8:53 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

WKAR's Imagine, Create, and Play Workshop

Saturday, February 11
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Michigan State University - College of Communication Arts and Sciences


Hey middle schoolers! Learn how to create video games at this FREE workshop presented by WKAR and the College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University.

FREE Admission | Compete for Prizes | Lunch Included

The day-long workshop features hands-on activities and paper prototype games designed to help students develop the necessary processes required to create video games.

Students will learn from video game experts from MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences and East Lansing-based game development company Adventure Club Games.

WKAR's Imagine, Create and Play Workshop will stress the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills to the gaming industry, and will help prepare budding video game developers to participate in the 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge.

Advance registration is required for this event.
 Calling (517) 432-3120, Ext. 354 for more info.
This event is limited to children in grades 5-8.

The challenge is supported by Michigan State University College of Engineering, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS KIDS through the Ready To Learn Initiative. The video game challenge is inspired by the “Educate to Innovate Campaign.”

WKAR may be taking photos and/or recording video at this event for promotional and other use by WKAR and MSU.

About WKAR

WKAR is part of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University, which is a national leader in the area of game design education, with programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level in the Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media (TISM).

WKAR serves the entire mid-Michigan area and includes WKAR-TV, WKAR Radio,, WKAR Ready To Learn Service, WKAR Radio Reading Service and Interactive Video Service. WKAR is supported in large part by contributions from viewers and listeners.