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  • 3D Game Design with Unity

    Are you ready to take your game design skills to another level? With Unity, an industry-grade design software, aspiring game designers will learn level editing, 3D modeling, impactful gameplay creation, as well as how to utilize scripts and variables. This is an online class. * A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only and requires a 64-bit operating system. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • Code Breakers

    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. * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. *Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • Code Your Own Adventure! Interactive Storytelling

    Watch as the characters in your imagination come to life in this unique course that blends classic storytelling with animation techniques and coding. Start with a concept, design the characters, and choose not just one ending, but many! Learn how to create your own text-based adventure games with variables, conditional logic, images, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
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    Core Aquatics Swim Team

    Core Aquatics is a competitive swim team for swimmers ages 6 years old through high school. We believe in starting from the foundation and focusing on stroke proficiency while incorporating all racing aspects. The team centers on maximizing efficiency as the foundation to competitive racing and building speed through technique precision. We plan on attending two swim meets this summer, meet details are still TBD. Please note: All swim team members must also be members of USA Swimming. Membership applications will be provided by Core Aquatics, there is an $83 per year additional fee for the annual membership. Payment may be made online by enrolling in the class section called "USA Swimming Membership Fee". Orange squad: This is the first introduction to swim team and racing. Proper mechanics are required with an emphasis on racing and competing. Open to graduates from our Swim Team Prep program or swimmers who can demonstrate ability to swim all 4 competitive strokes as well as show confidence diving from blocks. Primarily a 7-8 year old age group. Choose to attend 3 of the 4 practices offered per week. Blue squad: The Blue Squad focuses on stroke technique and endurance as key aspects for advancing all four competitive strokes. Open to former Core Aquatics Orange Squad members or swimmers who can demonstrate an ability to legally swim all four competitive strokes for 50+ yards, including proper turns and diving off the blocks. Primarily a 9-10 year old age group. Choose to attend 4 of the 5 practices offered per week. Silver squad: The Silver Squad features continued race training and development of advanced swim techniques for Junior High aged and advanced younger swimmers. Open to former Core Aquatics Blue Squad members or swimmers who can demonstrate an ability to legally swim all four competitive strokes for 100+ yards, including proper turns and diving off the blocks. Must be able to swim 1000+ yards of freestyle nonstop. Primarily an 11-12 year old age group. Choose to attend 4 of the 5 practices offered per week. Navy squad: The elite Navy Squad is for senior level and advanced swimmers training for success at the high school level and beyond. This level is based on invitation only from the Head Coach and requires additional commitment to training and dryland opportunities. Open to former Core Aquatics Silver members or swimmers who have experience swimming on their high school varsity team. Must commit to 90% practice attendance per week, on time arrival for all practices, and commitment to train at a high level for the duration of the season. Choose to attend 5 of the 6 practices offered per week.
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    Core Aquatics Swimming - Learn 2 Swim

    This class focuses on water adjustment, floating, and breathing all while building water confidence in younger swimmers. Each swimmer will progress through our robust curriculum individualized to their own skill level. Skills learned will include: developing comfort with water on their face and submersion, moving through the water on their own, rising and floating on both their fronts and backs and eventually incorporating kicking and movement, introduction to breathing techniques including maintaining the float position while breathing, mastering strong propulsion for recreation and pre-competitive swimming, basic water safety and the dos/don’ts of recreational swim. Please visit the Aquatics page on our website for a detailed program curriculum.
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    Core Aquatics Water Polo

    Our Core Aquatics Water Polo summer season is focused on developing newcomers as well as more seasoned players who want to gain knowledge, technique, and skills. Coaches will divide players up based on age and skill level groupings while using drills and practice routines aligned with the best practices to help prepare athletes for success. Age Groups will play games during regularly scheduled practice times. High School Groups will play American Water Polo (AWP) league games on Wednesday evenings in lieu of Wednesday morning practices. Final summer game schedule has not yet been determined. Please note that all players must pay a $50.00 yearly membership fee through the American Water Polo website, americanwaterpolo.org, in order to participate in AWP games.
  • Inventor's League - Prototyping for the Future!

    Become an inventor of the future! Learn prototyping and problem solving as you conceptualize and design a product to solve a critical global issue. Each day begins with inspirational profiles of young inventors, such as the eleven-year-old who coded a robot to find victims of natural disasters. Next, research a problem to tackle in medicine, architecture, the environment, or a topic of your choosing. Once your vision is complete, learn how to draft 2D designs, create 3D models, and develop a website to pitch your ideas to the class. * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • JavaScript Developer Jam

    Learn programming tools so powerful they seem like magic! Start off by learning an array of core programming concepts with JavaScript by experimenting in a series of digital challenges. Start with programming your first animated memes, then tackle more advanced skills such as interactive 3D experiences and game creation. * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * $10 license fee per student with this class. * Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • Make Your First Video Game!

    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. * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * Compatible with Windows OS only. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • Minecraft Designers

    If you love the game Minecraft and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. Purchase Minecraft Java Edition * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • Minecraft Modders

    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. * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. Purchase Minecraft Java Edition * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • Minecraft Redstone Engineers

    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! * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. Purchase Minecraft Java Edition * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • Python Programmers

    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! * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * Compatible with MAC, Windows and Chrome OS. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • ROBLOX Coders & Entrepreneurs!

    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! Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate ROBLOX’s fast-growing marketplace to publish their games. * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • ROBLOX Makers

    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. Presented in partnership with Black Rocket. This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only, NOT compatible with Chromebooks. Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • Video Game Animation

    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. * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * Compatible with Windows OS only. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • YouTube Content Creators

    Find your voice and leave your mark on the world! Whether you are six or sixty, it’s time to start a career as the next YouTube star. Explore the variety of content and personalities that exist on YouTube and how to find your own niche. Learn the Dos and Don’ts of the platform and how to practice good digital citizenship. Develop your on-camera presence, your own channel branding, and professional editing skills. Take home a plan for launching your own channel with the content created in class! * This is an online class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days prior to the first scheduled class. * A webcam is required for this course. * Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements
  • YouTube FX Masters

    In the digital age, nothing is impossible! Become a master of illusion by learning the techniques used by Hollywood masters to create FX magic. Whether you want to enhance your YouTube videos or create a cool scene to amaze your friends; this class teaches the tools you need. Experiment with visual effects as you learn the dynamics of camera angles, editing, graphic layering, and sound effects. Then watch as your new creations take your channel content to the next level! * A webcam is required, compatible with MAC and Windows OS only, and requires a 64-bit operating system. * Do you have the hardware to participate in this class? Check here for tech requirements: Black Rocket Tech Requirements