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Kids on Campus Course Finder

We are updating and adding new virtual summer classes over the next several weeks. Please note the specific age range for each class shown in the course description.

Age Group
Topic
Week
Class Week Age Group Topic Description
3-D Game Design with Unity *ONLINE*
July 13 - July 17
June 29 - July 2
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

 

*This requires a 64-bit operating system. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 29 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-210-1521 #5723
Jul 13 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-210-1522 #5724
3-D Game Design with Unity *ONLINE*
July 13 - July 17
June 29 - July 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

 

*This requires a 64-bit operating system. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.
 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 29 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-406-1528 #5733
Jul 13 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-406-1529 #5734
Animals Across Maryland *ONLINE*
July 27 - July 31
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 6-8. Join us on a tour across the diverse habitats found in Maryland and learn about some of the animals that call those environments home. Live animal ambassadors are featured each day. Offered in conjunction with Echoes of Nature Inc.

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC):Crafting supplies such as scissors, pencils, crayons/markers/colored pencils, construction paper of various colors, paper, glue and tape. PDF’s for printing will be available. 

 

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 1 week.

Tuition: $135 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 27 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
XK-266 1287 #6313
Animals Around the World *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 10
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10.  Come with us on a journey around the world of animals. Each day focuses on a different country and some of the animals that live there. Live animal ambassadors are featured each day. Offered in conjunction with Echoes of Nature Inc.

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Crafting supplies such as scissors, pencils, crayons/markers/colored pencils, construction paper of various colors, paper, glue and tape. PDF’s for printing will be available.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 1 week.

Tuition: $135 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 06 - Jul 10
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
XK-248 1286 #6307
App Attack! *ONLINE*
June 29 - July 2
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & 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 this class. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

 

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 29 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XKE-196-1228 #5585
App Attack! *ONLINE*
June 29 - July 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & 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 this class. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

 

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 29 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-197-1229 #5658
App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App! *ONLINE*
August 17 - August 21
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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.Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Aug 17 - Aug 21
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-197-1230 #5586
App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App! *ONLINE*
August 17 - August 21
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14.  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.Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

 

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Aug 17 - Aug 21
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-497-1231 #5588
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game *ONLINE*
August 3 - August 7
June 8 - June 12
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Students can participate in eSports League matches against other schools across the country with a chance to have their levels featured in the Black Rocket master build of the game! 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

 

*This requires a 64-bit operating system. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

 

Tuition: $159
Jun 08 - Jun 12
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-515-1459 #2301
Aug 03 - Aug 07
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-515-1461 #5593
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game *ONLINE*
August 3 - August 7
June 8 - June 12
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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. Students can participate in eSports League matches against other schools across the country with a chance to have their levels featured in the Black Rocket master build of the game! 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

 

*This requires a 64-bit operating system. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

 

 

Tuition: $159
Jun 08 - Jun 12
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-514-1458 #2302
Aug 03 - Aug 07
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-514-1460 #5592
Code Breakers *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 10
August 10 - August 14
June 15 - June 19
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.  Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

 

*Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 15 - Jun 19
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-279-1463 #5596
Jul 06 - Jul 10
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-279-1465 #5597
Aug 10 - Aug 14
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-279-1467 #5600
Code Breakers *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 10
August 10 - August 14
June 15 - June 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.  Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

 

*Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 15 - Jun 19
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-283-1462 #5594
Jul 06 - Jul 10
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-283-1464 #5602
Aug 10 - Aug 14
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-283-1466 #5609
Code Your Own Adventure! Interactive Storytelling *ONLINE*
July 27 - July 31
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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 JavaScript. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.
 

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

 

Tuition: $159
Jul 27 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-147-1468 #5612
Code Your Own Adventure! Interactive Storytelling *ONLINE*
July 27 - July 31
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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 JavaScript. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

 

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 27 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-447-1469 #5659
College Prep and Advanced Writing Skills *ONLINE*
July 20 - July 31
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages

Ages 14+. Learn how to write at a college level! Compose a variety of essays as well as a high school level research paper. Write papers based on self-selected topics. In addition, you will learn how to evaluate reliable research sources, organize information, control language, and critique your writing.

