Kids on Campus: Virtual

Keep your kids and teens active and engaged with one of our courses!

Don’t forget to check out our Kids on Campus in-person offerings.

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Courses

3D Game Design with Unity

 

ZKOC 416 700 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 416 701 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

KOC 416 702 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 416 702 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual 

Are you ready to take your game design skills to another level? With Unity, an industry-grade design software, aspiring game designers will learn level editing, 3D modeling and impactful gameplay creation, as well as how to utilize scripts and variables. Student-created games will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only and requires a 64-bit operating system.

3D Game Design with Unity
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/16 - 8/20
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-416 702 12 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/16 - 8/20
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-416 703 11 seats left $169

App Attack!

ZKOC 258 700 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 258 701 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 258 702 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 258 703 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual 

Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app and game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, students 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. Publishing to app stores not included. Students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take this class. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.   Compatible with Windows OS only.

App Attack!
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/9 - 8/13
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-258 702 15 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/9 - 8/13
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-258 703 15 seats left $169

Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite Style Video Game

ZKOC 381 700 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 381 701 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 381 702 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 381 703 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 381 704 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 381 705 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 381 706 Grades 3 - 5 In-Person

ZKOC 381 707 Grades 6 - 8 In-Person 

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. Requires student computer access. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite Style Video Game
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/9 - 8/13
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-381 704 15 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/9 - 8/13
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-381 705 15 seats left $169

Code Breakers

ZKOC 314 700 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 314 701 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 314 702 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 314 703 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 314 704 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 314 705 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual 

ZKOC 314 706 Entering Grades 3 - 5 In-Person

ZKOC 314 707 Entering Grades 6 - 8 In-Person

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 a Silicon Valley CEO or the high school student who just made $1 million for programming in her 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. We will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning campers can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Requires student computer access. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

Jaclyn Duncan, Instructor

Code Breakers
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/16 - 8/20
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-314 704 13 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/16 - 8/20
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-314 705 15 seats left $169

Code Your Own Adventure! Interactive Storytelling

ZKOC 417 700 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 417 701 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 417 702 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 417 703 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

Watch as the characters in your imagination come to life in this unique course that blends classic storytelling with animation techniques and coding. Start with a concept, design the characters, and choose not just one ending, but many! Learn how to create your own text-based adventure games with variables, conditional logic, images, HTML, CSS, and Twine scripting syntax. Student projects will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS. 

Code Your Own Adventure! Interactive Storytelling
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/16 - 8/20
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-417 702 12 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/16 - 8/20
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-417 703 12 seats left $169

JavaScript Developer Jam

ZKOC 420 700 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 420 701 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 420 702 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 420 703 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 420 704 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 420 705 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

Learn programming tools so powerful they seem like magic! Start off by learning an array of core programming concepts with JavaScript by experimenting in a series of digital challenges. Start with programming your first animated memes, then tackle more advanced skills such as interactive 3D experiences and game creation. Projects will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS. 

JavaScript Developer Jam
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/2 - 8/6
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-420 704 0 seats left $169Section Full

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Make Your First Video Game!

ZKOC 421 700 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 421 701 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 421 702 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 421 703 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual 

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 platformer game. Conceptualization, play experience, level design, 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 projects will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Compatible with Windows OS only. 

Make Your First Video Game!
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/2 - 8/6
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-421 702 0 seats left $169Section Full

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Minecraft Designers

ZKOC 287 700 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 287 701 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 287 702 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 287 703 Ages 11 - 14 Virtua

If you love the game Minecraft® and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and how to create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft® to take this class available at: https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/store/minecraft-java-edition. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft® are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only

Minecraft Designers
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/23 - 8/27
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-287 702 13 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/23 - 8/27
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-287 703 9 seats left $169

Minecraft Modders

ZKOC 339 700 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 339 701 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 339 702 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 339 703 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

Customize your own Minecraft® world and mod the classic game in this one of a kind class. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods. Students will create a wide variety of new elements, gameplay mechanics, and world generating mods to change the way you play Minecraft®. Projects will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft® to take this class available at: https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/store/minecraft-java-edition. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft® are not compatible. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. 

Minecraft Modders
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/9 - 8/13
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-339 702 14 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/9 - 8/13
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-339 703 12 seats left $169

Python Programmers

ZKOC 356 700 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 356 701 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 356 702 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 356 703 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 356 704 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 356 705 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 356 706 Entering Grades 3 - 5 In-Person

ZKOC 356 707 Entering Grades 6 - 8 In-Person

Want to learn the world’s fastest growing programming language favored by Google, NASA, YouTube, and the CIA? Learn how to code with Python to create engaging apps and games. Each lesson takes you step by step on a programming path that will let you challenge friends with fun content you create from start to finish! Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning campers can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Course fee includes a $10 materials fee. Requires student computer access. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

Python Programmers
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/9 - 8/13
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-356 704 11 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/9 - 8/13
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-356 705 15 seats left $169

Roblox Coders & Entrepreneurs!

