Summer Camps

Program Description

Youth Camp, June 18-21, 2018
Camp for students who will be entering 3rd-5th grades.

  • Ten fun interactive sessions to choose from in language, fashion, engineering, technology and art.
  • Once you register a class selection sheet will be mailed to you for you to number your top 5 selections, with #1 being your 1st choice and #5 being your last choice. Every effort will be made to enroll you in your choices.
  • Students will attend the same three consecutive classes during the four days and each class is 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • Students will enjoy a small class size.
  • Questions? Please call 309-796-8223.
  • A schedule will be mailed at the end of May.

Last day to receive a refund/register: June 11

Mon. – Thurs.      June 18 – June 21      12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
CRN 50225         Bldg. 3 – Upper Gym  Fee $95

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

Intro to Robotics
This class is a beginning introduction to robots, sensors and programming using NXT Lego Robotics System. You will use a basic model robot to attach touch, light, sound and ultrasonic sensors. Working in pairs, you will learn to program the NXT robot using the sensors to complete mini challenges. Teamwork is an essential 21st century skill and the foundation of many robotic competitions.

Learn the fundamentals of ballet, jazz and modern dance. This fun interactive class will keep you moving, learning and having fun! Wear comfortable shoes, no sandals.

American Sign Language (ASL)
Learn how to sign with your hands, facial expressions and the posture of your body. This class will teach you some basic words so that you can communicate with your instructor and your classmates. Increase your understanding of how to communicate with the deaf and the hard of hearing.

Recycled Art
Discover your creative side making projects that use everyday materials. You will make a chandelier out of water bottles, animals from everyday materials, and an art piece that can be used as a decoration in your home. Students should bring an empty water bottle to the first class.

Engineering Camp at college for kids 2017Explore Engineering
Boats to buildings to bridges. Have you ever wondered what it takes to create these amazing structures? In this fun hands-on class, you will learn the design process that goes into such projects and create your own!

Drawing Animals and Faces
Draw a self-portrait/portrait or image of your favorite animal/pet. You will learn how to focus on facial features, head shape and light to create works of art.

Fashion Campers posing togetherDIY Fashion
Learn fun and simple ways to add originality and pizzazz to your wardrobe from head to toe. You will create new accessories and make a bag to take them home in. You will need to bring an old T-shirt to class the first day. Adult size preferred, any color – as long as it’s a T-shirt you no longer need. These do-it-yourself fashions will make your wardrobe look fresh and leave you with the enthusiasm to create even more after the class.

No Bake No Problem
Learn about ingredients, proper food handling, healthy choices, how to prepare foods and how to make easy meals without an oven. In this fun interactive class you will have a chance to create, taste and take recipes home with you!

Hola amigos, come join the summer fiesta! Learn Spanish the fun way with songs, games, puzzles and movies. Learn common greetings, numbers, colors, foods plus many more everyday words? If you ever wanted to learn to speak Spanish, this is the class for you! See you this summer. Hasta luego amigos!

Gaming Camp computer lab Coding for Kids
Computer science and computer programming help nurture your problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. This fun, interactive class will teach you the concepts of computer logic, coding, and programming. By being exposed to and familiarizing you to coding early, you will have a foundation for success in any future career path.

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