D printing.

Children will spend a week using CAD software called Tinkercad to learn how to break real objects into three-dimensional shapes. They also learn about the 3D printing process by taking items from Tinkercad, setting them up for printing in the Cura app, and then printing to Ultimaker 2+ printers. Each student will leave the camp with four specially designed 3D printed objects.

22.06.2020 -26.06.2020 06.07.2020 -07.08.2020
9-12
from 2 995 $ / week

Adventures in game design

The course offers an introduction to the principles of game design, including interactive storytelling, character creation, publications. A practical, thoughtful approach encourages teens to use the design course and collaborate with other students, creating mobile video games that can be downloaded to iPhone or iPad.

Pupils will demonstrate their individuality, create a unique game, learn how to bring ideas and stories to life, using game design.

Having discovered the exciting world of game development, having studied the basic principles of game design, including game theory, character creation, storytelling of digital stories, publications. Students will be able to create, customize game elements using Adobe Photoshop, practice solving problems, developing creative solutions in a supportive community of novice designers. After completing classes, students will take their designs home.

15.06.2020 -14.08.2020
9-12
from 3 095 $ / week

Adventures in animation

Music Production participants will learn the basics of music, using professional software. Young people will study the science of sound, synthesis, learn to record musical ideas with Ableton Live. Pupils will create an arrangement of the existing popular song, learn the basics of musical production.

The program provides an introduction to production, opens up the possibility of recording music even to novice musicians. Teenagers will learn the basics of music (pitch, rhythm, melody, timbre, texture, dynamics), will use professional software, record music, records, ideas.

Children will learn about the difference between MIDI, audio, learn how to assign different types of sounds, instruments to individual tracks, go home, having learned writing music.

15.06.2020 -14.08.2020
9-12
from 3 045 $ / week

Adventures in filmmaking

Classes introduce the process of shooting, editing films, filmmaking methods, the development of special effects. Pupils will tell stories using scripting, storyboard, and movie recording skills. Regardless of whether you want to shoot video for the Internet or the big screen, this course prepares students for future film production.

The first days will be devoted to developing storytelling ideas by small production groups. When creating a short commercial or similar project, students practice shooting, editing, create a film using design thinking skills. The following days, teenagers will continue to develop filmmaking skills and complete the final project of their choice. The film festival closes the week: participants will leave the camp, having mastered production skills, will make a full-length / short film.

Adventures in Coding & Artificial Intelligence

Students will create a program, use artificial intelligence: chat bots, natural language processing systems, user recommendations, use Google Assistant tools to create gender recognizers or a movie recommendation system.

Participants will have the opportunity to study the world of artificial intelligence, machine learning, evaluate its impact on our lives today, and the possibilities of their application in design. By the end of the week, young people will learn the basics of programming, creating dynamic, “smart” projects, for example, face and image recognizers.

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9-12
from 3 145 $ / week

Adventures in Robotics & Coding w / LEGO

Participants in Adventures in Robotics & Coding w / LEGO will design, program impressive robots using the most advanced, latest LEGO robotics technology - the new LEGO Boost robot. Students will work on tasks by applying various sensors, engines, while developing basic coding skills.

After learning the basics of robotics, coding with Lego, students will program robots, use them to perform a number of tasks. Students work in pairs or individually, complete projects, arrange the final competition of robots. The course is dedicated to the process of engineering design, assembly, programming of the LEGO Boost robot. Advanced solutions usually provide additional design, programming, and assembly capabilities.

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12-18
from 3 975 $ / 2 weeks

Game Development Academy w / VR

Pupils use professional software, equipment for graphic design, allowing to revive game characters, get basic knowledge, experience of professional illustration, animation.

First, teens will get acquainted with professional animation production, pay special attention to illustrative preproduction, and will use standard tools - Adobe Photoshop, Toon Boom Harmony.

By the end of the program, teens will create a production package or portfolio of illustrated work. 3D Modeling + Design courses form the skills necessary for working in a professional environment of 3D modeling, animation, design. The course allows students to master digital illustration, animation, using Adobe Photoshop, Toon Boom Harmony. Participants will study professional work processes, work on original projects. Students will complete the training by forming a portfolio that you can share, attach to the application.