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Natalie Griffin

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 20 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
XK-153 1331 #6450
Creative Writing for Elementary School *ONLINE*
July 13 - July 17
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
English & World Languages

Ages 8-10. Are you a budding writer just waiting for an opportunity to hone your skills? Come join us for a week of developing writing styles and techniques not normally learned until much later in school. This interactive class covers writing styles from nonfiction to fantasy fiction and beyond. 

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 1 week.

Instructor: Jackie Reymann

Tuition: $95 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 13 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
XK-273 1290 #6324
Creative Writing for Middle School *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 17
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages

Ages 11-14. Explore the world of your imagination and create free verse, blank verse, lyric poetry, character sketches, personal narratives, and dramatic monologues. 

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Elizabeth Campbell Vidreiro

Tuition: $185 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 06 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-617 1280 #6305
Dollars & “Sense” *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 17
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Crazy about cash? Learn about banking, investing and building wealth. Fine tune your financial knowledge as you conduct calculations with money. Develop life skills and fiscal responsibility by setting financial goals through the power of personal choices.

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper, colored pencils or markers. Calculator optional.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

 Instructor: Kim Grant

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 06 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
11:30 AM - 01:15 PM
XK-708 1283 #6282
eSports Apprentice - Streamers and Gamers *ONLINE*
June 22 - June 26
August 17 - August 21
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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. Videos will not be broadcast publicly but will be shared with all students in the class. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*A webcam is required for this course. Software is compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-516-1471 #5662
Aug 17 - Aug 21
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-516-1473 #5663
eSports Apprentice - Streamers and Gamers *ONLINE*
June 22 - June 26
August 17 - August 21
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Videos will not be broadcast publicly but will be shared with all students in the class. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*A webcam is required for this course. Software is compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-517-1470 #5660
Aug 17 - Aug 21
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-517-1472 #5661
Extended Algebra I Review *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 17
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 13+. If you are a rising Algebra II, Geometry, or second-year Algebra I student, this is your chance to cover fundamental concepts in greater depth to get ready for more difficult applications. Topics include operations with positive and negative numbers, families of functions from linear to quadratic to rational and exponential, equations, polynomials, and systems of equations, inequalities, graphing, word problems, and radicals. 

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper, and a graphing calculator.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Ron Farb

Tuition: $185 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 06 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-270-1323 #6440
Fun With Fondant *ONLINE*
July 20 - July 24
June 22 - June 26
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other

11-14. Would you like to take your cake decorating skills to the next level? Learn how to make multiple flowers, leaves, bows, and more out of fondant and gum paste. Paint accent flowers, cover a cake with buttercream icing and fondant, assemble dried flowers onto your cake and finish your cake with buttercream skills learned in the Fun With Frosting class. A supply list will be sent to each student before the class begins.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 1 week.

Instructor: Pat Stein

Tuition: $95 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
XKE-224 1563 #6406
Jul 20 - Jul 24
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
XKE-224 1321 #6407
Fun With Frosting *ONLINE*
June 22 - June 26
July 20 - July 24
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other

Ages 11-14. Love to help out in the kitchen? Now you can learn how to decorate like the pros. Learn how to make frosting from scratch, color your frosting, and pipe frosting through a decorating bag. You will decorate cakes, cupcakes, and sugar cookies using a variety of flower patterns, rosettes, dots, basket weave, and shell borders. You will need to provide un-iced cupcakes, cake layers, and cookies. A supply list will be sent to each student before the class begins.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 1 week.

