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University of Hong Kong IT Summer Camp

Address: Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong

Description University of Hong Kong IT Summer Camp

  • Year of foundation: 1999
  • Location: Hong Kong, China
  • Ages 7-17
  • Co-ed programs
  • Weeklong camps
  • Programs run June 22 to July 17

IT Camp at University of Hong Kong allows teens to discover the world of artificial intelligence, machine learning, videography, robotics, game design. A variety of programs for children from 7 to 17 years develop skills that are in demand for entering leading universities, or find employment in a highly competitive technical industry when working in leading companies, such as Google and Microsoft. The University of Hong Kong ranks 2nd in the ranking of the best universities in Hong Kong according to the US News & World Report.

Participants of the camp get several advantages: small classes, qualified staff and instructors, future-oriented curriculum.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Hong Kong IT Summer Camp

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
22.06.2020 -07.08.2020
10-12
from 2 848 $ / week

Roblox Entrepreneur: Imaginative Game Design

  • Age - 10-12 years old.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - coding, design, game development
  • Tools - Roblox, Roblox Studio.

Roblox is one of the fastest growing game platforms on the planet: more than 60 million xtkjdtr choose games created on it every month, and leading product developers earn more than $ 1 million per year. On the Roblox Entrepreneur: Imaginative Game Design course, students use Roblox’s built-in editor, Lua code, to create virtual worlds. Pupils will publish, share, play on any device - from the console to the mobile phone. Students will learn what makes Roblox popular, learn how to implement some of the strategies to engage, monetize in their work.

Students will learn:

  • Create, publish games on the site Roblox
  • Programming using Lua
  • The basics of game design
  • Monetize projects that include in-game items.

Roblox Entrepreneur: Lua Coding and Game Scripts

  • Age - 10-12 years old.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - coding, design, game development
  • Tools - Roblox, Roblox Studio.

Lua coding - a powerful, fast programming language - is a promising area of coding, so the resulting skills will complement the portfolio and add to the summary. The best Lua coders and developers who create products for Roblox earn more than $ 1 million per year. Schoolchildren will learn how to work with the built-in Roblox editor, which allows you to create three-dimensional worlds and expand their functionality with the help of Lua. This programming language allows students to create their own game scripts and sell them to other designers.

Pupils will study:

  • Lua Programming Basics
  • The logic of programming for the creation of mechanics, the design of three-dimensional worlds.
  • Standalone scripts for any user
  • Skills monetization projects, including in-game items.
22.06.2020 -03.07.2020 27.07.2020 -31.07.2020
10-12
from 2 848 $ / week

Java Coding: Build Mods with Minecraft

  • Age - 10-12 years old.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - coding, game development
  • Tools - Minecraft, Java, Eclipse.

The Java Coding Course: Build Mods with Minecraft will allow teens to learn the basics of programming using Java based on Minecraft. Students learn coding, expand the available Minecraft elements, add tools, blocks, and mobs that were not there before. This course allows students to develop their skills by learning every nuance of the Minecraft source code.

Learning outcomes:

  • Using variables, functions, control structures to customize Minecraft
  • Java coding
  • Creation of Minecraft mods
  • The development of logical thinking, problem solving skills.
22.06.2020 -03.07.2020 27.07.2020 -31.07.2020
10-12
from 2 848 $ / week

Java Coding: Custom Blocks and Maps in Minecraft

  • Age - 10-12 years old.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - coding, game development
  • Tools - Minecraft, Java, Eclipse.

Students will be able to use Java code, learn to add a personalized, fashionable Minecraft style. Students will create their own subjects, blocks, develop, create an adventure map that allows you to include their add-ons. Pupils will learn how Java code is used to build Minecraft. Using design skills, students will create a product that will be able to share it with their friends.

