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Kids' College - Summer 2017

Kids' College features high quality, educational programs for young people in our community, generally presented in a series of one and two-day workshops (some running for five-days) for children ages 7-15.

Each Kids' College class is designed around a specific theme and offers parents, children and even grandparents opportunities to spend quality time together while exploring fun and enriching activities. Our program offers a stimulating learning environment, engaging activities and provides a chance to meet other kids who have the same interests. Small classes and professional instructors will make this an experience that you and your kids won't want to miss! Bring a snack for half day, and lunch for full day workshops (supervised lunch provided—must register—see registration information) If would you like to learn more, email us at KidsCollege@skagit.edu.

Call Now to Register for Classes: 360.416.7638

* Community Education classes are self-supporting so fee waivers do not apply to any of the courses in this section of the schedule. All costs associated with these classes must be covered by the tuition gathered through registration.
If you have questions, please contact us at 360.416.7638 or via email at communityed@skagit.edu.

Summer Classes

MAKE YOUR FIRST 3D VIDEO GAME (Mount Vernon Campus)
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. LINE NUMBER 6325 FOR AGES 8-11. LINE NUMBER 6326 FOR AGES 11-14.

6325   KIDS 036   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/17 to 7/21   F112   Hunter E   $159.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 18

6326   KIDS 036   BG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 7/17 to 7/21   F112   Hunter E   $159.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 18


ARTIST TRADING CARDS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Experiment with many types of art and artists in different mediums creating nine cards to trade or keep. Ages 8-11.

6339   KIDS 045   AG   8:30AM-10:00AM   DAILY 7/10 to 7/14   F120   Hynds K   $84.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15

6340   KIDS 045   BG   8:30AM-10:00AM   DAILY 7/17 to 7/21   F120   Hynds K   $84.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


BLACK ROCKET: MINECRAFT DESIGNERS (Whidbey Campus)
If you love the game Minecraft, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this class is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft games. To access their project at home students, must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console version 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. AGES 8-11

6845   KIDS 038   AGW   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/31 to 8/4   A227   Hunter E   $159.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 18


CHALK PASTELS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Create modern art with chalk. Create eye-popping images and works of art to share with your friends. Ages 8-12.

6344   KIDS 047   AG   8:30AM-10:00AM   WThF 7/5 to 7/7   H112   Hynds K   $84.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


CLAY CREATIONS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Have fun playing with clay through learning to coil a small bowl and mask making. Class will talk about masks and how they have been used in movies, stories, and history. Learn about structure and design, carving with simple tools from home, easy glazing or painting, and completing your project with found or used objects. Ages 8-14.

6375   KIDS 055   AG   1:30PM-3:00PM   MW 7/5 to 7/17   H119   Grothe M   $109.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 15


CODE BREAKERS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Calling all future coders, programmers, & designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or the high school student who just made $1 million dollars for programming in his bedroom, this course has the essentials you need to begin your journey. Projects will be available on a 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. LINE NUMBER 6341 FOR AGES 8-11. LINE NUMBER 6342 FOR AGES 11-14.

6341   KIDS 046   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/10 to 7/14   F112   Hunter E   $159.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 18

6342   KIDS 046   BG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 7/10 to 7/14   F112   Hunter E   $159.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 18


Create Your Own Artists Book I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Spend a week creating words and images that tell your magical story! Bring photos, poems, quotes, drawings–anything you want to include in your very own book. Scrapbooking and bookmaking materials provided. Ages 10-14.

6379   KIDS 057   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/10 to 7/14   N101   Martinezgrie   $149.00  Seats Avail: 19 of 20


Create Your Own Artists Book II (Mount Vernon Campus)
Continue the journey from the first class, or start a new book! Spend a week creating words and images that tell your magical story! Bring photos, poems, quotes, drawings–anything you want to include in your very own book. Scrapbooking and bookmaking materials provided. Ages 10-14.

6381   KIDS 058   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/17 to 7/21   N101   Martinezgrie   $149.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


CRIME SCENE CAMP (Mount Vernon Campus)
Calling all future Crime Scene Investigators! Find fingerprints, footprints, learn crime scene sketching and investigation. Use a Detective Kit to solve the mystery! Ages 10-14.

6377   KIDS 056   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/24 to 7/28   T039   Overby W   $169.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 20


CRITTER COLLAGE (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore shapes to create simple portraits of popular pets. Ages 6-8

6387   KIDS 061   AG   1:00PM-2:00PM   TW 7/25 to 7/26   H112   Hynds K   $19.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


DRAWING AWESOME, AMAZING, INCREDIBLE ANIMALS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Bears, coyotes, giraffes, zebras and more–learn to draw amazing animals with artist Stephanie Schuemann! Create a sketchpad of your drawings to take with you. Bring a snack for break and an 11x14 sketchbook. All ages welcome.

6356   KIDS 051   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   TTh 7/18 to 7/20   T039   Schuemann S   $54.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 25


DRAWING HORSES (Mount Vernon Campus)
Have fun learning to draw these beautiful and graceful creatures. Bring a snack for break and an 11x14 sketchbook. All ages welcome.