15.06.2020 -07.08.2020
12-18
from 5 790 $ / 2 weeks

Artificial Intelligence Academy

The Artificial Intelligence Academy will allow you to explore artificial intelligence, learn the basics of how machine learning, artificial intelligence work, how they affect our world, how to start creating projects using these technologies. It is expected that artificial intelligence, automation will replace almost half of all the work that is currently being done by 16-24 year olds. Participants will learn how the machines that will perform these types of work work. They will take a closer look at machine learning tools - the Python AI, create amazing things, develop interactive simulations, and learn how to make patterns that a person cannot see. Using programming, mastery of algorithms, students will find use for computers that they did not consider possible before.

  1. The first half of the lesson is devoted to the study of artificial intelligence, machine learning, Python: students will work to understand the basics of machine learning, artificial intelligence, appreciate the scale of the influence of AI, start creating projects based on machine learning with block programming. As they learn, teens will learn the basics of Python, create projects using machine learning - chat bots, predictive models, bots.
  2. Week 2 is devoted to applied data science, artificial intelligence, and the use of Python. Students will learn how to apply AI to data, tools, services, design ways to apply AI. By the end of the training, adolescents will study the theory, mathematics of machine learning, applying the acquired skills and strategies.
29.06.2020 -24.07.2020
12-18
from 5 790 $ / 2 weeks

Software Development & Coding Academy

The course Software Development & Coding Academy is aimed at mastering software development, coding, creating exciting projects, researching programming, for example, applications for iOS or Android, mobile puzzle games, music visualizers. This is computer science with a great emphasis on software development using Java, React.

The 14-day program allows you to explore the most widely used software development tools. Java is the most widely used programming language, and React is the industry standard for developing cross-platform applications. Teenagers will have the opportunity to open many doors with knowledge, know-how to use Java, React, application development, games, drawings. First, the student learns Java, and then uses React, develops mobile applications for several platforms, including iOS, Android, Windows Mobile.

The first half of the lessons allows you to master the introduction to Java programming: use processing commands, learn the basics of programming, create drawings, and animation. By the end of the week, teens will become familiar with object-oriented programming in Java to create multi-class games or applications.

Students will become familiar with the development of mobile applications with React: they will learn how to combine new skills with React, HTML, Javascript, CSS to create useful, funny applications. By the end of classes, young people will learn how to create powerful interfaces, applications, or games of their choice.

15.06.2020 -07.08.2020
12-18
from 6 240 $ / 2 weeks

Robotics & Engineering Academy

Robotics & Engineering Academy - an advanced course in robotics will provide practical experience in working with electronics, electrical engineering, and learn about the C programming language family using Arduino, Python. After gaining practical experience in working with electrical engineering and mechanical engineering while teaching programming, teenagers will create a laptop with Python, a robot with Arduino, and take them home.

Few things are more pleasant than creating something for themselves: over 14 days, teens will learn how to design, program a robot using Arduino, a pi-top laptop using Python.

  1. The beginning of the program is aimed at creating a robot with Arduino: students will move from basic programming concepts, electronic circuits to creating a robot, exploring the capabilities of each sensor, actuator by programming the RedBot Arduino platform.
  2. The next part of the program includes building a laptop with Python, students will learn the basics of programming, circuitry, the basics of Python, physical computing with Pi, using the Pi's Internet connection for remote communication, and learn how to create unique projects and various sensors.

Participants take with them a robot, a laptop that they themselves designed, programmed.

Accommodation, housing and food

  • Summer Academy offers full-time study + the opportunity to stay overnight in the middle of the week for an additional fee, stay on weekends + additional activities.
  • Students can stay overnight (residence) from Sunday to Thursday. Cost of living - $ 995 / week.
  • A weekend stay will allow you to attend additional events, make day trips in the surroundings. Price - $ 495 / weekend.
  • The extended day option allows students to stay until 18:00 from Monday to Thursday.
  • Students are given the opportunity to purchase a lunch plan: students do not have to daily look for a cafe or shop to buy food. The cost of meals is $ 95 / week.
  • Young people registering online attend fully integrated classes. Participants spending nights on campus live with children of their age and gender.

