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Age Group
Topic
Week
Class Week Age Group Topic Description
3-D Animation
June 24 - July 3
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 hi-tech Play-Doh. Use animation software, create storyboards to produce animations, and construct interfaces between the various graphic and animation programs. 2 weeks.
Tuition: $275 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-618 1108 #0010
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
3-D Game Labs With Unity
August 12 - August 16
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: $245 (includes $79 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-710 1340 #0363
6th Grade Math Review
July 29 - August 2
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 the area of triangles and quadrilaterals. Get a jump start on a stellar 7th grade year! 1 week.
Tuition: $195 (includes $70 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-417 1051 #6365
Acrylic Painting for Elementary Artists
July 22 - July 26
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 from your own imagination. You will be working with canvas and creating finished works that will be ready to hang or offer as gifts. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-225 1000 #6429
Adobe® Photoshop Elements *NEW!*
June 24 - June 28
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Attention photo editing beginners! Learn how to use all of the tools in Photoshop Elements while you work with over 200 high resolution stock images that will be pre-loaded onto a storage drive. Specific instruction on how to correct, retouch, and create novel effects on each image will be shown in an easy to follow, step-by-step system. Attendance is mandatory on the first day of class. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $71 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-901 1242 #9928
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-901 1243 #9929
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-901 1244 #9930
Advanced Engineering Challenge *NEW!*
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 13+. The late Rube Goldberg is famous for a series of drawings depicting wacky contraptions that performed simple tasks in indirect and complex ways. Explore and manipulate simple machines to come up with creative solutions to various challenges presented to you. Using the 12 step engineering design process, try your hand at creating both a small and large scale Rube Goldberg Machine while staying ahead of the competition! 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $70 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-703 1248 #9937
Advanced Latin Language
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Ages 11-14. “Veni, vidi, vici!” If you have taken “Latin Language and Roman Culture” or have studied Latin in school and are ready to conquer the next level of Latin language skills, this class is for you! Study more advanced grammatical concepts, vocabulary, and English derivatives from Latin stems. Read stories from Latin text and deepen your understanding of Latin grammar, culture, history, and the mythology of ancient Rome as you expand your understanding of Greece and Rome’s immense contributions to the modern age. 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-448 1109 #6387
Advanced Manga for Students
July 8 - July 12
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Have you taken “Manga for Students” in the past and want to take your skills to the next level? If so, this class is for you! Learn advanced manga drawing techniques for clothing, action poses, coloring, and more! 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-432 1110 #6372
Advanced Photography *NEW!*
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 13+. Are you a photography student who has learned to control the manual shooting settings on your SLR camera, but is interested in learning how to do more with them? Learn about off-camera lighting, using your camera settings to create special effects, using tripods, filters, and other camera accessories to effect the image quality, working with and posing your subjects, post production workflow, image editing, and more! Bring your SLR camera with both a removable lens and manual exposure capabilities. Prerequisite: Photography Academy. 1 week.
Tuition: $208 (includes $74 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-611 1333 #0306
Advanced Robotics With Mindstorm
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Are you familiar with the basics of LEGO® Mindstorm? Then this class is for you! Working in teams, you will move up to more elaborate robots and programming while learning science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the robotics context. Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week.
Tuition: $235 (includes $79 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-144 1231 #6228
Adventures in Augmented Reality! *NEW!*
August 12 - August 16
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. 1 week.
Tuition: $275 (includes $101 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-513 1211 #9827
Adventures in Augmented Reality! *NEW!*
August 12 - August 16
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Watch as holograms come to life in the first ever augmented reality for kids! Work with 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. 1 week.
Tuition: $275 (includes $101 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-512 1315 #9826
Adventures in The Land of Stories
July 22 - July 26
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
English & World Languages
Ages 8-10. Do you love The Land of Stories? Dive into another dimension where the stories we all know and love haven’t ended. Learn more about Alex and Conner Bailey as you participate in activities and play games that are only fit for The Land of Stories! Choose a folk or fairy tale character that you would like to appear in the stories and create your own adventure. You should have read the first book, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell, before attending the first class. 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-245 1001 #6262
After Care Only
June 24 - June 28
July 1 - July 3
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
August 5 - August 9
August 12 - August 16
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Before Care, After Care, & Lunch

End the day with movies and a light snack. All sessions run 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.. Parents/Guardians who expect to pick up their student(s) after 6:30 p.m. are asked to call 443-797-9388 to inform our after care providers. A late fine of $5 per 15 minutes will be charged for students picked up after 6:30 p.m.. Location: Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts (HVPA). Please see campus map howardcc.edu/about-us/hcc-at-a-glance/locations-and-directions/campus-map.html  1 week.

Tuition: $70** (includes $0 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1272 #6109
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1273 #6192
(no class Jul 4 & 5) **Tuition for this three-day week is $42
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1274 #6193
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1275 #6194
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1276 #6195
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1277 #6196
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1278 #6197
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
XE-609 1279 #6198
All About Technology
June 24 - June 28
July 1 - July 3
August 5 - August 9
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. You will build circuits as well as build 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: $235 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-121 1002 #6212
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-121 1316 #0044
(no class Jul 4 & 5) **Tuition for this three-day week is $149.
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-121 1003 #6779
Amazing Art Techniques *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Master magnificent monoprints, blow acrylic ink abstracts, create beautiful patterned drawings, fold and decorate fun flip art and other origami, and paint super-secret messages! Create your own art exhibit for an end of week display for family and friends. No previous art experience is required. Let your imagination flow! 1 week.
Tuition: $229 (includes $100 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-501 1317 #0025
Amazing Ocean Art
July 15 - July 19
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 PM - 12:00 PM
XK-229 1004 #6249
Animation for 3-D Games
July 8 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Learn how to develop 2-D and 3-D animations to import into a 3-D game. Create 3-D models and use royalty-free 3-D models to craft animations to tell the backstory and cut scenes of a game. Make storyboards to produce the animations and work with various 2-D and 3-D graphic programs. 2 weeks.
Tuition: $325 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-609 1111 #6407
App Attack! Make Your First Game App
August 5 - August 9
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 students 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. 1 week.
Tuition: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-197 1199 #6164
App Attack! Make Your First Game App
August 5 - August 9
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app 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. 1 week.
Tuition: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-196 1191 #6163
App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App!
July 8 - July 12
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. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. 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 the class. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week.
Tuition: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-197 1192 #6242
App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App!
July 8 - July 12
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 then you will love this class! Become the creator of the next viral web app and share with family and friends! Explore the most popular .IO apps, design your own multiplayer experience, and learn how to code on your own. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week.
Tuition: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-497 1200 #6388
Archaeology *NEW!*
July 1 - July 3
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Social & Behavioral Sciences
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. 3 days.
Tuition: $135 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-619 1052 #0011
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Art From Around the World
July 29 - August 2
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Social & Behavioral Sciences
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-228 1005 #6248
Audio Design *NEW!*
July 22 - July 26
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. Bring headphones to class. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $71 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-625 1301 #0006
Basketball Camp
July 8 - July 12
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Sports & Athletics
Ages 11-14. 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 game to the next level. 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-902 1239 #6446
Basketball Camp
July 8 - July 12
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 game to the next level. 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-901 1238 #6444
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
August 12 - August 16
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 3-D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Fortnite will not be played in class. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week.
Tuition: $249 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-514 1212 #9828
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
XK-514 1322 #0058
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
August 12 - August 16
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 3-D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Fortnite will not be played in class. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week.
Tuition: $249 (includes $101 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-515 1213 #9829
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-515 1307 #0059
Bedazzled by Beads
July 29 - August 2
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: $209 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-104 1006 #6409
Before & After Care (Combo Time)
June 24 - June 28
July 1 - July 3
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
August 5 - August 9
August 12 - August 16
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Before Care, After Care, & Lunch

Do you have a long commute? Sign up for both Before care and After care at a reduced rate. Staff can be reached by calling 443-797-9388. A late fine of $5 per 15 minutes will be charged for students picked up after 6:30 p.m.. Location: Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts (HVPA). Please see campus map howardcc.edu/about-us/hcc-at-a-glance/locations-and-directions/campus-map.html  1 week.