Instructor: Pat Stein

Tuition: $95 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-174 1562 #6404
Jul 20 - Jul 24
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-174 1320 #6405
Inventor’s League—Prototyping for the Future! *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 10
July 20 - July 24
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. Become an inventor of the future! Learn ‘rapid prototyping’ and problem solving as you conceptualize and design a product to solve a critical global issue. Each day begins with inspirational profiles of young inventors, such as the eleven-year-old who coded a robot to find victims of natural disasters. Next, research a problem to tackle in medicine, architecture, the environment, or a topic of your choosing. Once your vision is complete, learn how to draft 2D designs, create 3D models, and develop a website to pitch your ideas to the class. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 06 - Jul 10
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-359-1475 #5666
Jul 20 - Jul 24
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-359-1477 #5667
Inventor’s League—Prototyping for the Future! *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 10
July 20 - July 24
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Become an inventor of the future! Learn ‘rapid prototyping’ and problem solving as you conceptualize and design a product to solve a critical global issue. Each day begins with inspirational profiles of young inventors, such as the eleven-year-old who coded a robot to find victims of natural disasters. Next, research a problem to tackle in medicine, architecture, the environment, or a topic of your choosing. Once your vision is complete, learn how to draft 2D designs, create 3D models, and develop a website to pitch your ideas to the class. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 06 - Jul 10
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-356-1474 #5664
Jul 20 - Jul 24
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-356-1476 #5665
Is It Who Or Whom? *ONLINE*
August 3 - August 14
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages

Ages 11-14. This specialized writing class concentrates on the sentence, the building block of writing. Learn to identify the parts of speech, study the correct use of verbs, determine subject and predicate, examine phrases and clauses, and construct sentences using proper grammar and punctuation. By means of group editing, you will explore the fundamentals of good sentence structure, bringing clarity to your writing. This course will help you prepare for various standardized writing tests.

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Natalie Griffin

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Aug 03 - Aug 14
Mon-Fri
10:30 AM - 11:45 PM
XK-314 1329 #6453
JavaScript Developer Jam *ONLINE*
June 29 - July 2
June 8 - June 12
August 24 - August 28
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $175
Jun 08 - Jun 12
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-234-1523 #5726
Jun 29 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-234-1524 #5727
Aug 24 - Aug 28
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-234-1525 #5729
JavaScript Developer Jam *ONLINE*
June 29 - July 2
June 8 - June 12
August 24 - August 28
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $175
Jun 08 - Jun 12
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-357-1478 #5668
Jun 29 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-357-1480 #5671
Aug 24 - Aug 28
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-357-1479 #5669
Make Your First 3D Video Game! *ONLINE*
July 27 - July 31
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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 projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family projects are only compatible with Windows devices. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 27 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-148-1482 #5678
Make Your First 3D Video Game! *ONLINE*
July 27 - July 31
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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 projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family projects are only compatible with Windows devices. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 27 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-194-1481 #5677
Make Your First Video Game! *ONLINE*
June 22 - June 26
August 24 - August 28
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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, Mac versions can be created after the program for $15.00 conversion fee. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-237-1532 #5738
Aug 24 - Aug 28
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-237-1538 #5754
Make Your First Video Game! *ONLINE*
June 22 - June 26
August 24 - August 28
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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, Mac versions can be created after the program for $15.00 conversion fee. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-247-1530 #5735
Aug 24 - Aug 28
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-247-1531 #5736
Math Olympics *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 10
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Go for the gold! Participate in a variety of individual and team competitions in this fun and challenging class. Use your mathematical flexibility and problem solving skills to race to the podium. Students should be fluent in their multiplication facts before taking this class. 

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 1 week.

