• Black Rocket

    The Randolph Community School has a partnership with Black Rocket Productions, which formerly offered classes at the County College of Morris a few years ago. Classes will now be offered during the summer at Randolph Township Schools.

    Classes will be offered in the mornings from 9 a.m. to noon or in the afternoons from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for students ages 8-14. Classes cost either $175, $185 or $194.

    Registration will open soon. Students may bring a bag lunch to eat in between classes and will be supervised by instructors.

    Registration is now open at:

    https://register.capturepoint.com/RandolphCommunitySchool

     

     

     July 8-12 morning: 3D Game Labs 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. 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​. ​  Ages: 8-14

    Cost: $175

     *​This class was formerly called Advanced 3D Video Game.

     

    July 8-12 afternoon: NEW! eSports Apprentice - YouTube​©​ Streamers and Gamers

     Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, eSports is the fastest growing career for the next generation. Over 400 million people watched YouTube videos and Twitch streams of video game competitions this year alone! In this course, students will develop competitive game-play skills in Black Rocket’s new eSports App, learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly practice online safety. Students will gain full access to the eSports App and a video of their class tournament with commentary.           Videos will not be broadcast publicly but will be shared with all students in the class.  Ages: 8-14  Cost: $175

     

    July 15-19 morning: 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! Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years​​. ​ ​Ages: 8-14   There is an additional $10 license fee with this class. Cost: $175

     

    July 15-19 afternoon: Virtual Reality

    Virtual Reality: The Future is Now  Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting-edge class, you will ​learn the foundations of VR design by ​creating your own ​virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, t​ake home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created. VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. Students do not need a mobile device to take the class, but to use the VR headset a camper will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Students will work in pairs or teams and VR projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. ​There is an additional $19 lab fee for the VR headset.  Ages 8-14. Price: $194

     

    July 22-26 morning: Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnight Style Video Game

    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. 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.​ Ages: 8-14 Cost: $175

    July 22-26 afternoon: Adventures in Augmented Reality

    Watch as holograms come to life in the first ever augmented reality for kids! Students will work in cutting-edge software to create holographic scenes that are viewable with a smartphone and a magic futuristic cube. Student-created projects 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. ​T​here is an additional $19 lab fee for the magic cube and license. Ages 8-14. Price: $194

    July 29-August 2 morning: 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. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.  Ages: 8-14. Price: $175

    July 29-August 2 afternoon: NEW!  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. 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. Ages 8-14 (afternoons from 12:30-3:30 p.m.) Price: $175

     

    Black Rocket Information

    “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 over a decade of experience designing camps in the S.T.E.A.M fields (Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Mathematics).  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.”

     

    For videos of Black Rocket classes, please click on this link.