Grades 6-8

June 10-14

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, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1182M01-58051 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

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, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1161M01-58030 | Course Cost: $249*

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

Fitness and Nutrition

Learn the basics of nutrition and get your heart pumping at a healthy rate! Discover how to read a food label, take your heart rate 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 be held both indoors and outdoors.

Mon-Fri, June 10-14, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1154M01-58023 | Course Cost: $189 | closed

Easy and Fun 3D Printing

Watch your ideas come to life through 3D Printing! Learn about 3D printing technologies and how they are used. Discover different materials and print settings, slicing software and gcoding, and how to modify existing designs to create your own. Students will be introduced to the software: Tinkercad, Solidworks and Autocad for 3D modeling revision and design as well as model sharing websites: “Thingiverse” and “Grabcad”. Take home samples of your work to show your family and friends!

add to cartMon-Fri, June 10-14, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1155M01-58024 | Course Cost: $204*

*Tuition: $189 + Materials Fee: $15

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens 2 Week Camp

Make friends and interact with others in this exciting camp, based on the book, “Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens” by Sean Covey. Students will use this step-by-step framework to boost their self-esteem, improve communication in their relationships, resist peer pressure, discover time management and set goals. This is a two week camp.

Mon-Fri, June 10-21, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1152M01-58021 | Course Cost: $391* | closed

*Tuition: $378 + Book Fee: $13

Emergency Medical Services Academy

Does helping people in emergency health challenges sound exciting to you? Discover what it’s like to be an EMT. Experience first-hand training and skills needed to become an EMT by learning lifesaving skills such as: splinting, bleeding control and tourniquet applications. First Aid and CPR certification will be issued at the completion of camp.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 10-14, 8:30AM-12PM | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1186M01-58075 | Course Cost: $219*

*Tuition: $189 + CPR Certification: $20 + T-Shirt: $10

Babysitter Training with AHA Pediatric CPR & First Aid Certification

Are you ready to earn money babysitting? ACC’s Emergency Medical Services Staff will guide you through how to keep children safe and entertained while in your care. Learn how to feed, burp, dress, carry and change a baby as well as develop a list of fun and safe activities to play. Know what to do in an emergency, First Aid and CPR certification will be issued at the completion of camp.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 10-14, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1153M01-58022 | Course Cost: $209*

*Tuition: $189 + CPR Certification: $20

June 17-21

Myths and Monsters

Discover the world of myths and monsters! Students will explore the fiction, folklore and poetry about monsters and mythical beasts, then create and revise their own literature piece.

Mon-Fri, June 17-21, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1159M01-58028 | Course Cost: $189 | closed

Sports

Are you interested in team sports? Discover the basic principles and skills required for many sports and then practice them. Learn about camaraderie and working together towards a common goal, being a “good sport” and have fun! This active camp will meet indoors and outdoors.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 17-21, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1160M01-58029 | Course Cost: $189 | closed

The Science of Happiness

Develop everyday strategies to increase well-being through positive psychology, the study of what makes people flourish in all areas of life. In this interactive class, learn how to turn stress into a tool, how to experience more emotions that are positive, improve self-satisfaction, how to maintain friendships, and listen/hear what others have to say.

Mon-Fri, June 17-21, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1158M01-58027 | Course Cost: $189 | closed

Cooking (Held At Heritage High School)

This is an introductory level class on the fundamentals of cooking focusing on basic knife skills, measuring techniques and cooking methods. Each day will include a demonstration, preparation and cook time, and turn out. Students will work independently and with small groups in order to create delicious food.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 17-21, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Heritage High School
YTHC 1018M01-58080 | Course Cost: $214*

*Tuition: $189 + Food and Supplies: $25

The Science of Cooking (Held At Heritage High School)

Chemistry meets art in the science of cooking. Discover through experiments which properties determine if something will taste delicious or disgusting and what makes fresh pie smell so good while learning precision in measurement, creative design, and basic chemistry principles.

Mon-Fri, June 17-21, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Heritage High School
YTHC 1019M01-58081 | Course Cost: $209* | closed

*Tuition: $189 + Food and Supplies: $20

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, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1151M01-58020 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

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.

Mon-Fri, June 17-21, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1167M01-58036 | Course Cost: $239* | closed

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

June 24-28

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.