Tuition: $115** (includes $0 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1256 #6104
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
07:30 AM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1257 #6178
(no class Jul 4 & 5) **Tuition for this three-day week is $69
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1258 #6179
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1259 #6180
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1260 #6181
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1261 #6182
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1262 #6183
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 06:30 PM
XE-607 1263 #6184
Before Care Only
June 24 - June 28
July 1 - July 3
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
August 5 - August 9
August 12 - August 16
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Before Care, After Care, & Lunch

Begin the day with a light breakfast and a movie. All sessions run 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.. Students arriving after 8:20 a.m. should proceed directly to their classroom or field. Call 443-797-9388 to contact staff. Location: Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts (HVPA). Please see campus map howardcc.edu/about-us/hcc-at-a-glance/locations-and-directions/campus-map.html 1 week.

Tuition: 1 week $50** (includes $0 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
XE-608 1264 #6106
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
XE-608 1265 #6185
(no class Jul 4 & 5) **Tuition for this three-day week is $30
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
XE-608 1266 #6186
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
XE-608 1267 #6187
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
XE-608 1268 #6188
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
XE-608 1269 #6189
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
XE-608 1270 #6190
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
XE-608 1271 #6191
Beginning Japanese
June 24 - June 28
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Ages 11-14. Konnichiwa! Learn Kanji alphabet characters, simple vocabulary, and pronunciation by taking part in elementary conversations. Enjoy Japanese culture by reviewing traditions of past and present, viewing Japanese anime such as Naruto and Pokémon, making origami crafts, learning Japanese calligraphy writing, and tasting popular Japanese cuisine. Taught by a native speaker. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $85 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-400 1053 #6147
Bricks and Sticks Stop Animation *NEW!*
July 8 - July 12
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: $249 (includes $101 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-521 1218 #9836
Business Beginnings
June 24 - June 28
July 15 - July 19
August 5 - August 9
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: $199 (includes $64 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-241 1054 #6127
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-241 1055 #6258
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-241 1056 #6259
C++ Programming
July 15 - July 19
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 13+. C++ is a programming language that is widely used in industry. It allows programming in both procedural and object-orientated styles. Concepts taught in C++ are foundational and used in every other programming language. Learn about computer basics, the development environment, and various programming skills such as variable types, conditional statements, looping, and functions. Use your new knowledge as we design and create simple games, such as tic tac toe and hangman. You will need to create a (free) Microsoft account prior to the start of class. Previous programming experience recommended, but not required. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-510 1113 #6395
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-510 1112 #6157
Camp Counselor in Training
July 8 - July 12
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 14+. Learn the skills needed to become a successful camp counselor! Enhance your communication skills, learn student management methods, and discuss problem solving and conflict management techniques. Shadow and assist Kids on Campus Instructional Aides in a variety of tasks. Practice interviewing techniques, so you will be prepared to put your best foot forward in your future work experience! Certificates given upon successful class completion. 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 AM
XK-608 1155 #6158
Caricature
July 1 - July 3
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Create fun and whimsical works of art in this creative class. Focus on single attributes and learn how to exaggerate them in funny and interesting ways. Explore different caricature styles and enhance your drawing skills in this class taught by a local professional artist. 3 days.
Tuition: $125 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
01:00 AM - 04:30 PM
XKE-145 1114 #6416
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Cartoon Art for Students
July 8 - July 12
July 29 - August 2
August 5 - August 9
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other

Ages 6-8 and 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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-240 1008 #6257
(Ages 6-8)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-240 1009 #6256
(Ages 6-8)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-240 1010 #6255
(Ages 8-10)
Classical Drawing for Teens
June 24 - June 28
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: $219 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-227 1235 #6168
Code Breakers
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Calling all future coders, programmers, and designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be a Silicon Valley CEO, or the high school student who just made $1 million for programming in his bedroom, this course has the essentials you need to begin your journey. Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. 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: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-283 1201 #6280
Code Breakers
July 29 - August 2
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Calling all future coders, programmers, and designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be a Silicon Valley CEO or the high school student who just made $1 million dollars for programming in his bedroom, this course has the essentials you need to begin your journey. Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. 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: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-279 1193 #6273
Code Explorers *NEW!*
July 8 - July 12
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, students will receive access to the interactive learning platform to continue their coding journey at home. You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperationwith Black  Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week.
 
