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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

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
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.
SEMR-9067Certified Food Handler Training Program Level 1
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Students will take an examination focusing on commercial food service sanitation and safety issues. Upon successful completion they will receive a Food Handlers Certificate provided by the City of Winnipeg Environmental Health Services.

WRKS-9023After School Leaders
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(No description available at this time)

WRKS-9151Youth Culinary Workshop
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(No description available at this time)

WRKS-9157Jumpstart Digital Art Camp
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Design your own unique digital illustration with the same tools used by the pros. By the end of this five-day online camp, you will have a digital art piece that you can share with others.  

This camp focuses on technology, art and creativity. Only 12 seats are available.

Ages: 14-18.

Topics include:

  • How to set up a new document
  • How to navigate the Procreate interface
  • The most common gesture shortcuts
  • How to scale and manipulate your brushes
  • How to navigate your layers, and use them efficiently
  • How to edit your colours/values and shades
  • How to create new colour pallets
  • How to import reference photos, brushes and other documents
Materials needed:

  • iPad and stylus, such as Apple Pencil
  • 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

Is your preferred camp section full?  Call 204.694.1789 to be added to the wait list.

When registering online, please enter your child's name and birthdate, along with parental contact information and birthdate. If your child is under the age of 16, please enter your own birthdate 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.


This camp focuses on technology, art and creativity. Only 15 seats per section are available.

Ages: 12-18.

Topics include:

  • How to set up a new document
  • How to navigate the Procreate interface
  • The most common gesture shortcuts
  • How to scale and manipulate your brushes
  • How to navigate your layers, and use them efficiently
  • The different layer settings and features
  • How to edit your colours/values and shades
  • How to create new colour pallets
  • How to import reference
Materials Needed:

  • iPad and stylus, such as Apple Pencil
  • 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

Is your preferred camp section full?  Call 204.694.1789 to be added to the wait list.

When registering online, please enter your child's name and birthdate, along with parental contact information and birthdate. If your child is under the age of 16, please enter your own birthdate in place of theirs.

WRKS-9177Queer Coded
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Calling all rainbow gamers! Meet your peers, 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 camp is offered by Red River College Polytechnic and New Media Manitoba and focuses on technology, art and creativity. Only 12 seats are available.

New for 2022: This camp is being offered in-class.

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.

Ages: 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 (laptops can be supplied on-site, but students are encouraged to bring their own if possible)
  • Mouse
  • Microsoft Teams app (included with registration)
  • Internet connection
  • Optional: sketchpad or notepad

Is your preferred camp section full?  Call 204.694.1789 to be added to the wait list.

When registering online, please enter your child's name and birthdate, along with parental contact information and birthdate. If your child is under the age of 16, please enter your own birthdate in place of theirs.

WRKS-9187Camp Canon - Beyond the Basics
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In this camp, you will continue to build on your photography skills and explore your imagination as you continue to learn new concepts and skills. You will attend five one-hour sessions with an instructor and continue to participate in a 1-2 hour weekly photo assignment! Get ready to expand your photography knowledge by competing in weekly photo challenges and growing your artistry skills!

 
This camp focuses on photography, art and creativity. Only 10 seats per section are available.

Ages: 10-16

Recommended: Completion of Camp Canon - Photo Foundations or basic photography experience. 

Topics Include: 

  • Refresh of photo foundations including shutter speed, aperture and ISO
  • White balance
  • Measuring light
  • Incident vs Reflective Light Metering 
  • Framing and composition
  • Natural vs artificial light
  • Mood/atmosphere
  • Conceptual photography
  • Documentary photography
  • Photo sequence
  • Continuous Light vs Flash
  • Weekly photo challenges
  • Plus more
Materials Needed: 

  • Digital SLR Camera
  • Microsoft Teams App (included with registration)
  • Secondary device for use with Microsoft Teams (recommended but not required)
  • Internet connection

WRKS-9188Camp Canon - Photo Foundations
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Grab your digital camera and explore your creativity! In this course, you will learn the foundational photo-taking techniques by attending five one-hour sessions with an instructor and participating in a 1-2 hour photo assignment! Get ready to bring your photography skills to the next level by competing in weekly photo challenges and stepping into the exciting world of photography!


This camp focuses on photography, art and creativity. Only 10 seats per section are available. 

Ages: 10-16

Topics Include: 

  • Introduction to Auto-Mode
  • Shutter Speed
  • Long Exposures
  • Long Aperture
  • Intro to nature and wildlife photography
  • Weekly photo challenges

Materials Needed: 

  • Digital SLR Camera
  • Microsoft Teams App (Included with registration)
  • Secondary device for use with Microsoft Teams (recommended but not required)
  • Internet Connection

Students enrolling in Part-Time and Online Education courses may be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus Store locations or online at bookstore.rrc.ca. Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.

Note: Courses requiring a textbook will show "TR" in the Delivery field.


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Course Dates and Fees

2023 Winter Term - Continuing Education
WRKS-9188 Camp Canon - Photo Foundationsmore info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Mar 27, 23 - Mar 31, 23M Tu W Th F1:00PM - 2:00PMTBA239396$159
Mar 27, 23 - Mar 31, 23M Tu W Th F10:00AM - 11:00AMTBA239397$159
Location: Online
Dates
Mar 27, 23 - Mar 31, 23
Class days
M Tu W Th F
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
239396
Cost
$159
Dates
Mar 27, 23 - Mar 31, 23
Class days
M Tu W Th F
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
239397
Cost
$159

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.

College Support Services

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

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

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