Mon-Fri, June 24-28, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1150M01-58019 | Course Cost: $239* | closed

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

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, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1177M01-58046 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

American Sign Language

Learn the basic vocabulary, structure and signs of ASL. Master the basics of finger spelling, numbers, colors, facial grammar and sentence structure. Develop a broad picture of language and cultural behaviors that will help you hold a beginning level conversation in ASL with deaf or hard of hearing native users of the language.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 24-28, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1163M01-58032 | Course Cost: $189

Healthy Habits

Develop healthy eating and exercise habits in this interactive physical fitness based camp. Students will learn the ins and outs of different exercises and why physical fitness and a healthy diet is necessary for all ages. Activities will be performed indoors and outdoors.

Mon-Fri, June 24-28, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1164M01-58033 | Course Cost: $194* | closed

*Tuition: $189 + Material Fee: $5

Junior Reporters

Do you like to investigate? Do you like to write stories about new things you have learned? This Junior Reporter camp will include the basics of developing news stories with a focus on quality and effective writing. Students will engage in hands-on practice of the profession such as developing story ideas and insightful questions. They will conduct interviews and take photos to compliment the story. Stories completed during the course will be published in the ACC online student newspaper, The Arapahoe Pinnacle.

add to cartMon-Fri, June 24-28, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1165M01-58034 | Course Cost: $199*

*Tuition: $189 + Publishing Fee: $10

Ukulele

The uke is an engaging, fun and easy to pick up instrument. Learn to read standard sheet music and tablature, harmonize using chords, and understand a little music theory. Learn to play songs and write your own compositions. Explore tips for buying, tuning and maintaining your ukulele. No previous musical experience necessary!

add to cartMon-Fri, June 24-28, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1166M01-58035 | Course Cost: $189

July 8-12

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, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1175M01-58044 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

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, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1168M01-58037 | Course Cost: $249*

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

Photography

Do you enjoy taking pictures? Come be inspired and equipped to capture gorgeous images with your camera! Explore elements of design, composition, lighting, exposure and more! We will photograph at the beautiful Hudson Gardens and the surrounding areas of the ACC campus. Students will mount prints and decorate a display board to bring home. Bring a fully charged camera daily.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 8-12, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 5-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1169M01-58038 | Course Cost: $214*

*Tuition: $189 + Supply Fee: $15 + Hudson Gardens Pass: $10

Painting

Learn the secrets to creating beautiful art! We will explore composition, color theory, shading, brush strokes and more. Amidst the beautiful scenery of Hudson Gardens students will paint a water color image. Students will also paint a canvas with acrylic paints. Students will go home with two masterpiece paintings, inspiration and new skills. Please dress accordingly for painting.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 8-12, 12:30-4pm | Grades 5-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1170M01-58039 | Course Cost: $244*

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

Backyard Biologists

Do you love nature? Discover the powers of observation as you learn how to track data on nature in your own backyard! Explore ecological principles, identification and science journaling. While learning about the regional ecology of their neighborhood, students will also grow in appreciation for Colorado wildlife and habitats.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 8-12, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1176M01-58045 | Course Cost: $189

Robot Boot Camp with Sphero

Have you seen or used the robotic Sphero? With this robotic ball of fun, you’ll be able to fuse together skills like programming robotic toys, digital apps and entertainment experiences. Become a real life engineer in this interactive camp!

add to cartMon-Fri, July 8-12, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1172M01-58041 | Course Cost: $299*

*Tuition: $189 + Sphero: $100 + Technology Fee: $10

Junior Police Academy

Does police work interest you? Is a police officer your hero? Discover the life of a police office. Experience first-hand training and skills needed to become a law enforcement officer. Discover several aspects of the jobs such as: self-defense and arrest control tactics, evidence and crime scene processing, SWAT team operations, and firearms safety. Try on specialized equipment, collect shoe casts and process fingerprints. On Friday, invite your family to a graduation ceremony and receive your awards, patch and certificate!

add to cartMon-Fri, July 8-12, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1173M01-58042 | Course Cost: $199*

*Tuition: $189 + Shirt: $10

Improve Your Study Skills

Do you need help studying? Discover how you learn best! Get ready for the new school year by learning strategies in listening, note-taking, test- taking, time management and more.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 8-12, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1174M01-58043 | Course Cost: $189

July 15-19

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, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1156M01-58025 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

