Digital Arts Camp

FOR STUDENTS AGES 6-14

ADVANCED ROBOTICS

(AGES 7-14)
During this class your team will learn to program a robot to overcome daily class challenges using a visual and text based programming. You will see firsthand how your program translates into action as you attempt to control your robot sensors and maneuver around obstacles. With your teammate, you will apply different programming concepts while using the scientific method to formulate, observe, experiment, test, and modify your robot. Students will work in teams for most of the program.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC032-01 Aug 5-9 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
NCTEC-CC032-02 Aug 5-9 1-4pm
(Ages 7-10 preferred)
Black Rocket Productions


new program ADVENTURES IN AUGMENTED REALITY!

(AGES 7-14)
Watch as holograms come to life in the first ever augmented reality for kids! Students 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 website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Tuition and fees: $214 ($195+$19 for magic futuristic cube).
NCTEC-CC043-01 Aug 12-16 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 7-10 preferred)
NCTEC-CC043-02 Aug 12-16 1-4pm
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
Black Rocket Productions


APP ATTACK!

(AGES 7-14)
Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will explore the world of webbased (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. Students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC002-01 July 8-12 8:30-11:30am

(Ages 7-10 preferred)
NCTEC-CC002-02 July 8-12 1-4pm
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
Black Rocket Productions


APP.IO: MAKE YOUR FIRST MULTIPLAYER APP!

(AGES 10-14)
The hottest new Apps are IO apps! If your child likes to play Agar.io or Slither.io they will love this class! Become the creator of the next viral web app! In this class, explore the most popular .IO apps, design your own multiplayer experience and learn how to code your own app. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. Students do not need to own a smartphone to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC034-01 Aug 12-16 8:30-11:30am
Black Rocket Productions


new program BATTLE ROYALE: MAKE YOUR FIRST FORTNITE®STYLE VIDEO GAME

(AGES 7-14)
Fans of Fortnite we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC038-01 July 1-5* 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
NCTEC-CC038-02 July 1-5* 1-4pm
(Ages 7-10 preferred)
NCTEC-CC038-03 July 22-26 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
NCTEC-CC038-04 July 22-26 1-4pm
(Ages 7-10 preferred)
*No class July 4. Tuition & fees: $156
Black Rocket Productions


CODE BREAKERS

(AGES 10-14)
Calling all future coders, programmers, & designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be a silicon valley CEO or the high school student who just made $1 million dollars for programming in her bedroom, this course has the essentials you need to begin your journey. Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC003-01 June 24-28 8:30-11:30am
Black Rocket Productions

new program CODE EXPLORERS

(AGES 6-9)
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. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC039-01 June 24-28 1-4pm
NCTEC-CC039-02 July 29-Aug 2 1-4pm

Black Rocket Productions


new program eSPORTS APPRENTICE-YOUTUBE© STREAMERS AND GAMERS

(AGES 7-14)
Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, eSports is the fastest growing career for the next generation. Over 400 million people watched YouTube videos and Twitch streams of video game competitions this year alone! In this course, students will develop 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. Students will gain full access to the eSports App and a video of their class tournament with commentary. Videos will not be broadcast publicly but will be shared with all students in the class.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC040-01 July 8-12 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
NCTEC-CC040-02 July 8-12 1-4pm
(Ages 7-10 preferred)
Black Rocket Productions


DESIGN YOUR OWN BUSINESS

(AGES 9-14)
Learn the foundations of sound business practice. Use the computer to design a product such as sneakers, tools, a bicycle, or a motorcycle, whatever you choose. Then, develop a company around the product. Design a logo! Set prices! Learn how to use and analyze spreadsheets and net worth statements. Create advertisements! Plan your marketing campaign, conquer the competition, and acquire a variety of new computer skills.
Tuition & fees: $165.
NCTEC-CC015-01 July 15-19 1-4pm


GAME LABS 3D WITH UNITY

(AGES 10-14
Are you ready to take your game design skills to another level? With Unity, an industry-grade design software, aspiring game designers will learn level editing, 3D modeling, impactful gameplay creation, as well as how to utilize scripts and variables. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC033-01 July 15-19 1-4pm
Black Rocket Productions


MAKE YOUR FIRST 3D VIDEO GAME!

