College Academy - Stonehill College Session 1 - Course Options

Animation

Construct your own unique stories and characters using Flash, frame by frame drawn animation, symbol-based animation, motion tweens, layers, graphics, shape tweens, scenes, buttons, and sounds.

“ART” Rageous

Create many multi-dimensional projects using various art media such as clay, paper, pencils, paint, paper maché, oil pastels, brushes, and more. Explore crazy colors and abstract designs to create your own masterpieces.

Broadcast Journalism

Enter the radio station, turn on the microphone, and go live! Discover how to develop a show to cover sports, comedy, current events, entertainment, music, and more. You will learn about playlists, commercials, and programming, all while on air at WSHL 93.1.

Chemistry

In the college lab, grab your safety goggles as you investigate various reactions using solutions, powders, and other simple materials. Monitor your actions and reactions as you prepare your next experiment.

Creative Confections

Have you ever wondered how delicious cupcakes in bakeries are decorated? Practice with frosting as you learn how to make: flowers, stars, fancy edges, and creative confections. Put on your apron and be ready to share your creations with family and friends.

Digital Design

It’s all just a click away! Create portraits, reverse images, silhouettes, paintery, pop art, and more using Photomerge, guided edits, reflection, layer masks, hue effects, retouching, restoration, texture, and blending.

Engineers' Workshop

Experiment with a variety of structures as you use your imagination, judgment, and reasoning to investigate; energy sources, strength, force, motion, and more. Become a solution builder to tackle a series of real-world challenges.

Fantasy Adventures

Explore the world of Magic Users, Dwarfs, and Dragons. Create your character to participate in a number of game campaigns and fine-tune your role-playing skills. Discover a number of adventures as you manage through a maze of excitement. Collaborate with others or seek to conquer the quest on your own!

Finding Forensics

Become a CSI (Crime Scene Investigator) as you; secure the scene, collect, preserve, and analyze evidence in a series of mock campus crimes. Fine-tune your observational and technical skills as an evidence technician while learning about fingerprinting, fiber identification, blood spatter, footprint impressions, and more.

Gone Fishin

Grab your fishing poles, nets, and other equipment to capture and track fish, turtles, frogs, insects, and other marine life. You will voyage to the campus pond daily and use the outdoors as your learning environment.

Graphic Illustrator

With programs such as Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop design graphic elements using creative themes.

Marine Biology

Immerse yourself in this interactive lab experience as you investigate, handle, and dissect marine specimens such as starfish, crayfish, squid, perch, and dogfish. Explore the layers of the ocean, impacts of pollution, the importance of coral reefs, and much more.

Mock Trial

Organize your team and formulate a strategy to make a persuasive argument before the judge. You will take on multiple positions as the affirmative as well as the opposed. Leverage the rules of debate and mock trial while gaining confidence as a public speaker.

Python

Explore this easy to learn but powerful computer coding language. Discover its high-level data structures and a simple approach to object-oriented programming. Learn how this is an ideal language for scripting and rapid application development across many platforms.

Robotics Beginner

Using the EV3 platform, assemble your team to construct a variety of vehicles and program them to successfully compete in a series of challenges. Students are expected to work in a cooperative group atmosphere as either as engineers or programmers.

Robotics Advanced

Using the EV3 platform, your team will be challenged to engineer more advanced vehicles to conquer a series of progressive experiences. Advanced planning, a clear strategy, and your programming skills will all be tested. Students are expected to work in a cooperative group atmosphere as either as engineers or programmers.

Rocketry Beginner

While learning about the forces of flight and aerodynamics, build and launch two of your own model rockets.

Rocketry Advanced

Expand your knowledge of propulsion, flight dynamics, and recovery while building two advanced model rockets.

Sculpture

Use your imagination and develop your art techniques while creating your own works in 3-D using air-dried clay.

Movie Makers

Draft a script and create a storyboard as you direct your own videos, commercials, and skits. You will produce a variety of projects, and once the filming is done, move to post-production, including editing, background music, voice-over, and more.

TV Production

Use the college television studio to produce a variety of projects and once the filming is done, move to post production including editing, background music, voice-over and more. (THIS IS A NEW COURSE THIS SUMMER AND WILL BE HELD IN THE STATE OF THE ART COLLEGE TELEVISION STUDIO).

EXTENDED DAY OPTIONS

Broadcast Journalism

Enter the radio station, turn on the microphone, and go live! Discover how to develop a show to cover sports, comedy, current events, entertainment, music, and more. You will learn about playlists, commercials, and programming all while on air at WSHL 93.1.

Movie Makers

Using the outdoors and the college campus as your backdrop, create a series of short movie clips, skits, music videos and more. Discover how much fun your group can have in front of the camera.

TV Production

Use the college television studio to produce a variety of projects and once the filming is done, move to post production including editing, background music, voice-over and more. (THIS IS A NEW COURSE THIS SUMMER AND WILL BE HELD IN THE STATE OF THE ART COLLEGE TELEVISION STUDIO).


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