Main Campus Courses

TWO-WEEK SESSIONS

SESSION I: July 10 – July 21
SESSION II: July 24 – August 4
SESSION III: August 7 – August 18

Two-Week Sessions: Course Offerings

APP ATTACK/CODE BREAKERS
AGES 10 – 13 (current)
Session I: Ages 10-13
Session II: NO CLASS
Session III: NO CLASS
In this two-week program, youth will have the opportunity to enter the world of mobile app design and customize their own game. Using a specialized app and game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based apps. In addition, students will learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges every day. Student created projects will be accessible on a protected site. This program is offered in conjunction with Black Rocket Productions.

NEW! BASKETBALL
AGES 7-13 (current)
Session I: Ages 7-9
Session II: Ages 10-13
Session III: NO CLASS
There’s no I in Team. This program invites boys and girls at all levels to demonstrate and enhance the fundamentals of basketball. The goal is to develop basic sport skills, instill good sportsmanship and self-discipline to become the best player possible.

NEW! BRICKS 4 KIDZ® series
This program is offered in conjunction with Bricks 4 Kidz®. Computer and recreational activities are included in the daily activities.

NEW! BRICK CRITTERS AND BRICK EXPLORERS
AGES 6-9 (current)
Session I (ONLY)
Week one, youth will build their favorite aquatic movie scene, to include the depths of the ocean with Dory and building various critters, such as buzzing bees, fluttering butterflies and more. Week two, youth will explore far away kingdoms as their favorite brick knight for resources needed to construct a base camp to complete your quest.

NEW! BRICK LAND AND BRICK ENGINEERS
AGES 8-12 (current)
Session II (ONLY)
During week one, learn about amazing dinosaurs that lived during the Jurassic period and other extinct prehistoric animals that roamed the earth and swam the seas. Youth will build a world that comes to life with gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptor, terrifying T-Rex, and more. During week two, youth will put their engineering and architect skills to work as they build city themed models using LEGO® Bricks. They will have a blast using custom-built cars to move the people of the city all around town. What would a city be without the architects and engineers who come up with the ideas, plans and building skills to make it all come together? This program is a load of fun and learning for budding engineers.

NEW! HEROES, VILLIANS, AND SPACE
AGES 6-12 (current)
Session III (ONLY)
For week one, youth will use their imagination, building skills, and crime fighting passion in this thrilling world of bat heroes and villains. They will build motorized models of the bat hero’s speedy vehicle and bat girl’s sleek cycle. For week two, join us on an adventurous journey through space! Build the Redstone Rocket to blast through the atmosphere and travel back in time to build NASA’s Gemini Capsule. In addition, youth will build motorized models that represent spacecraft from their favorite popular space movie.

CAMP DISCOVERY
GRADE 1 (as of September)
Session I: Grade 1
Session II: Grade 1
Session III: Grade 1
This two-week program will give children preparing for first grade an academic foundation as they discover the joys of learning. Phonics, reading, math, science and penmanship will be addressed along with creative arts, computers, and recreation.

COMPUTER BLASTER
GRADES 2-6 (as of September)
Session I: Grades 2-3
Session II: Grades 5-6
Session III: Grades 4-5
Children learn many things in different ways with computers; they will discover different tools and ideas for using technology. This educational and enjoyable two-week program designed for beginners and proficient youth includes Keyboarding, PowerPoint, Computer Graphics, Internet, basic web-page design as well as fun and recreational activities.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
GRADES 2-6 (as of September)
Session I: Grades 3-4
Session II: Grades 2-3
Session III: Grades 5-6
This program offers two weeks of academic enrichment for students entering the second through sixth grades in September. Program design is based on the premise that learning can be fun. The curriculum entails instruction in reading comprehension, writing, math, computers, recreation, and creative arts.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM II
GRADES 7–8 (as of September)
Session I: Grades 7-8
Session II: Grades 7-8
Session III: Grades 7-8
This two week program is designed to provide a balanced literacy program which encompasses literacy & writing, mathematics & pre-algebra, study skills & test prep, in addition to computers and recreation.

EXPRESS YOURSELF
AGES 8-13 (current)
Session I: Ages 8-13
Session II: Ages 8-13
Session III: Ages 8-13
This program offers two weeks of dance and acting for students with an interest in theatrical expression. Instruction will consist of dance classes in ballet and modern musical theatre jazz, along with fundamentals in acting and script reading. Participants will see the dance and drama come to life as they display their talent in a final performance at the end of each two-week session. Comfortable clothes required.