ZKOC 419 700 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 419 701 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 419 702 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 419 703 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 419 704 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 419 705 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual 

ZKOC 419 706 Entering Grades 3 - 5 In-Person

ZKOC 419 707 Entering Grades 6 - 8 In-Person

Discover the Lua language through a visual block coding system while designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where you can create anything you dream of. This new class combines game design concepts, coding, and fun! Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate ROBLOX®’s fast-growing marketplace to publish their games.  Student-created games will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.  Requires student computer access. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

Roblox Coders & Entrepreneurs!
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/2 - 8/6
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-419 704 0 seats left $169Section Full

Call to be added to wait list
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/2 - 8/6
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-419 705 0 seats left $169Section Full

Call to be added to wait list

Roblox Makers

ZKOC 354 700 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 354 701 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 354 702 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 354 703 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 354 704 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 354 705 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual 

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. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. 

Roblox Makers
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/16 - 8/20
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-354 704 14 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/16 - 8/20
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-354 705 10 seats left $169

Rocket Kart Racers: Design a Mario Kart Style Game

ZKOC 413 700 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 413 701 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 413 702 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 413 703 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 413 704 Entering Grades 3 - 5 In-Person

ZKOC 413 705 Entering Grades 6 - 8 In-Person

On your marks, get set, create! Blast off in making your first 3D Mario Kart® and Crash Team Racing® style game! Design your own tracks and customize your karts and characters. Using a professional 3D game development software, students will combine their creations into their own kart racing game that they can play with friends and family at home. Students can participate in eSports League races against other schools across the country with a chance to have their tracks featured in the Black Rocket master build of the game! Student projects will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Requires student computer access. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

Rocket Kart Racers: Design a Mario Kart Style Game
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/2 - 8/6
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-413 702 0 seats left $169Section Full

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Virtual Reality: The Future is Now

ZKOC 355 700 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 355 701 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 355 702 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 355 703 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 355 704 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 355 705 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual 

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. A cardboard VR headset is optional for this course. Students may order one from blackrocket.com/store, take the class without a headset, or use any headset that works with a mobile phone. VR projects will be available on a password- protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS

Virtual Reality: The Future is Now
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/23 - 8/27
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-355 704 15 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/23 - 8/27
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-355 705 13 seats left $169

YouTube Content Creators

ZKOC 404 700 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 404 701 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 404 702 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 404 703 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 404 704 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 404 705 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual 

Find your voice and leave your mark on the world! Explore the variety of content and personalities that exist on YouTube and how to find your own niche. Learn the dos and don’ts of the platform and how to practice good digital citizenship. Develop your on-camera presence, your own channel branding, and professional editing skills. Take home a plan for launching your own channel with the content created in class! Student projects will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. A webcam is required for this course and it is compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

YouTube Content Creators
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/9 - 8/13
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-404 704 11 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/9 - 8/13
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-404 705 13 seats left $169

YouTube FX Masters

ZKOC 425 700 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 425 701 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 425 702 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 425 703 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual

ZKOC 425 704 Ages 11 - 14 Virtual

ZKOC 425 705 Ages 8 - 11 Virtual 

In the digital age, nothing is impossible! Become a master of illusion by learning the techniques used by Hollywood masters to create FX magic. Whether you want to enhance your YouTube videos or create a cool scene to amaze your friends, this class teaches the tools you need.

Experiment with visual effects as you learn the dynamics of camera angles, editing, graphic layering, and sound effects. Then watch as your new creations take your channel content to the next level! Student projects are available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. A webcam is required, compatible with MAC and Windows OS only, and requires a 64-bit operating system.

YouTube FX Masters
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays, 8/23 - 8/27
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-425 704 12 seats left $169
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/23 - 8/27
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-425 705 15 seats left $169

Young Authors

ZKOC 426 700 Ages 7 - 9 Virtual

ZKOC 427 701 Ages 10 - 13 Virtual

ZKOC 427 702 Ages 7 - 9 Virtual

ZKOC 427 703 Ages 10 - 13 Virtual 

Children have an unlimited supply of imagination and ideas. The goal is to show them just how much fun creative thinking can be if they let their imagination soar. Students will develop their own story from start to finish, ending with their own published soft cover book. Learn plot development, character creation, literary techniques, and self-expression activities, including illustration, dialogue, and more. Typing support provided. At the end of the class all students will receive a soft cover book they created themselves! *Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS.

Young Authors
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/16 - 8/20
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-426 702 13 seats left $209
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/16 - 8/20
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-426 703 13 seats left $209

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