Summer Programs are filling fast! Spots are limited so reserve your spot today!Register for Youth Spring and Summer 2015 Classes
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Please note: All youth participants must complete the parent/guardian consent form to participate in our programs.
Advanced LEGO®Mindstorm (Ages 11-14)
Our Amazing Universe (Ages 10-14)
Insect Adventure! (Ages 9-12) Friends of the Field Station Class
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 webbased
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. Download/Print Consent Form
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 keys to designing your first 2D game. Conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics, sounds, 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. Download/Print Consent Form
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 3D models using a 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 version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in teams for most of the program. Download/Print Consent Form
New! 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. Download/Print Consent Form
Pick TWO Sizzling Summer Special!
*valid only for the same person in two different workshops. Cannot be combined with any other offer or combination of age ranges. Valid only for 2 workshops, App Attack!, Make Your First 3D Video Game!, Minecraft Designers, or Minecraft Modders. Please choose your age range on the registration site and specify which 2 workshops you are registering for in the notes section. Download/Print Consent Form