NEW! FASHION DESIGN
AGES 8-13 (current)
Session I: NO CLASS
Session II: Ages 11-13
Session III: Ages 8-10
Looking for that perfect outfit? Learn to make it yourself! This hands-on class teaches the students the basics of fashion design, sketching, sewing and gathering. From designing sunny shorts, breezy skirts and terrific tops to making some fun accessories such as belts, scarves, hats and hair pieces. The Fashion Instructors will guide students through every step of the process, from construction to final fitting and in the process they will create an amazing outfit they can showcase at the end of the program. This program in offered in conjunction with Hobby Quest.

GAME ANIMATION/3D VIDEO GAMING
AGES 8-13 (current)
Session I: NO CLASS
Session II: Ages 8-10 & Ages 11-13
Session III: NO CLASS
Take your game design to the next level! In this program, youth will create and animate their own character sprites, objects and background. The special animated character will be used in conjunction with their customized video game. In video gaming, youth will learn the physics behind 3D-games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of game-play and storytelling. Games are only compatible on PC computers; can be converted to Mac for an additional charge. NOTE: Student created games and animation will be accessible on a protected site. This program is offered in conjunction with Black Rocket Productions.

MINECRAFT DESIGNERS/MODDERS
AGES 8-13 (current)
Session I: NO CLASS
Session II: NO CLASS
Session III: Ages 8-10 & Ages 11-13
Students will learn the basics of creating 3-D models using software to design their own objects, create skins for characters and import them into your favorite Minecraft games. For Modders, students will use their favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming, scripting, logic statements and introductory coding through Minecraft. This program is offered in conjunction Black Rocket Productions. Recreational activities included. NOTE: Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. To access project at home, students must have a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. This program is offered in conjunction with Black Rocket Productions.

SOCCER
AGES 6-12 (current)
Session I: NO CLASS
Session II: NO CLASS
Session III: Ages 6-8 & Ages 9-12
This fun program will introduce and demonstrate the basic skills of soccer to include field positions and rules. Through fun & games, participants will have the opportunity to learn teamwork and sportsmanship. Students must wear sneakers and shin guards (soccer cleats optional); Students cannot eat 1hr prior to physical activity.

STEM FOR KIDS
GRADES 3-6 (as of September)
Session I: Grades 5-6
Session II: Grades 3–4
Session III: Grades 4-5
Looking for something cool for this summer for your child? This two-week hands-on academic enrichment program supports science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Students will have an opportunity to work collaboratively on exciting projects that will ignite their curiosity. Learn about the engineering process as a means of solving many of today’s environmental challenges, become a crime scene investigator, explore space, build a geodesic dome or robotic friend, and conduct a chemistry experiment. These are just of few of the many experiences students will have as a part of our exciting STEM Summer Program. Students will apply their classroom activities and field experiments to design and construct projects for display at the end of each session. Recreational activities included.

THE YOUNG ARTIST
GRADES 1-3 (as of September)
Session I: NO CLASS
Session II: Grades 2-3
Session III: Grades 1-2
Creativity exists in everyone and for two weeks youth will explore their inner artistic abilities by recognizing their own style through imagination, interpretation, and perception. This
interactive program emphasizes creativity and self-confidence while having fun by learning new ways to express artistically. It also features a variety of drawing lessons and art projects which will range in scope from uniquely designed journals to imaginative sculptures. Projects will be showcased at the end of each session. This program is offered in conjunction with KidzArt®; “If you can dream, You can draw.” Computers and recreational activities included.

THE YOUNG JOURNALIST
GRADES 3-7 (as of September)
Session I: Grades 6-7
Session II: Grades 3-4
Session III: Grades 5-6
Do you have a writer at home or a photographer in the making? Let them put their talents to work! Youth will be exposed to the basics of journalism through practice, writing, reporting, layout with photos, design editing and interviewing. In addition, students will create a fun newsletter for the Summer Youth Program. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of the Windows environment and grade-level writing skills will be required. Computers and recreational activities included.

THREE-WEEK SESSIONS

SESSION I: July 10 – July 28
SESSION II: July 31 – August 18

Three-Week Sessions: Course Offerings

MAKING MATH MATTER
GRADES 3-6 (as of September)
Session I: Grades 5-6
Session II: Grades 3-4
Learning math has never been so much fun. In this three-week program, youth will become math detectives as they acquire a firm command of math skills. They will be challenged with a variety of situations that can only be solved by utilizing problem – solving strategies. These fun activities include the use of manipulative math games, creative arts projects and computers.
Recreational activities included.

READING ENRICHMENT
GRADES 3-6 (as of September)
Session I: Grades 3-4
Session II: Grades 5-6
This three-week program is designed to foster reading appreciation skills among participants and stress the enjoyment that can result from any reading style. Youth will develop literal, interpretive and evaluative skills through book reports, projects and computer activities. This program includes instruction in reading, writing, computers and creative arts. Recreational activities included.