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About Our Programs

The Community Education department offers a wide variety of enrichment courses for our youth community. We offer affordable one-session and short-term courses designed to help young students discover a new passion or talent.

BlackRocket Programs


In partnership with BlackRocket, the Community Education department is now offering online STEAM enrichment courses for youth ages 8 – 14.

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Coding Academy (2 sections Ages 8-11 & 11-14)
Calling all future coders, programmers, & designers! Explore a series of coding languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python through introductory projects and design challenges. Get started on your coding journey and become the next coding prodigy! Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.
*Compatible with MAC, Windows, and Chromebook
*$10 license fee per student with this class

NEW!  Minecraft® Redstone Engineers (2 sections Ages 8-11 & 11-14)
Take the next step beyond simply “playing” Minecraft and become a true Redstone engineer. Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own carnival with a variety of mini-games, roller coasters, and attractions powered by Redstone. Learn how to use Command and Structure blocks to incorporate them into your builds. Activate your skills and take your Minecraft structures to the next level!
Note: Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Purchase Minecraft Java Edition
Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible.
*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.  

ROBLOX® Makers  (2 sections Ages 8-11 & 11-14)
Unlock the power of ROBLOX® Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX® developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX® world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design.  Student-created projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.
*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only.

NEW!  YouTube® Content Creators (2 sections Ages 8-11 & 11-14)
Find your voice and leave your mark on the world! Whether you are six or sixty, it’s time to start a career as the next YouTube star. Explore the variety of content and personalities that exist on YouTube and how to find your own niche. Learn the Dos and Don’ts of the platform and how to practice good digital citizenship. Develop your on-camera presence, your own channel branding, and professional editing skills. Take home a plan for launching your own channel with the content created in class! Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.
*A webcam is required for this course.
*Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only

Culinary Arts

Pieapalooza
Enjoy a Pieapalooza of an afternoon with a child! We will be creating beautiful hand pies and a two crusted pie for you to enjoy just in time for the holiday. Appropriate for ages 4 and up.

Online | 17210 | $39
Saturday | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
11/14/20 – 11/14/20
Note: Fixed video conference course. Internet and webcam required.
Instructor: Jeanne Curtis

Pieapalooza Registration form (PDF)

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Breakfast Sweet Rolls
Come and have fun with your child and learn how to make your own beautiful babkas and scrumptious cinnamon rolls. We will talk about working with yeast doughs in your home and give you suggestions on how to make more enticing breads at your leisure. Appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Online | 17212 | $39
Saturday | 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
9/26/20 – 9/26/20
Note: Fixed video conference course. Internet and webcam required.
Instructor: Jeanne Curtis

Breakfast Sweet Rolls Registration form (PDF)

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Holiday Cookie Extravaganza
Come and enjoy an afternoon of decorating fun with a child! We’ll show you how to make and decorate a variety of cookies from one type of dough. Appropriate for ages 3 and up.

Online | 17213 | $39
Saturday | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
10/17/20 – 10/17/20
Note: Fixed video conference course. Internet and webcam required.
Instructor: Jeanne Curtis

Holiday Cookie Extravaganza Registration form (PDF)

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Holiday Gingerbread House
Gingerbread house time! Have your child in to decorate a cute child-sized holiday cottage made with fresh gingerbread! Appropriate for ages 2 and up.

Online | 17214 | $29
Saturday | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
12/12/20 – 12/12/20
Note: Fixed video conference course. Internet and webcam required.
Instructor: Jeanne Curtis

Holiday Gingerbread House Registration form (PDF)

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