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1201 Kitty Hawk
Universal City, TX
78148
(210) 486-5387
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NLC Camps - Summer 2017

Please note - as of August 31st, NLC is suspending its Community Education program while we reevaluate operations and attractiveness of this revenue-based program and determine how best and when to resume its offerings. We will provide additional information as it becomes available.

 Seaperch photo

July 17 - July 27

Free!

Age 14+


 

SeaPerch Regional Challenge Prep Camp - Free underwater robotics camp for 14+!

 

creativeWriting

June 5 - June 8
June 12 - June 15
June 26 - June 29
July 10 - July 13
July 24 - July 27
July 31 - August 3
August 7 - August 10

$120

 

 Creative Writing Camp

The Nighthawk Creative Writing Camp will discuss major elements of Poetry, Short Stories, and the Effective Use of Imagery and Dialogue

Student authors will briefly analyze successful techniques in writing poetry and short stories and then engage in a variety of writing exercises to create original works of poetry and short fiction, culminating in the creation of their own personal collection.

 

Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register Here! 

  *Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack* 

 


Drone 11-15
 

July 10 - July 13
 July 31 - Aug 3

$185

 

Take Flight - Drone Building and Flying 

Students will Build a Mini Drone from scratch, safe enough to fly indoors.  Students will - work together to Design and Build their own Obstacle Course challenges; present their work in front of an audience of peers and adults; end their week by playing with their new drones on the challenges they created.


Skills Learned: Basic Electronics & Soldering; Basic Flight Principles; Teamwork & Collaboration; Presentation Skills; Research skills; Engineering Process. 
 

Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

  *Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack*  

 

Unity3D2
 

August 7 - August 10

$150

 

 Unity 3d Game Design  

The Unity 3D Game Design Camp will introduce students to the fundamentals of programming in 3D game design by using the Unity 3D game engine. This course is designed as a beginner's course; no prior programming experience is required. They will start by exploring the Unity interface, and learn how to manipulate objects by using the editor. They will start practicing immediately by creating an actual game. They will learn how to import assets for the game, apply physics to objects in the game, and also how to combine assets to create complex objects. Students will implement behaviors, learn to develop JavaScript and C++ scripts, add animation and manage lighting for the game. As a game development ecosystem, Unity 3D is a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with a complete set of intuitive tools and rapid workflows to create interactive 3D and 2D content; easy multiplatform publishing; thousands of quality, ready-made assets in the Asset Store and a knowledge-sharing community.

Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
   Register Here!

*Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack*  

 


Matrix 6-8th  

July 31 - August 3

$150

 


 Sojourner Robotics
 

Our "Sojourner Robotics" summer camp will challenge even the best "robohead" around!  This camp will introduce kids to the Matrix robot platform while programing in Robot C.    Students will work in groups of 2 to 4 students and be guided by an instructor and a teacher assistant.   Robots from each group will compete in mini-challenges, as well as a final exhibition.  Parents, grandparents, and friends are encouraged to attend the exhibition on the last day of camp.  The Sojourner Robotics summer camp is a program intended to generate interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education.
 
 Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  Register Here! 
 

*Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack*
 


photoshop

June 5 – June 8
June 12 – June 15
June 19 – June 22
June 26 – June 29
July 3 – July 6 - $90
(no class on July 4)

$120

 

 Photoshop for All My Stuff  

This workshop will take you through the basics of photoshopping and the use of layers and working with and managing photo size.  You will start and finish a digital portfolio.  Ages 14 through 18.

 Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Register Here!

*Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack*  
  

 

Lego 6-8 Blue

June 26 - June 29
July 31 - August 3

 

$150

 

Activities: Learn the Engineering Design Process; a partial design will be provided so students can build a cargo aircraft using Lego Mindstorm EV3 parts that is capable of airdropping food and water (simulated) in a remote village in (place TBD). 
 
This will require a 4' X 8' field with a simulated village, which the students will produce using paper, cardstock, markers, glue, and scissors.  Students have to program the bot to release at a specific time or re-supply material is lost in the jungle.

Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register Here!

*Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack*

 

 


 lego 3-5 red

June 5 - June 8
June 12 - June 15
June 19 - June 22

 

$150


Activities: Learn the Engineering Design Process, build a LunarBot, program the bot to travel on a moonscape, plant a flag, and return to spacecraft with soil samples.  

This will require a 4' X 8' field with surrounding walls and a lunarscape consisting of paper rocks, small wooden hills, and a small flag which the students will produce using popsicle sticks, glue, scissors, and colored paper. 

Age range: 3rd grade through 5th grade

Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register Here!

 

*Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack*
 

 

basketball8-10

July 10 - July 13

 

$120

 

Basketball 

Ages 8 – 10

The camp is designed to provide personal attention to help improve basketball fundamentals such as, footwork, ball handling, shooting techniques, free throw shooting, one-on one, two-on-two drills, box out drills, conditioning, and scrimmaging.

 Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


  Register Here!
 
  *Students will need to bring their own water bottle, lunch including snack daily*  

 

 

Reading 5-9

July 17 - July 20

 

$120

 

Reading can be fun. Children will learn to run to read through active engagement. Technology resources, buddy & partners, individual & group activities will allow your child to experience a variety of reading techniques that make them want to read. Reading is fundamental for cross-curriculum studies. Phonics, fluency, comprehension, and confidence building will be the key elements of reading taught in this camp.

Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register Here!

*Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack* 

writing 5-9

July 24 - July 27

 

$120

 

Learning to write is not as difficult as many seem to think. We write for someone to read what we are expressing. Basically, an author at work. Children will learn a windfall of knowledge through writing - the basics of writing, sentence structures, genres of writing, writing prompts writing responses, short story writing, and more. This camp is the beginning roadmap to initiate writing as the Key to Success to prepare students for the future.  

Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register Here!

*Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack* 

arithmetic 5-9

July 31 - August 3

 

$120

 

Arithmetic is basically using the operation of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to manipulate numbers for the need of everyday life. Children will learn the all-around basic skills to tackle math calculation and math reasoning. This camp will use teacher instruction, worksheets, technology, hands-on manipulatives, and fun activities to engage students with different learning styles to build skills and confidence.  

Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 Register Here!

*Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack* 

 

 floraldesign

August 7 - August 10

All Ages

$160

 

Floral Arrangements (Extracting from your own creativity)

Learn how to make colorful, unique floral arrangements/baskets for different occasions such as house warming gifts, holiday wreaths, and personal decor. This class will be fun; and as a bonus, you will learn ideas of how to make money while doing it. You will be able to purchase your own flowers, baskets, vases, etc. or bring what you have been holding on to for years!  

Monday - Thursdays
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register Here!
 

*Students will need to bring their own lunch daily including snack* 

Contact


Email: nlc-commprog@alamo.edu

Northeast Lakeview College
1201 Kitty Hawk Road
CATE Bldg. 800, Suite 210
Universal City, Texas 78148
Fax: (210) 486-9116

 

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