Tuition: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-522 1219 #9837
College Applications and Scholarships 101
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Ages 14+. If you are in 10th to 12th grade and are feeling overwhelmed by the college application and scholarship process, then this is the class for you. The process can be an intimidating one, but we are here to help! Learn how to search for colleges based on academic interests, sport, or other opportunities. Take career and personality quizzes to help you pinpoint a future major and career. In addition, learn all of the parts of college applications such as essays, transcripts, teacher recommendations, and more. Learn how to search for scholarships and practice writing essays for them! 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-604 1156 #6403
College Prep and Advanced Writing Skills
July 22 - August 2
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: $325 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-254 1157 #6264
Commotion in the Ocean
August 5 - August 9
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-160 1011 #6421
Computer Keyboarding
June 24 - July 3
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. Lots of practice and review new skills. Sign up now! 2 weeks.
Tuition: $275 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-616 1115 #0007
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Jun 24 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-616 1116 #0008
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Creative Abstract Drawing
July 1 - July 3
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Explore your inner artist! Practice guided-pattern drawing using the Zentangle® Method of drawing where, “anything is possible, one stroke at a time!” This class helps you learn to relax, focus, and develop easy-to-learn drawing techniques where there is no wrong way of creating art! Conjure up fun with amazing abstract masterpieces and let your creativity flow! No art experience necessary! 3 days.
Tuition: $129 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-232 1154 #6170
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Creative Design and Robotics
July 1 - July 3
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. The world of the future belongs to robots! In this cutting-edge class, you will learn the fundamentals of motorized mechanisms, design principles, sensors, and sound activation. Separate fact from fantasy by designing and building prototypes of task oriented robots. Apply problem-solving skills to improve how robots function in a series of design challenges! You will work in pairs or teams for most of the class. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 3 days.
Tuition: $175 (includes $94 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-623 1202 #0017
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Creative Design and Robotics
July 1 - July 3
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. The world of the future belongs to robots! In this cutting-edge class, you will learn the fundamentals of motorized mechanisms, design principles, sensors, and sound activation. Separate fact from fantasy by designing and building prototypes of task oriented robots. Apply problem-solving skills to improve how your robots function in a series of design challenges! You will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 3 days.
Tuition: $175 (includes $94 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-622 1194 #0016
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Creative Writing for Elementary School *NEW!*
June 24 - June 28
August 5 - August 9
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
English & World Languages
Ages 8-10. Are you a budding writer just waiting for an opportunity to hone your skills? 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: $195 (includes $65 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-707 1338 #0319
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-707 1329 #0274
Creative Writing for High School
July 8 - July 19
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: $325 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-257 1158 #6265
Creative Writing for Middle School
June 24 - July 3
July 8 - July 19
July 22 - August 2
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: $325 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jul 03
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-617 1304 #9996
(no class Jul 4 & 5) **Tuition for this shortened two-week class is $275.
Jul 08 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-617 1305 #0002
Jul 22 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-617 1306 #0004
Creepy Crawlers *NEW!*
July 29 - August 2
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: $199 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-629 1335 #0316
Crime Scene Investigators
July 15 - July 19
July 29 - August 2
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-331 1240 #6313
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-331 1241 #9921
Crochet and Yarn Crafts *NEW!*
July 22 - July 26
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Learn basic crochet skills to create stuffed toys, fingerless gloves, bookmarks, and other decorative projects. You will have the opportunity to crochet 7” by 9” rectangle(s) for Warm Up America, a charity that makes Afghans for neighbors in need. This class covers basic crochet techniques including holding the hook, chain stitch, single and double crochet, slip stitch, increasing, decreasing, finishing ends, and changing colors. Learn how to follow instructions in a crochet pattern, pom-pom making, weaving, and yarn wrapping skills. Materials provided for this camp include yarn, crochet hooks, patterns, a pom-pom tool, and a yarn needle. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-606 1311 #0062
Design & Build Your Own Model Space Rover
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Design and build a NASA rover to explore new worlds. You, working as engineers, will outfit a small rover with simple machines to investigate a new world. As each machine is integrated into the rover, you will discuss the purpose of the machine and how it is best suited for a particular job such as craft movement, sample collection, or data transmission. In this STEAM focused class you will work together, share design ideas, and problem solve in a team environment as you discuss the mission the rover would conduct on the alien world. You will work together on your design, but create your own individual rover with art supplies and recycled materials to take home and share with your families. 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-411 1060 #6360
Design Like an Engineer *NEW!*
July 22 - July 26
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Learn how to design engineering solutions to real world problems through documentation, experimentation, and construction. Using the 12 step engineering design process, try your hand at creating a puzzle cube, 3-D sketching, designing a straw bridge, constructing a glider plane, and building a working Rube Goldberg machine. 1 week.
Tuition: $195 (includes $70 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-702 1247 #9935
Detectives At Work
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
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: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-285 1061 #6282
Discovering Paleontology
July 29 - August 2
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Social & Behavioral Sciences
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: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-251 1012 #6263
Dissecting Computer Technology
July 8 - July 12
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Sure, you know how to use your computer, but do you know how it works? What is an I/O port? What is a motherboard? How does the memory work with the hard drive? You’ll take a working computer apart, examine the pieces, and put it back together! Will it still work? That’s up to you! Learn the history of data storage devices from magnetic disks through solid state drives. Explore the evolution of personal computing and what tomorrow may hold for technology. Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week.
Tuition: $235 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-107 1117 #6210
Dollars & “Sense” *NEW!*
July 8 - July 12
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Crazy about cash? Learn about banking, investing and building wealth. Fine tune your financial knowledge as you conduct calculations with money. Develop life skills and fiscal responsibility by setting financial goals through the power of personal choices. 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-708 1330 #0302
Drone Adventures *NEW!*
June 24 - June 28
August 12 - August 16
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, 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: $249 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-615 1280 #9997
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-615 1281 #9998
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-615 1282 #0001
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-615 1299 #0003
Drone Pilot 101: Build Your Own, Take It Home!
July 15 - July 19
August 5 - August 9
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: $389 (includes $250 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-509 1203 #6393
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-509 1204 #6394
Duct Tape Art
July 1 - July 3
July 29 - August 2
August 5 - August 9
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: $219 (includes $90 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-114 1062 #6410
(no class Jul 4 & 5) **Tuition for this three-day week is $135.
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-114 1063 #6411
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-114 1064 #7233
Duct Tape Art: The Sequel
August 5 - August 9
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: $229 (includes $100 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-448 1118 #6437
Dynamic Spanish for Elementary Students
June 24 - June 28
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 $74 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-398 1013 #6146
E-cool-ogy
July 1 - July 3
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Ecology is a branch of biology that deals with the relationships of organisms to one another and their physical surroundings. E-cool-ogy will let you apply scientific methods to create and analyze animal habitats, research food webs in biomes, and understand the impact of recycling in your community. Use a hands-on method to study how nature and humans interact in your e-cool-ogical community. 3 days.
Tuition: $125 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-620 1014 #0014
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Elementary Coding and Robotics With LEGO® WeDo 2.0 *NEW!*
July 22 - July 26
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. In this introduction to coding class, learn how to program motors and sensors to do work and build multiple robotic creations. Learn the basics of linear graphics, based on coding using LEGO Scratch software. Develop skills in coding and reasoning bringing LEGO builds to life with their programs. In teams use the programming designs as a base to coding as well as move beyond to create your own designs. You will code using the LEGO WeDo 2.0 App. Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week.
Tuition: $235 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-498 1189 #9793
Elementary Engineering
July 1 - July 3
July 15 - July 19
July 29 - August 2
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 6-8 and 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. You will also get a chance to 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: $235 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon, Tue, Wed
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-125 1222 #6216
(Ages 8-10) (no class Jul 4 & 5) **Tuition for this three-day week is $149.
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-125 1223 #6217
(Ages 6-8)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-125 1224 #6214
(Ages 6-8)
eSports Apprentice - YouTube® Streamers and Gamers *NEW!*
August 12 - August 16
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, eSports is the fastest growing career for the next generation. Over 400 million people watched YouTube videos and Twitch streams of video game competitions this year alone! In this course, you will develop competitive game-play skills in Black Rocket’s new eSports App, learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly practice online safety. You will gain full access to the eSports App and a video of your class tournament with commentary. Videos will not be broadcast publicly, but will be shared with all students in the class. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week.
Tuition: $249 (includes $101 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-517 1215 #9833
eSports Apprentice-YouTube® Streamers and Gamers *NEW!*
August 12 - August 16
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, eSports is the fastest growing career for the next generation. Over 400 million people watched YouTube videos and Twitch streams of video game competitions this year alone! In this course, you will develop competitive game-play skills in Black Rocket’s new eSports App, learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly practice online safety. You will gain full access to the eSports App and a video of your class tournament with commentary. Videos will not be broadcast publicly, but will be shared with all students in the class. Offered in cooperation with Black Rocket Productions, LLC. 1 week.
Tuition: $249 (includes $101 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-516 1214 #9831
Exploring Electronics
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Have you ever wondered why a light didn’t turn on when you flipped the switch? Electrify your understanding of simple electrical circuits. Learn how to recognize and differentiate the main elements of a circuit. Use your “power”ful new knowledge to construct a working circuit and diagnose possible circuit faults. Never be in the dark again! 1 week.
Tuition: $235 (includes $100 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-601 1120 #6400
Extended Algebra I Review
July 8 - July 19
July 22 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 13+. If you are a rising Algebra II, Geometry, or second-year Algebra I student, this is your chance to cover fundamental concepts in greater depth to get ready for more difficult applications. Topics include operations with positive and negative numbers, families of functions from linear to quadratic to rational and exponential, equations, polynomials, and systems of equations, inequalities, graphing, word problems, and radicals. Bring a graphing calculator to class. You must have completed an Algebra I course. 2 weeks.
Tuition: $325 (includes $71 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-371 1121 #6340
Jul 22 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-371 1122 #6339
Extended Algebra II Review
July 22 - August 2
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: $325 (includes $71 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-337 1159 #6319
Extreme Special Effects Makeup
July 15 - July 19
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: $225 (includes $94 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-229 1123 #6430
Fabulous Food Art *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
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: $229 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-612 1334 #0307
Fantasy Drawing
July 8 - July 12
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: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-505 1124 #6389
Fantasy Sports 101
July 1 - July 3
