Due to the popularity of the Design Studio Club offered in Fall 2016 and Winter 2017, we have decided to offer a trial of a “Summer clubs” from May-July (tentative schedule below). Parents/Guardians interested in registering, please fill out the short tentative registration (located below the schedule). We will contact you as soon as possible to inform you whether we will be offering this club this summer. (This tentative registration is to avoid unnecessary complications of payment if we are not able to offer this club).

Below is a tentative schedule for the summer 2017 clubs.

Summer Clubs Dates
Club Name Grades Spots left Time May 6 May 13 May 20 May 27 June 3 June 10 June 17 June 21 July 1 July 8 July 15 July 22 July 29 August 5 August 12
Introduction to Interactive Multimedia and Design 3-6 Full 9AM-12PM Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12
Design Studio 7-12 1 1PM-5PM Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12

Club Descriptions

Introduction to Interactive Multimedia and Design, Youth Club

This club’s goals main focus is to introduce students (Gr. 3 to 6) to the basics of programming and design through various workshops and activities (Scratch, Processing, etc). The purpose is to teach students how to use the tools provided to them to create interactive products.

In the best case scenario, students should be able to use the hands-on knowledge gained in this club and use it in the Design Studio (senior) club described below.

Design Studio, Senior Club

This club’s goal is to encourage middle school and high school students (Gr. 7 to 12) to engage in team-oriented projects that will teach them the concepts of team management, product design, product development and release processes.

Students will be teamed up to develop a product of their choice with the provided hardware and software from Virtual Ventures.

Club members (both clubs) will:

● Work/Collaborate Together (teams of 3-4).

● Code/Design/Engineer a Product and learn the basics of source control

● Meet Weekly for 12 weeks

● Learn and apply project management methodologies.

● Present their product at multiple stages of development

Clubs Fee

The cost for the clubs is:

  • Engineering & Design Studio JR (3 hours/week) – $150
  • Engineering & Design Studio SR (4 hours/week) – $180

Tentative Registration: