The magic in every student comes to life as never before when they are empowered to be as creative as they were all born to be! Every program is powered by the child’s innate imagination and designed to bring their ideas to life in a fun, hands-on learning environment. All Black Rocket programs mirror real-life experiences and the collaborative nature of the design process. Campers will work in pairs or teams with an emphasis on peer to peer feedback to enhance the creative process.
ROBLOX® Coders, Entrepreneurs and More! (June 20 – 23)
Discover the Lua language while designing worlds in ROBLOX®! Campers combine game design concepts, coding, and fun! Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate ROBLOX’s fast-growing marketplace to publish their games as well as learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX® world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design. Camper-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.
Esports Apprentice and Cyber Spies (June 26 – 30)
Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach campers the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, esports is the fastest-growing career for the next generation. In this course, campers will develop game-play skills and compete using Black Rocket’s Esports games and apps, learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly practice online safety. Campers will dive deeper and continue exploring the world of cyber security as they learn what good digital citizenship means. Campers will work in teams to collect clues, recover lost data and explore digital forensic all in the name of cyber security. All that stands between a group of international hackers and world peace is you! Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.
Inventing for the Future (July 5-7, 3-day week)
Become an inventor of the future! Each morning campers learn ‘rapid prototyping’ and problem solving as they design a product to solve a critical global issue such as problem in the world of medicine, architecture or the environment! Once the vision is completed, campers create models, and develop a website to pitch ideas to the class. In the afternoon, campers will continue their look into the future by diving into virtual reality(VR)! In this cutting-edge class, campers learn the foundations of VR design by creating their own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, crafting 3D experiences, and learning basic programming concepts. Projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.