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Youth Classes

Youth Classes

For marketing purposes, Black Hawk College will be taking pictures of the students in the summer youth classes. If you would prefer that your child’s picture not be used in any publicity for the PaCE Department or for Black Hawk College, please notify us at

The Grand Connection
This new program is designed for grandparents and their grandchild (ages 5-7) only. It’s the perfect opportunity to spend time together.

Cats and Dogs
Instructor: Korinne Hollis
Everyone’s favorite pets are in the spotlight. Learn about them through books and music. With drawing and collage making, we will create artwork of cats and dogs for the both of you to enjoy.

1 Tuesday        July 15                       10 a.m. to noon
CRN 50431      Outreach – Rm. 405      Fee $15 for grandparent and grandchild

Games Galore
Instructor: Korinne Hollis
Develop teamwork skills together as you and your grandchild move through various stations playing board games, working on jigsaw puzzles, and playing word games on the whiteboard as well as on the Internet.

1 Wednesday      July 30                       10 a.m. to noon
CRN 50432         Outreach – Rm. 405      Fee $15 for grandparent and grandchild


Game Programming (ages 13-17)
Instructor: T. Clayton
Create your own games and play against your computer. You will use GameMaker to create graphic-oriented computer games. Learn the objects needed to create games, such as sprites, behaviors, sound, and collision detection. Concepts will be covered and introduced in an easy format as the class moves quickly.

2 Mon./2 Wed.      June 23 – July 2           9 a.m. to noon
CRN 50417           Bldg. 1 – Rm. 101G      Fee $75

Clay on the Potter’s Wheel (ages 8-14)
Instructor: D. McMullen
Have fun learning basic wheel-throwing techniques. Work on the potter’s wheel and create projects using low-fire clay and stoneware clay. Projects will be finished with acrylic paints and a glaze. A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor the first session.

6 Thursdays      June 12 – July 17      5:30-7 p.m.
CRN 50418       Bldg 3 – Rm. 102      Fee $85

Spanish for Kids
Instructor: Z. Laufenberg
Hola! Experience the culture, history, food and dance of Latin American countries. Have fun learning the alphabet, numbers, everyday words and conversational phrases from a native speaker.

Ages 5-7
1 Wednesday      June 18                      10 a.m. to noon
CRN 50419         Outreach – Rm. 204      Fee $18

Ages 8-11
1 Mon./1 Tues.      June 23 – June 24        10-11:30 a.m.
CRN 50420           Outreach – Rm. 204      Fee $22


Last updated 7/2/2014