(AGES 7-10)
In this Black Rocket classic, you will go well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Tuition and fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC009-01 July 15-19 8:30-11:30am
Black Rocket Productions


MAKE YOUR FIRST VIDEO GAME

(AGES 7-14)
If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the keys to designing your first 2-D platformer game. Conceptualization, play experience, level, design graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we'll explore. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to have fun. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers. Mac versions can be created after the program for a $15.00 conversion fee. Students will work in teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC008-01 June 24-28 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 7-10 preferred)
NCTEC-CC008-02 June 24-28 1-4pm
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
Black Rocket Productions


MINECRAFT© ANIMATORS

(AGES 10-14)
Bring your favorite Minecraft© characters to life in an animated short film! Learn how studios like Pixar® and Disney® make movies like Inside Out® and Frozen® through using techniques like keyframing, tweening, texturing and animating rigged 3-D models! Student projects will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. You do not need to own a Minecraft© account to use the software in this class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can createmore advanced projects that build on previous years.
Tuition & fees: $195
NCTEC-CC022-01 July 22-26 8:30-11:30am
Black Rocket Productions

MINECRAFT© DESIGNERS

(AGES 7-10)
If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC010-01 July 22-26 1-4pm
Black Rocket Productions


MINECRAFT© MODDERS

(AGES 7-14)
Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft©. Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft. Students will work in teams, or pairs for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC011-01 July 15-19 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 7-10 preferred)
NCTEC-CC011-02 July 15-19 1-4pm
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
NCTEC-CC011-03 July 29-Aug 2 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
NCTEC-CC011-04 July 29-Aug 2 1-4pm
(Ages 7-10 preferred)
Black Rocket Productions


PYTHON PROGRAMMERS: MAKE YOUR OWN MULTIPLAYER GAME!

(AGES 8-14)
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! Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC036-01 July 29-Aug 2 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
NCTEC-CC036-02 Aug 5-9 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 8-11 preferred)
NCTEC-CC036-03 Aug 5-9 1-4pm
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
Black Rocket Productions


ROBLOX® CODERS & ENTREPRENEURS!

(AGES 7-14)
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's fastgrowing marketplace to publish their games. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Tuition & fees: $156.
NCTEC-CC037-01 July 1-5* 8:30-11:30am

(Ages 7-10 preferred)
NCTEC-CC037-02 July 1-5* 1-4pm
(Ages 10-14 preferred) *No class July 4.
Black Rocket Productions


new program ROBLOX®MAKERS

(AGES 7-14)
Unlock the power of ROBLOX Studio, the world creation tool used by real world ROBLOX developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC041-01 July 29-Aug 2 8:30-11:30am

(Ages 7-10 preferred)
NCTEC-CC041-02 July 29-Aug 2 1-4pm

(Ages 10-14 preferred)
Black Rocket Productions

 


VIDEO GAME ANIMATION

(AGES 7-10)
Take your game design skills to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites, objects, and backgrounds. Start with a name, develop the character's personality, signature moves, special powers, and a story line. Finish with a fully animated character to be used in your very own game. Students do not need any prior experience in game design, animation, or sketching. Student-created games will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac versions can be created after the program for a $15.00 conversion fee. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Tuition & fees: $195.
NCTEC-CC031-01 Aug 12-16 1-4pm

Black Rocket Productions


VIRTUAL REALITY: THE FUTURE IS NOW!

(AGES 7-14)
Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting edge class, you will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created. VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. Students 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. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Tuition & fees: $214 ($195 + $19 for VR headset).
NCTEC-CC027-01 July 15-19 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
NCTEC-CC027-02 July 15-19 1-4pm
(Ages 7-10 preferred)
NCTEC-CC027-03 Aug 12-16 8:30-11:30am
(Ages 10-14 preferred)
NCTEC-CC027-04 Aug 12-16 1-4pm
(Ages 7-10 preferred)
Black Rocket Productions