Computers and the Web

Xcelerate summer enrichment camps for ages 4 to 14.

Girl using a computer
App Attack!NEW
Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app and game development tool, you’ll explore the world of web based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you’ll also see firsthand how the world of app publishing functions. Your created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Note: Publishing to app stores not included. No prior experience is necessary and you do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. You’ll work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Ages 8 to 10
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
June 6 – June 10 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus INT721.001 (30770) $139
Ages 11 to 14   
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
June 6 – June 10   FULL 9 a.m. - noon Sugar Grove Campus INT721.002 (30772) $139
App Adventures: The Next Level!NEW
Continue your quest to make the next viral app! Whether you want to move past the basic techniques learned in App Attack or want to jump right in, we are ready for you! You’ll choose from a selection of different web based (HTML5) mobile apps and explore more in depth programming concepts. Your created apps will be accessible on a Black Rocket site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Note: Publishing to app stores not included. No prior experience is necessary and you do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. You’ll work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Ages 8 to 10
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
June 27 – July 1 9 a.m. - noon Sugar Grove Campus INT722.001 (30773) $139
Ages 11 to 14
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
June 27 – July 1 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus INT722.002 (30774) $139
Computer Programming Camp   FULL
Instead of just using software, why not create it? Develop your thinking, coding and programming skills as you solve complex problems using a computer. You'll use a programming language (Python) and drag-and-drop tools to learn and practice basic computing concepts and techniques. By the end of the camp you'll be able to code, test computer programs and more.
Ages 11 to 14
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
July 11 – July 15 9 a.m. - noon Sugar Grove Campus INT712.001 (30819) $119
Website Builders
Whether you’re somewhat experienced or just starting out, here’s an opportunity to explore the mechanics of website creation. Learn and use HTML code to create a website header and body, as well as several other codes to create a basic site complete with text, background, photos and links. Time permitting, you’ll also use an online drop-and-drag program (Notepad++) for a more professional look.
Ages 11 to 14
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
July 18 – July 22 9 a.m. - noon Sugar Grove Campus WWW700.001 (30820) $119
Relaxation Station
The Relaxation Station is the place to be if you’ve signed up for both a morning and an afternoon session. Hang out, eat lunch or just relax in between camps in a supervised classroom setting. You’ll be escorted to and from your scheduled camps. Bring a sack lunch!
Ages 7 to 14
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
June 6 – June 10 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.001 (30827) $11
June 13 – June 17 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.002 (30829) $11
June 20 – June 24 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.003 (30830) $11
June 27 – July 1 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.004 (30831) $11
July 11 – July 15 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.005 (30832) $11
July 18 – July 22 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.007 (30835) $11
July 25 – July 29 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.009 (30837) $11

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Questions? Email or call Community Education at (630) 466-2360.