Continue your quest to make the next viral app! Whether you want to move past the basic techniques learned in App Attack or want to jump right in, we are ready for you! All students will choose from a selection of different mobile app types and explore more in depth programming concepts. Student created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smart phone or tablet to take the class. Students will work in teams for most of the programs.
Looking for a different option for after-care? Join our after camp computer lab program where students can build and play games. Choose between Minecraft, 3-D Video Games, 2-D Video Games or do a little bit of everything. Students can refine projects already started or start something new - the choice is theirs!
Make your LEGOs come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or LEGOs and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars or design a world of your own, this class brings your dreams to the screen. Students will need to bring in LEGOs or action figures from home, but all other equipment is provided. Student-created films will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Combine your two favorite activities: LEGOs and video games! Students will create their own LEGO universe, characters, and adventures in an interactive 2-D Video Game. Everyone is welcome in this one-of-a-kind class. At the end of the program, leave with a LEGO 2-D game that can be shared with friends and family on a password protected website.
Try this new version of a Black Rocket classic! By popular demand, we redesigned our 3-D game design class from beginning to end. This new class allows you to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2-D game design classes. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of game play, and story telling. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in teams for most of the program.
If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the crucial keys to designing your first 2-D game. Conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics, sound, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we’ll explore. No prior experience necessary just a desire to have fun. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers, Mac versions can be created after the program for $15.00 conversion fee. Students will work in teams for most of the program.
If you love the game Minecraft, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this class is for you. Learn the basics of creating 3-D Modeling using new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft games. To access their project at home, students must own a PC/MAC verseion of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3-D modeling software. Students will work in teams for most of the the program.
Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in teams for most of the program.