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Age Group
Session
Topic
Week
Class Session Age Group Topic Description
3-D Game Design With Unity
Summer
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, 3-D modeling, intermediate event scripting, and the impact of game play on user experience. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-210 1305 #1331
3-D Game Design With Unity
Summer
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, 3-D modeling, intermediate event scripting, and the impact of game play on user experience. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-406 1306 #1332
3-D Modeling and Gaming Animation *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Learn how to develop 2-D and 3-D animation for use in presentations and multimedia applications. Generate 3-D models using vertices, edges, and polygons that are manipulated to shape your objects. Imagine the process as working with high-tech Play-Doh. Use animation software, create storyboards to produce animations, and construct interfaces between graphic and animation programs. Learn how to develop 2-D and 3-D animations to import into a 3-D game. 2 weeks
Tuition: $335 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-627 1056 #0517
6th Grade Math Review
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. This course is for students who finished 6th grade math and are going into 7th grade math. Practice working with ratio and rate, comparing integers, comparing positive and negative rational numbers, multiplying and dividing fractions, evaluating expressions, solving one-step equations, and finding area of triangles and quadrilaterals. Get a jump start on a stellar 7th grade year! 1 week
Tuition: $205 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-417 1137 #0327
Acrylic Painting for Elementary Artists
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Explore techniques in acrylic painting as you learn about color relationships, creating texture, and adding shadows and highlights. Subjects for paintings will come from your close observation and your own imagination. Work with canvas and create finished works that will be ready to hang or offer as gifts. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $85 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-225 1096 #0428
Advanced Robotics *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Create a basic artificial intelligence (AI) to program a robot using visual and text-based code. Utilize a variety of sensors that help your robot navigate and overcome daily class challenges. With your teammates, apply different coding concepts while using the scientific method to formulate, observe, experiment, test, and modify your robot. You will work in teams for most of the program. No prior experience is required. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-376 1537 #0511
Advanced Robotics *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. In this class, create a basic artificial intelligence (AI) to program a robot using visual and text-based code. Utilize a variety of sensors that help your robot navigate and overcome daily class challenges. With your teammates, you will apply different coding concepts while using the scientific method to formulate, observe, experiment, test, and modify your robot. You will work in teams for most of the program. No prior experience is required. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-390 1538 #0515
Adventures in Augmented Reality!
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Watch as holograms come to life in the first ever augmented reality for kids! You will work in cutting-edge software to create holographic scenes that are viewable with a smartphone and a magic futuristic cube. Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 4 days
Tuition: $239 (includes $105 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-513 1298 #0363
(No class Jul 4)
After Care
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)

End the day with movies and a light snack. All sessions run 4:30pm-6:30pm. A late fine of $5 per
15 minutes will be charged for students picked up after 6:30pm. Before classes begin, we will send
you information including location. 1 week

Tuition: $70** (includes $0 in fees*)
Jun 22 - Jun 24
Wed-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1224 #0480
(No class Jun 21 & 22)**Tuition for this three-day week is $42
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1225 #0481
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1021 #0482
(no class Jul 4) **Tuition for this four-day week is $56
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1022 #0483
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1023 #0484
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1024 #0485
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1025 #0486
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1026 #0487
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1027 #0488
All About Technology
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Fun, exciting, and challenging activities await as you are introduced to a variety of relevant technologies. Build circuits as well as construct and program robotic devices. Use a global positioning system to play a high-tech game of hide and seek. Practice skills such as orienteering, treasure hunting, and waymarking, better known as geocaching. Discover the FUNdamentals of technology. Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week
Tuition: $245 (includes $89 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-121 1500 #0215
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-121 1332 #4216
All Sports *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Sports & Athletics
Ages 6-8 and 8-10. Do you like to move and have fun? Come guard the yard as you participate in a variety of sports and games including soccer and kickball. A happy and healthy summer is sure to be a slam dunk! 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-504 1321 #1404
(Ages 8-10)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-504 1322 #1405
(Ages 6-8)
Amazing Ocean Art
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 6-8. Are you fascinated by the vast ocean and its vibrant creatures? Do you enjoy creating colorful works of art? Learn more about the appearance, habitats, and behaviors of these interesting creatures while using a variety of fun tools to create art projects about marine life. Explore new painting methods, problem solve with friends, and discover more about the mysterious ocean and its inhabitants. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-229 1062 #0238
Animals Across Maryland
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 6-8 and 8-10. 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, along with related crafts, hands-on activities, and games. Offered in conjunction with Echoes of Nature Inc. 1 week

 

Tuition: $299 (includes $111 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-527 1139 #0551
(Ages 6-8)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-527 1316 #1362
(Ages 8-10)
Animals Around the World
Summer
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, along with related crafts, hands-on activities, and games of the country ‘visited.’ Offered in conjunction with Echoes of Nature Inc. 1 week

 

Tuition: $299 (includes $111 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-524 1257 #0500
App Attack! Make Your First Game App
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design by customizing your own game app! Using a specialized app and game development tool, 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 first-hand 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. No prior experience is necessary, and you do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 4 days
Tuition: $205 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-196 1300 #0422
(No class Jul 4)
App Attack! Make Your First Game App
Summer
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 and game development tool, 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 first-hand 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. No prior experience is necessary and you do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 4 days
Tuition: $205 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-197 1301 #0423
(No class Jul 4)
App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App!
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. The hottest new Apps are IO apps! If you like to play Agar.io or Slither.io you 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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-497 1169 #0352
App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App!
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. The hottest new Apps are IO apps! If you like to play Agar.io or Slither.io you 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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-197 1188 #0236
Archaeology
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. History leaves evidence, and that evidence ends up buried in the dirt under your feet. Learn about archaeological field methods, mapping, and interpretation using real archaeological artifacts. Explore famous archaeological digs from dinosaurs to mummies to the Titanic. There will be an opportunity to get your hands dirty and make some discoveries of your own. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $85 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-343 1501 #0606
Art From Around the World
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other

Ages 8-10. Take a trip around the world and discover fascinating and diverse art from different cultures. Learn about the styles, methods, and characteristics that identify art from various regions. Recreate these works of art by exploring different colors, textures, materials, and patterns. Understand the meaning behind some of the world’s most influential pieces of art and how they are made. 1 week

Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-228 1140 #0237
Audio Design
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Learn how to create your own beats, melodies, and harmonies! In this course, you will learn the basic elements of electronic music production, audio editing, and the fundamentals of audio production. No music theory or prior skills required. Please bring headphones to class. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $81 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-625 1112 #0394
Basics of Baking *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Want to be able to create delicious cakes, cookies, muffins, and pastry? Under HCC chef leadership, you’ll will learn the basics of baking, including how to read a recipe, measure ingredients, how to cream, whisk and knead, prepare your pans, and judge doneness, as well as practice kitchen safety. This is a hands-on class held in HCC’s culinary arts kitchen. You must wear nonslip, closed-toe shoes to class. 1 week
Tuition: $245 (includes $100 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mn-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-208 1328 #4180
Basketball Camp
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Sports & Athletics
Ages 8-10. Players of all skill levels are welcome to develop and practice fundamental skills and techniques necessary for the game of basketball. Practice ball handling, shooting, passing, moving without the ball, defense and team concepts. You will receive individualized instruction and suggestions on how to take your play to the next level. 4 days
Tuition: $189 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-901 1063 #0449
(No class Jul 4)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-901 1320 #1402
(No class Jul 4)
Basketball Camp
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Sports & Athletics
Ages 11-14. Players of all skill levels are welcomed to develop and practice fundamental skills and techniques necessary for the game of basketball. Practice ball handling, shooting, passing, moving without the ball, defense and team concepts. You will receive individualized instruction and suggestions on how to take your play to the next level. 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-902 1323 #0450
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-902 1324 #1403
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game
Summer
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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $111 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-515 1079 #0366
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-515 1238 #0367
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game
Summer
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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $111 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-514 1064 #0364
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-514 1302 #0365
Bedazzled by Beads
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Are you attracted to jewelry? Learn how to turn ordinary beads, metal, and string into stunning wearable art. Use patterns to create colorful bead strands, glass and wire pendants, bracelets, earrings, and more. Practice weaving beautiful friendship bracelets. 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $90 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-104 1246 #0411
Before & After Care
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)

Do you have a long commute? Sign up for both Before care and After care at a reduced rate. A late fine of $5 per 15 minutes will be charged to those picked up after 6:30pm. Before classes begin, we will send you information including location. 1 week

Tuition: $115** (includes $0 in fees*)
Jun 22 - Jun 24
Wed-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1226 #0489
(No class Jun 21 & 22)**Tuition for this three-day week is $69
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1227 #0490
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1028 #0491
(no class Jul 4) **Tuition for this four-day week is $92
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1029 #0492
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1030 #0493
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1031 #0494
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1032 #0497
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1033 #0495
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1034 #0498
Before Care
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)

Begin the day with a light breakfast and a movie. All sessions run 7:30am-8:30am. Students arriving after 8:20am should proceed directly to their classroom or field. Before classes begin, we will send you information including location. 1 week

Tuition: $50** (includes $0 in fees*)
Jun 22 - Jun 24
Wed-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-608 1222 #0470
(No class Jun 21 & 22)**Tuition for this three-day week is $30
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-608 1223 #0471
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-608 1014 #0472
(no class Jul 4) **Tuition for this four-day week is $40
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-608 1015 #0473
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-608 1016 #0474
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-608 1017 #0475
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-608 1018 #0476
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-608 1019 #0478
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-608 1020 #0479
Beginning Ceramics *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Use your fingers to pat, push, and pull air dry clay into ceramic art. Enjoy the opportunity to shape your own creations as you work on a variety of projects in this introductory, non-wheel, course. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Come clay with us! 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-303 1337 #4255
Beginning Ceramics *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Use your fingers to pat, push, and pull air dry clay into ceramic art. Enjoy the opportunity to shape your own creations as you work on a variety of projects in this introductory, non-wheel, course. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Come clay with us! 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-306 1338 #4256
Beginning Spanish for Middle School
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages

Ages 11-14. Learning to speak and understand Spanish has never been more fun and exciting! Learn the fundamentals of the language as we focus on themes of daily life, such as foods, colors, numbers, animals, and body parts. Explore simple grammar and progress to writing basic sentences and pronunciation. Converse and engage in small dialogues as you increase your Spanish vocabulary. Come join us to learn and hablar Español! 1 week.

Tuition: $209 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-157 1290 #1063
Breakfast Bonanza! *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. “Donut” miss this “cereal”ously cool class! Learn how to prepare breakfast food items under HCC chef leadership. Work in the college’s new state-of-the art a la carte kitchen as you develop beginning culinary skills such as sauté methods. Master how to create a chef-worthy balanced breakfast. You must wear non-slip, closed-toe shoes to class. We will “toast” your success upon completing this “egg”stra special class. 1 week
Tuition: $245 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-405 1502 #0607
Bricks and Sticks Stop Animation
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 6-8. Take your stop motion movies to the next level. First, create a story with Stikbots, Legos, action figures, or all three! Then watch your story come to life using special stop motion software that allows you to add special effects and go beyond the typical software on a mobile device. You will need to bring in figures, stickbots, or Legos from home, but all other equipment will be provided. Student-created films will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $111 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-521 1274 #0372
Business Beginnings
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Turn your creative concepts into a well-structured business operation. From the brainstorming of an idea through production and waste control to actual sales, you will learn the how-tos and how-not-tos of beginning a business. You will create a product, sell it, and plan how to use the profits. Bring $5 to the first class for start-up. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-241 1080 #0168
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-241 1344 #0244
Cartoon Academy *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 6-8. Curious about cartoons? Turn your doodles into designs of delight in this fun class. Let your imagination run free as you create colorful comic strips, word bubbles, and lettering. Learn basic techniques for drawing people, animals, and inanimate objects. Sketch your own original creations. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-525 1082 #0526
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 AM
XK-525 1333 #4217
Cartoon Art for Students
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other

Ages 8-10. Turn your doodles into designs of delight in this fun and colorful course. Let your imagination go wild while you hold the pencil and draw your own comic strip complete with color, word bubbles, and lettering. Learn skills like drawing people, animals, and inanimate objects. Sketch your own original creations. 1 week

Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-240 1275 #0241
Circuit Fundamentals *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Electronics are an integral part of our daily life, but do you know what is inside of them? In this solder-free, beginning class on electricity and electric circuits we will explore just that. Discover a multitude of different circuits using lights, sounds, sensors, radio waves, and Boolean logic. You will learn to use volt meters, read and write electrical diagrams, as well as build a working FM radio you can take home with you! Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-338 1549 #1057
Classical Drawing for Teens
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Polish your drawing skills and artistic talents. With still-life as the subject matter and graphite pencils as the medium, serious artists will develop technical skills to center a composition, draw objects in proportion, and utilize the elements of shading. Bring home a masterpiece worthy of framing. 1 week
Tuition: $229 (includes $94 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-227 1518 #0194
Code Explorers
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 6-8. This class is for curious young minds who want to take the first steps into the world of programming. Student explorers will use their creativity to solve a series of web-based coding challenges. Each lesson builds fluency in essential digital skills needed for the future. At the end of the class, you will receive access to the interactive learning platform to continue your coding journey at home. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $275 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-522 1259 #0373
College Prep and Advanced Writing Skills
Summer
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. 2 weeks
Tuition: $335 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-254 1130 #0248
Commotion in the Ocean
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 6-8. Dive into the ocean and see what unique creatures lurk in the deep! Explore the different oceans and seas and learn what makes each special. Discover the different depths of the oceans and how whales, dolphins, sea anemones, eels, jellyfish, and other sea critters survive. Explore coral reefs, make your own ocean card game, build a fish, create your own ocean display, and find out if sharks are as dangerous as they’ve been portrayed. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-160 1191 #0420
Computer Keyboarding
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Keyboarding is the foundation for lifelong student success and the development of entry-level skills for all careers. In this class, you will learn the touch operation of alphanumeric/keyboard characters. Emphasis is placed on proper finger placement, mastering keying techniques, practicing speed and accuracy, and learning proper care of equipment and associated hardware and software. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to practice and review new skills. Sign up now! 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-110 1503 #0610
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-110 1519 #0623
Creative Writing for Elementary School
Summer
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. You will also have the opportunity to learn a bit about the publication process and come away from class with a “book” that has been written, edited, and published by you! 1 week
Tuition: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-707 1297 #0186
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-707 1083 #0405
Creative Writing for High School
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Ages 14+. Explore the world of your imagination and create free verse, blank verse, lyric poetry, character sketches, personal narratives, and dramatic monologues. Learn techniques of journal writing. You will publish a digital literary magazine. 2 weeks
Tuition: $335 (includes $85 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-257 1059 #0249
Creative Writing for Middle School
Summer
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. Learn techniques of journal writing. You will publish a digital literary magazine. 2 weeks
Tuition: $335 (includes $85 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 08
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-281 1376 #0510
(No class Jul 4) 9-day class: $309 (includes $85 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 AM
XK-281 1058 #0518
Jul 25 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-281 1131 #0550
Creepy Crawlers
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 6-8. Come learn about bugs that give you the willies! Combining basic entomology and art, you will be taken on a wild exploration into the habitats and anatomy of what makes various insects so YUCKY. Discover why stink bugs stink, spiders spin webs, and what’s special about cicadas. Be prepared to go on bug hunts, make bug home replicas, and use your creative talents to design your own creepy crawler. Not for the faint of heart! 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-629 1153 #0396
Crime Scene Investigators
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 8-10. Learn to apply a variety of scientific techniques to examine surroundings and solve a mystery. Study a crime scene, look for pertinent clues, analyze fingerprints, identify mysterious substances, and use chromatography to narrow your search for the “perp.” This class goes beyond “Who Done It?” to “How Was It Done?” 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-331 1084 #0282
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-331 1154 #0283
Cyber Spies *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. With the world’s increased reliance on digital data, cyber security is more important than ever! In this class you are all that stands between a group of international hackers launching cyber attacks and world peace. Through a series of challenges, you will learn to apply tools used by professional digital forensics teams to crack codes and use encryption. Working in teams you will have to collect clues, recover lost data, explore the tools of the trade and become the next great cyber spy! Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-184 1312 #1352
Cyber Spies *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. With the world’s increased reliance on digital data, cyber security is more important than ever! In this class you are all that stands between a group of international hackers launching cyber attacks and world peace. Through a series of challenges, you will learn to apply tools used by professional digital forensics teams to crack codes and use encryption. Working in teams you will have to collect clues, recover lost data, explore the tools of the trade and become the next great cyber spy! Offered in Cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-188 1311 #1351
Day in Court - Mock Trial *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 8-10. Play the roles of judge, defendant, plaintiff, witness, lawyer, bailiff, or juror in several mock trials. Learn how to make opening and closing statements, how to phrase objections, and how to question witnesses. Pull all your skills together at the end of the week as you participate in a final mock trial based on actual events. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-503 1314 #1354
Detectives At Work
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 11-14. Are you hooked on crime scene television shows like “CSI” or “NCIS”? Many say that these programs contribute little to understanding the real world of forensic science. Use actual scientifically based techniques to study a crime scene, collect and analyze evidence, and come up with your own validated conclusions about “who done it.” 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-285 1065 #0259
Discovering Paleontology
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Explore the Age of the Dinosaurs! Examine the three periods of the Mesozoic Era and sort dinosaurs by when and where they lived. Study dinosaur anatomy and habitats, take part in an archaeological dig, and map Mesozoic ecosystems. Use your new knowledge from this “dino”mite class to create your own dinosaur! 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $86 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-251 1170 #0247
Drone Adventures
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. The drones are here! Let the battles begin. In this hands-on, interactive class you will learn how to safely fly drone robots. Working in teams, you will code your drone to compete in missions that will prepare you for the ultimate team challenge at the end of the week. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-615 1239 #0180
Drone Adventures
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. The drones are here! Let the battles begin. In this hands-on, interactive class you will learn how to safely fly drone robots. Working in teams, you will code your drone to compete in missions that will prepare you for the ultimate team challenge at the end of the week. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-193 1313 #1353
Drone Pilot 101: Build Your Own, Take It Home!
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Do you want to be a drone pilot? Do you dream about taking to the skies and soaring above the clouds? Every day, around the world, amateur pilots test their skills with their own homemade or off-the-shelf aircraft. Not only do they have to know all about how to build a drone, they must know how it works and how to fly it in a safe, responsible manner. In this class, we will take you from knowing nothing about drones, to building one of your own and taking it home! As being a pilot is a great responsibility, you will learn about the rules and regulations surrounding the operation of unmanned aircraft. After building your very own drone, you will perform test flights and execute basic maneuvers, as well as learn about some of the applications of drone technology and how they can be functional, as well as fun. 1 week
Tuition: $395 (includes $265 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-509 1171 #0359
Drummin' Dragons
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11+. Drummin' Dragons Percussion Camp will offer percussionists the resources to take their playing to the next level. Through clinics and masterclasses from the area's leading percussionists and educators, students will be exposed to a wide variety of percussion topics including snare drum, mallet percussion, timpani, drum set, world percussion, improvisation, percussion ensemble, and more! A grand finale percussion ensemble concert will close out the week. Students must bring their own sticks, mallets, and a bag lunch every day. At least one year of percussion is required. 1 week.
Tuition: $400 (includes $40 in fees)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
XKE-910-1440 #5508
Room 140
Duct Tape Art
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Duct tape is like “the Force.” There’s a light side and a dark side and you will see how it holds the universe together. Come explore new uses of duct tape and how it functions as an art. Use duct tape and paper to create 3-D pieces both functional and nonfunctional such as unique clothing, accessories and constructs. 1 week
Tuition: $229 (includes $100 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-114 1521 #0413
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-114 1172 #0412
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-114 1240 #0414
Duct Tape Art II: Open Studio *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Attention “Duct Tape Art” alumni, take your artistic skills to the next level! Get yourself into a sticky situation as you learn advanced duct tape art techniques to create 3-D pieces and more! Prerequisite: Duct Tape Art. 1 week
Tuition: $239 (includes $110 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-102 1192 #0594
Dynamic Spanish for Elementary Students
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
English & World Languages
Ages 6-8. Learning to speak and understand Spanish has never been more fun and exciting. In this  movement based class, you will be exposed to theme based play, allowing you to learn Spanish as an  interactive and engaging process. We will focus on themes of daily life, such as foods, colors, numbers, animals, and body parts. Come join us to learn and hablar Español! 1 week
Tuition: $205 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-398 1522 #0174
Elementary Engineering
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. This exciting hands-on engineering class uses LEGO® Education building materials. Teams will learn the basics of engineering and simple machines. You will be introduced to the concepts of pulleys, levers, gears, and more. From this foundation, you will move on to compound machines, motorized vehicles, and robotic creations. Put your new knowledge to work, creating your own mechanized designs. Teams will creatively solve challenges using concepts learned in class. Last, but not least, you will get the chance to become inventors. Light and sound sensors, pulleys, wheels, levers, and gears are all at your command. Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week
Tuition: $245 (includes $89 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-125 1047 #0218
(No class Jul 4) 4 day class $185 (includes $89 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-125 1334 #4218
Exploring the Universe *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Do you love space? If so, then this is the place for you! Together, we’ll navigate our universe from the smallest particles to the largest galaxies and everything in between! Try discovering objects in the night sky through computer simulations. Activities include using a telescope, creating a scale solar system, and exploring the “fabric” of spacetime as it gets warped by black holes. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $89 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-528 1295 #0626
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-528 1194 #0596
Extended Algebra I Review
Summer
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, systems of equations, inequalities, graphing, word problems, and radicals. You must have completed an Algebra I course. Additionally, this class is somewhat fast paced and is intended for students who are looking to refresh their basic algebra concepts while gaining a better understanding of the harder concepts. Bring a graphing calculator to class. 2 weeks

