2020 After School Program
Power Up USA 2020 & 2021 After School Program
PowerUp USA After School Program is sponsored by Culture Blocks— a community partnership between ASC, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation to bring arts and cultural experiences closer to where residents live. Culture Blocks is funded by Mecklenburg County.
Who is your Super Hero? Your parents, A teacher, A fiction or non-fiction character that you create?
In honor of Carolinas own Chadwick Boseman ( Black Panthers) our topic for the fall After-school program is “Super Heros”. You have the option to create a superhero film, animation, gaming project or website. It can be a short film, Interactive game, animation story, documentary, website or YouTube video. There will also be a section in the program where you will partner with other students for collaboration and accountability.
BECOMING A YOUTUBE PRODUCER
Monday & Wednesday 4:30pm – 6:00pm – Starts December 2,2020
· Creating and Building you Channel
· How to attract Subscribers
· Creating Professional Videos
· Professional Channel Evaluation
· Free Video Producer Software
· Guest YouTube Producers
Intro to Gaming Apps and the Gaming Industry
Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00pm – 6:00pm – Starts Tuesday December 1, 2020
- Explore the basics of game development and learn more about this exciting industry
- Invent your Hero, learn how to create your own avatar and promote yourself
- Learn how to use free software, covering 3D modeling, video editing and more
- Free laptops to use during the program if needed
PowerUp USA graduation and project presentation Sunday, December 13, 2020 400p:m
( In-person or virtual) based on COVID -19 conditions.
Each student who completes the program will receive a certificate of achievement.
We have a limited amount of laptops to be used during the after-school program. Please let us know if your child has a need?