Animation | TIC Camp - The perfect balance between technology and sports for kids 7-15
the perfect balance between technology and sports for kids 7-15


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    DC West and Virginia joined forces to endure a training transformation powered by Steve Maguire. Steve is a professional speaker that blends his experience of teaching and camp counseling to provide fun and enthusiastic ways for a successful summer. Mission accomplished. Thanks Steve!  
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    Session 2. So many campers. So much fun. So little time. Hope you enjoyed your time here at TIC. Join us again soon for some good ol’ tech n’ sports. Without further ado, here are our award recipients for this session. Award Recipients for TIC DC West’s Session 2 Athletics Sportsmanship Award Kiki P., Peter […]
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    Theme day has rolled back around! This time, we dressed up as some of the most feared fighters on land and sea–pirates and ninjas! Check out our TICPICS to see all the daring and dauntless disguises.


Does your camper love Pixar and Disney and enjoy creating characters or animated shorts? Then Animation may be the perfect fit! Campers can choose between “frame-by-frame” animating in Anime (formally known as Flash) with tablets, or using digital cameras to create stop motion or Claymation pieces.

Advanced campers can use more sophisticated software, such as Mudbox or Maya, to create amazing 3D projects. While using these programs, campers will be able to use professionally rigged characters to animate and get a feel for the many possibilities in Animation as they continue to learn 3D software.

Mudbox (by Autodesk) is 3D sculpting and painting tool that uses rigged models so that campers are able to get accustomed to the 3D environment and animate in it. Campers will be introduced to terms such as rigging, vectors, mapping, and layers, which are important when later making the jump to the more complex 3D modeling of Maya.

  • Requirements: Ability to work in pairs. Interest in digital arts.
  • Level: Beg-Advanced (Juniors and Seniors)
  • Take home: Project files available on website for downloading.