 

Tuition: $335 (includes $81 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-371 1057 #0303
Jul 25 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-371 1132 #0304
Extended Algebra II Review
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 14+. Have you taken Algebra II and need to sharpen your skills in preparation for taking an advanced math course during the upcoming school year? If so, this is the perfect class for you! We will review how to solve and graph a variety of equations and inequalities, which includes linear and quadratic. Other topics include system of equations, quadratic functions, polynomial functions, complex numbers, radical functions, rational expressions, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions. Bring a graphing calculator. 2 weeks
Tuition: $335 (includes $81 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-337 1134 #0289
Extreme Special Effects Makeup
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Go beyond the basics of Special Effects Makeup! Learn more advanced techniques such as face painting and latex based special effects. You will have the freedom to create any character you choose. This could include a movie or sci-fi character of your choice. You will then paint and apply the prosthetics for a monster-sized fashion show! Latex will be used in this course. 1 week
Tuition: $235 (includes $105 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-229 1067 #0429
Fabulous Food Art
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Attention food fanatics! Create dazzling art using a variety of mediums. Have fun creating artworks using an assortment of techniques. Get your creative juices flowing as you “produce” original and recreated art. This class will be “muffin” without you. 1 week
Tuition: $239 (includes $94 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-612 1115 #0447
Fantastic Figurines *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Seize the clay! Bring your favorite imaginary or fantasy characters to life with colorful polymer clay. Learn sculpting and shaping tips and techniques to create miniature figurines. 4 days
Tuition: $189 (includes $89 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-404 1037 #0513
(No class Jul 4)
Fantasy Drawing
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Wizards and dragons and ogres, oh my! Love to doodle dragons and wizards? Take your scribbles to the next level. Use basic shapes and lines to create characters and creatures from Hogwarts, Middle Earth, and beyond. Add the appropriate detail and perspective to make realistic drawings. Practice quick sketches, without overthinking, to capture the essence of your inhabitants. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $86 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-505 1277 #0355
Figure Drawing *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Apply your fundamental art skills as you learn to draw the human figure from live clothed models. Whether you aim to become the next great portrait artist or just find joy in the process of drawing, this course will set you on your path and will give you the tools you need to create a successful “body” of work! 1 week
Tuition: $229 (includes $94 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-403 1039 #0514
Fun With Fondant
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 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 and 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. You will need to provide an un-iced cake layer on the fourth day of class. Some supplies will include items used in the Fun With Frosting class. Prerequisite: Fun With Frosting class. 1 week
Tuition: $229 (includes $101 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-224 1116 #0427
Fun With Frosting
Summer
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 shel borders. You will need to provide un-iced cupcakes, cake layers, and cookies. 1 week
Tuition: $229 (includes $101 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-174 1289 #0191
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-174 1506 #0192
Fun With Frosting II
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Did you love Fun With Frosting and want to take your skills to the next level? If so, this class is for you! Learn to decorate intricate cookies with icing, advanced frosting techniques, and more! You will need to provide un-iced baked goods. Students with food allergies must provide their own special ingredients if needed. Prerequisite: Fun With Frosting. 1 week
Tuition: $229 (includes $101 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-274 1103 #0434
Graphic Design for Teens
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Explore the theories, practices, and techniques of two-dimensional art, with an emphasis on digital art and imaging. Working with Adobe Photoshop, you will learn the elements and design principles of two-dimensional design which will include hierarchy, composition, rule of 3, and typography. You will develop the analytic skills, terminologies, organization, and production techniques associated with creating an electronic image in a college graphic arts lab. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-395 1104 #0318
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-395 1278 #0317
Hands on Chemistry
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Taught in a chemistry lab, this course enables you to use lab instruments to collect, organize, calculate, and interpret findings while performing experiments. Learn the difference between an acid and a base, how “cool” dry ice can be, and the three states of matter. Learning concepts include atoms and bonding, polymer chemistry, reactions, density, and more. You will take home a recipe booklet of your experiments. 1 week
Tuition: $229 (includes $101 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-145 1205 #0226
Hogwarts Experience
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Muggles, this is your opportunity to get your Hogwarts acceptance letters! Enroll in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and for one enchanted week experience classes from the Harry Potter series. Learn potion making, care of magical creatures, herbology, quidditch and more! You may even get to try some Three Broomsticks butterbeer. (For those unfamiliar with Harry Potter, there is no alcohol involved.) Bring your imagination each day to explore all that the magical world has to offer! 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $84 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-709 1279 #0407
Inside Interior Design
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. If you could redecorate your room, where would you begin? Learn how to work with floor plans, drawing to scale, color matches and trends, moving furniture to suit the space, and historical looks. Create an environment that reflects your personality, interest, and possible career track. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-100 1118 #0210
Intermediate Coding With LEGO® Boost
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Learn linear coding in LEGO’s Scratch based programming Boost app. Students will learn coding in multiple applications: building humanoid robots, automated vehicles, creating art and music, and manufacturing avenues. Learn the basics in coding doing the Vernie Robot build in groups, then choose from seven other designs to move forward in your programming challenges. Offered in cooperation with Goldsmith Education. 1 week
Tuition: $245 (includes $89 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-499 1342 #1058
Intro to Zoology
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Want to know about animals inside and out? Explore different phyla in the animal kingdom including sponges, starfish, earthworms, grasshoppers, frogs, and chickens. You will be introduced to basic ecological principles that describe how various physical structures allow an animal to interact with its environment. Using sound laboratory safety techniques, you will learn about both internal and external structures. This hands-on science applications class is meant to be an enrichment opportunity for the inquisitive and focused learner. Due to many dissection activities, you must have a good attitude and strictly observe instructor’s guidelines. You must wear closed-toe shoes to class. 1 week
Tuition: $225 (includes $96 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-391 1261 #0310
Introduction to Debate
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Ages 12-14. Do you have strong opinions? Are you trying to understand today’s world? Learn about controversial issues in society and how to defend and debate your position. Strengthen your critical thinking skills, public speaking skills, and learn how to construct logical arguments. You should have completed sixth grade before taking this class. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-348 1068 #0297
Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons® *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11+. Are you a fan of fantasy? Do you long to fight dragons and win precious treasure? Do you want a chance to learn about the the best board game that’s ever existed? Then Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons is for you! Learn the basics, how to make characters, how to world build, and even have a chance to play some rounds of Dungeons & Dragons! We hope to see you there, adventurers! 1 week
Tuition: $235 (includes $100 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-449 1085 #0527
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-449 1173 #0580
Introduction to Python
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Known for its efficiency and easy to read program code, the Python programming language continues to grow in popularity around the world. Now a preferred language in the software development community, Python is used in electronic game design, mobile application programming, web development, and database programming. In this introductory level course, you will program simple applications and games while implementing basic computer programming concepts: variables, conditionals, loops, mathematical and logical operations, functions, and simple computer graphics. 1 week
Tuition: $225 (includes $90 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-446 1119 #0339
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-446 1196 #0340
Introduction to the United Nations
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 11-14. Step into the shoes of ambassadors from United Nations member states to debate current issues on the organization’s vast agenda. Become a diplomat representing a nation in a simulated session of the United Nations, such as the Security Council or the General Assembly. Research a country, investigate international issues, debate, deliberate, consult, and then develop solutions to world problems. You will use a variety of communication and critical thinking skills in order to represent the policies of your country. Learn how to incorporate public speaking, policy analysis, active listening, negotiating, and conflict resolution to solve international issues. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-186 1281 #0231
Is It Who Or Whom?
Summer
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. 1 week
Tuition: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-314 1048 #0272
(No class Jul 4) 4 day class $189 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-314 1106 #0273
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-314 1174 #0581
Java Programming
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Java is an object-oriented computer programming language that has been among the most popular languages for a variety of online applications and mobile devices for decades. This course introduces the Java programming language using an objects-first approach. Using programming design tools such as variables, methods, control structures, and classes, you will learn to create simple applications such as a financial calculator and a card game simulator. Prior programming experience is recommended, but not required. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-396 1156 #0320
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-396 1175 #0319
JavaScript Developer Jam
Summer
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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $275 (includes $105 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-357 1250 #0641
Junior Medic
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12-14. Examine the basics of biology and health issues with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology in a college lab setting. Potential doctors and nurses will be intrigued by investigating organic specimens such as the heart, brain, eyes, and kidneys in this course. The marvels of the human body and the power of medical knowledge are the right “prescription” for summer learning. You will also receive CPR training as a part of this course. This is a hands-on anatomy and physiology lab class meant to be an enrichment opportunity for the inquisitive and focused learner. Due to many dissection activities, you must have a good attitude and strictly observe instructor’s guidelines. You must wear closed-toe shoes to class. 2 weeks
Tuition: $385 (includes $135 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-291 1133 #0261
Jul 25 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-291 1135 #0262
Krazy Kinetic Art
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 6-8. Have fun creating 3-D art that MOVES! You’ll explore the crazy world of kinetic art and try out projects like roller-ball mazes, mobiles, pinwheels, wind catchers, and spinning tops. Explore the possibilities and results of art using different media as you complete several take-home projects. 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $89 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-158 1508 #0419
Learn to Code With Music!
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Explore SONIC PI to learn the basics of computer programming through making music! This revolutionary new software is simple enough for beginners and powerful enough for professionals. Come join us for a musical adventure! Bring headphones to class. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $81 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-626 1282 #0395
Legal Eagles: Trial by Jury
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 11-14. Innocent or guilty? Take turns playing prosecutor, judge, and jury in this intriguing introduction to law and the court system. You get to hear cases, present testimony, and decide the verdict in a mock trial.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-284 1198 #0258
Lunch Schedule: Tweens & Teens (ages 11-17)
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)