Events Stanford University Summer Kids Academy Camp

Stanford Summer Academy is a foreign technical camp offering a balanced experience of recreation and training. In addition to practicing technical disciplines, the camp daily provides adventure program participants with several additional activities - a wide range of recreational, team, and educational events. The organizers see this as a great opportunity to help students make new friends, increase confidence.

Participants can invite family, friends to join them at the ceremonial presentation of completed projects. Teachers will highlight some of the important concepts covered by the course, possible next steps for continuing the education of the child.

Advantages

  • The Summer Academy employs hundreds of technology teachers from all over North America to lead development, empower, encourage, and inspire thousands of teenagers attending summer camps each year. Highly efficient staff is the direct, most effective way to transfer to students proven educational experience.
  • Permanent employees work at the corporate headquarters (Palo Alto, California, Vancouver, British Columbia). This is a team of enthusiasts: game developers, photographers, craftsmen, tinkers, technicians, film makers, studying their field throughout life. Teachers inspire adolescents to achieve scientific success, develop technology, technology, art, mathematics, nourish them with their desire, providing students from all over the world with the best possible experience.
  • Industry consultants, experts, leaders of technology companies, leading academic institutions, provide recommendations on the sets of skills and competencies that are in demand by technology employers. Experts-teachers guide the development of classes, ensure the quality of educational practice.

What training includes:

  • Personalized feedback
  • Teen Performance Report
  • Diploma or certificate of completion
  • Adobe Creative Cloud full license up to 12 months
  • Unlimited Google Apps Email Account
  • Low ratio of employees, teenagers
  • Ability to take home technological equipment
  • Benefits of the Alumni Club.

Equipment Stanford University Summer Kids Academy Camp

Technological partners of the summer academy:

  • Apple
  • Adobe
  • Canon USA, Inc.
  • Autodesk
  • Unity
  • Toon Boom Animation Inc.
  • Red giant
  • Mac station
  • Seagate
  • 3D hubs
  • Codevolve.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Teenage two-week courses for 12-18 liters., 14-18 liters.

Course / Dates

15-19.06

22-26.06

06/29

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10-14.08

Academies of the Future

Startup academy

 

 

 

 

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3D Modeling + Design

3D Modeling & Animation Academy

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Illustration & Animation Academy

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Game design

Game Development Academy w / VR

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Music production

Audio & Music Production Academy

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Film + Photography

Filmmaking academy

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Coding + Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Academy

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Software Development & Coding Academy

 

 

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Teenage 1-week courses for 12-18 liters.

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15-19.06

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06/29-3.07

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20-24.07

27-31.07

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10-14.08

3D Modeling + Design

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Graphic Design w / Photoshop & Illustrator

 

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Intro to Game Design w / Unity

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Game Development w / Unity & VR

 

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Music production

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Film + Photography

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Filmmaking & Visual Effects w / After Effects

 

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Coding + Artificial Intelligence

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Applied Data Science & Artificial Intelligence w / Python

 

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Intro to Java Programming

 

 

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Mobile App Development w / React

 

 

 

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Robotics + Engineering

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Adventure course, 1 week, 9-12 l.

3D Modeling + Design

Adventures in 3D Printing & Modeling

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Music production

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Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

  • Foreign students need a high level of English proficiency: the ability to understand and communicate.
  • Students only need a tourist visa to attend camp programs. If the consulate needs an invitation letter, the student can request it by notifying the camp about this in 2 weeks.

Scholarships Stanford University Summer Kids Academy Camp

The Nudelman Family Fund offers a thousand scholarships for talented children: the summer academy strives to provide world-class STEM education to all interested motivated applicants, half of the scholarships will be reserved for girls. They are awarded on the basis of merit, needs, and will cover the cost of training, food, service fees. The collection of applications for scholarships ends 2 weeks before the start date of the selected classes.

Filling out applications requires the following information:

  • Personal data
  • Written statement / essay explaining why you should get a scholarship
  • Average mark (after approval of the scholarship, confirmation of academic achievement must be provided)
  • A letter of recommendation from the teacher
  • Income statement
  • Desired place (s) of technical camps for the summer of 2020.

The right to apply are students of 10-18 liters.

Map, location

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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