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OPERATIONS UPDATE
Due to anticipated winter weather, Howard Community College is operating on CODE YELLOW status for Thursday, January 20, 2022. More information here.
 
HCC Main Campus
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
Training & Development Solution
Maryland Innovation Center
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD 21046
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Kids on Campus Course Finder

Registration for spring classes is now open. Summer registration opens January 27.

If the class you want is full, request to be added to the waitlist. 

 

Age Group
Session
Topic
Class Session Age Group Topic Description
Code Breakers
Winter/Spring
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. Calling all future coders, programmers, and 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 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.

 

 

Tuition: $199 (includes $79 in fees)
Feb 05 - Feb 26
Sat
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-339 1214 #9806
Code Breakers
Winter/Spring
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Calling all future coders, programmers, and 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 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.

 

 

Tuition: $199 (includes $79 in fees)
Feb 05 - Feb 26
Sat
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
XK-246 1215 #9807
JavaScript Developer Jam
Winter/Spring
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 3-D 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.

Tuition: $215 (includes $89 in fees)
Mar 19 - Apr 09
Sat
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-413 1216 #9808
Minecraft Modders
Winter/Spring
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Customize your own Minecraft world and mod the classic game in this one of a kind class. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods. Students will create a wide variety of new elements, gameplay mechanics, and world generating mods to change the way you play Minecraft. Projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. to access your project at home, you must own a Java version of Minecraft. 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.

Tuition: $199 (includes $79 in fees*)
Mar 19 - Apr 09
Sat
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
XK-434 1217 #9809
Preparation for the SAT
Winter/Spring
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Test Preparation

Ages 15+. If you are planning to take the SAT, this updated course will prepare you for both the verbal and math sections. Verbal preparation will ask you to interpret the meanings of relevant words and phrases in context, utilize close reading to increase comprehension, and identify central ideas and themes of a text. Math preparation includes mastery of linear expressions, creating and solving equations, using ratios, percentages and units, problem solving, and data analysis. Students should have completed Algebra II. Test taking tips will be covered. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. You must bring a calculator. This course is for high school students. 

Tuition: $385 (includes $106 in fees*)
Feb 05 - Mar 05
Sat
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
XK-132 1208 #9675
Apr 23 - May 21
Sat
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
XK-132 1211 #9678
Preparation for the SAT Math Test
Winter/Spring
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Test Preparation

Ages 15+. If you are taking the SAT and only need preparation in the math section, you should take this updated course. Math preparation includes multi-step problems with applications in science, social science, career scenarios, and other real-life contexts. Students should have completed Algebra II. Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. You must bring a calculator. This course is for high school students.

Tuition: $275 (includes $99 in fees*)
Feb 05 - Mar 05
Sat
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-133 1210 #9682
Apr 23 - May 21
Sat
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-133 1212 #9679
Preparation for the SAT Verbal Test
Winter/Spring
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Test Preparation

Ages 15+. If you are taking the SAT and only need preparation in the verbal section, you should take this updated course. Verbal preparation includes vocabulary and reading comprehension such as understanding the author’s message, rhetoric, synthesis, and understanding relationships in passages. Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. This course is for high school students. 

Tuition: $275 (includes $104 in fees*)
Feb 05 - Mar 05
Sat
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
XK-134 1209 #9680
Apr 23 - May 21
Sat
12:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-134 1213 #9681
 
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