You provide the lunch, we provide the supervision. From 12pm-1pm, students will eat lunch with their peers and watch general audience movies.

All students staying on campus for both morning and afternoon courses must register for this supervised lunch hour. Fee covers supervision and facilities.

REQUIRED: STUDENTS MUST BRING THEIR OWN NONPERISHABLE LUNCHES. NO REFRIGERATION OR MICROWAVE IS AVAILABLE.

1 week

Tuition: $21** (includes $0 in fees*)
Jun 22 - Jun 24
Wed-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1220 #0203
(no class June 20 & 21) **Tuition for this three-day week is $13
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1221 #0204
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1007 #0205
(no class Jul 3) **Tuition for this four-day week is $17
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1008 #0206
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1009 #0207
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1010 #0208
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1011 #0209
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1012 #0467
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1013 #0469
Lunch Schedule: Youth (ages 6-10)
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)

You provide the lunch, we provide the supervision. From 12pm-1pm, students will eat lunch with their peers and watch general audience movies.

All students staying on campus for both morning and afternoon courses must register for this supervised lunch hour. Fee covers supervision and facilities.

REQUIRED: STUDENTS MUST BRING THEIR OWN NONPERISHABLE LUNCHES. NO REFRIGERATION OR MICROWAVE IS AVAILABLE.

