Virtual STEM Camps

Launch your child’s creativity this fall

MTC is offering virtual STEM camps for children. The programs – offered in partnership with Black Rocket Productions – are fun, collaborative, and educational. Designed for ages 8-14.

Courses are held two days a week (M/W or T/Th) in the late afternoon, or Saturday mornings or afternoons. $159 each. View the courses and descriptions below. 

To register or for more information, call 803.732.0432 or email CCE@midlandstech.edu.

Coding Academy

Calling all future coders, programmers, & designers! Explore a series of coding languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python through introductory projects and design challenges. Get started on your coding journey and become the next coding prodigy! Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. 

Ages 8-14.
*Compatible with MAC, Windows, and Chromebook

Nov. 2 - Dec. 9, 2020, M/W, 4 - 5:30 p.m. (No class week of Thanksgiving)
Nov. 7 - Dec. 19, 2020, Sa, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. (No class Thanksgiving weekend)
Nov. 7 - Dec. 19, 2020, Sa, 12 - 2 p.m. (No class Thanksgiving weekend)

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! Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible.

Ages 8-14.
*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. Purchase Minecraft Java Edition

Nov. 3 - Dec. 10, 2020, T/Th 4 - 5:30 p.m. (No class week of Thanksgiving)

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.   

Ages: 8-14
*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.  

Nov. 7 - Dec. 19, 2020, Sa, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. (No class Thanksgiving weekend)
Nov. 7 - Dec. 19, 2020, Sa, 12 - 2 p.m. (No class Thanksgiving weekend)

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! Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.

Ages 8-14.
*A webcam is required for this course.
*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

Nov. 3 - Dec. 10, 2020, T/Th, 4 - 5:30 p.m. (No class week of Thanksgiving)
Nov. 7 - Dec. 19, 2020, Sa, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. (No class Thanksgiving weekend)
Nov. 7 - Dec. 19, 2020, Sa, 12 - 2 p.m. (No class Thanksgiving weekend)

MTC's first virtual STEM summer camps for kids.

About Black Rocket Productions:

The magic in every camper 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 camps in the S.T.E.A.M fields. Every program is powered by the camper’s innate imagination and designed to bring their ideas to life in a fun, hands-on learning environment. From concept to creation students will demonstrate their masterpiece to the world at the end of each week! All Black Rocket programs mirror real-life experiences and the collaborative nature of the design process. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

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