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Mad Machines and Jr. Engineers
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Mad Machines and Jr. Engineers

$170

with Mad Science of West NJ

Calendar Next session starts Jul 5, 2022 at 9 am

Whether you enjoy building or destroying structures, you’ll love this camp! Work with pulleys, wedges, screws, and levers, build your own catapults and play robot soccer! Exercise your ability to work with others while constructing a geodesic dome big enough for all campers to fit inside! Let the engineering excitement begin!

For ages 8-12.

Virtual Reality: The Future is Now
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Virtual Reality: The Future is Now

$200

with Black Rocket

Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting-edge class, learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, crafting 3D experiences, and learning basic programming concepts. 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 mobile device. Students do not need a mobile device to take the class, but will need access to a mobile device at home. VR projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for in-room programs in a COVID safe way.

For ages 8-14.

Eureka: Launching with Legends
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Eureka: Launching with Legends

$255

with Mad Science of West NJ

Anyone can be an inventor! Discover the work of da Vinci, Edison, Tesla, and Benjamin Franklin and use what you learn to invent solutions to everyday problems. You’ll prepare patent proposals, receive a patent certificate, build your own catapult, and even launch projectiles off a large trebuchet! You’ll bring home countless cool inventions!

For ages 8-12.

Make Your First 3D Video Game!
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Make Your First 3D Video Game!

$180

with Black Rocket

Calendar Next session starts Jul 5, 2022 at 1 pm

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. Students will work in pairs or teams for in-room programs in a COVID safe way. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family projects are only compatible with Windows devices.  

For ages 8-14.

Code Breakers

$225

with Black Rocket

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 11, 2022 at 9 am

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. Students will work in pairs or teams for in-room programs in a COVID safe way. Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.   

For ages 8-14.

Mad Machines and Rocking Rockets & Secret Agent Lab - Spies Like Us
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Mad Machines and Rocking Rockets & Secret Agent Lab - Spies Like Us

$425

with Mad Science of West NJ

Mad Machines & Rockin’ Rockets: Spring into a medley of scientific subjects and learn about the Earth and its animal inhabitants, simple machines, rocketry, flight, and chemical reactions; there’s something for everyone! Build and race a car, construct a rocket, create animal tracks, build a bug house, and grow your very own crystal gardens to take home! There’s so much in store; it’s simply Sensational!

Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us: Step into the shoes of a detective—uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis. Become a super sleuth and learn clever ways of performing tasks in this hands-on view of the science that spies use. From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, you will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment, and discover the technological tools of detection!

For ages 8-12.

Video Game Animation

$225

with Black Rocket

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 11, 2022 at 1 pm

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 storyline. 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. Students will work in pairs or teams for in-room programs in a COVID safe way. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.

For ages 8-14.

Drone Adventures

$250

with Black Rocket

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 18, 2022 at 9 am

The Drones are here! Let the battles begin. In this hands-on, interactive class you will learn how to safely fly drone robots. Working in teams, you will be able to code your drone to compete in missions that will prepare you for the ultimate team challenge at the end of the week. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

For ages 8-14.





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