Last updated 3/12/2014
Registration begins for Youth Classes April 21, 2014.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. – 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. – 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
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
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. – Noon
CRN 50431 Outreach – Rm. 405 Fee $15 for grandparent and grandchild
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. – Noon
CRN 50432 Outreach – Rm. 405 Fee $15 for grandparent and grandchild