1 week

Tuition: $21** (includes $0 in fees*)
Jun 22 - Jun 24
Wed-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1218 #0157
(no class June 20 & 21) **Tuition for this three-day week is $13
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1219 #0196
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1000 #0197
(no class Jul 3) **Tuition for this four-day week is $17
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1001 #0198
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1002 #0199
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1003 #0200
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1004 #0201
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1005 #0202
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1006 #0158
Make Your First Video Game!
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. If you love playing video games, this is the class 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. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-247 1304 #1329
Make Your First Video Game!
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. If you love playing video games, this is the class 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. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-237 1303 #1328
Manga for Students
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Join in the newest trend in cartooning and animation. Manga, or Japanese comic book art, has a certain characteristic look, whether hand drawn or computer generated, and it also incorporates a writing component. Create manga characters, develop a storyline, and lay out comic pages in this contemporary class. Practice penciling, inking, and lettering techniques. This course is meant for the student who has some familiarity with these unique comic book collections. A supply list will be sent to each student before the class begins. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-370 1509 #0173
Math Olympics
Summer
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. 1 week
Tuition: $205 (inclu$189 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-459 1326 #1702
(No class Jul 4)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-459 1262 #0502
Middle School Pets and Vets
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Advance your learning about pet ownership and the many roles veterinarians play. Develop skills in training pets and promoting their good health. Hands-on activities will be provided as you continue to study facts about animal behavior, tricks, and tips. Live animals will visit class. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-344 1087 #0291
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-344 1157 #0292
Middle School Slime Science
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Attention young scientists, discover what makes slime and why it’s so fun to play with! Get ready for a week of messy learning and fun! Explore the chemical reactions from a variety of slime recipes and participate in slimy projects. Put on your lab coats, and get ready for a messy twist on science! 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $85 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-704 1088 #0401
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-704 1177 #0402
Minecraft® Modders
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-297 1244 #0635
Minecraft® Modders
Summer
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. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-295 1251 #0643
Minecraft® Redstone Engineers
Summer
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! You must own a Java version of Minecraft to access your projects at home. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-349 1217 #0629
Minecraft® Redstone Engineers
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. 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! You must own a Java version of Minecraft to access your projects at home. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-249 1256 #1330
Mobile Phone Photography
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11+. Learn how to get better images with your phone camera! This course focuses on working with your phone’s limited camera settings to create beautiful and fun images! Lessons will include composition, lighting, use of angles, and editing the images using the phone. We will practice using the flash and how to control the exposure and focus for each image. We will discuss and demonstrate using various photo apps to apply creative filters and create galleries of your favorite images. Must bring touch screen cell phone camera or iPod touch/tablet that has a camera to participate. 4 days
Tuition: $195 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-614 1050 #0448
(no class Jul 4)
Model United Nations *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 11-14. Become one of the 400,000 students around the world in Model United Nations! Assume the role of an ambassador and represent your country to solve current world issues. Throughout the week students will research a world problem, develop solutions, and negotiate consensus with their peers. This program prepares teenagers in core skills such as research, writing, public speaking, problem solving, and conflict resolution. No prior experience is needed. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-415 1315 #1355
Money Magic
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 6-8. Spend a week 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. Create your own currency and run a model bank. You will learn practical facts about money through hands-on activities that have the potential to build positive lifelong financial skills. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $84 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-377 1335 #0503
Mosaic Masterpieces *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 6-8. Experiment with a variety of materials to create your own unique mosaic masterpieces! Learn about this ancient art form as you study famous mosaic sculptures and installations from around the world. You’ll love this class to pieces! 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $89 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-461 1347 #0509
Multiples of Math
Summer
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 solving puzzles, playing games, reviewing money decisions, and turning a graph into a piece of cake. You can “count” on enjoying this class and discovering how numbers relate to the real world. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-306 1108 #0270
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-306 1199 #0271
Multiples of Math II
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Take your problem solving skills to the next level. Improve your skills by playing games and 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. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-443 1121 #0337
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-443 1178 #0338
Mysteries in History
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ages 11-14. Who built Stonehenge and why? Where are the Seven Wonders of the World, and who decided they were wonderful? What happened to the people of Easter Island? How did the Egyptians build the pyramids without using pulleys? These and other mysterious events in history make learning an exciting process and introduce you to intriguing events from the past. This class is a historic version of Unsolved Mysteries and promises to be just as entertaining. 1 week

Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-269 1089 #0250
Mythical Monster Mayhem
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Leave the 21st century behind and journey to a land of make believe where unicorns and centaurs roam and ogres and trolls haunt the mountains. Spend a week learning about various creatures and their worlds! Read stories about their origins, create crafts, and play games. Only the daring will sign up. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-701 1090 #0398
Oil Painting for Portfolio Development *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. In this introductory oil painting class, you will gain a fundamental understanding of painting from observation, and begin to master representational rendering. You will explore the use of form, color, and light source through the use of oil paints. This class is “oil” you’ll need! 1 week.
Tuition: $219 (includes $90 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-503 1319 #1396
Oooo Goo and Stinky Too: Gross Science
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 6-8. Discover the weird and wacky world of science. If you’re adventurous, explore different areas of science with a slimy hands-on project each day. Chemistry Concoctions, Yucky Biology, Phantasy Physics, and much more will capture your scientific curiosity. Enjoy science as you never have before! Please note some science experiments will use food products. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $85 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-332 1511 #0286
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-332 1122 #0285
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-332 1179 #0172
Organizational and Study Skills for Students
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
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. 1 week

Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-294 1512 #0620
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-294 1346 #1119
Painting Like Van Gogh and Monet
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Through your artist’s eye, examine Vincent van Gogh’s Holland and see his colorful sunflower and landscape paintings. Study Claude Monet’s property in Giverny, France, and delight in his atmospheric water lily series. Learn how to paint like these masters by using color theory, mixing colors, composition, and basic painting techniques. Create your own masterpieces to take home and enjoy. 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-121 1291 #0189
Partners With Potter
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
English & World Languages
Ages 8-10. Are you a Harry Potter fan? Step into his world as we discover the meanings behind characters’ names, create a textbook for the care and feeding of magical animals, design trading cards, and invent dishes for a holiday banquet. These are just a few of the activities you will use to learn about these popular books. You should have read the first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, before attending the first class. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-298 1144 #0264
Pastel Art for Middle School
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Painting with pastels creates blended, brilliant, and bold art projects. You will use color, shape, and line to start and then choose chalk or oil pastel to finish. Layering, blending, using simple shapes to make the designs, and working from light to dark are only some of the techniques you’ll practice. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-215 1159 #0426
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-215 1263 #0425
Performing Magic
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Wave a wand and PRESTO... make things disappear and put on a show. Using simple props and flexible fingers, learn straight, mental, and comedy magic tricks and techniques from a professional magician. Whether it involves cards, coins, rope, scarves, or other gadgets, you will learn secrets of magic from the past, and develop confidence and stage presence as you demonstrate proficiency in performing prestidigitation. 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $89 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-124 1180 #0415
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-124 1200 #0416
Personal Finance *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 14+. Learn strategies to manage your money and time as you move from high school to college to your first job. This class will introduce students to thoughtful saving, spending and investing. Lessons will cover the costs of college, budgeting a paycheck, setting financial goals, career planning and the decision-making process to select a bank, insurance, loans, and credit/debit cards. The class concludes with resources to continue learning about financial literacy. 1 week
Tuition: $205 (includes $81 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-120 1145 #0554
Pets and Vets
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Caring for pets, learning about endangered species, and discovering the duties of a vet are some of the educational, creative, and fun activities in this unique class. Learn animal behavior facts, as well as tricks, and tips on grooming, feeding, and becoming a responsible pet owner. Develop awareness skills, so you may make a difference in protecting animals. Live animals will visit class. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $85 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-299 1071 #0266
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-299 1318 #1364
Physics: Electricity and Magnetism
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Looking for a great enrichment program in science? This class offers exciting, challenging, and creative hands-on learning focusing on electric and magnetic phenomena. You will observe cool electrostatics demonstrations: Van de Graaff generator and Wimshurst machine, measure electrical quantities, perform basic calculations, and build elementary DC circuits, an electromagnet, and a simple DC electrical motor. Get a leg up on your peers with this progressive science class. 4 days
Tuition: $189 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-621 1051 #0390
(no class Jul 4)
Physics: Mastering the Mechanics
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Are you looking for a challenging physics lab experience? Look no further. Using a college physics lab, you will solve problems using major principles in physics such as measurement, force and motion, work and energy, and impulse and momentum. This is a hands-on-science applications class meant to be an enrichment opportunity for the inquisitive and focused learner. You must have a good attitude and strictly observe the instructor’s guidelines. Limited class size. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $86 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-179 1201 #0230
Poetry Studio
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages

