Black Rocket


                   
            
            
            
               
               

We teamed up with Black Rocket to provide fun and engaging learning opportunities for your kids to explore their STEAM interests this summer.

Meet our partner

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!  Black Rocket has twenty years of experience designing courses in the S.T.E.A.M fields.  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.

 Here is what you need to know…

  1. Monday through Thursday, one-week programs.
  2. Morning and afternoon options.
  3. A variety of program options every week starting June 7 through August 26 (no classes July 5-9).
  4. Immersive activities guided by an in-person Instructor.

WHO: Ages 8 to 14
WHAT: Educational STEAM programs
WHEN: Weekly June 1 - July 26 (check out our full schedule below)
WHERE: Central Texas College Clear Creek Building 

REGISTRATION FEE: $229 per course. Call the CE office at 254-526-1586 to register.
DEADLINE TO REGISTER:  Thursday prior to each class start date

For more information about Black Rocket, visit their website at https://blackrocket.com.

Click on the pictures for the course overview.


REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Email us a completed registration form or call 254-526-1586.


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.​ *Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS. (4 meetings)

Age 6-8

Jun 1-4     T-F     8:30-11:30 AM

Cost/$229

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 projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. (4 meetings)

Age 8-11

Jun 7-10     M-TH     8:30-11:30 am

Age 11-14

Jun 7-10     M-TH     12:30-3:30 pm

Cost/$229

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. Students can participate in eSports League matches against other schools across the country with a chance to have their levels featured in the Black Rocket master build of the game! 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. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only and requires a 64-bit operating system.  (4 meetings)

Age 8-11

Jun 14-17     M-TH     8:30-11:30 am

Age 11-14

Jun 14-17     M-TH     12:30-3:30 pm

Cost/$229

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. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. *Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS. (4 meetings)

Age 8-11

Jun 21-24     M-TH     8:30-11:30 am

Age 11-14

Jun 21-24     M-TH     12:30-3:30 pm

Cost/$229

Customize your own Minecraft world and mod the classic game in this one of a kind class. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods. Students will create a wide variety of new elements, gameplay mechanics, and world generating mods to change the way you play Minecraft. 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 take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. (4 meetings)

Age 8-11

Jun 28-Jul 1     M-TH     8:30-11:30 am

Age 11-14

Jun 28-Jul 1     M-TH     12:30-3:30 pm

Cost/$229

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!​   Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years​. *Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS. (4 meetings)

Age 8-11

Jul 12-15     M-TH     8:30-11:30 am

Age 11-14

Jul 12-15     M-TH     12:30-3:30 pm

Cost/$229

Discover the Lua language through a visual block coding system while designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where you can create anything you dream of. This new class combines game design concepts, coding, and fun! Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate ROBLOX’s® fast-growing marketplace to publish their games. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. (4 meetings)

Age 8-11

Jul 19-22     M-TH     8:30-11:30 am

Age 11-14

Jul 19-22     M-TH     12:30-3:30 pm

Cost/$229

Take the next step beyond simply “playing” Minecraft and become a true Redstone engineer. Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own carnival with a variety of mini-games, roller coasters, and attractions powered by Redstone. Learn how to use Command and Structure blocks to incorporate them into your builds. Activate your skills and take your Minecraft structures to the next level!  Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. (4 meetings)

Age 8-11

Jul 26-29     M-TH     8:30-11:30 am

Age 11-14

Jul 26-29     M-TH     12:30-3:30 pm

Cost/$229

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