School will be out before you know it. Do your children have any summer plans? Make their summer great with some educational fun at Lake Land College’s Summer College for Youth program.
Summer College for Youth is now offered in Mattoon and Effingham locations throughout the months of June, July and August.
Black Rocket courses include mobile app design, basic coding language, Minecraft and virtual reality. In these classes students will work in pairs or teams. VR projects, Minecraft creations and 3-D designs will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website for students to share with their family and friends.
The dates for Black Rocket courses are as follows:
- App Attack, June 11-14
- Code Breakers and Python Programmers, June 25-28
- Minecraft Designers, July 9-12
- Minecraft Modders, July 16-19
- Maker Labs: Make Your First 3-D Creation, July 23-26
- Virtual Reality: The Future is Now, July 30-Aug. 2
The Little House on the Prairie class, based on the rugged world of Laura Ingalls Wilder, will be held June 25-28 in Mattoon and Effingham. In this course, students will learn how to make butter, bread and yarn dolls.
All children are invited to Camp Invention, a program offered through a partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame. This non-profit organization is dedicated to piquing curiosity and advancing the future of innovation and STEM. Program activities are led by experienced, local educators and inspired by the world-changing inventors that have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. Opportunities are available for students entering kindergarten through high school.
Camp Invention will be held on campus in Mattoon, June 18-21 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Camp Invention in Effingham will take place at the Kluthe Center for Higher Education and Technology, July 9-12 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
To register, visit lakelandcollege.edu/learn and select “Summer College for Youth.”
To register for Camp Invention, visit campinvention.org and click on “Register for Camp Invention!” in the top right corner.
For more information, contact Bonnie Moore, director to Center for Business and Industry, at 217-238-8260 or firstname.lastname@example.org.