Courses

Are you ready to take your game design skills to another level? With Unity, an industry grade design software, aspiring game designers will learn level editing, 3D modeling, intermediate event scripting, and the impact of game play on user experience. For students ages 10-14.


August 10-13, 2020, LIB 0117
Do you love to bake and want to explore professional training? Start your junior baking and pastry career with this beginner camp led by Chef Chris McCluskey. Discover the basics of bread and yeasted dough such as Cuban bread and soft rolls. Create cream puffs filled with pâte ŕ choux ice cream, and learn to bake and decorate a variety of cookies. For students ages 10-14.


August 10-13, 2020, CUL 116
Fans of Fortnite, we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. For ages 10-14.


June 29, 2020 to July 2, 2020, LIB 0117
July 27-30, 2020, LIB 0117
Savory or sweet--there is so much you can do to make breakfast the most delicious meal of your day. In this camp, you will apply baking techniques to create a delicious variety of breakfast pastries such as quiches, cinnamon rolls, French toast, and breakfast cake. For students ages 10-14.


August 10-13, 2020, CUL 116
Learn how to layer, ice and glaze a cake evenly and smoothly like a pro while perfecting your piping skills. Create yummy chocolate pastry cream, melt-in-your-mouth eclairs and cream puffs, truffles and more. Practice important safety and sanitation rules, team work, timing and efficiency in the kitchen. For students ages 10-14.


June 29, 2020 to July 2, 2020, CUL 116
Calling all future coders, programmers, and 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. For students ages 10-14.


June 22-25, 2020, LIB 0117
August 3-6, 2020, MDR 120
August 24-27, 2020, LIB 0117
Eek! Our pet snake is missing from the COCC Science Department! Explore biology, chemistry and physics as you solve this mystery. Identify animal tracks, use microscopes, search for fingerprints, analyze the chemistry of ink, identify suspects from blood, and learn other forensic science skills. Use all of the clues and your observations to solve the mystery by the end of the camp. For students ages 10-14.


July 13-16, 2020, SCI 0170
Enjoy a sweet week filled with cakes, cookies, chocolate and more. Students will learn the secrets and techniques of the bakeshop and produce restaurant quality desserts ranging from "exotic" pastries to special decorative cakes. For students ages 10-14.


July 13-16, 2020, CUL 116
Making a flaky pie crust, the foundation of a great pie, takes practice and guidance from a pro. Learn the secrets of creating a tender crust, as well as a sweet cookie shell for cream pies. Become a pastry artist as you learn to roll out a pie shell and finish the edges in a decorative style, finishing your masterpieces with a lattice top or crumble topping. For students ages 10-14.


June 29, 2020 to July 2, 2020, CUL 116
August 17-20, 2020, CUL 116
What do our police officers do and how do they do it? Have a great time learning about criminal and traffic law, our court system, detection of drunk drivers, crime prevention and crime scene investigation. Try out some interviewing techniques and get a chance to do some physical training like a law enforcement professional. For students ages 10-14.


July 13-16, 2020, MAZ 0220
Make your LEGOs come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or LEGOs and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars or design a world of your own, this class brings your dreams to the screen. For students ages 10-14.


August 10-13, 2020, LIB 0117
Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and the foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. For ages 10-14.


June 29, 2020 to July 2, 2020, LIB 0117
Who doesn't love pizza? It's even better when it's made at home from scratch using fresh ingredients. At the Pizza Party Culinary Camp, you will be guided through each step of the pizza making process from the cheese to the toppings to the crust. For students ages 10-14.


June 29, 2020 to July 2, 2020, CUL 117
August 17-20, 2020, CUL 117
Want to learn the world's fastest-growing programming language favored by Google, NASA, Youtube, and the CIA? Learn how to code with Python to create engaging apps and games. Each lesson takes you step-by-step on a programming path that will let you challenge friends with fun content you create from start to finish. For students ages 10-14.


July 27-30, 2020, LIB 0117
Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where you can create anything you dream of. This camp combines game design concepts, coding, and fun! Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate ROBLOX's fast-growing marketplace to publish their games. For students ages 10-14.


June 22-25, 2020, LIB 0117
August 17-20, 2020, RDM1 128
August 24-27, 2020, LIB 0117
Safe Sitter® is for young teens ages 10-14 who are ready to learn the skills they need to care for themselves and younger children.


June 22-25, 2020, MAZ 0207
June 22-25, 2020, MAZ 0207
Immerse yourself in the Spanish language and culture with students of your own age. The morning sessions will cover acquisition of the Spanish language using fun exercises to learn grammar, build vocabulary and increase dialogue and conversation. The afternoon sessions will incorporate those skills into fun activities that will enhance your understanding of different cultural aspects of the many Spanish-speaking regions. For students ages 10-12.


June 22-25, 2020, MAZ 0122
Immerse yourself in the Spanish language and culture with students your own age. The morning sessions will cover acquisition of the Spanish language using fun exercises to learn grammar, build vocabulary and increase dialogue and conversation. The afternoon sessions will incorporate those skills into fun activities that will enhance your understanding of different cultural aspects of the many Spanish-speaking regions. For students ages 13-15.


June 22-25, 2020, MAZ 0120
Mix, bake and decorate! This class will teach you the techniques and science of how to mix batter and bake cake. Be it cupcakes, two-layered or molten cake, it will be a week of delicious creations. Learn to create mouthwatering, one-of-a-kind cakes that will impress your family and friends. For ages 10-14.


August 17-20, 2020, CUL 116
Join Chef Chris and learn to create delicious homemade breads. Recipes will include no-knead bread, quick breads, sandwich bread, and sweet/savory biscuits. You will also learn how to make homemade butter and jams. For students ages 10-14.


July 13-16, 2020, CUL 116
Take your game design to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites, objects, and backgrounds. Start with a name, develop the characters personality, signature moves, special powers, and a story line. Finish with a fully animated character to be used in future games. Students do not need any prior experience in game design, animation, or sketching. For students ages 10-14.


July 20-23, 2020, LIB 0117
Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting edge class, you will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. For ages 10-14.


July 6-9, 2020, RDM1 128
July 13-16, 2020, PRI 114
July 20-23, 2020, LIB 0117
Work as a parent/child team to learn about and create three different plant-based frozen treats to satisfy your sweet tooth. Learn how to make snacks like Strawberry Dreamsicles, Choco-Banana Bonbons, and Fudgy Date Caramels, while using dairy and gluten-free ingredients. These snacks will keep you and your family healthy and cooled off during the summer afternoons. Registered adult may bring one child (ages 7-12) to class.


Wednesday, June 3, 2020, CUL 117
Discover the world of computer programming and game design. Learn multiple coding languages as you create fun and creative projects. This is a great opportunity to explore virtual reality creation and computer science. In this fun-filled four-week course, students will improve their coding skills through hands-on learning and games. For students ages 10-14.


May 6-27, 2020, LIB 0117
COCC has partnered with Safe Sitter® to prepare you to be safe when you are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. This course also teaches skills in first aid, choking infant/child rescue, and infant/child CPR through hands-on practice. For students ages 11-15.


Saturday, May 16, 2020, PON 0204
Learn how to make beautiful, delicious desserts out of these local gems while they are in season. You will create strawberry tartlettes filled with a vanilla pastry cream and topped with a glazed crown of sliced strawberries. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, June 14, 2020, CUL 116