2017 Summer Programs for Youth & Teens

Linn-Benton Community College Community Education presents a new Summer Program for Youth and Teens. Locations include Albany, Corvallis, and Lebanon.

Call 541.917.4840 for more information.

What you need to know:

  • Ages vary by class between 10-15 years of age.  See class description for details.
  • Participants must be registered in advance and submit a completed release form.
  • Dates and details are subject to change.

 for summer CE class

LBCC Albany Campus

Minecraft Animators

Bring your favorite Minecraft characters to life in an animated short film! Learn how studios like Pixar and Disney make movies like Inside Out and Frozen by using techniques like keyframing, tweening, texturing, and animating rigged 3D models! Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. You do not need to own a Minecraft account to use the software in this class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Mac users can play their project at home, but will not be able to edit the project without a PC. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

DATE: Monday - Thursday, 7/10/17 - 7/17/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

FEE: $169

 

Star Wars Stop Animation

Make your own Star Wars adventure come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or Star Wars and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars or design a new world of your own, this class brings your dreams to the screen. Students will need to bring in Star Wars action figures or vehicles from home, but all other equipment provided. Student-created films will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

DATE: Monday - Thursday, 7/17/17 - 7/20/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

FEE: $169

 

Make Your First 3D Video Game!

Try this new version of a Black Rocket classic! This class allows you to develop a game concept that goes 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 flow of gameplay, and story telling. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

DATE: Monday - Thursday, 7/24/17 - 7/27/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

FEE: $169

 

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. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

DATE: Monday - Thursday, 8/7/17 - 8/10/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

FEE: $169

 

Curtain Call Theater Camp

A two-day camp taught by local performing arts pros, filled with acting and improv games designed to get you comfortable and having fun on stage. Each day will have multiple sessions focused on different aspects of performance, and will build toward a short improvised play that campers can perform at the 5th annual Midsummer Arts festival on August 5th.

DATE: Thursday / Friday, 8/3/17 - 8/4/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

FEE: $99

 

LBCC Benton Center

 

App Attack!

Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program .Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

DATE: Monday - Thursday, 6/26/17 - 6/29/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

FEE: $169

 

Web Development for Teens: Beginning

Immerse yourself in the world of web development and learn to build websites just like the ones you use everyday. This course covers all the essentials of starting your web development journey including: Basic HTML, CSS, and even how to alter and share web pages. This class features hands on instruction in conjunction with CodeCombat learning curriculum.

DATE: Monday - Thursday, 7/10/17  - 7/13/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

FEE: $169

 

Web Development for Teens: Intermediate

Get ready to take the next leap in your web development journey. This course covers: basic syntax, strings, loops, variables, arguments, conditional statements, functions, HTML, CSS, web scripting, event handling, and creating a sharable interactive web page. Students taking this class will need to have taken Web Development for Teens: Beginning or have prior experience in programming,

DATE: Monday - Thursday, 7/17/17 - 7/20/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

FEE: $169

 

Make Your First 3D Video Game

Try this new version of a Black Rocket classic! This class allows you to develop a game concept that goes 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 flow of gameplay, and story telling. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

DATE: Monday - Thursday, 7/31/17 - 8/3/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

FEE: $169

 

LBCC Lebanon Center

 

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. To access their project at home students, must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

DATE: Monday - Thursday, 7/24/17 - 7/27/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

FEE: $169

 

Game Labs: Collaborate- Create- Compete in the Ultimate Video Game Experience

For serious gamers only! Beyond 2D and 3D, now it's time to take it to another level by competing with the world! Students will develop games with a partner using a unique game engine. Students will learn advanced level editing, simple 3D modeling, intermediate event scripting and the impact of game play on user experience. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. System Requirements for home experience:  2GB of RAM,  and 2.0GHZ processor

DATE: Monday - Thursday, 8/14/17 - 8/17/17

TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

FEE: $169