Want to get a sneak peak at this year’s most exciting virtual camps before the summer even starts? Ryerson University’s Department of Architectural Science and Department of Athletics host this three-day demo program to give campers a taste of two upcoming virtual camps: Digital Creativity and 3D Design. Each day campers learn the fundamentals of both 2D and 3D graphics software.
Note: this program teaches campers how to use industry-standard tools to create imagery and models, and thus has specific requirements for parents & guardians related to computer hardware and software. Please review these requirements carefully prior to registering.
What is a virtual camp, anyway?
A virtual camp brings all the things you love about camp – fun, learning, and community – right to your home. We all know that nothing can replace being together in person, so virtual camp is our way of making sure our families can still enjoy some of the magic of summer camp from a distance.
Demo Week: Digital Creativity & 3D Design
For 3 – 5 hours / day, your creative genius will experience an engaging camp program right from their home. Campers (ages 11 – 14) are guided through the fundamentals of 2D and 3D design via live video lessons from their counsellors, coupled with 1-on-1 support, group time with fellow campers, and camp-style fun & games.
Example of project from Digital Creativity
Example of a project from 3D Design
Demo Week: June 22 + 24 + 26 (3 days)
Demo Week: $150 (3 days)
Registration closes five (5) days before the start of a session, OR when that program is full.
Please note our program, “last minute” registration, transfer, refund, and dismissal policies found here.
Demo Week: all genders, ages 11 – 14 (as of December 31, 2020)
Requirements of Parents & Guardians
In order to ensure the best possible experience for campers, we ask that parents & guardians:
- Ensure their camper can access SketchUp, Enscape, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign for the five-day period (see the SketchUp website and Enscape website for details on free trials, and the Adobe website for license pricing)
- Provide their camper with access to a computer capable of running the above software during the camp day, along with a mouse**
- Ensure a grownup is present in the home at all times during the camp day
- Provide a phone number where they can be reached
- Intervene with camper if contacted by camp staff
- Support their camper with technology needs (e.g. accessing lessons / video calls)
- Intel or AMD processor with 64-bit support at 2 GHz or faster processor
- 4 GB of RAM
- 8 GB of hard drive space
Registration opens Monday, June 8th!Apply for Summer Camp!