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Don’t get boxed out of the fun, explore the basics of fantasy sports! Learn how to play fantasy football, baseball, and basketball. Explore the different types of drafts including snake, manual, and auction drafts. Learn the strategy behind who to draft first and how to research players to draft. Practice makes perfect so, put your new skills to the test with a mock draft to close out class. 3 days.
Tuition: $139 (includes $70 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-608 1125 #6443
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Fashion Redux: Denim Do-Over *NEW!*
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Do you love fashion? Do you adore jeans? Are you into DIY projects? If you answered yes to all these, then this class is for you! Explore current denim trends and transform your jeans into unique fashion pieces using a variety of trims. Deconstruct and upcycle your old jeans into stylish accessories. Along the way, learn about the history of denim and how the fashion industry has joined the reuse/recycle movement. At the end of the week, walk the runway with your denim designs. 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-612 1253 #9942
Fashion Redux: T-Style, Upcycle Your T-shirts *NEW!*
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Are you a DIYer who loves fashion? Have a slew of boxy camp and school t-shirts? Explore trends in t-shirts & tops and learn some easy ways to upcycle those t-shirts into stylish, fashion tops. Transform a tee into cool accessories or turn that statement tee into a wall hanging. Show off your talent as we invite parents in to see your creations at the end of the week. 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-613 1254 #9943
Financial Literacy for Teens
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 14+. Learn the fundamentals on how to make, invest, and save your money with ideas that will carry you from high school thru life. Get the three simple rules that will maximize your wealth even if you forget everything else. Learn about stocks and investing. Experience how your “huge” paycheck from your first real job gets whittled down when we create a budget and start tracking net worth. Bring a smart phone and be prepared to do some fun financial research during class games and exercises if you are able. 1 week.
Tuition: $195 (includes $71 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-437 1160 #6377
Fun With Fondant
July 22 - July 26
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. A supply list will be sent to each student before the class begins. Some supplies will include items used in the Fun With Frosting class. Please note that frosting and fondant products made with nuts may be used. Students with food allergies must provide their own special ingredients if needed. Prerequisite: Fun With Frosting class. 1 week.
Tuition: $219 (includes $91 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-224 1068 #6428
Fun With Frosting
June 24 - June 28
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Love to help out in the kitchen? Now you can learn how to decorate like the pros. Learn how to make frosting from scratch, color your frosting, and pipe frosting through a decorating bag. You will decorate cakes, cupcakes, and sugar cookies using a variety of flower patterns, rosettes, dots, basket weave, and shell borders. You will need to provide un-iced cupcakes, cake layers, and cookies. A supply list will be sent to each student before the class begins. Please note that frosting products made with nuts may be used. Students with food allergies must provide their own special ingredients if needed. 1 week.
Tuition: $219 (includes $91 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-174 1070 #6423
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-174 1069 #6162
Fun With Frosting II
July 22 - July 26
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. A supply list will be sent to students before the class begins. Students with food allergies must provide their own special ingredients if needed. Prerequisite: Fun With Frosting. 1 week.
Tuition: $219 (includes $91 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-274 1071 #6174
German Language and Culture
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Ages 11-14. “Deutsch ist toll!” German is one of the world languages currently offered to high school students in Howard County, but how do you know the language is right for you? This course introduces you to the basics of speaking and understanding German. You will discover some surprising similarities and differences to English when learning basic vocabulary, numbers, simple greetings and phrases, and practicing pronunciation. Enjoy exploring German customs and culture through German holiday traditions, foods, and songs. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $74 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-316 1324 #6302
Girls Who Make: Design, Build, Play! *NEW!*
August 12 - August 16
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. A makerspace for girls who want to build, engineer, and invent in the company of peers and coaches that they can identify with. This workshop activates makerspace tools, materials, and technologies that are connected to the interests of the participants. Create a series of individual and collaborative projects that grow skill, confidence, ambition, and grit. Design, prototype, and build a series of working games and toys using real tools and materials. All projects go home and join us for our Friday toy gallery! Offered in conjunction with FutureMakers. 1 week.
Tuition: $255 (includes $101 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-488 1188 #8596
Go Germany: An Exploration in Culture and Language
June 24 - June 28
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
English & World Languages
Ages 8-10. Have fun exploring a new language and culture! Learn basic vocabulary, cultural facts, and customs through music, games, and art and craft activities. You will pick up common phrases, numbers, and colors along the way. Each day will center around a different theme including homes & castles, hobbies & sports, food, and fashion. You will also be able to sample some sweet German treats. Enjoy! Viel Spass! Note: if you took this interactive class last summer, new topics and activities will be awaiting you. For beginners and returning students. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-191 1314 #6241
Graffiti Girls: Tools, Tech, and Techniques *NEW!*
August 12 - August 16
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Design and street art are all about making an image using tools, materials and processes that make mark making repeatable, highly visible, and durable. Learn street art techniques and processes from an experienced designer to render, duplicate, transfer and print with a range of traditional and technical media on paper, vinyl, textiles and objects. All projects go home and be ready, they’re awesome! Join us for our Friday graffiti gallery! Offered in conjunction with FutureMakers. 1 week.
Tuition: $255 (includes $101 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-489 1187 #8595
Graphic Design for Teens
July 8 - July 12
July 22 - July 26
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: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-395 1127 #6355
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-395 1128 #6354
Hands on Chemistry
July 22 - July 26
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: $219 (includes $91 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-145 1205 #6229
Hogwarts Experience *NEW!*
July 8 - July 12
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-709 1339 #0361
Holiday Fun With Felt *NEW!*
July 8 - July 12
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Get ready for holidays throughout the year by making adorable felt decorations. In this creative camp, you will learn the skills to make summer citrus coasters, 4th of July stars, fall apples, Halloween pumpkins, Thanksgiving turkeys, Christmas tree ornaments, Hanukkah dreidel and coins, Valentine’s Day bookmarks, or St. Patrick’s Day shamrock pins. You will be introduced to hand sewing and embroidery stitches that enhance these holiday designs. Materials provided for this class include a variety of patterns, colorful felt, embroidery needles and floss, pins, buttons, beads, and fiberfill (for stuffing). Let’s craft! 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-605 1129 #6441
HTML I for Students
June 24 - June 28
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the language of the internet. Learn how to use inline images, image maps, audio, video hyperlinks, and other graphics to produce a personal webpage that is attractive, readable, and easy to navigate. Internet beginners are welcome. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $71 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-231 1132 #6252
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-231 1131 #6251
HTML II and CSS for Students
July 22 - July 26
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. If you have completed HTML I or have a good grasp of the basics for Hypertext Markup Language, this course is for you. Create more complex documents using HTML. Expand basic techniques, add tables and charts, learn how to do your own troubleshooting, maintain webpages, and much more. At the end of the course you will create your own website. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $71 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-233 1133 #6254
Inside Interior Design
July 22 - July 26
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-100 1134 #6206
Interior Design: Set the Stage for a Fabulous Career
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Explore a career in interior design. Learn how to develop floor plans, designs and color schemes for residential and commercial spaces. Practice interview techniques to gain insight into a client’s needs. Organize design ideas with the use of floor plans and story boards. Learn how to present your design to your client effectively. Let your creativity flow! 1 week.
Tuition: $219 (includes $90 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-412 1135 #6361
Intermediate Coding With LEGO® Boost *NEW!*
July 22 - July 26
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Code using LEGO Robotics Boost kit and learn linear coding in LEGO’s Scratch based programming Boost App. You will learn coding in multiple applications: building humanoid robots, automated vehicles, creating art and music, and manufacturing avenues. Complete the Vernie the Robot build in groups through a series of challenges in coding, movements, and behaviors. Then choose from seven other designs to move forward in your programming challenges. Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week.
Tuition: $235 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-499 1190 #9794
Intermediate Engineering and Robotics *NEW!*
July 8 - July 12
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Engineering technology is a great way to introduce a budding young scientific mind to the high-tech world! In this class, teams will work together and become technology experts. Instructors will reinforce concepts of force, measurement, construction, design, and much more. You will be challenged to create unique machines using your knowledge of technology and design. Come learn how to do some amazing things with technology. Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week.
Tuition: $235 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-354 1232 #6332
Intro to Zoology
July 8 - July 12
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. 1 week.
Tuition: $215 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-391 1072 #6347
Introduction to Debate
July 8 - July 12
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-348 1073 #6328
Introduction to Fashion Design
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Are you interested in the world of fashion design? Have you wondered what goes into creating new fashion and seasonal lines of clothing Explore the world of fashion design through basic color theory, elements and principles of design, and the history of art styles. Learn about artists who have influenced fashion design such as Andy Warhol and Bridget Riley. Take a look at fashion photography, alter some of your own clothes, and discuss the marketing of your designs. At the end of the week, parents and friends will be invited in to see the display boards you have created to introduce your new line of fashion. 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $81 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-508 1136 #6391
Introduction to Python
July 22 - July 26
August 5 - August 9
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: $215 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-446 1137 #6384
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-446 1138 #6385
Introduction to the United Nations
July 8 - July 12
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-186 1076 #6238
Introduction to Visual Basic
June 24 - June 28
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Empower yourself with the technological skills needed to advance in the fast-paced computer world. Learn project design, the Visual Basic toolbox, and many elements of the BASIC language. Enjoy detailed computer projects that you can build and run, including a number-guessing game, a card game, an allowance calculator, a drawing program, and a simple video game. No prior programming experience is necessary. You should be comfortable working in the Windows environment, know how to find files, move and restore windows, and identify the use and purpose of file extensions. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 AM - 04:30 AM
XK-232 1139 #6253
Is It Who Or Whom?
July 22 - July 26
August 5 - August 9
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: $195 (includes $65 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-314 1077 #6299
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-314 1078 #6300
Java Programming
July 29 - August 2
August 5 - August 9
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: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-396 1141 #6357
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-396 1140 #6356
Jedi Training Camp
June 24 - June 28
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. If you love Star Wars, this IS the camp you are looking for! Make a tunic, create a lightsaber, learn about survival methods on different planets, design a droid from repurposed materials, and test your agility. Enjoy these and other fun and interesting activities. Come prepared, Padawan training will take place both inside and outdoors. May the force be with you. 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-401 1015 #6148
Junior Medic
July 22 - August 2
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. 2 weeks.
Tuition: $375 (includes $125 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-291 1079 #6285
Jul 22 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-291 1336 #0318
Krazy Kinetic Art
July 1 - July 3
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. 3 days.
Tuition: $139 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-158 1016 #6420
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Latin Language and Roman Culture
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
English & World Languages
Ages 11-14. Why wait until high school to begin the newly revived pursuit of this once “dead language?” Move steps ahead of your peers as you sharpen your mind, increase your understanding of Latin and English, and potentially improve SAT scores. You will study the culture in which the language was spoken. “Tempus Fugit.” 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-345 1080 #6325
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-345 1081 #6324
Leadership Skills
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 13+. Learn how to become a leader in high school and beyond! Discover if you are already a leader, learn about leadership skills, create ways to model leadership in school, and brainstorm ways you can serve your community. Enhance intra- and inter-personal skills; gain self-confidence and self-actualization; learn to think, write, read, present, and research critically. 1 week.
