triOS College  has announced the launch of its new weekend video game camps , aimed at getting students excited and informed about what it takes to design and develop a video game. These two-days camps run out of the triOS College Toronto and Kitchener campuses on select weekends from May 25 to August 24, 2013, with potentially more dates to be added. Video game enthusiasts will be able to choose from two different camps: “Learning to make Games with Gamemaker” for ages 11-14 and “Game Development with Unity 3D” for ages 15-17. Interested participants can get details and register online .
“Our partnership with the Ontario Science Centre has given us the opportunity to show parents, teachers and students that video games are fun, educational and that they can be viable career option with the right training. These camps will offer students an opportunity to enhance their comprehension of science, technology and math, all while having a great time designing video games” said Dean of Technology, Jason Eckert.
These camps are the perfect stepping stone for someone that is thinking about pursuing education in the video game field, but wants to get a taste before diving in head-first. Camps are taught by industry-experienced instructors, most of whom teach full-time video game programs at triOS College.