Augmented Reality

From Snapchat’s Silly Selfie Filter to Pokemon Go, augmented reality is the latest tech trend sweeping the globe. Using the Unity Game Engine and Vuforia plugin, campers bring pre-rendered 3D models to life in the world around them.

Is this workshop appropriate for my camper?

Ages All
Skill Level Beginner to Advanced
Prerequisites None
Software Unity Game Engine, Vuforia plugin
Bring From Home An Android or iOS smartphone and a free Unity account. Don’t have one? Get one here! Phones with BETA operating systems are not supported.

Recommended: Flash Drive with at least 16 GB Capacity to bring camper work home.

What will my camper learn?

  • User Interface (UI) scripting
  • How to mix a pre-rendered scene with a real-life environment
  • How to implement interactive virtual objects
  • Cutting edge technology through hands-on exposure

What will my camper create?
An augmented scene with 3D assets that can be exported to a smartphone. Using their phone’s camera, campers will view the model at camp and at home.

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Emagination’s teaching style
We believe in the positive impact of a teaching environment that maximizes the personal interaction between campers and counselors. Instead of online tutorials that are used at many tech camps, we choose to use professionally developed curriculums that are delivered face-to-face by carefully selected instructors who have firsthand experience with the material they are teaching. We believe our hands-on workshops foster more engaged learning and encourage relationships with counselors and peers.