Tuition: $195 (includes $64 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-292 1142 #6286
Learn to Code With Music! *NEW!*
July 8 - July 12
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. Bring headphones to class. Come join us for a musical adventure! 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $71 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-626 1302 #0009
Legal Eagles: Advanced Trials
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 11-14. Engage in a variety of topics to enhance and develop your skills in logic based reasoning and its applications to case law. Expand your knowledge with a brief review of legal background and procedures, logic based reasoning exercises, and mock trials in civil and criminal law. This class is a more in-depth look of legal practice, placing an emphasis on mock trials where you will take turns rotating between working as a legal team and various other roles involved in a trial. Gain experience in argumentation techniques, organization and categorization of evidence, evidence interpretation, and develop a comfortable and fluid understanding of the trial process and its various procedures. Prerequisite: Legal Eagles: Trial by Jury or other previous law class. 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-384 1082 #6346
Legal Eagles: Trial by Jury
June 24 - June 28
July 8 - July 12
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. 1 week.
Tuition: $195 (includes $66 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-284 1083 #6132
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-284 1084 #6281
Lunch Schedule: Tweens & Teens (ages 11-17)
June 24 - June 28
July 1 - July 3
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
August 5 - August 9
August 12 - August 16
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Before Care, After Care, & Lunch
You provide the lunch, we provide the supervision. From 12 p.m.-1 p.m., 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 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1291 #9982
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1292 #9983
(no class Jul 4 & 5) **Tuition for this three-day week is $13
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1293 #9984
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1294 #9985
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1295 #9986
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1296 #9987
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1297 #9988
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1298 #9989
Lunch Schedule: Youth (ages 6-10)
June 24 - June 28
July 1 - July 3
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
August 5 - August 9
August 12 - August 16
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Before Care, After Care, & Lunch
You provide the lunch, we provide the supervision. From 12 p.m.-1 p.m., 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 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1283 #6111
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1284 #6199
(no class Jul 4 & 5) **Tuition for this three-day week is $13
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1285 #6200
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1286 #6201
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1287 #6202
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1288 #6203
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1289 #6204
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1290 #6205
Make Your First 3-D Video Game!
August 12 - August 16
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. In this Black Rocket classic, you will go well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2-D game design classes and create an immersive 3-D world. Learn the physics behind 3-D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Your 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: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-148 1197 #6231
Makerspace Sounds: Electric Guitar Construction Lab *NEW!*
July 22 - July 26
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Design and build a working DIY electric guitar and mini amp from scratch! Cut, connect, sand, solder, detail, and tune high quality materials from the garage, hardware store, and junkyard into a playable rig and practice amplifier! Assemble a neck, complete with tuners, strings, hand soldered piezo pickup, resonating body, and neck strap using real tools and industrial strength materials. No musical ability required, but we’ll do some playing on the final day in a shredding showcase! All are ready to take home and rock the room! Offered in conjunction with FutureMakers. 1 week.
Tuition: $305 (includes $106 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-493 1181 #8350
Makerspace Sounds: Instrument Invention Lab
July 22 - July 26
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Small hands with big ideas need real tools and things to invent! This material-based exploration lab, built around the theme of sound, is perfect for emerging tinkerers, inventors, artists and engineers ready to activate STEM thinking! Transform everyday building materials and electronic components into wind, percussion, string instruments, and electronic sound machines! Learn how to measure and mark, safely use saws, hammers, drills, and specialized tools with wood, PVC, and electronic materials! Learn how sound works through making and inventing! Everybody is invited to our hands-on Friday sound lab! Offered in conjunction with FutureMakers. 1 week.
Tuition: $255 (includes $101 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-494 1182 #8353
Manga for Students
June 24 - June 28
July 22 - July 26
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. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-370 1085 #6145
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-370 1321 #0047
Maryland Craft Class *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. This needlework class will teach you both cross stitch and embroidery skills to create a Black-Eyed Susan, a Maryland state map, and a Blue Crab with the design and four colors of the Maryland state flag. Learn a variety of stitches to create beautiful designs, make decorative items, and personalized gifts. Techniques such as preparing floss, anchoring threads, reading a stitch chart, changing colors, and using a hoop will be covered. Materials provided for this camp include fabric, embroidery needles and floss, patterns, and wooden hoops. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-609 1312 #0063
Mastering the Strategy of Board Games
July 1 - July 3
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 12+. Do you love playing board games and learning the strategy of how to win? Then this is the class for you! All skill levels are welcome. Learn strategy games such as Risk, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Pandemic. We will also learn classic strategy games such as chess, checkers, backgammon, and Chinese checkers. 3 days.
Tuition: $139 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-607 1143 #6442
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Mechanical Art and Moving Machines *NEW!*
June 24 - June 28
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Dream, design and construct handmade animatronics (electrified kinetic creatures) and automata (mechanical sculptures and moving creations) in our makerspace. Cut wood, form plastic, drill, slice foam, add motors and electronics! Perfect for artists, designers, tinkerers and budding engineers. All are invited to our hands-on Friday automata petting zoo! Offered in conjunction with FutureMakers. 1 week.
Tuition: $259 (includes $101 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-495 1183 #8351
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-495 1184 #8352
Middle School Pets and Vets
July 15 - July 19
July 29 - August 2
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: $205 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-344 1087 #6323
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-344 1088 #6322
Middle School Slime Science *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
August 5 - August 9
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: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-704 1318 #0029
Aug 05 - Aug 29
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-704 1319 #0031
Mind, Body, and Spirit
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Sports & Athletics
Ages 12+. Though you may not want to think about it, a new school year begins soon! Prepare yourself mentally and physically for the upcoming school year. Learn relaxation techniques such as yoga and meditation. Practice stress management strategies. Acquire fitness and nutrition tips for a healthy mind and body. Join us and lay the foundation for success this fall! 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-399 1144 #6358
Mobile Phone Photography
July 1 - July 3
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 more limited camera settings to create beautiful and fun images! Lessons will include composition, lighting, use of angles, and editing the images using the phone. Practice using the flash and how to control the exposure and focus for each image. We will discuss and demonstrate using other 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. 3 days.
Tuition: $129 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-614 1303 #9995
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Mobile Phone Photography *NEW!*
July 1 - July 3
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Learn how to get better images with your phone camera! This course focuses on working with your phone’s more limited camera settings to create beautiful and fun images! Lessons will include composition, lighting, use of angles, and editing the images using the phone. Practice using the flash and how to control the exposure and focus for each image. We will discuss and demonstrate using other 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. Point and shoot cameras are also welcome for this class. 3 days.
Tuition: $129 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
08:30 AM - 12:00 AM
XKE-237 1145 #6171
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Modern Sports History *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Sports & Athletics
Ages 11+. Think you know it all when it comes to sports? Think again! This course will help you dominate any sports discussion. Find out the history behind some of sports’ greatest rivalries. Learn about the origins and history that shaped the sports world today. Plus, you will find out how teams are created and how they relocate in order to make up your own new franchise! Of course, you’ll also have the opportunity to research and debate the G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time). It’s time to become a sports savant! 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-607 1249 #9938
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-607 1250 #9939
Money Magic
July 8 - July 12
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: $199 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-377 1017 #6345
Multiples of Math
July 22 - July 26
August 5 - August 9
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-306 1018 #6297
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-306 1019 #6298
Multiples of Math II
July 22 - July 26
August 5 - August 9
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-443 1020 #6153
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 AM
XK-443 1021 #6381
Mysteries in History
July 8 - July 12
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-269 1089 #6268
Mythical Monster Mayhem *NEW!*
July 8 - July 12
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 mythical creatures and their worlds! Read stories about their origins, create crafts, and play games. Only the daring will sign up. 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-701 1246 #9934
Natural Forces
August 5 - August 9
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Mother Nature has a temper and she displays it throughout the world, sometimes predictably, sometimes without warning. Chart tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, volcanoes, wildfires, and rainbows both geographically and seasonally. Create some of these forces right in the classroom, and discuss both the science of the force and its impact on humans. 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-341 1022 #6320
Oooo Goo and Stinky Too: Gross Science
June 24 - June 28
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
August 5 - August 9
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: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-332 1023 #6142
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 AM - 04:30 PM
XK-332 1323 #6314
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-332 1025 #6141
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-332 1325 #0210
Painting Like Van Gogh and Monet
June 24 - June 28
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: $209 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-121 1236 #6160
Partners With Potter
July 15 - July 19
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-298 1026 #6289
Pastel Art for Middle School
July 29 - August 2
July 8 - July 12
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-215 1326 #0220
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-215 1090 #6426
Performing Magic
August 5 - August 9
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: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-124 1173 #6413
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-124 1174 #6412
Pets and Vets
July 15 - July 19
July 29 - August 2
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: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-299 1226 #6290
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-299 1227 #6291
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-299 1225 #6292
Photography Academy
June 24 - June 28
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 13+. Are you a budding photographer? Do you have an SLR (single lens reflex) digital camera you would like to learn to use? Capture magical images of the world around you by practicing lighting, exposure, composition, and creative poses. Manual exposure techniques will enhance your composition and automatic modes will be used for special situations. Learn the one rule that will improve all your photos right away. An SLR camera with both a removable lens and manual exposure capabilities is required for this class. 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-173 1147 #6161
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-173 1308 #0050
Photoshop *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. This class has been designed for the intermediate image editor. You will be given a storage drive containing high resolution stock images which the instructor will use to demonstrate various editing techniques. If you are an independent self-starter that enjoys problem solving, then this class is for you! Prerequisite: prior Photoshop experience. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $71 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-902 1245 #9933
Physics: Electricity and Magnetism
July 1 - July 3
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 Wimhurst machine, measure electrical quantities, perform basic calculations, build elementary DC circuits, electromagnet, and a simple DC electrical motor. Get a leg up on your peers with this progressive science class. 3 days.
Tuition: $139 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-621 1149 #0015
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Physics: Mastering the Mechanics
August 5 - August 9
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. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-179 1150 #6118
Practical Preparation for PSAT/NMSQT
July 29 - August 2
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
English & World Languages
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Test Preparation

