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Camp session: Daniels Digital Design Camp - Summer 2021 (Youth Programming at the Daniels Faculty at U OF T)
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Daniels Digital Design Camp - Summer 2021

By: Youth Programming at the Daniels Faculty at U OF T  []

Youth Programming at the Daniels Faculty at U OF T

Program and Sessions Details:

Type:

Virtual program

Specialization:

Architecture

Age (Gender):

12 - 14 (Coed)

Cost:

$440

Special needs support:

No


Contact Camp:

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This one-week summer camp will introduce the technology and skills necessary to complete a complex design project.


DANIELS DIGITAL DESIGN CAMP - SUMMER 2021

We are pleased to announce that we will be working with the University of Toronto staff and faculty to digitally design projects that respond to five sites on campus. The intention is to design these five sites as built areas that would support outdoor classes in response to COVID-19. Students will learn about how the University of Toronto has been built over time and contribute ideas to how the campus can be redesigned to accommodate outdoor learning during the pandemic. These designs will be presented to staff and faculty, who will provide feedback during the design process. This program will give participants experience with real project management while fostering a greater sense of community involvement and responsibility. From concept to presentation, participants will gain collaborative skills and learn the importance of partnership in fun and creative ways.

This one-week summer camp will introduce the technology and skills necessary to complete a complex design project. Friends and family will be invited to join the final presentation online, allowing participants to practice their presentation skills. This experience could be used by participants in any future portfolio. We will have 10 participants with 1 leader.

WHO?
This summer program is designed for all participants aged 12 to 14 (grades 7 to 9) who are interested in design, technology, art, science, and engineering.

WHAT & WHY?
Our future will be designed by the next generation of  

The future of work is constantly evolving. Creativity and the ability to communicate your ideas will always be an essential set of skills. This camp gives participants opportunities to engage with the latest digital technologies, and to develop their design skills in a post-secondary environment. This program will help them think through a design problem and communicate the solution both visually and verbally using graphic software such as Sketchup, and other photo editors.  Participants will also receive access to the Adobe Creative Cloud during the program.

The program will also include: 

  • Lectures by practicing architects and faculty.
  • Virtual field trips on campus.
  • One-on-one instruction and feedback.
  • Training in representation, model-building, and related skills.
  • An interim and final review with University of Toronto staff and faculty to present their ideas and designs.

To really understand the benefits of the program, please see the Testimonials section below. 

WHERE?
This program will be delivered online through a variety of platforms including Zoom web conferencing, and other related software.  Participants will receive access to the Adobe Creative Cloud during the program.

WHEN?
The Daniels Digital Design Camp is a being offered as 2-week half-day sessions and 1-week full days sessions throughout the summer (as shown below).

Dates and Times

2-week half-day sessions (a.m. OR p.m.)

Session 1: Monday, June 28 to Friday, July 9 (Noting Canada Day holiday)
Session 2: Monday, July 12 to July 23, 2021
Session 4: Monday, August 2 to Friday, August 20, 2021

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (a.m. session)
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (p.m. session)

1-week full-day sessions (a.m. AND p.m.)

Session 3: Monday, July 26 to Friday, July 30, 2021
Session 5: Monday, August 16 to Friday, August 20, 2021
Session 6: Monday, August 23 to Friday, August 27, 2021
Session 7: Monday, August 31 to Friday, September 3, 2021

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. AND 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

HOW?
Schedule Sample Day (1 Full Day or 2 Half-Days) 

9:00 - 9:15 a.m. | Introduction to the Camp and Day  
9:15 - 9:30 a.m. | Digital Icebreaker  
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. | Project Introduction
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. | Virtual Site Visit and Site Analysis
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. | Break
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. | Introduction to Photo Editing
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. | Photo Editing Assignment I  
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. | Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. | Design Process Presentation
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Introduction to Tools
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. | Introduction to 3D Modelling
2:45 - 3:00 p.m. | Break
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.  | Design Warm-up Project 

Computer Requirements  

FEES & REGISTRATION
Participants will require a computer and access to wi-fi. All software installation instructions will be provided. 
$440 for a 2-week half-day program or for a 1-week full-day program. 
Discounts are available for U of T staff, faculty, students, and alumni.   
Email [email protected] for details. 

Registration for this program is now open! Click here

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Session Dates & Locations:

Date TBD
Virtual Program,
Online
Time TBD
Cost TBD

Character Development:

  • Creativity: This camp gives participants opportunities to engage with the latest digital technologies, and to develop their design skills in a post-secondary environment that lets their creativity flourish
  • Interpersonal skills: This program will give participants experience with real project management. Participants will gain collaborative skills and learn the importance of partnership in fun and creative ways.


Activities at this Session:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

  • 3D Design
  • Animation
  • Architecture
  • Drawing
  • Instructor lead (group)
  • Instructor lead (one on one)
  • STEM
  • Technology
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive






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