Age 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! 1 week

Tuition: $185 (includes $60 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-304 1292 #3318
Prep for Algebra
Summer
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. Bring a calculator to class. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-416 1093 #0325
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-416 1123 #0326
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-416 1162 #0324
Prep for High School Geometry
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 13+. 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 1. 1 week

Tuition: $205 (includes $86 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-366 1264 #0299
Preparation for Pre-Algebra
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Are you ready for Pre-Algebra next year? If not, this course will help you prepare for the class. You will be able to apply the four basic operations with positive and negative rational numbers represented by fractions or decimals, solve a variety of percent problems, solve one-step and two-step equations and inequalities with real-world problems, find area, perimeter, and circumference of two-dimensional objects, and determine surface area and volume of three-dimensional objects. You will also be introduced to probability. Only students who have taken 7th grade math should take this course. Bring a calculator to class. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-418 1072 #0329
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-418 1181 #0330
Preparation for the SAT
Summer
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
English & World Languages
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
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. 2 weeks
Tuition: $389 (includes $111 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 08
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-132 1375 #0223
(No class Jul 4), **Tuition for this nine-day course is $365 (includes $111 in fees)
Jul 11 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-132 1060 #0222
Jul 25 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
12:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-132 1136 #0224
Preparation for the SAT Math Test: Advanced
Summer
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Test Preparation
Ages 15+. Do you want to improve your math score on the SAT? This course will focus on the more difficult problems including solid and coordinate geometry, polynomials, probability, word problems, and logic reasoning. Tips and strategies for solving difficult problems will also be included. Students should have taken Algebra II and Preparation for the SAT Math. Textbook is provided. Bring calculator to class. 1 week
Tuition: $279 (includes $106 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
XK-706 1255 #0404
Presenting Percy Jackson
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
English & World Languages
Ages 8-10. Have you ever wanted to join Percy Jackson at Camp Half-Blood? Ever have that feeling that you might be related to something ancient and powerful? Now is your chance to find out which Olympian will claim you and allow you to train at Camp Half-Blood. Discover the world of Greek mythology and learn about the background to the Percy Jackson series. Join us to play games, make mythological items, and hang out in the mythical world of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-315 1163 #0274
Psychology and You
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 11-14. Have you ever thought that everyone was looking at you? Were they really? Explore the thoughts, actions, and behaviors of middle and high school students. Become more self-aware as you learn how to navigate challenges during your teen years. Enlighten yourself as you conduct social experiments and analyze the results. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-372 1202 #0305
Python Programmers
Summer
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! You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $275 (includes $100 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-131 1236 #1343
Python Programmers
Summer
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! You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $275 (includes $105 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-523 1341 #0374
Reading and Notetaking Skills
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Ages 11-14. Become a more active, engaged reader with the skills developed or reviewed in this class. As you read a variety of sources, learn to organize information in different formats: highlighting, margin notes, outlining, notecards, etc. Taking effective notes improves your ability to recall information and enhances your ability to study for exams. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-392 1094 #0312
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-392 1266 #0311
Reading, Writing, and Reasoning
Summer
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! 1 week
Tuition: $189 (includes $89 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-335 1325 #1701
(No class Jul 4)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-335 1109 #0288
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-335 1285 #0287
Research and Study Skills
Summer
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, notetaking, 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. 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-438 1124 #0336
Riding the Dino Train *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. “Ride” the dinosaur train for adventures in various time periods. Discover different dinosaurs, reptiles and other ancient lifeforms. Learn about diets, habitats and cool facts of these prehistoric creatures and plants. Outdoor activities, games, crafts and live animals are a part of each day. Offered in conjunction with Echoes of Nature Inc. 1 week
Tuition: $299 (includes $111 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-535 1317 #1363
ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs!
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Discover the Lua language through a visual block coding system while 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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $275 (includes $100 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-130 1540 #0221
ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs!
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 11-14. Discover the Lua language through a visual block coding system while designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where you can create anything you dream of. This 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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $275 (includes $100 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-330 1539 #0280
ROBLOX® Makers
Summer
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. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-519 1308 #0371
ROBLOX® Makers
Summer
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 3-D 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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-518 1307 #1333
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-518 1252 #0370
Rocket Kart Racers: Design a Mario Kart® Style Game
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. On your marks, get set, create! Blast off in making your first 3-D Mario Kart® and Crash Team Racing® style game! Design your own tracks and customize your karts and characters. Using a professional 3-D game development software, you will combine your creations into your own kart racing game that you can play with friends and family at home. You can participate in eSports League races against other schools across the country with a chance to have your tracks featured in the Black Rocket master build of the game! Your projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1  week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-312 1245 #0636
Rocket Kart Racers: Design a Mario Kart® Style Game
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. On your marks, get set, create! Blast off in making your first 3-D Mario Kart® and Crash Team Racing® style game! Design your own tracks and customize your karts and characters. Using a professional 3-D game development software, you will combine your creations into your 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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-350 1253 #0646
Rockets and Robotics
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 6-8 and 8-10. Rockets and robotics, what a great combination! Working in small teams, learn how to write a step-by-step program to follow mazes, react to motion, and build simple LEGO® robots. Build and explore machines and mechanisms, discover motor design differences, and study gearing mechanisms. Then, using some of the concepts learned, design your own rocket that you can test and take home, but not before we have our own launch party (weather permitting)! Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week
Tuition: $185 (includes $89 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-124 1042 #0160
(Ages 6-8) (No class Jul 4)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-124 1125 #0217
(Ages 8-10 )
Sculpture for Elementary Artists
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Jump into three-dimensional art by creating projects in four fun materials: paper, clay, mixed media, and metal. Look at historical and current examples, learn new techniques, and think about what makes something art! Projects could include pop-up cards, origami, clay animals and pots, a trick book made from a box, a wire person, and more. 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $89 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-228 1184 #0195
Slime Science
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Attention young scientists, discover what makes slime and why it’s so fun to play with! Get ready for a week of messy learning and fun! Explore the chemical reactions from a variety of slime recipes and participate in slimy projects. Put on your lab coats, and get ready for a messy twist on science! 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $85 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-346 1286 #0296
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-346 1268 #0295
Snack Attack! *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. This is “nacho” average class! Work in the HCC fundamentals skills kitchen and develop beginning culinary skills as you prepare and create snacks with heathy options for afterschool, weekend and holiday snacking! “Dip” into how to create diverse snacks that “pop” using flavor enhancements. You must wear non-slip, closed-toe shoes to class. You’ll be “bananas” about this class! 1 week
Tuition: $245 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-407 1269 #0505
Soap Alchemist *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Learn about the art and history of soap making! This class not only allows you to make soap, but learn the origins behind it! Get creative as you design your own soaps using a variety of techniques! No caustic chemicals involved. 1 week