6353   KIDS 050   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   TTh 7/11 to 7/13   T039   Schuemann S   $54.00  Seats Avail: 23 of 25


DRAWING MAGICAL CREATURES (Mount Vernon Campus)
Unleash your imagination! Learn to draw dragons, unicorns–add a little magic to your favorite animal! Create a sketchpad of your drawings to take with you. Bring a snack for break and an 11x14 sketchbook. Ages 10-14

6346   KIDS 048   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   TTh 7/18 to 7/20   T039   Schuemann S   $54.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25


DRAWING YOUR PET (Mount Vernon Campus)
Puppies, kittens, cats and dogs, hamsters, goldfish, canaries, frogs! What pet do you want to draw? You can learn to draw your pet in this fun class! Bring a photo if you have one. Add to your sketchbook or start a new one. Bring a snack for break and an 11x14 sketchbook. All ages welcome.

6349   KIDS 049   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   TTh 7/11 to 7/13   T039   Schuemann S   $54.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25


GIANT PUPPETRY WORKSHOP (Mount Vernon Campus)
Build a large parade puppet! Students will design their puppet around a central theme, build a miniature model of the puppet and then, working in teams, the students will actualize a design. The students will then be asked to walk the completed puppet(s) in the 4th of July Loggerodeo Parade, highlighting their work for the public. Power tools, including saws, drills and sharp cutting tools will be used in this workshop. Students will be trained and oversight will be provided on all power tools, but students who are uncomfortable around power tools will find it difficult to participate in the construction of the giant puppets. Materials fee of $45 payable to instructor first day. Ages 14 and up.

6373   KIDS 054   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 6/26 to 6/30   H112   Morris D   $154.00  CLASS CLOSED


JAPANESE & KOREAN CULTURE (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn about Japanese and Korean culture and writing. Create origami charms and fish kites, and learn how to make traditional Korean snacks like kimbap! Materials fee $15 payable to instructor first day of class.

6385   KIDS 060   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   TTh 7/18 to 7/20   T041   Kim D   $59.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 12


Making Books and Other Fun Stuff (Mount Vernon Campus)
Get creative and messy with unique projects, painting and drawing, making books and other fun stuff! Ages 6-10.

6383   KIDS 059   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/24 to 7/28   N101   Martinezgrie   $149.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


MASK MAKING (Mount Vernon Campus)
Create, wear, and display your own mask this Halloween! In this two week course, you will learn the professional process on how to design, create, and finish your own latex half-mask from your imagination. You will learn FX sculpting techniques, how to properly mold and cast your creation mask in liquid latex. Finally, as time allows, you will learn professional painting techniques that you can apply beyond mask making. This course will be focused in hands-on learning. Warning: Latex products are used in this course. If you are allergic to latex, be advised, this course will be using liquid latex. Materials fee of $45 payable to instructor first day. Ages 14 and up.

6371   KIDS 053   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/10 to 7/21   H112   Salas D   $254.00  Seats Avail: 19 of 20


MINECRAFT ANIMATORS (Mount Vernon Campus)
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. LINE NUMBER 6336 FOR AGES 8-11. LINE NUMBER 6337 FOR AGES 11-14.

6336   KIDS 044   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/3 to 7/7   F112   Hunter E   $128.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 18

6337   KIDS 044   BG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 7/3 to 7/7   F112   Hunter E   $128.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 18


MINECRAFT MODDERS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a 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 version of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. LINE NUMBER 6329 FOR AGES 8-11. LINE NUMBER 6330 FOR AGES 11-14.

6329   KIDS 040   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/24 to 7/28   F112   Hunter E   $159.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 18

6330   KIDS 040   BG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 7/24 to 7/28   F112   Hunter E   $159.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 18


PHOTO WORKS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Bring your camera or phone and learn how to photograph pets, people, flowers, sports and more! We’ll take pictures around campus and play with them on Photoshop Elements. Everyone will go home with a thumb drive of their best shots. Be sure to bring a charged camera or phone and extra batteries. Ages 10-14.

6333   KIDS 042   AG   10:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 6/26 to 6/30   F112   Mullen K   $84.00  Seats Avail: 16 of 25


SUPERVISED LUNCH HOUR (Mount Vernon Campus)
Supervised lunch hour from 12-1. Bring your own lunch.

6360   KIDS 052   AG   12:00PM-1:00PM   DAILY 6/26 to 6/30   T031   Staff   $25.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25

6361   KIDS 052   BG   12:00PM-1:00PM   MWThF 7/3 to 7/7   T031   Staff   $20.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 25

6362   KIDS 052   CG   12:00PM-1:00PM   DAILY 7/10 to 7/14   T031   Staff   $25.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25

6363   KIDS 052   DG   12:00PM-1:00PM   DAILY 7/17 to 7/21   T031   Staff   $25.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25

6364   KIDS 052   EG   12:00PM-1:00PM   DAILY 7/24 to 7/28   T031   Staff   $25.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25