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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

STEAM Camps at Delaware County Community College

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Welcome to Coding Camps at Delaware County Community College! We are partnered with Black Rocket, a national leader in tech-education with over 200 locations worldwide. Each location, features cutting-edge courses in coding, game design, app development, virtual reality and so much more.

At Delaware County Community College, kids explore the exciting world of STEAM. Led by top teachers and industry talent, our students (ages 8-14) enjoy a personal education experience using the latest software from MIT, Microsoft, Apple and more. Jump-start your future in creative technology with Black Rocket!

To register for any camps call 610-359-5025 and pay with credit card.  You can also register online and a staff member will call you for payment.  Registration is not complete until payment has been made.

 

Week 1- June 21-24

Make Your First Video Game!  
Computer Lab with some time spent outdoors
If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the keys to designing your first 2D platformer game. Conceptualization, play experience, level design, graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we’ll explore. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to have fun. Student projects will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

YTH 10064 / Cost: $208

Ages 8-10 | CRN 605 | 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 11-14 | CRN 606 | 1-4 p.m.
ROBLOX® Makers
Computer Lab with some time spent outdoors
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.

YTH 10062 / Cost: $208

Ages 11-14 | CRN 608 | 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 8-10 | CRN 609 | 1-4 p.m. 

 

Week 2 - June 28- July 1


Drone Adventures
Outdoors with some time indoors
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. 

YTH 10059 / Cost: $218

Ages 8-10 | CRN 612 | 9 a.m.-Noon 
Ages 11-14 | CRN 613 | 1-4 p.m.

NEW! YouTube® Content Creators
Computer Lab with some time outdoors
Find your voice and leave your mark on the world! Explore the variety of content and personalities that exist on YouTube and how to find your own niche. Take home a plan for launching your own channel with the content created in class! 

YTH 10059 / Cost: $208

Ages 11-14 | CRN 579 | 9 a.m.-Noon 
A ges 8-10 | CRN 614 | 1-4 p.m.

Week 3 - July 12-15


NEW! Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game
Computer Lab with some time spent outdoors
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. 

YTH 10072 / Cost: $208

Ages 11-14 | CRN 587 | 9 a.m.-Noon 
Ages 8-10 | CRN 617 | 1-4 p.m. 

NEW! Make Your First 3D Video Game!
Computer Lab with some time spent outdoors
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 projects are only compatible with Windows devices. 

YTH 10073 / Cost: $208

Ages 8-10 | CRN 585 | 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 11-14 | CRN 618 | 1-4 p.m.

Week 4 - July 19 - 22


NEW! ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs!
Computer Labs with some time spent outdoors
Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and 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! 

YTH 10074 / Cost: $218

Ages 11-14 | CRN 620 | 9 a.m.-Noon 
Ages 8-10 | CRN 571 | 1-4 p.m.

NEW! Rocket Kart Racers: Design A Mario Kart® Style Game
Computer Lab with some time spent outdoors
Blast off in making your first 3D Mario Kart® and Crash Team Racing® style game! Design your own tracks and customize your karts and characters. Using a professional 3D game development software, students will combine their creations into their own kart racing game. 

YTH 10075 / Cost: $208

Ages 8-10 | CRN 575 | 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 11-14 | CRN 621 | 1-4 p.m. 

Week 5 - July 26 - 29


NEW! Minecraft® Redstone Engineers 
Computer Lab with some time spent outdoors
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. 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.

YTH10076 / Cost: $208

Ages 8-10 | CRN 581 | 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 11-14 | CRN 626 | 1-4 p.m. 

NEW! Python Programmers
Computer Lab with some time spent outdoors
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! 

YTH10076 / Cost: $218

Ages 11-14 | CRN 574 | 9 a.m.-Noon
Ages 8-10 | CRN 627 | 1-4 p.m.