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, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1157M01-58026 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

Disc Golf

Did you know disc golf started with people using Frisbees and aiming at targets that were  made  up  of trees, trash cans, light poles, pipes and whatever else was handy? It is now one of the best lifetime fitness sports and has grown in popularity. Come learn how to play, or enhance your skills while learning more about the sport. This is an outdoor camp.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 15-19, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1171M01-58040 | Course Cost: $189

Miracle of Communication

Learn to better appreciate, understand, and apply interpersonal communication skills. Gain a greater understanding in comprehending ourselves and others. Work in peer groups to formulate discussions and apply concepts to help you succeed in middle school and beyond.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 15-19, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1178M01-58047 | Course Cost: $189

Elevate Camp

This camp is for middle school children with special needs at mild to moderate levels. You must have a documented intellectual or developmental disability and be able to attend to personal care needs or provide a personal care attendant. You will meet new people and spend the week learning academic and life skills in a fun, supportive and safe environment. You  will  complete  a  new  project  each day reinforcing skills which you can  take  with  you anywhere. You will also have the chance to explore what it looks like to be a student at Arapahoe Community College.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 15-19, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1179M01-58048 | Course Cost: $189

Mango Math Pre-Algebra I

Pre-Algebra made fun and easy! Each individual lesson offers visual and kinetic representation of math concepts that develop strong math knowledge like; ratio, fractions, percent, integers, expressions, factors, exponents, etc. Every lesson is a games or activity that fosters curiosity, discussion and growth through cooperation, collaboration and creative thinking. MANGO Math adheres to Common Core, TEKS and NCTM math standards and is researched based.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 15-19, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1180M01-58049 | Course Cost: $224*

*Tuition: $189 + Material Fee: $35

July 22-26

2 Week Summer High School Prep: Math for Incoming 9th Graders

Are you starting High school in the fall? Are you prepared to meet the new graduation guidelines for Math? This week long program will help you feel prepared for High School Algebra by front loading the foundational concepts of Algebra I. This class is designed to shore up existing learning gaps in order for you to feel comfortable and confident in a high school level Algebra I course. Students will also be introduced to all of the new opportunities and challenges of navigating high school in a fun, safe and interactive environment. The time you take this summer to prepare for high school will help you be successful this fall!

add to cartMon-Fri, July 22-Aug 2, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1185M01-58054 | Course Cost: $200

2 Week Summer High School Prep: English for Incoming 9th Graders

Are you starting High school in the fall? Are you prepared to meet the new graduation guidelines for English? This week long program will help you feel prepared for High School English by front loading the foundational concepts of English Composition and Literature. This class is designed to shore up existing learning gaps in order for you to feel comfortable and confident in a high school level Algebra I course. Students will also be introduced to all of the new opportunities and challenges of navigating high school in a fun, safe and interactive environment. The time you take this summer to prepare for high school will help you be successful this fall!

add to cartMon-Fri, July 22-Aug 2, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1185M02-58082 | Course Cost: $200

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, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1162M01-58031 | Course Cost: $239*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $50

Mango Math Sports Pre-Algebra II

What better way to explore math than through sports! MANGO Math offers visual and kinetic representation of math concepts that develop strong math knowledge like; ratio, fractions, percent, integers, expressions, factors, exponents, through different sports. There are 17 separate sports from traditional Football and Basketball to Equestrian and Dance and much more. Every lesson is a games or activity that foster curiosity, discussion and growth through cooperation, collaboration and creative thinking. MANGO Math grade level math kit adheres to Common Core, TEKS and NCTM math standards and is researched based.

add to cartMon-Fri, July 22-26, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1184M01-58053 | Course Cost: $224*

*Tuition: $189 + Material Fee: $35

Art & Science Exploration for Middle School Scientists

Science is all about exploration and discovery, so there is no better way to get excited about learning than with hands-on activities and science experiments. You will have a blast learning about the world around you while creating experiments that will put the power in your hands. Learn and grow with us this summer!

add to cartMon-Fri, July 22-26, 8:30am-12pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1183M01-58052 | Course Cost: $204*

*Tuition: $189 + Technology Fee: $15

Virtual Reality: The Future is Now

Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting-edge camp, 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, 12:30-4pm | Grades 6-8 | Littleton Campus
YTHC 1181M01-58050 | Course Cost: $256*

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

 

 

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