JDub Academy
Summer 2021

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Hands-on Learning

 

for students in Grades K-12

Enjoy classes in agriculture, archery, baking, computers, drama, healthcare, science, welding, robotics, and more!

July Black Rocket Courses

John Wood Community College’s JDUB Academy is teaming up with Black Rocket to offer exciting tech online classes for kids ages 8-14 this July!

Enjoy fun S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, Math) classes with a variety of scheduling options available!

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Black Rocket Courses - July 2021
July 12th-16th
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Course Title Day Time Dates Age Location Price Details
Minecraft Designers M-F 8:30 AM-11:30 AM 7/12/2021 - 7/16/2021 8 to 11 Online $149
Minecraft Designers - CRN 17077
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If you love the game Minecraft and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. Purchase Minecraft Java Edition
M-F - 8:30 AM-11:30 AM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
Minecraft Designers M-F 12:30 PM-3:30 PM 7/12/2021 - 7/16/2021 11 to 14 Online $149
Minecraft Designers - CRN 17078
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If you love the game Minecraft and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. Purchase Minecraft Java Edition
M-F - 12:30 PM-3:30 PM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
YouTube Content Creators M-F 8:30 AM-11:30 AM 7/12/2021 - 7/16/2021 11 to 14 Online $149
YouTube Content Creators - CRN 17079
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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 and it is compatible with MAC and Windows OS only
M-F - 8:30 AM-11:30 AM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
YouTube Content Creators M-F 12:30 PM-3:30 PM 7/12/2021 - 7/16/2021 8 to 11 Online $149
YouTube Content Creators - CRN 17080
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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 and it is compatible with MAC and Windows OS only
M-F - 12:30 PM-3:30 PM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
July 19th-23rd
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Course Title Day Time Dates Age Location Price Details
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite Style Video Game M-F 8:30 AM-11:30 AM 7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021 8 to 11 Online $149
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite Style Video Game - CRN 17081
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Fans of Fortnite we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. Students can participate in eSports League matches against other schools across the country with a chance to have their levels featured in the Black Rocket master build of the game! This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only and requires a 64-bit operating system
M-F - 8:30 AM-11:30 AM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite Style Video Game M-F 12:30 PM-3:30 PM 7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021 11 to 14 Online $149
Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite Style Video Game - CRN 17082
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Fans of Fortnite we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. Students can participate in eSports League matches against other schools across the country with a chance to have their levels featured in the Black Rocket master build of the game! This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only and requires a 64-bit operating system
M-F - 12:30 PM-3:30 PM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
YouTube FX Masters M-F 8:30 AM-11:30 AM 7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021 11 to 14 Online $149
YouTube FX Masters - CRN 17083
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In the digital age, nothing is impossible! Become a master of illusion by learning the techniques used by Hollywood masters to create FX magic. Whether you want to enhance your YouTube videos or create a cool scene to amaze your friends; this class teaches the tools you need. Experiment with visual effects as you learn the dynamics of camera angles, editing, graphic layering, and sound effects. Then watch as your new creations take your channel content to the next level! Student projects are available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. *A webcam is required, compatible with MAC and Windows OS only, and requires a 64-bit operating system.
M-F - 8:30 AM-11:30 AM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
YouTube FX Masters M-F 12:30 PM-3:30 PM 7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021 8 to 11 Online $149
YouTube FX Masters - CRN 17084
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In the digital age, nothing is impossible! Become a master of illusion by learning the techniques used by Hollywood masters to create FX magic. Whether you want to enhance your YouTube videos or create a cool scene to amaze your friends; this class teaches the tools you need. Experiment with visual effects as you learn the dynamics of camera angles, editing, graphic layering, and sound effects. Then watch as your new creations take your channel content to the next level! Student projects are available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. *A webcam is required, compatible with MAC and Windows OS only, and requires a 64-bit operating system.
M-F - 12:30 PM-3:30 PM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
July 26th-30th
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Course Title Day Time Dates Age Location Price Details
Minecraft Redstone Engineers M-F 8:30 AM-11:30 AM 7/26/2021 - 7/30/2021 8 to 11 Online $149
Minecraft Redstone Engineers - CRN 17085
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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! Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. Purchase Minecraft Java Edition.
M-F - 8:30 AM-11:30 AM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
Minecraft Redstone Engineers M-F 12:30 PM-3:30 PM 7/26/2021 - 7/30/2021 11 to 14 Online $149
Minecraft Redstone Engineers - CRN 17086
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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! Students must own a Java version of Minecraft to take this class. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. *Compatible with MAC and Windows OS only. Purchase Minecraft Java Edition.
M-F - 12:30 PM-3:30 PM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
eSports Apprentice - Streamers and Gamers M-F 8:30 AM-11:30 AM 7/26/2021 - 7/30/2021 11 to 14 Online $149
eSports Apprentice - Streamers and Gamers - CRN 17087
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Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, eSports is the fastest-growing career for the next generation. Over 400 million people watched YouTube videos and Twitch streams of video game competitions this year alone! In this course, students will develop game-play skills and compete using Black Rocket's eSports games and apps, learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly practice online safety. Student recordings will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Videos will not be broadcast publicly but will be shared with all students in the class. *A webcam is required for this course. Software is compatible with MAC and Windows OS only
M-F - 8:30 AM-11:30 AM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff
eSports Apprentice - Streamers and Gamers M-F 12:30 PM-3:30 PM 7/26/2021 - 7/30/2021 8 to 11 Online $149
eSports Apprentice - Streamers and Gamers - CRN 17088
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Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! No longer just a hobby, eSports is the fastest-growing career for the next generation. Over 400 million people watched YouTube videos and Twitch streams of video game competitions this year alone! In this course, students will develop game-play skills and compete using Black Rocket's eSports games and apps, learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly practice online safety. Student recordings will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Videos will not be broadcast publicly but will be shared with all students in the class. *A webcam is required for this course. Software is compatible with MAC and Windows OS only
M-F - 12:30 PM-3:30 PM | Instructor: Black Rocket Staff

