Kids on Campus

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

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Register for a course by selecting "Add to Cart" on the desired course and select the "Cart" at the bottom of the page when you are ready to process your registration.
NOTE: The “Seats Left” information is updated every hour and when you checkout.

Courses

App. IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App!

The hottest new Apps are IO apps! If your child likes to play Agar.io or Slither.io they will love this class! Become the creator of the next viral web app! In this class, explore the most popular .IO apps, design your own multiplayer experience and learn how to code your own app. 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 to take this class. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Ages 8-11 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) and 11-14 (1:30 - 4:30 p.m.) *Compatible with Windows OS only.

App. IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App!
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/17 - 8/21
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-357 702 15 seats left $149
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/17 - 8/21
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-357 703 14 seats left $149

Code Breakers

Calling all future coders, programmers, & 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 dollars 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. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Ages 8-14 *Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS. This course is offered online in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 sessions for ages 11 - 14. 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. sessions for ages 8 - 11. View the Code Breakers video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4A2iZJQxyi4&feature=youtu.be

Code Breakers
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/10 - 8/14
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-314 704 15 seats left $149Call for more information
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/10 - 8/14
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-314 705 14 seats left $149Call for more information

ESports Apprentice - Streamers and Gamers

eSports Apprentice - Streamers and Gamers Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, eSports is the fastest-growing career for the next generation. Over 400 million people watched YouTube videos and Twitch streams of video game competitions this year alone! In this course, students will develop game-play skills and compete using Black Rocket’s eSports games and apps, learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly practice online safety. Student recordings will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Videos will not be broadcast publicly but will be shared with all students in the class. Ages: 8-11 (1:30 - 4:30 p.m.) and ages 11 - 14 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) *A webcam is required for this course Software is compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. This course is offered online in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

ESports Apprentice - Streamers and Gamers
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/17 - 8/21
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-411 702 11 seats left $149
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/17 - 8/21
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-411 703 15 seats left $149

JavaScript Developer Jam

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. Ages: 8-11 (1:30 - 4:30 p.m.) and 11-14 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) *Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS.

JavaScript Developer Jam
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/24 - 8/28
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-420 700 13 seats left $149
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/24 - 8/28
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-420 701 14 seats left $149

Make Your First 3D Video Game

Make Your First 3D Video Game
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/24 - 8/28
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-297 704 14 seats left $149
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/24 - 8/28
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-297 705 15 seats left $149

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 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. Ages: 8-11 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) and ages 11-14 (1:30 - 4:30 p.m.) *Compatible with Windows OS only.

Make Your First Video Game!
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/24 - 8/28
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-421 700 11 seats left $149
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/24 - 8/28
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-421 701 14 seats left $149

Minecraft Animators

Create the next popular animated Minecraft video on YouTube! Practice the same skills professionals at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios use. Discover the process of keyframing and tweening, how to use it to bring your own animated stories to life, and how to publish your content on YouTube. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Mac users can play their project at home, but will not be able to edit the project without a PC. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Ages: 8 - 14. *Compatible with Windows OS only. This course is offered remotely in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. is for ages 11 - 14. 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. is for ages 8 - 11.

Minecraft Animators
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/24 - 8/28
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-318 702 14 seats left $149
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/24 - 8/28
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-318 703 14 seats left $149

Pokemon Masters: Designers & 3D Makers Unite!

Calling all boys and girls who want to be the designers of the future! In this class, if you can dream it, you can make it! Begin by creating your own digital Pokemon-style custom playing card game. Progress onto designing action figures, jewelry, and toys in professional-level modeling software. Learn how to prepare a model for 3D printing and create a design portfolio to showcase your work! No prior experience is necessary and 3D designs will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Ages 8-11 and 11-14 *This is a limited release only available for BR Instructor Creator Corps Schedules. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. Week of 7/13: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for ages 11 - 14, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. for ages 8 - 11. Week of 8/24: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for ages 8 - 11, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. for ages 11 - 14.

Pokemon Masters: Designers & 3D Makers Unite!
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/24 - 8/28
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-415 702 15 seats left $149
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/24 - 8/28
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-415 703 14 seats left $149

Rocket Kart Racers: Design a Mario Kart Style Game

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. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Ages 8-14 *This requires a 64-bit operating system. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. This course is offered online in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. session for ages 11 - 14. 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. for ages 8 - 11.

Rocket Kart Racers: Design a Mario Kart Style Game
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/10 - 8/14
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-413 704 15 seats left $149Call for more information
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/10 - 8/14
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-413 705 15 seats left $149Call for more information

SAT Preparation Course

This course is designed to prepare you for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (math, verbal and writing sections). The schedule of topics will be determined during the first session. The course will teach strategies for problem solving, vocabulary development, reading comprehension, sentence completion, grammar and essay writing skills. The classes will use actual SAT questions to familiarize you with the test format and style. Students will develop a more realistic set of expectations for test questions and the skills to master them. The book that will be used in the course is McGraw Hill’s “SAT, 2021 Edition” and is required for the first class session.   No class on 11/25 

Shayne Bishop, Instructor

Course will be held in Administration Building, Room 106 

SAT Preparation Course
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Wednesdays, 9/30 - 12/2
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ZKOC-010 500 12 seats left $150Opens 8/27

YouTube Content Creators

Find your voice and leave your mark on the world! Whether you are six or sixty, it’s time to start a career as the next YouTube star. 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. Students work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Ages 8-11 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) and Ages 11 - 14 (1:30 - 4:30 p.m.) *A webcam is required for this course. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. This course is offered online in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

YouTube Content Creators
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/10 - 8/14
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZKOC-404 702 6 seats left $149Call for more information
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, 8/10 - 8/14
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ZKOC-404 703 7 seats left $149Call for more information
Basketball camp
Camp offerings include Summer Academy, Athletic Camps, Circus Theatricks, Technology Enrichment Programs and Youth Theater Programs.

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Community and Professional Education

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 252

Fax: (518) 629-8103

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(excluding college holidays and vacations)