This summer, nurture your kids’ innate creaTECH talent and discover their potential in art, animation, programming, vlogging, and video production. From May 6 to July 27, premier Apple partner Power Mac Center is holding summer workshops for kids and teens aged 7 to 16 years old. With a variety of courses to choose from, PMC Summer Workshop 2019 is offering a series of digital and non-digital workshops suited to your kids’ passion.
“Now on its 12th year, the PMC Summer Workshop is once again opening up playgrounds for kids as they explore the world, especially the exciting world of technology. Our workshops are designed to pave the way for the youth into the technology-driven future,” said Joey Alvarez, Power Mac Center Director of Product Management and Marketing.
Teaching kids through demos, lectures, hands-on trainings, and actual project creation, workshop courses include the following:
• Arts and Crafts. Encourage your kids’ creativity early on through this crafts-based workshop open to children four to six years old. Kids will experience creative and challenging activities involving art forms of different styles to allow them to discover their own style.
• Digital Arts and Animation. Sharpen your kids’ creative imagination with these hands-on workshops in Multimedia Animation suited for 7- to 12-year-olds. Attendees will be able to explore augmented reality and bring life to their envisioned worlds or delve into webtoon-making through classes on film conceptualization, creation of storyboard and characters, animation, and film editing.
• Swift Programming. Discover your kids’ Silicon Valley potential with a series of programming lessons catering to children aged 9-13. It is never too early to enroll your kids and let them find the young tech developers in them. Here, students will learn how to code in a fun and interactive way and create basic apps that are compatible with Apple devices.
• Technology in Performing Arts. Elevate your kids’ passion in the performing arts with workshop classes on video blogging, theater, and video production best suited for young techies aged 12-16. Perfect for aspiring social influencers and theater mavens, participants will be given in-depth lessons on video blogging — from conceptualization, video shooting, and editing, to uploading the final output online, or theatrical production via providing hands-on trainings and lessons on the use of digital backgrounds, additional video effects, and artistic projections.
The workshop rate is at P5,900 per student per course module, inclusive of the use of Apple devices with installed applications, as well as other learning materials required per course. Courses run for two hours each, with morning and afternoon schedules held at TriNoma and Greenbelt 3. At the end of the workshop, participants will be given a course kit with a certificate of participation and a flash drive containing the individual projects they created.
Interested parents and kids can visit PMC stores at Greenbelt 3 and TriNoma, or the Apple Authorized Global Training Provider office at Cedar Executive Building 1, Makati City to reserve slots.