Game Design Lab

Tues. and Thurs. 4 pm – 6 pm, April 10 – May 31
$300. Grades 6-8

Get into game design and create fun games while learning about coding. Meets twice a week afterschool for 8 weeks at Kramden Institute. Scholarships available.

Cursos de Informática Gratis en Español

Los lunes, el 2 al 23 de abril
por la noche de 6-8
Gratis. Para mayores de 18.

Estas clases gratis en Kramden Institute le ayudarán a aprender sobre computadoras, procesamiento de textos y otros programas de oficina, Internet y medios sociales. Estas clases son para principiantes con poca o ninguna experiencia de computadora. Las clases se imparten en español.

Computer Classes for Beginners

Monday evenings, 6 – 8 pm
See below for dates

FREE. Ages 18+

These four classes will helpbeginners with little or no computer experience learn basic skills. Free computer offer! Attend all four classes to receive a free refurbished desktop computer system (one per household). Sponsored by MetLife.

  • Computer Basics. Learn how to use Windows, including basic programs, multitasking, saving, copying, and deleting files, organizing folders, and using USB drives.
  • Office Programs. Learn how to use free LibreOffice programs to create simple documents, including text formatting and page layout. Get an introduction to creating spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Internet Basics. Learn how to browse websites, find good info using Google searches, complete forms and send files, and use email.
  • Social Media and Smart Sharing. Learn about social media sites, protecting your privacy, avoiding scams, and enjoying and sharing photos, music, and videos.

Coders Club - March

Saturday, March 24, 5-7 pm
$5, dinner included. Grades 6-8.

Create your own fun and frantic version of the classic game Snake in the coding language Python (how appropriate!) on Raspberry Pi mini-computers. Guide a slug around the screen to let her eat vegetables, watch her grow, and increase your score. Challenge yourself by customizing your game.

Digital Photo Editing Workshop

Saturday, March 24, 1 – 3:30 pm
$20. Ages 16+.

This hands-on workshop will help you take your digital photography to the next level. Through guided practice, learn about composing photos, using lights, importing to a computer for editing, and using free photo editing software to make adjustments.

Hands-On Technology Camps

Spark your child’s imagination with our creative technology camps! They can dive into electronic circuitry, game design, comics, photography, video, drones, and PC building. We offer spring, summer, intersession, and trackout camps in Durham, Raleigh, and Cary. Ages 9-18.

Early registration discount for summer ends April 1!

New Camp Spotlight

Video Exploration

Perfect your recording and editing skills and explore the power of video. Rise to the challenge of daily projects like making silent films, interviews, and commercials. Grades 6-8. Full-week sessions in June and August.

Our digital literacy and technology training program inspires success by teaching critical computer and Internet skills.

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Scholarships: Many Kramden classes are free. Need-based scholarships are available for other classes. To apply for a scholarship, email us for an application form.

Volunteer as an assistant instructor or even lead a class. Email us to find out how you can help.

Kramden’s classes are taught in the Lenovo Learning Lab at our office in Durham. Get directions.