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WMU offers video game design classes for teens

May 28, 2010

KALAMAZOO--Students in grades eight through 12 are invited to the campus of Western Michigan University this summer for weeklong sessions on building their own video games.

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WMU Video Game Design Institute

Seven separate sessions are being offered in July and August on video game engine and iPhone applications through a program hosted by WMU's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Vantage Point Education. The course also includes tours of the CEAS facilities, including the solar car and computer science labs.

Registration is underway for the Video Game Design Institute at vantagepointedu.org. Sessions cost $275 per week. They will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays beginning July 12 and running through Aug. 27 on WMU's Parkview Campus.

For more information, contact Scot Conant at scot.conant@wmich.edu or (269) 276-3272 or John Troxtel at johnt13055@aol.com or (818) 249-7030.

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