Spring Break – Tech Camp for kids

Summer Computer Camp – University of California - AP Computer Science and Computer Camp offered in Orange, Irvine, Fullerton and Tustin to students in Orange, Irvine, Tustin, Newport Beach, Orange county, LA county, Laguna Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles,  Huntington Beach, Diana Point, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Ana, Yorba Linda

Computer Classes for kids and Teens (ages 10 – 16) at NRCLC, 1835 W. Orangewood, Suite 200, Orange, CA 92868. Call us at (714) 505-3475 or (800) 920-6720

Schedule

Spring Break – Computer Camp – Session I

Date: 3/28 (Mon) – 3/31/16 (Thus)
Half Day (9a-12p): Computer Basics – Hardware & Software : $189
Half Day (1p – 4p): Game Development with GameMaker : $189
Full Day (9a – 4p): $299

Spring Break – Computer Camp – Session II

Date: 4/4 (Mon) to 4/7/16 (Thus)
Half Day (9a-12p): Computer Basics – Hardware & Software : $189
Half Day (1p – 4p): Game Development with GameMaker : $189
Full Day (9a – 4p): $299

Program Info

About Our Program

NRCLC technology related classes are aligned towards STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics). Classes are hands on and progressive in design with a focus to generate a love for learning. The smaller class sizes of 10 students to instructor ratio with a one-to-one student/computer ratio, inquiry-based teaching methodologies and an active partnership with technology businesses, provides students the exposure to real-world applications.

NRCLC courses include learning to build a computer, troubleshooting computer, developing 2D games, programming a robot, making and editing their own movie, taking and editing digital pictures, building their own website or web profile using wordpress, learning HTML and JavaScript to build interactive website, learning basic and intermediate programming in Java, C, C++, C#, Python, building their own applications, creating a project and designing a database to store information, learning computer network and security, exploring entrepreneurship and managerial business skills and learning from the experts in the industry among others. We also provide students the opportunity to learn technology by volunteering. Our instructors provide guidance and classes to our students on how they can pursue their interests in technology in high school and college.

Computer Basic – Student will gain the knowledge and skills required to identify types of computers, their components such as microprocessors, motherboard, flash drive, hard disk, Memory, Keyboard, mouse and Input / Output devices, and how the data is managed by a computer. Students will also learn to build a computer from scratch! They will learn to install a motherboard, use software to create background image, work with sound, eliminate viruses, and use different parts of the computer. This is an introductory course for student interested in building a computer, learning how computers work, interested in programming or learning to develop games.

Create 2D Games Level 1 - This hands-on course is designed for students with little or no knowledge of game programming, but wants to learn the basic elements of creating a 2D game using GameMaker software. This is an excellent introductory course to game programming if a student is planning to become a game programmer – one of the hottest career fields today. Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent.

Benefits

Benefits of Our Tech Program

The benefits of our classes inclde:

  • Hands on experience
  • Designed to stimulate curiosity and imagination
  • Provide a variety of activities in individual and group settings
  • Improve the “21st Century skills” needed for success in school and work
  • Build self-confidence, resiliency, and interpersonal skills
  • Build self-advocacy, teamwork, communication and critical thinking
  • Provide individual attention
  • Explore pathways to future careers in STEM
  • Friendly computer game competitions
  • Qualified instructors
  • Volunteering opportunities

Catalog

For more information about our computer camp for Middle and High School, Call (714) 505-3475

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Program Director: Vazi Okhandiar, MCT, PMP, MBA, MSCS

Microsoft Trainer, Project Manager, SEO Expert, Software Design and Development, MBA, MCT, PMP, MSCSVazi Okhandiar has over 20 years of teaching experience in Computer Science courses and Microsoft Products. Vazi teaches both kids and adults. She has been helping students prepare for AP Computer Science exam and Microsoft Certification Exam. She is currently on the Advisory Board of the Irvine Valley College and a SCORE Counselor for small businesses.

She has worked in the capacity of managing, architecture, designing and implementing information technology projects for large clients such as the World Bank, General Motors, HP/EDS, Toyota, CSC, Olympus and Mitsubishi, as well as numerous small and medium size enterprises.

Vazi has an MBA from the University of California, Irvine, a Master’s in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Irvine. She is also Microsoft Certified Training providing Microsoft and software development training.


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