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Summer 2015 Precollege Programs in the Arts:
Minecraft™ Designers and Modders

minecraft illustrationGrades 9–12
Sign in Location: Library, 1004D

Design your own characters and buildings for your Minecraft™ games. Learn the basics of creating 3-D models, using new software to design your own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft™ games. Discover the basics of modding and the foundations of programming, and learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding is also taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft.™

To broaden exposure to the arts, Minecraft™ Designers and Modders can be combined with Video Game Creators and Animators, Code Breakers and App Designers, the Songwriting Workshop, Vocal Intensive, Journalism Institute, Summer Percussion Seminar, and/or Shakespeare Workshop to make for a well-rounded summer experience.

Session II: July 13–24
Monday–Friday, 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
$1,200 for the first registration
$1,080 for the second registration in the family, Purchase College employees and alumni, and early registrations (received by May 8, 2015)

About the Instructors

This program is designed by Black Rocket, an educational technology company that specializes in emerging technologies and instruction. Black Rocket has more than a decade of experience designing camps in the STEM and digital arts fields. Every program is powered by the campers’ innate imaginations 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.

Posted May 14, 2015

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Summer Precollege Programs:

How to Register
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Program Descriptions:

Acting Intensive
Code Breakers & App Designers
Creative Vocal Lab
Creative Writing Institute
Filmmaking Institute
Journalism Institute
Minecraft™ Designers &

Photography Institute
Project Fashion Designer
Shakespeare Workshop
Songwriting Workshop
Summer Percussion Seminar
Video Game Creators &

Visual Arts Institute
Vocal Intensive

Program Options:

Early Drop-Off Option
Extended-Day Option

Summer Youth Programs
(grades 4–8)

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