Ages 14+. Review basic math through geometry including quantitative comparison and calculation practice. Verbal review covers sentence completion, critical reading, and writing skills that identify sentence errors. Take both math and verbal in a one-week time frame. This course is recommended for students who have taken algebra and geometry. You must bring a calculator for the math section and a comprehensive dictionary for the verbal section. Textbook is provided. Students taking this full day class must also register for supervised lunch. 1 week/full day.

Tuition: $329 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
XK-318 1165 #6303
You must register for both the class (XK-318 1165 #6303) and the lunchtime supervision (XE-666 1296 #9987)
Practical Preparation for PSAT/NMSQT
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
English & World Languages
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Test Preparation

Ages 14+. Review basic math through geometry including quantitative comparison and calculation practice. Verbal review covers sentence completion, critical reading, and writing skills that identify sentence errors. Take both math and verbal in a one-week time frame. This course is recommended for students who have taken algebra and geometry. You must bring a calculator for the math section and a comprehensive dictionary for the verbal section. Textbook is provided. Students taking this full day class must also register for supervised lunch. 1 week/full day.

Tuition: $329 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
XK-318 1165 #6303
You must register for both the class (XK-318 1165 #6303) and the lunchtime supervision (XE-666 1296 #9987)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1296 #9987
Practical Preparation for PSAT/NMSQT - Lunch (REQD.)
July 29 - August 2
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Before Care, After Care, & Lunch
Test Preparation