Instructor: Jackie Reymann

Tuition: $95 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 06 - Jul 10
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-235 1288 #6317
Minecraft Designers *ONLINE*
July 20 - July 24
August 17 - August 21
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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 to take this class. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. May be an additional $25 fee for system requirements; Purchase Minecraft Java Edition

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 20 - Jul 24
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-226-1489 #5687
Aug 17 - Aug 21
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-226-1491 #5689
Minecraft Designers *ONLINE*
July 20 - July 24
August 17 - August 21
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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 to take this class. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. May be an additional $25 fee for system requirements; Purchase Minecraft Java Edition

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 20 - Jul 24
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-225-1487 #5685
Aug 17 - Aug 21
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-225-1488 #5686
Minecraft Modders *ONLINE*
June 15 - June 19
July 27 - July 31
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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 to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. May be an additional $25 fee for system requirements; Purchase Minecraft Java Edition

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 15 - Jun 19
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-297-1494 #5692
Jul 27 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-297-1495 #5694
Minecraft Modders *ONLINE*
July 27 - July 31
June 15 - June 19
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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 to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. May be an additional $25 fee for system requirements; Purchase Minecraft Java Edition

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 15 - Jun 19
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-295-1492 #5690
Jul 27 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-295-1493 #5691
Minecraft Redstone Engineers *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 10
June 8 - June 12
August 10 - August 14
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Take the next step beyond simply “playing” Minecraft and become a true Redstone engineer. Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own carnival with a variety of mini-games, roller coasters, and attractions powered by Redstone. Learn how to use Command and Structure blocks to incorporate them into your builds. Activate your skills and take your Minecraft structures to the next level! Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. May be an additional $25 fee for system requirements; Purchase Minecraft Java Edition

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 08 - Jun 12
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-249-1520 #5730
Jul 06 - Jul 10
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-249-1527 #5731
Aug 10 - Aug 14
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-249-1533 #5740
Minecraft Redstone Engineers *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 10
June 8 - June 12
August 10 - August 14
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Take the next step beyond simply “playing” Minecraft and become a true Redstone engineer. Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own carnival with a variety of mini-games, roller coasters, and attractions powered by Redstone. Learn how to use Command and Structure blocks to incorporate them into your builds. Activate your skills and take your Minecraft structures to the next level! Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. May be an additional $25 fee for system requirements; Purchase Minecraft Java Edition

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 08 - Jun 12
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-349-1496 #5695
Jul 06 - Jul 10
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-349-1497 #5696
Aug 10 - Aug 14
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-349-1498 #5697
Minecraft® Animators *ONLINE*
July 13 - July 17
August 24 - August 28
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 13 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-386-1485 #5681
Aug 24 - Aug 28
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-386-1486 #5682
Minecraft® Animators *ONLINE*
July 13 - July 17
August 24 - August 28
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 13 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-389-1483 #5679
Aug 24 - Aug 28
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-389-1484 #5680
Money Magic *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 17
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 6-8. Spend time learning about the stories, history, and magic of money through the ages. Examine the art and science behind currency, allowances, wants and needs, banking, investing, and building wealth. You will learn practical facts about money through the reading of stories, researching, performing money  calculations, and various activities in order to build positive lifelong financial skills.

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper, colored pencils or markers. Coin and bill manipulatives optional.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Kim Grant

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 06 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
09:00 AM - 10:45 AM
XK-377 1282 #6281
Multiples of Math *ONLINE*
July 20 - July 31
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 6-8. Math is more than numbers. It is also word problems and turning those words into numbers. Get lots of practice in solving puzzles, using logic, reviewing money decisions, and interpreting data.  You can "count" on enjoying this class and discovering how numbers relate to the real world.

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper, colored pencils or markers. Manipulatives for counting/grouping optional.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Kim Grant

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 20 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
09:00 AM - 10:45 AM
XK-306 1284 #6283
Multiples of Math II *ONLINE*
July 20 - July 31
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Take your problem solving skills to the next level. Improve your skills by solving advanced math problems using multiplication, division, and basic algebra. Count on good “times” in this class. You should know your multiplication facts before taking this class.

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper, colored pencils or markers. Basic calculator optional.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Kim Grant

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 20 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
11:30 AM - 01:15 PM
XK-443 1285 #6284
Organizational and Study Skills for Students *ONLINE*
August 3 - August 14
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Test Preparation

Ages 11-14. Improve time management as well as listening, memory, note-taking, and test-taking skills. Become more confident in handling assignments. An analysis of individual learning styles helps you become more efficient and organized. 

