Grades 3-5

June 10-14

ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs!

Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where you can create anything you dream up. 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. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 10-14, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1015M01-58016 | Course Cost: $249*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50 + License Fee: $10

Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game

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. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 10-14, 12:30-4pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1006M01-58007 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

June 17-21

App Attack!

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, 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. Publishing to app stores not included. 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.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 17-21, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1005M01-58006 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

Minecraft© Designers

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 create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software.  Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 17-21, 12:30-4pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1012M01-58013 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

Fitness & Nutrition

Learn the basics of nutrition and get your heart pumping at a healthy rate through play. Discuss healthy snack and nutrition options and practice exercises and games to keep you active. Students will learn why exercise is important at all age levels and why it’s important to have a balanced diet. This camp will meet indoors and outdoors.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 17-21, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1002M01-58003 | Course Cost: $189

Painting and Photography

Create your own large painted canvas and mount your photos on a mat board to take home! You will learn the secrets to creating through a lot of fun activities, including a field trip to Hudson Gardens. Please dress for painting, and bring a fully charged digital camera daily.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 17-21, 12:30-4pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1003M01-58004 | Course Cost: $244*

*Tuition: $189 + Supply Fee: $45 + Hudson Garden Pass: $10

June 24-28

Fun With Drones

Do you think it would be cool to fly a drone? Learn about the science behind how drones fly and discover how they work. Practice drone safety while flying through obstacles and completing drone “missions” to hone your flying skills.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 24-28, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1008M01-58009 | Course Cost: $244*

*Tuition: $189 + Drone Fee: $55

Keyboarding

Can you type without looking at the keyboard? Learn accuracy and speed by using games to type words and short stories. Know your words per minute at the end of the class!

add to cartMon-Fri, June 24-28, 12:30-4PM | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1009M01-58010 | Course Cost: $199*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $10

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.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 24-28, 8:30AM-12PM | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1007M01-58008 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

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 you will 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 a $15.00 conversion fee. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 24-28, 12:30-4pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1011M01-58012 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

July 8-12

July 8-12

Python Programmers

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! Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 8-12, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1014M01-58015 | Course Cost: $249*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50 + License Fee: $10

ROBLOX® Makers

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. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 8-12, 12:30-4pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1016M01-58017 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

July 15-19

Make Your First 3D Video Game!

In this Black Rocket classic, you will go well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Student created games 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.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 15-19, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1010M01-58011 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

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 mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student 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. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 15-19, 12:30-4pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1013M01-58014 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

July 22-26

Virtual Reality: The Future is Now

Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! You will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created. VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. Students do not need a mobile device to take the class, but to use the VR headset a camper will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Students will work in pairs or teams and VR projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 22-26, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1017M01-58018 | Course Cost: $256*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50 + VR Mask Headset: $17

3D Game Labs with Unity

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, 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. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 22-26, 12:30-4pm | Grades 3-5 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1004M01-58005 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

 

 

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