This lunch supervision is part of Practical Preparation for PSAT/NMSQT

You provide the lunch, we provide the supervision. From 12 p.m.-1 p.m., 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
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
XE-666 1296 #9987
You must register for both the class (XK-318 1165 #6303) and the lunchtime supervision (XE-666 1296 #9987)
Prep for Algebra
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
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: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-416 1091 #6364
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-416 1234 #9882
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-416 1092 #6363
Prep for High School Geometry
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Without geometry, life is “pointless.” This vital class will give you an idea of the various topics that will be taught in a high school geometry course. Get ready to review the foundations of geometry and expand your geometric reasoning. You will also have a better idea of parallel and perpendicular lines, triangle congruence and similarity, properties of various polygons and shapes, area, perimeter, circumference, and volume. Prerequisite: Algebra I. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-366 1151 #6334
Preparation for Pre-Algebra
July 8 - July 12
July 22 - July 26
August 5 - August 9
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: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-418 1074 #6366
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-418 1233 #6368
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-418 1075 #6367
Preparation for the SAT
June 24 - June 28
July 8 - July 19
July 22 - August 2
August 5 - August 16
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. The optional essay section will also be covered. 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. Textbook is provided. You must bring a calculator. This course is for high school students.
Tuition: $375 (includes $96 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
XK-132 1169 #6223
1 week/full day class (Lunch break on your own from 1 p.m.–1:30 p.m.)
Jul 08 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
XK-132 1166 #6114
2 weeks.
Jul 22 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-132 1168 #6222
2 weeks.
Aug 05 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-132 1167 #6224
2 weeks.
Preparation for the SAT Math Test
June 24 - June 28
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Test Preparation
Ages 15+. If you are taking the SAT and only need preparation in the math section, you should take this updated course. Math preparation includes multi-step problems with applications in science, social science, career scenarios, and other real-life contexts. Students should have completed Algebra II. Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. Textbook is provided. You must bring a calculator. This course is for high school students. 1 week.
Tuition: $239 (includes $94 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-133 1170 #6225
Preparation for the SAT Math Test: Advanced
August 12 - August 16
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: $269 (includes $94 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
XK-706 1171 #0018
Preparation for the SAT Math Test: Advanced
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: $269 (includes $94 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
XK-706 1171 #0018
Preparation for the SAT Verbal Test
June 24 - June 28
Ages 14+ (Test Preparation)
English & World Languages
Test Preparation
Ages 15+. If you are taking the SAT and only need preparation in the verbal section, you should take this updated course. Verbal preparation includes vocabulary and reading comprehension such as understanding the author’s message, rhetoric, synthesis, and understanding relationships in passages. Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. Textbook is provided. This course is for high school students. 1 week.
Tuition: $269 (includes $94 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
XK-134 1172 #6226
Presenting Percy Jackson
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-315 1328 #0045
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-315 1027 #6301
Psychology and You
July 29 - August 2
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-372 1093 #6341
Python Programmers
June 24 - June 28
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: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-131 1207 #0526
Python Programmers *NEW!*
June 24 - June 28
August 12 - August 16
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: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-523 1220 #9838
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-523 1221 #9839
Reader’s Theater
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
English & World Languages
Ages 11-14. Have fun while becoming more comfortable speaking in public. Learn how to add emphasis to a speech or to convey the meaning of a script with expressive voice and gestures. Don’t worry about forgetting your lines, no memorization is needed for this class. Bring your creativity and enthusiasm as you step out of the wings and into the limelight. 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-243 1094 #6433
Reading and Notetaking Skills
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-392 1096 #6349
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-392 1095 #6348
Reading, Writing, and Reasoning
July 8 - July 12
July 22 - July 26
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: $199 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-335 1028 #6316
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-335 1029 #6317
Research and Study Skills
July 22 - July 26
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: $209 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-438 1161 #6379
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-438 1162 #6378
Reuse, Recycle, Redesign!
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Do you love DIY projects? If so, this class is for you. Learn how to reuse and recycle household items to create decorative items, accessories, and more! Unleash your creative spirit and complete do-it-yourself crafts with recycled materials. With instructor permission, you may bring supplies for personalized projects. 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-301 1097 #6294
ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs!
August 12 - August 16
July 1 - July 3
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX, an online universe where you can create anything you dream of. This class combines game design concepts, coding, and fun! Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate ROBLOX 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: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-330 1208 #6312
(no class Jul 4 & 5) **Tuition for this three-day course is $175.
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-330 1209 #9822
ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs!
July 1 - July 3
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX, an online universe where you can create anything you dream of. This 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. 3 days.
Tuition: $175 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-130 1196 #6218
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
ROBLOX® Makers *NEW!*
August 12 - August 16
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: $245 (includes $84 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-518 1216 #9834
ROBLOX® Makers *NEW!*
August 12 - August 16
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 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: $245 (includes $106 in fees*)
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-519 1217 #9835
Robotics With Mindstorm
July 29 - August 2
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Do you know what a robot is capable of doing? Get ready to take control! You will build robots, program them to accomplish tasks, respond to external stimuli, and overcome challenges. Using the NXT brick from LEGO®, you will control the robot using NXT programming language and software programming techniques. Experience the challenges of navigation, avoiding and climbing over obstacles, and moving objects. Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week.
Tuition: $235 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-108 1341 #6211
Rockets and Robotics
June 24 - June 28
July 15 - July 19
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: $235 (includes $84 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-124 1030 #6112
(Ages 6-8 )
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-124 1031 #6213
(Ages 8-10)
Savvy Saving & Spending
June 24 - June 28
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. How do you spend your money? Wisely, if you take this course. Explore the power of personal choices and learn to develop winning moves with money. Learn about checking and savings accounts, credit versus debit usage, ATM cards, budgeting, taxes, insurance, credit history, and investing, just to mention a few tools of the trade. Develop real-life skills and responsibilities by setting financial goals and evaluating financial scenarios that build wealth while being a wise consumer. You will need a basic calculator. 1 week.
Tuition: Mon-Fri
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-323 1098 #6137
Science Experiments for Middle Schoolers
July 15 - July 19
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Take science out of the abstract and into reality. Explore the mysteries of physical science as you experience the thrill of experimentation, scientific inquiry, and hypothesis testing. Learn by doing. This week of discovery is fun, yet teaches fundamental skills that can be used in any classroom. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-303 1099 #6296
Scratch This: Code Writing for Beginners
July 22 - July 26
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Why learn Scratch? Scratch is an online program designed by MIT Media Lab. It uses computer programming language to manage multiple forms of media including text, images, animation, and audio recordings to create interactive stories, games, and animations. Build your basic computer coding skills, fine-tune your creativity, intellectual curiosity, and critical thinking skills, and share in a safe online community. No anti-itch cream will be needed! 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $65 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-104 1032 #6207
Sculpture for Elementary Artists
June 24 - June 28
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: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-228 1033 #6169
Sensational Sidewalk Chalk Art
July 8 - July 12
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Do you love to doodle on paper? How about on the sidewalk? Use elements and principles of art, such as line, color, value, and pattern to create drawings based on your interests, famous paintings, storybook characters, and more. Design small creations on your own and large-scale drawings with friends. Practice using pastels and chalk to improve your art skills and express yourself! 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-245 1034 #6434
Slime Science
July 8 - July 12
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: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-346 1036 #6326
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-346 1037 #6327
Spa Camp for Teens
July 1 - July 3
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, nails and skin care using natural techniques which include nutrition, exercise, massage, age-appropriate makeup, manicures, and more. 3 days.
Tuition: $139 (includes $80 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-207 1153 #6424
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Special Effects Makeup
June 24 - June 28
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: $219 (includes $86 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-218 1100 #6167
Speed and Agility Training *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
July 29 - August 2
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: $209 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-610 1331 #0303
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-610 1332 #0304
STEM Challenges *NEW!*
July 22 - July 26
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Love to build things? Explore the world of mechanical and electrical engineering, math, physics, and chemistry while bringing out your competitive side! Build machines by using the simplest of materials such as pennies, tubing, soda cans, and other easily found objects. Ignite the inner scientist and engineer in you! 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $76 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-705 1320 #0034
Stock Market Game
July 22 - July 26
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 three to six 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. Comfort with ratios, percentages, multiplication, fractions, and decimals is a plus for this class. 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-282 1101 #6278
Test-Taking and Memory Strategies
July 8 - July 12
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
August 5 - August 9
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-393 1102 #6350
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-393 1103 #6351
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-393 1104 #6352
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-393 1105 #6353
The American Government *NEW!*
August 5 - August 9
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Ages 12+. If you’ve ever wondered how our government works, this is the course for you! Find out who really has the powers in our national government and how they got them, the answers just might surprise you! We’ll take a look back at some important political moments in history and see how they affect us today. Learn what role you have in our nation, and how you can become politically active. This non-partisan overview of the U.S. government is great if you are preparing for the Government HSA, Social Studies classes, or as a guide for responsible citizenship and keeping up with the news. 1 week.
Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-610 1251 #9940
The Brain for Beginners
July 8 - July 12
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Ages 11-14. Learn how the brain works and how we use it for everyday tasks. Create your own brain sculpture while learning the parts of the brain. Discover how things such as memory, speech, and movement work. In addition, learn about personality, emotions, and take quizzes to learn about your own personality! Explore famous brains in history such as H.M. who lost his memory after a brain surgery and Phineas Gage who survived after a stake went through his brain. 1 week.