Courses and Registration

Having difficulties? Try viewing the JDub Academy registration form as a standalone form.

Space reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration must occur by the Wednesday before the class session start date. Payment and liability waiver must be accompanied by registration to be considered complete.

REFUND POLICY: Provided only if requested by the Wednesday prior to class session start.

Scholarship Information

Scholarship Guidelines

Scholarships for JDub Academy are made possible through the generous support to the JWCC Foundation from individuals and organizations.  Scholarships will be awarded while funds are available.  If your family income is within the current TRiO low-income levels listed,  each child is eligible to register for any JDub Academy class(es) at a 75% discount during Summer 2021.  (Example:  Class is $60.  Registration fee would be reduced to $15.)

If your family income is up to twice the income levels listed, each child is eligible to register for any class(es) at a 50% discount off the listed price.

(Example:  Class is $60.  Registration fee would be reduced to $30.)

You can find your adjusted gross income right on your IRS Form 1040. On your 2020 federal tax return, your AGI is on line 11 of your Form 1040. On your 2019 federal tax return, your AGI is on line 8b of your Form 1040.

Please stop by our office to complete a scholarship application.  A copy of your most recent federal income tax return must accompany the scholarship application in order to be accepted.  ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL.

Family SizeAdjusted Gross Income
(75% Discount)
Adjusted Gross Income
(50% Discount)
2$26,130$53,260
3$32,940$65,880
4$39,750$79,500
5$46,560$93,120
6$53,370$106,740
7$60,180$120,360
8$66,990$133,980

Regarding COVID-19: JWCC continues to proactively develop and implement plans following the recommendations and mandates issued by local, state and national government agencies. JWCC’s main objective is always to provide a safe environment for our students, faculty, staff and our community. Learn more on our coronavirus information and resources page.