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Youth MC Adventures are one day enrichment programs that are offered several times a year around the county. Visit School year programs for class information and online registration information.

A Day of Writing With Authors October 22nd | Black Rocket November 5th

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A Day of Writing with Authors

Saturday October 22, 2016 from 8:30am - 3:30pm, on the Rockville Campus

This is a unique opportunity for any 5th to 7th grader or 8th to 11th grader who loves to write. Participants get to spend a Saturday writing with traditionally published authors. Each author will focus on a different type of writing. Students select a morning and an afternoon Author Writing Workshop option with an alternate choice. Students are grouped by age. The format is interactive and includes a presentation about the topic, time for the students to write, and time for sharing and discussion.

Grades 5-7, Select two, and two alternates out of six possible topics:

  • Poetry with Clarisse Hart (morning only)
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy: How to Make   the Impossible Believable w/ Sallie. Lowenstein (morning session only)
  • Playwriting with Renee Calarco (afternoon only)
  • Realistic Fiction with Pam Ehrenberg (afternoon only)
  • The Secrets of Nature and Science Writing with Sneed B. Collard III (morning or afternoon)
  • Writing New Myths with Edwin Fontanez (morning or afternoon)

Grades 8-11, Select two, and two alternates out of six possible topics:

  • Realistic Fiction with Pam Ehrenberg (morning only)
  • Playwriting with Renee Calarco (morning only)
  • Poetry with Clarisse Hart (afternoon only)
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy: How to Make the Impossible Believable w/ Sallie. Lowenstein (afternoon only)
  • Writing for the Environment: Connecting Words to Nature w/ Frank Lowenstein (morning or afternoon)
  • Writing for the Arts with Ellyn Wexler (morning or afternoon)

Learn more about A Day of Writing With Authors in the brochure.

Register online for A Day of Writing With Authors


Black Rocket, Saturday November 5th
Grades 3-6 from 8:30am - 3:30pm

Black Rocket provided unique enrichment and educational programs in Creative Sciences, Digital Arts, and Leadership. Select a morning session, and an afternoon session, with alternates for each from the seven listed below:

  1. Robotics 101, Create mini-bots and experiment with basic design principles. Work in pairs or groups for these hands on activities
  2. Code Creators, Learn the basics of coding and logic statements in an interactive and fun workshop
  3. Video Game Design, Love video games? Build a level in a 2D game and learn crucial elements to game design.
  4. Digital Animation, Learn the basics of 2D animation and game design by creating and animating characters & background
  5. Minecraft Modders, Learn the basics of modding in Minecraft. Includes introductory coding as you explore Minecraft
  6. Minecraft Animators, Using your favorite Minecraft characters create and animate a scene in this workshop
  7. Maker Lab: 3D Modeling and Design, Using professional level software, sculpt, texture, and render your 3D creation.

Learn More, Black Rocket Brochure

Register online

One Day Adventures in January and February:

  • Black Rocket, Grades 4-6, January 21st Germantown Campus. Details to follow
  • FutureMakers Grades 4-6, February 25th Rockville Campus. Details to follow.

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