YouTube Channel Creation

YouTube Channel Creation involves using the YouTube social platform to create visual content that captures and engages an audience. 

Outline

  • History of YouTube
  • YouTube Terminology
  • Advertising
  • Collaborations
  • Social Media
  • Merchandise Aesthetics
  • Scripting
  • Lighting, Audio and Storytelling 

Supplies 

  • Laptop/Computer/Tablet
  • Video Camera/Phone/Camcorder/Laptop with Recording abilities 
  • Internet Access

 

Media Arts

Media Arts is a broad term used to describe art that is created using film, video, audio, other forms of digital and web-based media, as well as analog art. We’ll be doing a mixture of technology-based art work, along with media-related art content and activities that reflect the relationship between various art forms that blend technology and analog art.

 

Outline

  • Media Literacy – The various uses and benefits of media in today’s world. • Color Theory
    • Typography – Infographics/Logos/Posters
    • Animation – Flipbooks/Comic Strips
  • Digital Arts – Emoji/GIFs/Memes • Microblogging
    • Photoshop
    • Storyboarding
  • Vlog/Documentaries

 

Supplies

  • Laptop/IPad/IPhone/Index cards/pencil/pen/paper
  • Software (free):
  • Photoshop Mix
  • Photoshop Fix
  • Photoshop Express
  • Pic/Play/Post

 

Acting  

Acting is a type of performing arts that allows an individual to convey a story, emotion or message to its audience by portraying various characters or reenacting different scenes. Campers will be introduced to musical theatre and film/TV style acting. They will also learn how to prepare for an audition and land actual roles. Campers will be equipped with various acting techniques to help improve their skills. They will also learn acting terminology such as projection, stage directions, characterization, improvisation and storytelling.

 

Outline

  • Monologue
  • Scene Work
  • Musical Theatre
  • Film/TV/Commercial Copy
  • Character Development 

 

Supplies

  • Computer/ Laptop/Tablet/Phone – In order to use ZOOM
  • Internet Access
  • Paper/Pencil/Highlighter – Take notes
  • Printer/Ink – Print Out Scripts/Scenes

  

Singing

Singing is a form of performing arts that involves creating a musical sound with the vocal cords. We will learn the various vowels in singing and different techniques on how to produce a quality sound. Singers will learn how to properly stand and breath while singing. We will explore various song selections and learn a final song which students will present. 

 

Outline

  • Breathing and standing techniques
  • Professional Training
  • Facial Expression 

 

Supplies

  • Laptop, Computer, Tablet – In order to use ZOOM
  • Internet Access

 

Dance

Dance is a form of performing arts that allows individuals to convey a message or evoke emotion through choreographed bodily movements. We will learn musical theatre dance, which encompasses ballet, hip hop, jazz and much more. Using popular musicals, we will also learn dancing techniques that students can add to their repertoire.

 

Outline 

  • Popular Musicals
  • Musical theatre terminology 
  • Dance Combinations 

 

Supplies  

  • Laptop/Computer/Tablet/Phone
  • Open floor space – In order to learn dance routines
  • Comfortable clothes – Workout clothes/ breathable material/ stretchy material
  • Internet Access

 

Video/Audio Editing

Video and Audio Editing are terms used to describe the manipulation of media in order to capture the attention of a particular audience.  We’ll be learning how to use video and audio editing software to create quality content that is professional and engaging.

 

Explore different types of film and various job opportunities within the field. 

Outline

  • Video and Audio Editing Software – iMovie, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro X
  • Video and Audio Effects
  • Audio levels and sound design 
  • Title sequence 
  • B – Roll
  • Storyboard
  • Color editing and color grading
  • Short film

 

Supplies

  • Computer
  • iMovie App or other comparable software
  • Internet Access 

 

Coding

Coding is a broad term that describes the various computer languages. These languages run behind the scenes to ensure that our apps, games and websites, etc., are functioning properly. We’ll learn HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) which is used to include color, language, and graphics on a webpage. Students will learn the various elements of HTML and apply them to everyday life.  

Outline

  • HTML
  • Various types of Coding
  • Personal Portfolio

 

Supplies

  • Computer
  • Notepad++ (Works for Dell and Apple)
  • Codepen.org account
  • Headphones
  • Internet Access

 

Website Design 

Web creation focuses on the visual aesthetics of a website (i.e. layout, color scheme, typography, user interface, etc.). We will be using the website Wix to learn how to design compelling visual content and engage a captivated audience. Students will receive hands-on experience designing their own website, uploading content and launching their website. 

Outline 

  • Page Layout
  • Typography
  • User interface 
  • Color scheme

 

Supplies

  • Laptop/Computer/Tablet
  • Internet Access 

 

Personal Development / Life Skills 

Life skills encompasses job interview preparation, social media etiquette and dining etiquette. We will learn the various strategies on how to handle a job interview and be confident. Since we are living in a socially booming society, students will learn how to appropriately use social media platforms and how to avoid actions that could potentially hurt them in the future. As students begin to network and attend social gathering, dining etiquette will teach them how to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner. 

Outline 

  • Job Interview Prep
  • Goal Setting and Career Planning
  • On-The-Job Conduct
  • Communication 
  • Responsibility 
  • School 
  • Relationships
  • Social Etiquette
  • Dining Etiquette 

 

Supplies

  • Internet Access 
  • Laptop/Computer/tablet

 

ACT Prep

The ACT is a standardized test used to determine if a student is prepared for college level work. This test is essential for rising high school seniors to take. Scoring high on the test could potentially lead to scholarships that can help pay for college. This course will equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to pass the test. 

 

Outline

  • English 
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science

 

Supplies

  • Internet Access 
  • Computer/Laptop/Tablet

 

Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship

 Outline

  • How Money Works
  • Earning
  • Investing
  • Saving
  • Earn It Challenge

 

Supplies

  • Internet Access 
  • Computer/Laptop/Tablet