Daily Instruction for Residential, Day, and Virtual Campers

Each week NCC offers three blocks of instruction. These are Blocks I, II, and III.
All courses are offered each week for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels.

Instruction Block Number Weekly Time Slot
Daily Monday to Friday 9am – 11am
Sunday 4pm – 5 pm and 6pm – 7pm, and Daily Monday to Thursday 1pm – 3pm.
Daily Monday to Thursday 3pm – 4pm
This instruction period is called Creative Computing. Campers can choose to participate in sports instead of participating in Creative Computing. Campers decide daily which of these two choices they prefer.

The courses available each week beginner to advanced in Blocks I and II are:
Scratch, Python, C++, Java, JavaScript, Open-GL, Assembler, Minecraft Modding, Flash Animation,
Photoshop, 2D Game Design (*), 3D Game Design (*), Web Design – HTML, Excel, PowerPoint.

All the courses are offered each week for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels.
(*) This course has a $65 lab fee. This fee covers game design software that campers take home.

The List of Courses available for Block III (Creative Computing):
Excel, PowerPoint, Flash Animation, 3D Graphics, Open-GL, Minecraft Modding, Game Design, Robotics, Web Design — HTML, Hardware, Networking, Photoshop, QR Code, Android App Programming, and Fly the NCC Drone.

Additional Courses: 3D printing (**) and Arduino Computer Lab (**)
(**) These courses have a $65 lab fee and are offered 2 days per week 4-5pm.

Click here for course descriptions.

Sample Weekly Course Schedules

Here are four sample weekly course selections. They illustrate that campers can select in blocks I and II the same or different courses.
They also show that campers can select in Block III sports or a computer course of their choice.

Sample Course Selection 1 Sample Course Selection 2 Sample Course Selection 3 Sample Course Selection 4
Block I: Java Python C++ JavaScript
Block II: Minecraft Modding Python Open-GL Game Design
Block III: Sports Web Design Minecraft Modding Android App Programming

Campers click here to view and complete the course selection form.