Technology

Make Your First 3D Video Game!

3rd – 9th Grade • $150 for 6 sessions • 2 hour classes

Mondays • 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12

In this class, 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.

*Class taught by a Black Rocket Productions certified instructor.

Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game

3rd – 9th Grade • $150 for 6 sessions • 2 hour classes

Wednesdays • 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7, 8/14

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.

*Class taught by a Black Rocket Productions certified instructor.

*Weapons used in real Fortnite® video game are replaced with kid-friendly tools.

Minecraft© Modders

3rd – 9th Grade • $150 for 6 sessions • 2 hour classes

Thursdays • 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8, 8/15

Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to access their projects at home. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

*Class taught by a Black Rocket Productions certified instructor.

Virtual Reality: The Future Is Now

3rd – 9th Grade • $160 for 6 sessions* • 2 hour classes

Fridays • 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16

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 program, 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 a camper will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Students will work in pairs or teams and VR projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.

*Class taught by a Black Rocket Productions certified instructor.

*Higher enrollment fee due to included VR headset.