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Natalie Griffin

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Aug 03 - Aug 14
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 02:45 PM
XK-294 1330 #6454
Poetry Workshop *ONLINE*
July 20 - July 31
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages

Ages 12+.  In this class, you will be introduced to the theory and practice of writing poetry. We will read poems with a critical eye to fully understand their craft and meaning and to enjoy the beauty and magic of a well-written poem. Each day, you will have an assigned writing topic, and will participate in a workshop discussion to give and receive constructive feedback about your work. At the end of the class, you will have a mini-portfolio of several polished poems!

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Elizabeth Campbell Vidreiro

Tuition: $185 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 20 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-304 1281 #6304
Pokemon Masters: Designers & 3D Makers Unite! *ONLINE*
July 13 - July 17
August 24 - August 28
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 13 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 AM
XK-263-1534 #5741
Aug 24 - Aug 28
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-263-1535 #5742
Pokemon Masters: Designers & 3D Makers Unite! *ONLINE*
July 13 - July 17
August 24 - August 28
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jul 13 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-252-1536 #5743
Aug 24 - Aug 28
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-252-1537 #5744
Prep for Algebra *ONLINE*
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. Do you want to be well prepared for Algebra 1? If so, this class is for you! After taking this course, you will be able to fully grasp the concepts of the number system and exponents, the foundations of geometry, as well as solving linear equations and evaluating expressions, analyzing functions and equations, and interpreting data. This course is for students who will be taking Algebra 1 or Algebra 1 GT during the upcoming school year

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and graph paper, and a calculator.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Maria Packard

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 13 - Jul 24
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 02:45 PM
XK-416-1326 #6447
Jul 27 - Aug 07
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 02:45 PM
XK-416-1327 #6449
Prep for High School Geometry *ONLINE*
July 20 - July 31
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 12+. Without geometry, life is “pointless.” This vital class will give you an idea of the various topics that will be taught in a high school geometry course. Get ready to review the foundations of geometry and expand your geometric reasoning. You will also have a better idea of parallel and perpendicular lines, triangle congruence and similarity, properties of various polygons and shapes, area, perimeter, circumference, and volume. 

Prerequisite: Algebra I

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper, and a calculator.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Bradley Kim

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 20 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
XK-366 1322 #6439
Python Programmers *ONLINE*
July 13 - July 17
June 22 - June 26
August 3 - August 7
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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! Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $175
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-131-1499 #5698
Jul 13 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-131-1500 #5699
Aug 03 - Aug 07
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-131-1501 #5700
Python Programmers *ONLINE*
June 22 - June 26
August 3 - August 7
July 13 - July 17
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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! Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $175
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-523-1539 #5755
Jul 13 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-523-1540 #5756
Aug 03 - Aug 07
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 AM
XK-523-1504 #5703
Reading, Writing, and Reasoning *ONLINE*
July 20 - July 24
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
English & World Languages

Ages 8-10. Use plot, setting, theme, and character analysis to explore many different kinds of literature. Learn to interpret stories creatively through book talks, story mapping, and discussion questions about social values and author’s intent. Sharpen your critical thinking skills through puzzles, games, and story structure analyses. Learn how authors use inductive and deductive reasoning to craft stories and send messages to readers. Have fun while becoming a critically aware reader, writer, and thinker! 

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 1 week.

Instructor: Jackie Reymann

Tuition: $95 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 20 - Jul 24
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-290 1291 #6325
Research and Study Skills *ONLINE*
July 20 - July 31
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages

Ages 14+. Learn organizational research and study skills to graduate from high school and go on to college-level work. Improve your time management, memory retention, note taking, and test taking skills. Review procedures for selecting a topic, developing a thesis statement, and creating an outline. Learn all the necessary steps that lead to writing a great term paper.

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 2 weeks.

