Technology Workshops

Canisius High School is offering two workshops this summer for boys entering 6th and 7th grades:

  • Video Game Design & Animation Workshop
  • Robotics Workshop

Video Game Design & Animation Workshop

When: July10-14, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Canisius High School’s state-of-the-art digital media arts lab
For Whom: Boys entering 6th and 7th grades

Do you like Minecraft? Mario Kart or Super Smash Bros.? Have you ever thought of creating and designing your own video games?

If so, you will love the Canisius High School Video Game Design & Animation Workshop, where participants have the opportunity to explore the world of video game design while building and developing new skills.

The Canisius High School Video Game Design & Animation Workshop is an introduction to video game design, art, animation, and programming. During this camp students will learn and use basic computer programming and art skills to design, build, demonstrate, and play simple video games. Participants will work in Stencyl, and will learn basic gameplay design, computer programming, and utilize computer applications to create game graphics, interface art, and simple animation.

To register, please complete the form at the bottom of this page.

Robotics Workshop

When: July 17-21, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Canisius High School’s state-of-the-art digital media arts lab
For Whom: Boys entering 6th and 7th grades

Are you interested in Robotics? Do you enjoy problem-solving? Do you like the mechanics and engineering of making things work?

If so, the 2017 Canisius Robotics Workshop is for you!

This full-day course is an introduction to robotics. In this class students will construct robots using the LEGO Mindstorm platform. Students will learn the basics of robotics, engineering, and programming with a platform they are comfortable using and can learn. Students will work in 2-person teams and experiment with different building plans in order to compete against each other at the end of the course.

Workshop participants will work in our state-of-the-art Digital Media Arts Lab.

  • Enrollment for each workshop is limited. Sign up by completing the form below.
  • Instructors: Mr. Eric Amodeo ’94 (Director of Academic Technology); Mr. Bill Blenk (Digital Media Arts Instructor)
  • Cost: $200 per workshop

If you have questions, please call 716-882-0466 or email weislo@canisiushigh.org.

Register for either or both workshops by completing the form below.
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