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Overview

A variety of art camps to introduce youth to digital media design will be offrered remotely this summer through Red River College.  Camps are designed for a variety of platforms: iPad only (using the Procreate art app); Mac or PC operating systems and / or tradition (paper) mediums.  Students will have instruction and lab time included in each session.

All camps will be livestreamed with chat options for questions during the lesson.  Classes include lab hours where kids can work with the supervision of their teacher.  Some classes have handouts and extra work to be done during the student's own time.

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
WRKS-9001Culinary Creations Summer Camp
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Hello! The information in this article pertains to events in the past. Please visit the Youth Camps page for the latest details.

WRKS-9140Dream Home Design Summer Camp
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Hello! The information in this article pertains to events in the past. Please visit the Youth Camps page for the latest details.

WRKS-9170Be an #influencer
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Share your passions with the world and become the next great social media influence on TikTok, YouTube, Instagram and beyond!  Stand out in the right way through unique design and writing and the use of important social media tools like hashtags.


Ages:
  • 16 - 19
Materials Needed:
  • Camera or smartphone with a camera
  • Snapseed photo editing app (free)
  • Microsoft Teams app (included with registration)
  • Internet connection

WRKS-91713D Animation and Imagination
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Let your imagination run wild as you explore the exciting world of digital animation.  Learn the basics of 3D animation, starting with simple shapes, continuing to fully animated characters.  By the end of this camp, you will be equipped to create animations all on your own, including animating some of your favourite characters.


Ages:
  • 14 to 18
Materials Needed:
  • Computer - PC or Mac
  • Mouse
  • Blender app (free, open source 3D creation software; latest version is required)
  • Microsoft Teams app (included with registration)
  • Secondary device for use with Microsoft Teams (recommended but not required)
  • Internet connection
Prerequisites:
NOTE: If your child is under the age of 16, please enter your own date of birth in place of theirs.

WRKS-91723D Modelling Magic
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Create something that pops with this virtual camp designed to get you started in the exciting world of 3D modelling, used in some of your favorite movies, TV shows, YouTube videos and video games. Get hands-on with modelling, texturing, lighting and rendering and share your cool creation with friends and family.


Ages:
  • 14 to 18
Materials Needed:
  • Computer - PC or Mac
  • Mouse
  • Blender app (free, open source 3D creation software; latest version is required)
  • Microsoft Teams app (included with registration)
  • Secondary device for use with Microsoft Teams (recommended but not required)
  • Internet connection
NOTE: If your child is under the age of 16, please enter your own date of birth in place of theirs.

WRKS-9173Future Authors
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Take writing to the next level and prepare to have your own imaginative poem or short story published for all to see! This camp emphasizes creativity through writing, including creative story writing , flow, transition and "feel". Additionally, resources on where to submit your work to be published will be shared.


Ages:
  • 12 to 18
Materials Needed:
  • Microsoft Word, Google Docs or Apple Pages app
  • Microsoft Teams app (included with registration)
  • Internet connection
NOTE: If your child is under the age of 16, please enter your own date of birth in place of theirs.

WRKS-9174Creative Storybook Design
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Let your creativity fly as you create your very own 10-12 page story and learn to narrate and illustrate the world you have built. This camp emphasizes creativity through illustration, including cover design, formatting, page design and flow.


Ages:
  • 12 to 18
Materials Needed:
  • iPad + stylus
  • Procreate app required (additional, one-time cost of $13.99)
  • Microsoft Teams app (included with registration)
  • Secondary device for use with Microsoft Teams (recommended but not required)
  • Internet connection
Prerequisites:
NOTE: If your child is under the age of 16, please enter your own date of birth in place of theirs.

WRKS-9175Picture-Perfect Pet Portraits
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Make your little critters into the stars that you know they are while sharpening your photography skills with this new kids' virtual camp from RRC. Learn the basics of camera and portrait photography with the world's best model – your pet!


Materials Needed:
  • Camera or smartphone with a camera
  • Snapseed photo editing app (free, optional)
  • Microsoft Teams app (included with registration)
  • Pet treats/toys
  • Internet connection
Ages:
  • 8 to 18
NOTE: If your child is under the age of 16, please enter your own date of birth in place of theirs.

WRKS-9176Quickstart Digital Art
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Grab your digital paintbrush and take your creativity to the next level! On your iPad, you will learn to use the Procreate app, a powerful digital illustration tool used by novices and professionals alike. Get ready to create your masterpiece with this first step into the exciting world of digital art.


Ages:
  • 12 to 18
Materials Needed:
  • iPad + stylus
  • Procreate app (additional, one-time cost of $13.99)
  • Microsoft Teams app (included with registration)
  • Secondary device for use with Microsoft Teams (recommended but not required)
  • Internet connection
NOTE: If your child is under the age of 16, please enter your own date of birth in place of theirs.

WRKS-9177Queer Coded
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Calling all rainbow gamers! Gather virtually, meet your peers, create art and tell interactive stories in your own way at this fun camp offered by Red River College and New Media Manitoba.

Learn game development and develop new skills from 2SLGBTQIA industry professionals and allies in a safe and supportive environment. Whether your passions and talents lie in drawing, writing, animation, music or programming, you are welcomed.

This live, online camp focuses on tech, art, and creativity and is limited to only 16 seats.

No previous game development experience is required. Come with an open mind, a desire to learn, and see what a powerful creative medium video game development can be.

Age:

13-18

Topics include:

  • Character design – anatomy, composition, proportion and shape
  • What works and what doesn’t work and what you like and don’t like (exploring favourite games and genres)
  • Storytelling – nonlinear and traditional
  • Creating worlds, characters, setting and the rules for that world and how that can be turned into game mechanics
  • Creating sprites and backgrounds – using created images or pre-made, pen and paper images
  • Implementing your characters and backgrounds into a story with mechanics using a game engine
  • Creating narrative games and/or visual novels
  • Using a visual game creator

Materials needed:

  • Computer – PC OR Mac
  • Mouse
  • Microsoft Teams app (included with registration)
  • Internet connection

NOTE: If your child is under the age of 16, please supply your own date of birth in place of theirs.


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Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs.  To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:
  1. Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam
  2. A high speed internet connection
  • Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
  • Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues.  Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
  • Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/future-students/computer-requirements/ for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.
Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.


Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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