Instructor: Natalie Griffin

Tuition: $159 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 20 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 02:45 PM
XK-438 1328 #6452
ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs! *ONLINE*
July 27 - July 31
June 15 - June 19
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $175
Jun 15 - Jun 19
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-130-1505 #5706
Jul 27 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-130-1506 #5707
ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs! *ONLINE*
July 27 - July 31
June 15 - June 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC

 

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

 

Tuition: $175
Jun 15 - Jun 19
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-330-1502 #5704
Jul 27 - Jul 31
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-330-1503 #5705
ROBLOX® Makers *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 10
August 3 - August 7
June 8 - June 12
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC

 

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 08 - Jun 12
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-519-1507 #5708
Jul 06 - Jul 10
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-519-1508 #5709
Aug 03 - Aug 07
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-519-1509 #5710
ROBLOX® Makers *ONLINE*
July 6 - July 10
August 3 - August 7
June 8 - June 12
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 08 - Jun 12
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-518-1510 #5711
Jul 06 - Jul 10
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-518-1511 #5712
Aug 03 - Aug 07
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-518-1512 #5713
Rocket Kart Racers: Design A Mario Kart Style Game *ONLINE*
June 22 - June 26
August 10 - August 14
July 20 - July 24
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*This requires a 64-bit operating system. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-350-1516 #2303
Jul 20 - Jul 24
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-350-1517 #5718
Aug 10 - Aug 14
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-350-1518 #5719
Rocket Kart Racers: Design A Mario Kart Style Game *ONLINE*
June 22 - June 26
August 10 - August 14
July 20 - July 24
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*This requires a 64-bit operating system. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-312-1513 #5714
Jul 20 - Jul 24
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-312-1514 #5715
Aug 10 - Aug 14
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-312-1515 #5716
Unlocking the Mysteries of Math *ONLINE*
July 13 - July 17
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 6-8.  Solve sums and differences while playing hands-on games. Crack the code of place value and numbers. Play games such as Pocket Full of Coins, Four Coin Draw, and Race to $1 to explore concepts of money. Unveil ways to solve math problems using logic and reasoning. Math has never been so much fun! 

Campers must provide these supplies (not provided by KOC): Basic supplies including pencils, plain and lined paper.

Online format: Live instruction via zoom. 1 week.

Instructor: Jackie Reymann

Tuition: $95 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jul 13 - Jul 17
Mon-Fri
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-264 1289 #6318
Video Game Animation *ONLINE*
August 3 - August 7
June 15 - June 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. Take your game design skills to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites, objects, and backgrounds. Start with a name, develop the character’s personality, signature moves, special powers, and a storyline. Finish with a fully animated character to be used in your very own game. Students do not need any prior experience in game design, animation, or sketching. 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 $15.00 conversion fee. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 15 - Jun 19
Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-272-1542 #5759
Aug 03 - Aug 07
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-272-1543 #5760
Video Game Animation *ONLINE*
August 3 - August 7
June 15 - June 19
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Take your game design skills to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites, objects, and backgrounds. Start with a name, develop the character’s personality, signature moves, special powers, and a storyline. Finish with a fully animated character to be used in your very own game. Students do not need any prior experience in game design, animation, or sketching. 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 $15.00 conversion fee. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC.

*Compatible with Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 15 - Jun 19
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-265-1541 #5759
Aug 03 - Aug 07
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-265-1544 #5761
YouTube Content Creators *ONLINE*
June 29 - July 2
August 10 - August 14
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. 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. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC

 

*A webcam is required for this course. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

 

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 29 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-274-1546 #5763
Aug 10 - Aug 14
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-274-1547 #5764
YouTube Content Creators *ONLINE*
June 29 - July 2
August 10 - August 14
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Offered in cooperation with BlackRocket Productions, LLC.

*A webcam is required for this course. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Tuition: $159
Jun 29 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-276-1545 #5762
Aug 10 - Aug 14
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-276-1548 #5765
 
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