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App Adventures: The Next Level!  

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.
Course: 35340     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   8/10/2015 - 8/14/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 11-14. 

Course: 35343     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   8/10/2015 - 8/14/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 8-10. 

App Attack! Make Your First Game App  

Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. 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 smartphone or tablet to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Course: 26164     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   6/15/2015 - 6/19/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 8-10 

Course: 26167     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   6/15/2015 - 6/19/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 11-14. 

Code Breakers  

Calling all future coders, programmers, and designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or the high school student who just made 1 million dollars for programming in his bedroom, this course has the essentials you need to begin your journey. Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Course: 35344     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/6/2015 - 7/10/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 11-14. 

Course: 35345     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/6/2015 - 7/10/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 8-10. 

Gamelabs  

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!
Course: 35358     Registration: $38    Course Fee: $60    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/6/2015 - 7/10/2015    Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff

Course: 35359     Registration: $38    Course Fee: $60    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/13/2015 - 7/17/2015    Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff

Course: 35360     Registration: $38    Course Fee: $60    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/20/2015 - 7/24/2015    Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff

Course: 35361     Registration: $38    Course Fee: $60    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/27/2015 - 7/31/2015    Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff

LEGO Films and Stop Animation!  

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.
Course: 26161     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $124    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   6/22/2015 - 6/26/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 8-12. 

LEGO Video Games  

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.
Course: 26162     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $124    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   6/22/2015 - 6/26/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 8-12. 

Make Your First 3-D Video Game  

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.
Course: 35346     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   8/3/2015 - 8/7/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 8-10. 

Course: 35347     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   8/3/2015 - 8/7/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 11-14. 

Make Your First Video Game  

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.
Course: 35341     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/13/2015 - 7/17/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 8-10. 

Course: 35342     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/13/2015 - 7/17/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 8-10. 

Minecraft Designers  

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.
Course: 26165     Registration: $64    Course Fee: $104    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Thur.   6/29/2015 - 7/2/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  4 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
No class 7/3. Ages 8-10. 

Course: 26166     Registration: $64    Course Fee: $104    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Thur.   6/29/2015 - 7/2/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  4 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
No class 7/3. Ages 11-14. 

Course: 35348     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/27/2015 - 7/31/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 11-14. 

Course: 35349     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/27/2015 - 7/31/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 8-10. 

Minecraft Modders  

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.
Course: 35362     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/20/2015 - 7/24/2015    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 8-10. 

Course: 35363     Registration: $79    Course Fee: $125    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   7/20/2015 - 7/24/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: Staff
Ages 11-14. 


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