Tuition: $225 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-520 1544 #0570
Spa Camp for Teens
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Pamper, de-stress and learn about the fine art of relaxation and meditation. Food, fashion, and fitness are discussed so pre-teens and teens learn to care for their bodies inside and out. Create scented masks, facials, foot soaks and exfoliates. Practice hair, nail, and skin care using natural techniques which include nutrition, exercise, massage, age-appropriate makeup, manicures, and more. 4 days
Tuition: $189 (includes $89 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-207 1043 #0424
(no class Jul 4)
Special Effects Makeup
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Learn the skills needed to become a special effects makeup artist. Sometimes everyday makeup is not enough; you need special effects to design your own magnificent image. You will learn and practice the art of makeup application using proper placement, coloration, and blending to create realistic effects. The final project will be captured in a portfolio-building photo shoot. All materials will be provided. Latex products are used in this class. 1 week
Tuition: $229 (includes $96 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-218 1515 #0193
Speed and Agility Training
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Sports & Athletics
Ages 12+. Want to increase your speed and agility? Improve your running technique by learning movement mechanics from a strength and conditioning coach. Put your new skills into practice while playing games to reinforce what you have learned. Be the best athlete you can be. All athletic abilities welcome. 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-610 1095 #0445
Stock Market Game
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12-14. Acquire experience to become an informed investor in this interactive course that introduces you to today’s stock market. Learn how to research a company prior to making a stock purchase and invest $100,000 (fictional) in six to 10 publicly traded companies. You will measure and calculate percent gains and losses throughout the week. This class also familiarizes you with other financial investing topics such as opening a bank account, participating in Dividend Reinvestment Plans (DRIPs), graphing financial data, evaluating a stock’s price/earnings ratio, and using 529 Saving Plans for educational expenses. You will stay current about the stock market, economy, and companies by reading, summarizing, and presenting information from relevant news articles and press releases. Comfort with ratios, percentages, multiplication, fractions, and decimals is a plus for this class. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-282 1127 #0256
Super Suds: Soap Making *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Join us for some good, clean fun and learn about the art and history of soap making! This class not only allows you to make soap, but learn the origins behind it! Get creative as you design your own soaps using a variety of techniques! No caustic chemicals involved. 1 week
Tuition: $225 (includes $95 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-526 1524 #0631
Test-Taking and Memory Strategies
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Test Preparation
Ages 11-14. Different tests require different test-taking strategies. This course will help you to effectively prepare for true/false, multiple choice, fill in the blank, short answer, and open-ended questions. Learn mnemonic “tricks” for the material that needs memorization. Develop a system for effective study, so you will have ample time to prepare for upcoming exams. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Aug 08 - Aug 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-393 1287 #0313
The Magical World of Nature
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 6-8 and 8-10. Join us as students of a magical school. Take ‘classes’ in herbology, potions, care of magical creatures and lessons about wild animals. We can find this not only in popular literature, but also in folk tales, myths and the real world. Learn about the awesome magic of nature and visit with some fantastical creatures. Offered in conjunction with Echoes of Nature Inc. 1 week
Tuition: $299 (includes $111in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-539 1296 #1059
(Ages 6-8)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-539 1343 #1060
(Ages 8-10)
Tour of Italy *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+ Pizza and pasta are even better when you make them from scratch! Under HCC chef leadership, you’ll mix and knead artisan dough, then roll and shape into endless variations and shapes. We’ll provide complementary sauces and pizza toppings. The class will be taught in HCC’s culinary arts kitchen. You must wear nonslip, closed-toe shoes to class. 1 week
Tuition: $245 (includes $100 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-203 1329 #4178
Trouble-Free Vocabulary
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Test Preparation
Ages 14+. The English language has over 171,000 words, but do you know which words you need to know most? Build your word power by challenging yourself with brain ticklers, using a thesaurus and grouping words by their derivation. Add over 100 useful words to your vocabulary by practicing skills and strategies in a relatively painless way. Don’t wait for the SAT test to roll around to improve your word familiarity and usage. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-105 1075 #0212
Unlocking the Mysteries of Math
Summer
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! 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 11 - Jul 15
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-150 1076 #0228
Video Production
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Learn how to edit, add effects, and the basics of video production using your smartphone (Android or iPhones required). You will shoot, edit, and add effects to your own video creations, work with software to edit videos, use apps to add effects, and learn the basics of importing and exporting footage to create your own video art or mini story. 1 week
Tuition: $215 (includes $81 in fees*)
Aug 01 - Aug 05
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-624 1345 #0393
Virtual Reality: The Future is Now
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting-edge class, 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 mobile device. You do not need a mobile device to take the class, but will need access to a mobile device at home. VR projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $289 (includes $115 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-428 1150 #0332
Virtual Reality: The Future is Now
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting-edge class, 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 mobile device. You do not need a mobile device to take the class, but will need access to a mobile device at home. VR projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week
Tuition: $289 (includes $115 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-427 1166 #0331
Watercolor Crash Course *NEW!*
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Enjoy a week of experimentation and fun while you learn the fundamentals of watercolor! Using traditional methods of art instruction, you will learn the basic techniques of watercolor. Learn more about the color wheel using a limited palette of colors, which not only guarantees color harmony in your paintings, but will introduce you to color; how to mix and how to use it. You will be amazed what you can do. 1 week
Tuition: $229 (includes $94 in fees*)
Jun 27 - Jul 01
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-259 1526 #0516
Who Done It?
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 6-8. Become a detective and solve mysteries. Join your classmates in solving a crime from start to finish using fingerprints, secret codes, clues, disguises, and other investigative techniques. Put your skills to the test and unravel the mystery. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 05 - Jul 08
Tue-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-287 1055 #0170
(No class Jul 4), Tuition for the 4 day course: $185 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-287 1151 #0260
Writing Dynamic College Essays
Summer
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Ages 15+. Attention, high school juniors and seniors, have you narrowed down your college choices and received applications? A good essay can enhance your chances of getting into the college of your choice. By accessing online college applications, you will be able to practice suggested essay topics. Have rough drafts analyzed, proofread, and edited. Get a jump-start and feel confident that your essay represents you at your best. 1 week
Tuition: $219 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-278 1206 #0254
Writing Riveting Reviews
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
English & World Languages
Ages 8-10. Need to take your writing to the next level? Improve your writing skills by looking at writing from the viewpoint of a journalist. Learn how to find your voice and how to use it in an unconventional manner by writing reviews on interesting and familiar subjects such as food, movies, music, and favorite television shows. Report on topics through the use of survey data, research, and class discussions. This writing course will improve your writing style, word choice, editing, and presentation skills. 1 week
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 25 - Jul 29
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-324 1336 #4219
Young Writer’s World
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
English & World Languages
Ages 6-8. Develop writing techniques not normally learned until much later in school. This interactive class covers a variety of writing styles and related skills including illustration and publication. You have the chance to write and share stories, poems, and journal entries, and compile them into your own “book.” 1 week
Tuition: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 18 - Jul 22
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-271 1113 #0251
YouTube® Content Creators
Summer
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 6 or 60, 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. Make 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.You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-276 1309 #1344
YouTube® Content Creators
Summer
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Ages 8-10. Find your voice and leave your mark on the world! Whether you are 6 or 60, 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. Make 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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week

Tuition: $259 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 15 - Aug 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-274 1310 #1345
 
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