Tuition: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-321 1106 #6305
Threads and Thimbles
July 1 - July 3
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 8-10. Can you repair a seam, fix a hem, or replace a missing button? If not, this class is for you. Learn the fundamentals of basic hand-stitching that will make you confident in doing minor repairs. In addition, learn the art of needle point, cross stitch, and embroidering. This class will be “sew” much fun. 3 days.
Tuition: $139 (includes $74 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-156 1038 #6419
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Touch, Type, and Create
July 22 - July 26
July 8 - July 12
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Do you use the “hunt and peck” method to complete school work or send an email to your friends? Learn how to type at a rate of 15-25 words per minute without making a lot of mistakes. Become skilled at basic word processing, formatting, correcting errors, and proofreading your work. Practice cutting and pasting, changing fonts, underlining, using italics, and bolding. This interactive class will keep your fingers flying across your keyboard. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $75 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-369 1039 #6336
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-369 1040 #6337
Toybox Machines
July 15 - July 19
July 29 - August 2
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Create a simple machine of your own with toy parts and everyday objects. Then integrate all of the individual machines to attempt a Rube Goldberg Machine. Observe the many silly chain reactions that showcase cause and effect types of actions. Develop creative and critical thinking skills as you experiment, build, deconstruct, and engineer a new and better contraption. Having fun is only half the objective in this stimulating class. 1 week.
Tuition: $209 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-374 1041 #6343
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-374 1042 #6344
Trivia Challenge
July 1 - July 3
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Ages 11-14. Do you love being able to wow your friends with random details and mounds of statistics? Compete in team and head-to-head competitions in classic trivia games and quiz show style rounds. History, science, geography, pop culture...the topics are endless and the competition is formidable! Whether you are ready to show off your skills or looking to be in-the-know, this is the class for you! Build confidence and prepare for academic battles with the toughest competitors! 3 days.
Tuition: $139 (includes $70 in fees*)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XKE-401 1310 #0061
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Weds
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XKE-401 1107 #6435
(no class Jul 4 & 5)
Trouble-Free Vocabulary
July 22 - July 26
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-105 1163 #6209
Unlocking the Mysteries of Math
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
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: $205 (includes $65 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-150 1043 #6233
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-150 1044 #6232
VEX IQ Robots, Sensor Bots, and Programming
July 8 - July 12
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Using the versatile VEX IQ ROBOTICS kit, build a multitude of models to explore robotics design. Design robots to overcome different challenges including those that have been used in previous VEX IQ ROBOTICS national competitions. Use both remote controlled and individually programmed autonomous robots in this team based engineering class. Gain experience design testing and improving on a basic prototype, programming sensors, and decision making logic. Offered in conjunction with Goldsmith Education. 1 week.
Tuition: $239 (includes $79 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-507 1237 #6390
Video Production *NEW!*
August 5 - August 9
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, while working with software to edit videos, use apps to add effects, and learning the basics of importing and exporting footage to create your own video art or mini story. 1 week.
Tuition: $205 (includes $71 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-624 1300 #0005
Virtual Reality: The Future is Now
July 22 - July 26
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 3-D experiences. At the end of the week, take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created. VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. You do not need a mobile device to take the class, but to use the VR headset at home, a camper will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. 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 $101 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 AM
XK-428 1210 #6371
Virtual Reality: The Future is Now
July 22 - July 26
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 3-D experiences. At the end of the week, take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created. VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. You do not need a mobile device to take the class, but to use the VR headset at home, you will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. 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 $101 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-427 1198 #6370
Who Done It?
June 24 - June 28
July 1 - July 3
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: $199 (includes $64 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-287 1045 #6133
Jul 01 - Jul 03
Mon,Tue,Wed
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-287 1046 #6284
(no class Jul 4 & 5), **Tuition for this three-day week is $119.
Woodshop: Basics to Boxes
July 8 - July 12
August 5 - August 9
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Master woodworking basics in three take-home projects: an elegant cutting board, a gift box, and an indestructible toolbox. Follow plans, measure, mark, cut, drill, shape, and finish with hand tools. Returning students will create advanced projects! Offered in conjunction with FutureMakers. 1 week.
Tuition: $269 (includes $106 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-190 1228 #6239
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-190 1229 #6240
Woodshop: Custom Containers & Secret Compartments *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
August 12 - August 16
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Master the basics of woodworking by creating a set of custom containers with lids, hinged doors, shelves or secret compartments! Follow plans, measure, mark, cut, drill, shape, and finish a variety of materials with hand tools. Returning students will create advanced projects! Offered in conjunction with FutureMakers. 1 week.
Tuition: $269 (includes $106 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-195 1177 #8092
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-195 1178 #8347
Woodshop: Skateboards From Scratch *NEW!*
August 5 - August 9
July 8 - July 12
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 12+. Engineer and build a skateboard from scratch! Create a custom shaped deck, design and apply paint and custom graphics, cut and apply custom grip tape, and assemble trucks with bearings, wheels, and hardware. All participants take home a working skateboard that’s ready to ride! Safely and accurately measure, cut, drill, and finish your board using hand tools. No prior experience required. Fee includes high-quality skateboard materials. Offered in conjunction with FutureMakers. 1 week.
Tuition: $305 (includes $106 in fees*)
Jul 08 - Jul 12
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-492 1179 #8348
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-492 1180 #8349
Woodshop: Table Building Studio *NEW!*
July 15 - July 19
August 12 - August 16
Ages 11-17 (Tweens & Teens)
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 11-14. Engineer and build a well-crafted table from plans you design. Safely and accurately measure, cut, join and finish softwoods using hand tools. No prior experience required. Returning students build advanced independent projects! Offered in conjunction with FutureMakers. 1 week.
Tuition: $269 (includes $106 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-491 1175 #8090
Aug 12 - Aug 16
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-491 1176 #8091
Woodshop: Toy Construction Lab *NEW!*
June 24 - June 28
July 29 - August 2
Ages 6-10 (Youth)
Creative Arts & Other
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
Ages 8-10. Tools and toys go hand in hand! Young makers design, prototype, build and play test a custom wooden vehicle, a game of skill, and chance and a launch-ready catapult from wood and kid-ready materials, using real hand tools. All projects go home, and be ready, they’re awesome! Join us for our Friday toy construction show! Offered in conjunction with FutureMakers. 1 week.
Tuition: $259 (includes $101 in fees*)
Jun 24 - Jun 28
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-496 1185 #8354
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-496 1186 #8355
Writing Dynamic College Essays
August 5 - August 9
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: $209 (includes $69 in fees*)
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-278 1164 #6272
Writing Riveting Reviews
July 15 - July 19
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: $199 (includes $69 in fees*)
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-324 1047 #6307
Young Writer’s World
July 22 - July 26
August 5 - August 9
July 29 - August 2
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, as well as compile them into your own “book.” 1 week.
Tuition: $195 (includes $65 in fees*)
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Mon-Fri
08:30 PM - 12:00 PM
XK-271 1048 #6130
Jul 29 - Aug 02
Mon-Fri
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
XK-271 1049 #6270
Aug 05 - Aug 09
Mon-Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
XK-271 1230 #6269
 
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