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College for Kids

College for Kids provides fun, informative classes to students entering 3rd through 8th grades.

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College for Kids STEM classes will be offered for 4 weeks this summer in partnership with Black Rocket.

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Black Rocket Black Rocket provides unique enrichment and educational programs in partnership with schools across the country. Distinctive camps in the creative sciences, gaming and digital arts focus on the intersection of creativity and technology. Each camp emphasizes self-empowerment, cognitive reasoning, teamwork and divergent thinking through hands-on learning.

Course Offerings - Summer 2019

College for Kids (CFK)

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CFK: Make UR 1st Fortnite VideoGame
10161 MTWTh 09:00-12:00  3K02 $119  Add
Fans of Fortnite we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Ages: 8-11 Class dates: June 24, 2019 - June 27, 2019
CFK: Make UR 1st Fortnite VideoGame
10162 MTWTh 1:00-4:00  3K02 11 $119  Add
Fans of Fortnite we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Ages: 11-14 Class dates: June 24, 2019 - June 27, 2019
CFK: Virtual Reality AM
10163 MTWTh 09:00-12:00  3K02 $139  Add
Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting-edge class, you will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created. VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. Students do not need a mobile device to take the class, but to use the VR headset a camper will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Students will work in pairs or teams and VR projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. There is a $19 lab fee included for the VR headset. Ages 8-11 Class dates: July 8, 2019 - July 11, 2019
CFK: Virtual Reality PM
10164 MTWTh 1:00-4:00  3K02 $139  Add
Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting-edge class, you will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created. VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. Students do not need a mobile device to take the class, but to use the VR headset a camper will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Students will work in pairs or teams and VR projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. There is an $19 lab fee included for the VR headset. Ages 11-14 Class dates: July 8, 2019 - July 11, 2019
CFK: Make UR 1st 3D VideoGame
10165 MTWTh 09:00-12:00  3K02 11 $119  Add
In this Black Rocket classic, you will go well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Ages: 8-11 Class dates: July 15, 2019 - July 18, 2019
CFK: ROBLOX Makers AM
10167 MTWTh 09:00-12:00  2F01 $119  Add
Unlock the power of ROBLOX® Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX® developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX® world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design. Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Ages: 8-11 Class dates: July 22, 2019 - July 25, 2019
CFK: ROBLOX Makers PM
10168 MTWTh 1:00-4:00  2F01 $119  Add
Unlock the power of ROBLOX® Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX® developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX® world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design. Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Ages: 11-14 Class dates: July 22, 2019 - July 25, 2019
CFK: Earth Science
10233 MTWTh 09:00-12:00  3H18 11 $89  Add
Students will conduct experiments and learn the concepts of the Continental Drift, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes by doing experiments. (Ages 9-14) Class dates: July 15, 2019 - July 18, 2019
CFK: Crafting Your Own PC (Kids)
10235 TW 10:00-12:00  2L07 $69  Add
This course provides students hands-on experience building and setting up a desktop computer. Students will install key computer components, install and set up the operating system, install applications, and configure the computer to their personal tastes. A parent / guardian will be required to attend the last hour of class on July 17th (11:00 am to 12:00 pm) for a demonstration of what the students have learned. At the conclusion of the second class, students and parents may take the assembled PC home. Assembled PC's will include desktop unit, keyboard, monitor, and mouse. Students will install the Linux operating system during the course. Limited number of seats available. (Ages 9-14) Class dates: July 16, 2019 - July 17, 2019
CFK: Flame Color in Chemistry
10236 09:00-10:15  3H18 $15  Add
Class dates: June 24, 2019 - June 24, 2019
CFK: Chocolate Candy Creations I
10238 10:45-12:00  2L06 $20  Add
Class dates: June 24, 2019 - June 24, 2019
CFK: Cupcake Decorating
10239 1:00-2:15  2L06 $20  Add
Class dates: June 24, 2019 - June 24, 2019
CFK: BIOVision/Optical Illusions
10242 10:45-12:00  3H06 13 $15  Add
Class dates: June 25, 2019 - June 25, 2019