Xpress Tech & Science

Five Star Xpress offers winter and summer camps at
the Ryerson Universtity Toronto in beautiful downtown Toronto.
The campus setting makes it the perfect place for students
ages 7 to 17 to explore their interests and make new friends.
Each year we offer a variety of STEM courses for teens, covering topics like video game coding, java programming, robotics, filmmaking, and more. Students can create their own animation sequence, design a wearable tech outfit or 3D print something awesome, all while learning important 21st-century skills like teamwork, leadership and critical thinking.
3D GAMING CLASS

3D GAMING CLASS

Learning to program is a test of patience. Students will learn to develop critical and logical thinking skills along with strategies to deal with frustration and failure in order to build a creative solution. This two week well paced coding camp is designed for budding minds who want to learn programming and also want to build a fun and engaging game using the 2D and 3D setup.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

In game building with UNITY camp, your teen will learn how to create and code a game with UNITY. Starting with the fundamentals of CODING using C# to more UNITY platform specific lessons, campers will finish the camp with a sound understanding of CODING, project work in teams, logical thinking, design and prototype building among many other skills.

ROBOTICS 3W BUILD & CODE

Students are introduced to robotics in a fun and engaging format!
Immerse your child in the world of LEGO robotics, where they will build EV3 robots and learn about science, technology, engineering and math while working as a team

LEARN:

  • Simple Machines
  • Gears and Drives
  • Robotic movements
  • Smart Sensors
  • Robot decision-making
  • Engineering process
  • Robot design
  • Deep-dive iterative programming of the Robot
ROBOTICS 3W BUILD & CODE

VIDEO GAME DESIGN WITH UNITY CLASS

Students are introduced to Unity, an industry standard, physics-based video game engine that allows students to add objects and create mobility with special effects!

Students learn to create a simple video game in Unity, where the basics of game objects, scripting and manipulation of in-game components are taught using introductory video game design principles.

INTRO TO 2D VIDEO GAME DESIGN

INTRO TO 3D VIDEO GAME DESIGN
PHOTOSHOP DIGITAL ARTS CLASS

PHOTOSHOP DIGITAL ARTS CLASS

Art in the Digital World!

This series of classes expands on several areas of the mixed media production process, from digital arts creation and 3D modelling to video game sound production! These courses introduce students to some of the programs and software that are used by professionals in the industry!

In this course, students will bring their ideas to life through composition principles and design techniques! In addition to learning how to edit and create graphics in Adobe Photoshop, students will be provided with a Photoshop license for the duration of the program.
Reflect Software