All About STEM!

Science, technology, engineering, and math. Engage in these camps designed to spark innovation and creative thinking. 

Minecraft Modders

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  • Ages 8-14, 9:00-12:00, $225

    Led by Black Rocket

    Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Camper projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. 
    To access their project at home campers must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning campers can create more advanced projects that build on previous years 

LEGO Films and Stop Action!

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  • Ages 8-14, 9:00-12:00, $225

    Led by Black Rocket

    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 camp brings your dreams to the screen. 
    Campers will need to bring in LEGOs or action figures from home, but all other equipment provided. Camper-created films will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning campers can create more advanced projects that build on previous years 

LEGO Video Games

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  • Ages 8-14, 1:00-4:00, $225

    Led by Black Rocket

    Combine your two favorite activities: LEGOs and Video Games! Students will create their own LEGO characters and adventures in an interactive 2D Video Game. Everyone is welcome in this one of a kind class. 
    At the end of the program, every camper will have a finished LEGO Video Game that can be shared with friends and family through a password protected Black Rocket website. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac versions can be created after the program for a $15.00 conversion fee. Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning campers can create more advanced projects that build on previous years     

Make Your First 3D Video Game!

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  • Ages 8-14, 9:00-12:00, $225

    Led by Black Rocket

    Try this new version of a Black Rocket classic! This camp allows you to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world. Campers will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and storytelling. 
    Campers created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning campers can create more advanced projects that build on previous years   

Minecraft Animators

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  • Ages 8-14, 1:00-4:00, $225

    Led by Black Rocket

    Bring your favorite Minecraft characters to life in an animated short film! Learn how studios like Pixar and Disney make movies like Inside Out and Frozen by using techniques like keyframing, tweening, texturing, and animating rigged 3D models! 
    Camper projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You do not need to own a Minecraft account to use the software in this class. Campers will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning campers can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Mac users can play their project at home, but will not be able to edit the project without a PC.    

Code Breakers

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  • Ages 8-14, 1:00-4:00, $225

    Led by Black Rocket

    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 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. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years