Children will learn:

  • Creation of adventure maps, Minecraft mods
  • Using variables, functions, control structures to customize Minecraft
  • Java coding
  • The development of logical thinking, problem solving skills.
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10-12
from 2 848 $ / week

Game Design 101

  • Age - 10-12 years old.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - game development, design
  • Tools - RPG Maker MV.

Teens will be able to create their own universe, get acquainted with the basic principles of design, create a unique project with the help of RPG Maker MV. The course is suitable for beginners - even they will quickly learn how to create complex products. RPG Maker MV - software that promotes the detailed construction of the world, unlimited creativity. Going beyond the basic principles of game design, students will use JavaScript.

Students will learn:

  • Use programming logic to create game mechanics
  • Build games from start to finish
  • Principles of game design.
06.07.2020 -10.07.2020 20.07.2020 -24.07.2020 03.08.2020 -07.08.2020
10-12
from 2 898 $ / week

Coding and Engineering 101

  • Age - 10-12 years old.
  • Qualification level - beginner-intermediate
  • Direction - coding, robotics
  • Tools - JavaScript, micro: bit.

The program allows you to learn coding and robotics. Students study computer as hardware, learn binary code (01101100 01101111 01101100), create programs. Combining this knowledge and the concepts of object-oriented JavaScript programming, students will program micro: bit, an interactive handheld computer that they can take home. They will use JavaScript to send messages, create games, program real hardware.

Students will be able to:

  • Use micro: bit to encode applications
  • Javascript Creation, Simple Logic Schemes
  • Understand how programs work, what code does
  • Apply logical thinking skills.
29.06.2020 -10.07.2020 27.07.2020 -31.07.2020
10-12
from 3 178 $ / week

Build and Code Your Own Take-Home Laptop

  • Age - 10-12 years old.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - coding, robotics
  • Tools - Python, pi-top, Raspberry Pi.

On the Build and Code Your Own Take-Home Laptop course, adolescents will create their own laptop, combining their knowledge of hardware, software, and applying practical computer skills. Students will assemble their laptops using pi-top, Raspberry Pi and other cards, learn how to troubleshoot hardware assembly, download it by writing their own Python code.

Students will build skills:

  • Laptop build
  • Writing code to create games in Python
  • Linux OS Usage
  • Project planning, their coordination.
22.06.2020 -07.08.2020
10-12
from 2 948 $ / week

YouTube Gamecasting and Video Production

  • Age - 10-12 years old.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - Design
  • Tools - Adobe Premiere, video equipment, YouTube.

The course will teach how to make a confident online presence using streaming on YouTube. Camp participants will learn the basics of video production, create audio and visual effects for online broadcasting around the world. YouTube Gamecasting and Video Production is an opportunity to start video production, to interest teenagers in work in a developing field.

Students will be able to:

  • Create gameplay videos for YouTube
  • Use screen capture software, edit video, audio
  • Create an online brand.
22.06.2020 -03.08.2020
13-17
from 2 849 $ / week

Game Design and Development 101

  • Age - 13-17 l.
  • Qualification level - beginner-intermediate
  • Direction - game development, design
  • Tools - Autodesk Maya, Unreal Engine 4.

Students will create their own brand for YouTube, choosing any sphere - from video blogs to tutorials and short films, learn the basics of video preparation, work on composition, use of professional equipment for processing footage (Adobe Premiere), learn to edit in new ways. Condition: ability to work in a team. Each student will be provided with a separate computer for editing and video equipment - for group work.

Pupils will study:

  • Creating, embedding custom textures
  • The process of product improvement on the basis of drawings, visual scenarios
  • Development of the necessary skills of game design, creativity.
29.06.2020 -03.07.2020 13.07.2020 -17.07.2020 27.07.2020 -31.07.2020
13-17
from 2 898 $ / week

Fortnite Camp and Unreal Engine Level Design

  • Age - 13-17 l.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - Game Development
  • Tools - Fortnite, Unreal Engine 4.

