STEM Bootcamp

Join us in our STEM Bootcamps to take a deep dive into some of our most in-demand topics! Our short one- and two-day boot camps are a great way to immerse yourself in a powerful learning experience and have a ton of fun along the way!

Our Unity Game Design boot camp is for all our video game lovers out there! Learn to use one of the most popular game design softwares in the world as you explore the Unity editor to build your very own 3D game! This is a single day immersive camp designed to give participants the foundation they need to work on their own or give them a head start if they want to participate in our 12 week Unity Game Design course launching in the spring

Our Computer Skills boot camp is a great fit for students who need more experience with using a computer safely and effectively. We will learn the basics of how computers work, get some experience with proper typing skills and the navigation of a computer, as well as learn how to be safe and responsible online.

Have a future YouTuber on your hands? Our YouTube boot camp is designed for all our budding content creators to help them build a solid foundation for their channel. From understanding the behind the scenes effort that goes into creating a successful YouTube channel, to the basics of videography and editing, to safe and responsible online behaviour, participants will build the skills they need to launch the next big thing online!

Scroll to the bottom of the page for a full outline of our daily schedule for each boot camp.


Program Details

Location: STEM MINDS Headquarters – 212 Earl Stewart Drive, Unit 3, Aurora, Ontario, (View Map)

Ages: 8-14

Date & Time:

RETURNING FALL 2020 | DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED MAY 1


**Please note a minimum enrollment of 5 students is required to run the program. Otherwise, STEM MINDS reserves the right to cancel the program and provide a full refund**

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UNITY GAME DESIGN BOOTCAMP

Sunday, March 8 from 9:00 – 4:00

Single Full Day

COMPUTER SKILLS BOOTCAMP

Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 from 9:00 – 12:00

Two Half Days

YOUTUBE BOOTCAMP

Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24 from 9:00 – 4:00

Two Full Days

DAILY SCHEDULE

9:00-9:30:  Welcome/Rules/Games
9:30-10:30: Intro to Unity – Objects & Components
10:30-10:45: Snack
11:15-12:00: Scripting
12:00-12:30: Lunch
12:30 – 1:30: Collisions & Triggers
1:30-1:45:
Mindful Moment Break

1:45-3:00: Textures, Materials, & Animations
3:00 – 3:15: Snack
3:00-4:00: Playtesting & Feedback

DAILY SCHEDULE – DAY 19:00-9:30:  Welcome/Rules/Games
9:30-10:30: How a Computer Works
10:30-10:45: Snack
10:45-12:00: Keyboard Basics & ShortcutsDAILY SCHEDULE – DAY 29:00-9:30:  Welcome/Games
9:30-10:45: Digital Citizenship & Safety
10:45-11:00: Snack
11:00-12:00: Google Apps for Education
DAILY SCHEDULE – DAY 19:00-9:30:  Welcome/Rules/Games
9:30-10:45: Finding Your Niche
10:45-11:00: Snack
11:00-12:00: Digital Citizenship & Safety
12:00-12:30: Lunch
12:30 – 1:30: The First 10
1:30-1:45:
Mindful Moment Break

1:45-2:45: Intros, Outros & Call to Action
2:45 – 3:00: Snack
3:00-4:00: Planning our First VideoDAILY SCHEDULE – DAY 29:00-9:30:  Welcome/Games
9:30-10:45: Filming Your Video
10:45-11:00: Snack
11:00-12:00: Filming Your Video Part 2
12:00-12:30: Lunch
12:30 – 1:30: Editing Basics
1:30-1:45:
Mindful Moment Break

1:45-3:00: Video Editing
3:00 – 3:15: Snack
3:00-4:00: Final Edits & Sharing

 

Additional information

STEM Bootcamp

Unity Bootcamp [Sunday, March 8], Computer Skills Bootcamp [Saturday, April 18 & Sunday, April 19], YouTube Bootcamp [Saturday, May 23 & Sunday, May 24]