Summer course Fortnite Camp and Unreal Engine Level Design will allow students to discover the possibilities of the program for game development. Unreal Engine from Epic Games will allow you to develop your own levels, inspired by Fortnite, reveal gameplay strategies, game mechanics, team building, streaming, Fortnite design analysis. Students will use the new skills to create levels of Battle Royale, will start a career as professionals of the Unreal Engine.

Students will learn:

  • Creating Battle Royale levels using actors, nets, environments inspired by Fortnite
  • Using the visual programming language Blueprints to style your game
  • Basic game development skills
  • Fortnite strategies.
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13-17
from 3 198 $ / week

VR Design with Unity and Oculus Go

  • Age - 13-17 l.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - Game Development
  • Tools - Unity, Magica Voxel, Oculus Go.

The VR Design with Unity and Oculus Go programming course will allow schoolchildren to work with virtual reality, develop games, and design applications. Pupils will use the Oculus Go, a stand-alone virtual reality kit without bindings, wires, or phones, and Unity, the standard game engine for creating realistic worlds. Participants will get a unique experience, take their projects home and Oculus Go, to continue to create and improve products created by them.

Learning outcomes:

  • Skills of using game objects, models, levels to create an environment
  • Ability to work in 3D to create a virtual reality experience
  • Development of coding skills, design.
22.06.2020 -26.06.2020
13-17
from 2 898 $ / week

Intro to Coding for Machine Learning

  • Age - 13-17 l.
  • Qualification level - beginner-intermediate
  • Direction - Coding
  • Tools - Python, Tensorflow, PyCharm.

Coding skills are among the most sought after in the labor market. The summer program Intro to Coding for Machine Learning will allow you to learn the basics of coding, to understand how this knowledge is applied to machine learning. Students will master the skills of creating logic games. Python is one of the fastest growing programming languages available, so children will quickly move on to object-oriented concepts. Camp participants will study the creation of basic neural networks and prepare for more advanced machine learning courses.

Program results:

  • Python coding skills
  • Creating a basic neural network
  • Creating a foundation for more advanced learning machine learning
  • Development of computational thinking skills.
29.06.2020 -10.07.2020 20.07.2020 -07.08.2020
13-17
from 2 928 $ / week

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • Age - 13-17 l.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - Coding
  • Tools - PyCharm, Python, TensorFlow.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will allow students to use datasets, probabilities, statistics, to work with the Python and TensorFlow tools (these tools help computers to emulate the brain's work). When selecting students, preference is given to students who have completed a basic programming course for machine learning.

Students will learn:

  • Using TensorFlow to create a neural network
  • Machine Learning Basics, Using Python
  • Development of coding skills, logical thinking.
22.06.2020 -26.06.2020 13.07.2020 -17.07.2020
13-17
from 2 928 $ / week

Cybersecurity and Encryption

  • Age - 13-17 l.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - Coding
  • Tools - Python, PyCharm.

Cybersecurity and Encryption summer camp will allow students to discover the history of encryption, originating from the time of Caesar and relevant to this day. Camp participants will learn to encrypt information, create secret messages, share plans with their classmates, staying one step ahead of potential cyber attacks. Participants will learn to encrypt data, learn about the device of modern cybersecurity.

Course results:

  • Skills to encrypt messages, information, secure storage
  • Decryption skills
  • Creation and analysis of small security programs
  • Development of critical thinking skills.
22.06.2020 -26.06.2020 20.07.2020 -24.07.2020
13-17
from 2 848 $ / week

Code Apps with Java

  • Age - 13-17 l.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - Coding
  • Tools - Java, Eclipse.

The task of the program is to learn the basics of Java, one of the first and still modern programming languages in the world. Java has many uses, from game development to business applications. Writing the first code or preparing for the AP Computer Science exam - at any stage, participants hone their Java skills using console programming applications.

A necessary condition is advanced knowledge of algebra: variables, integers, absolute values, the ability to evaluate algebraic expressions, the order of operations, the distribution property.

Students will learn:

  • Encode Java projects
  • Use arrays, loops
  • Define variables, data types, classes, constructors
  • Solve programming problems using logic, coding.
22.06.2020 -26.06.2020 20.07.2020 -24.07.2020
13-17
from 2 848 $ / week

Java Coding and Game Development

  • Age - 13-17 l.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - coding, game development
  • Tools - Java, Eclipse, Processing.

Students will be able to create games, discovering the possibilities of intersecting coding and visual arts. Students will learn Java, one of the most widely used programming languages, will use the processing library, add visual effects. Learning the art of creating games will help graduates create a portfolio that colleges will notice.

A necessary condition is a high level of knowledge of algebra: knowledge of variables, integers, absolute values, the ability to evaluate algebraic expressions, the use of the order of operations, and distribution properties.

Pupils will learn:

  • Ways to code Java games
  • How to define variables, data types, classes, constructors
  • Methods for creating graphics, processing
  • How to solve programming problems, applying logic, code.
06.07.2020 -10.07.2020 20.07.2020 -24.07.2020
13-17
from 2 948 $ / week

Digital Video Production: Start a YouTube Channel

  • Age - 13-17 l.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - Design
  • Tools - Adobe Premiere, production equipment.

Digital Video Production: Start a YouTube Channel - a course that allows you to start an innovative business in one of the most sought-after video hosting sites. Students will learn how to create video blogs, conduct game broadcasts, conduct online schools, which will ensure their presence on the Internet and will be the beginning of video production. Participants will shoot using professional equipment, use Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, improving their projects. They will be able to combine their creative efforts into a working channel, attract followers.

The condition is the ability to work in a team: each student will be provided with a separate computer for editing, video equipment is common for the project team.

Participants will be able to:

  • Get experience with professional equipment including DSLR cameras
  • Edit video, audio tracks
  • Use video broadcast software.
06.07.2020 -10.07.2020 20.07.2020 -24.07.2020
13-17
from 2 948 $ / week

Video Production and Special Effects for YouTube

  • Age - 13-17 l.
  • Level of qualification - beginner advanced
  • Direction - Design
  • Tools - Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects.

Program participants will study the stages of production, planning, storyboards of digital clips, shooting films with the help of professional equipment as part of the project team. Using the capabilities of Adobe Premiere and After Effects, students will edit clips, add custom animations, special effects.

The condition is group work skills. Each student will be provided with an individual computer for editing, video equipment will be provided to the project team.

Course results:

  • Ability to use professional equipment, including DSLR cameras
  • Skills of editing video, audio tracks, using special software
  • Creating special effects, animation.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students live in comfortable conditions: the rooms are equipped with everything necessary for living, independent study.

Events University of Hong Kong IT Summer Camp

 The camp staff organizes leisure activities for children on campus and might also organize supervised  excursions off campus. Children might also visit nearby attractions that are walking distance from the camp locations. A busy extra-curricular life will not let anyone get bored, help you relax and gain strength before new activities. 

Advantages

  • IT Camp offers studying in groups of 5 to 10 students per teacher. All students, from beginners to advanced, receive individual attention and are educated according to the personal pace of learning
  • Every year the university acquires the latest, best software, hardware, technology. Students at the professional level use tools from Adobe, Apple, Microsoft, Nvidia, Roblox, Unity, etc.
  • Program participants receive supporting documents and in the 2 week Academy courses a portfolio

Equipment University of Hong Kong IT Summer Camp

During outdoor activities, breaks between classes, students will get the most out of the inspirational university environment.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Technical camp:

  • Jun 22-26
  • Jun 29-Jul 3
  • Jul 6-10
  • Jul 13-17

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

  • The age of students is from 10 to 17 years.
  • The level of programming skills is from beginner to advanced.
  • For individual courses, special knowledge of algebra is required.

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