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A Summer Enrichment Program for Youth Ages 9-18

Don’t sign up for summer camp.  Sign up for summer ENRICHMENT!

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Contact us now about need based scholarship opportunities for your child!
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Registration now open!

Check out the new and exciting classes we will offer this summer below!

Classes fill up fast on a “first-come, first-served” basis.

For questions or comments, email destination@forsythtech.edu.

2019 Summer Enrichment Schedule and Course Descriptions

Classes held Mon-Thurs each week unless otherwise noted.
Register for AM and PM classes, bring a lunch and we will provide the supervision!
All classes held on Forsyth Tech West Campus, 1300 Bolton Street, Winston-Salem.

Week 1: July 8-11

Morning Classes 9AM – Noon

Course Description
Morning Care
Course #129163 / Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM
$25
Engage in a variety of enrichment activities to jumpstart your day.
Roblox: Coders and Entrepreneurs! CLASS SOLD OUT!
Course #129148 / Ages 11-13
$145
Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where creation is limited only by imagination. Course cost includes a $10 license fee.
Minecraft Modders
Course #129145 / Ages 9-13
$135
Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Make Your 1st 3D Video Game
Course #129073 / Ages 9-11
$135
Learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling to create an immersive 3D world.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Wearable Art NEW!
Course #129125 / Ages 9-13
$85
From the dawn of history to today, all cultures adorned themselves in clothing, jewels, masks, and more.  Using a variety of mediums, students will make a wide range of wearable art.
Mad Math
Course #129143 / Rising 6-8th Grade
$85
Analyze and solve mathematical problems using fun brainteasers, creative games, and computer activities that will enhance your skills as mathematicians.
ACT/SAT Prep! CLASS SOLD OUT!
Course #129093 / Rising 10-12th Grade
9AM-1PM Mon/Tues Only
$135
Gain an understanding of test-taking techniques and methods for improving scores. Also gain understanding of the benefits of and differences between ACT and SAT tests.  Put your knowledge to the test by taking a practice SAT on Tues. Parents are invited to a one-on-one session to review student’s test scores, scholarship, and college requirement information.  Please come to the Auditorium on West Campus Wed. 7/10 5:30-7:30pm. Estimated time of review is 10 minutes.  You will be seen in the order of your arrival.

Afternoon Classes 1PM-4PM

Course Description
Roblox: Coders and Entrepreneurs!
Course #129091 / Ages 9-11
$145
Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where creation is limited only by imagination. Course cost includes a $10 license fee.
Python Programmers
Course #129147 / Ages 11-13
$145
Learn how to code with Python and create your first multi-player adventure game.  Start your programming path with systematic lessons that teach you how to challenge friends with fun and games you built from start to finish! Course cost includes a $10 license fee.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Make Your 1st 3D Video Game
Course #129075 / Ages 11-13
$135
Learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling to create an immersive 3D world.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Adventures in Drama
CLASS SOLD OUT!

Course #129085 / Ages 9-13
$85
Spend four days exploring your dramatic side! Build confidence in expressing yourself.  Learn to use vocal, facial, and physical expression to engage with scripts, characters, and poetry.   Practice pronunciation, inflection, expression, and varied volume.  Treat parents and visitors to a performance on last day of class!
First Aid/CPR
Course #129119 / Ages 14-18
Tues/Wed Only
$60
Topics covered in this two-day class include child/infant/adult CPR, AED, choking, asthma care and first aid. Upon successful completion of the skills test, you will receive a certification card in CPR/ First Aid training.
Afternoon Care
Course #129078 / Ages 9-13
4-5:30PM
$30
Students are offered an extended summer enrichment experience which includes a variety of physical and fun activities to reflect and close out their day.
Package: Morning & Afternoon Care NEW!
Course #129160 / Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM and 4-5:30PM
$40
Parents, is your child attending both morning and afternoon classes?  If so, this package offers both Morning Care & Afternoon Care for your child and will save you $15.00 off of the price of registering for both individually. Week 2: July 15-18

Week 2: July 15-18

Morning Classes 9AM – Noon

Course Description
Morning Care
Course #129164 / Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM
$25
Engage in a variety of enrichment activities to jumpstart your day.
Code Your Own Adventures: Interactive Storytelling
Course #129090 / Ages 11-13
$135
Watch as the characters in your imagination come to life in this unique class that blends classic storytelling with animation techniques and coding (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript). Start with a concept, design the characters, and choose not just one ending, but many!

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

App Attack
Course #129083 / Ages 9-11
$135
Learn to design and customize your own game app using web-based (HTML5) mobile apps! Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and available to play on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. Beginners welcome. No smartphone or tablet needed.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Maker Labs: Make Your 1st 3D Creation CLASS SOLD OUT!
Course #129071 / Ages 9-13
$135
If you can dream it, you can make it! Learn how to prepare a model for 3D printing and create a design portfolio to highlight your work. No prior experience is necessary. Students will have opportunity to have their designs printed and to interact with a 3D printer during class courtesy of Forsyth Tech’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Experience History Thru Art NEW!
Course #129116 / Ages 9-13
$85
What better way to experience history than through art? Learn how people have used arts and crafts to tell their stories and shape culture through the ages.  You will use multiple arts and crafts methods to tell your own stories and create your own pieces of history.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation CLASS SOLD OUT!
Course #129088 / Ages 11-13
$85
Study and analyze evidence related to a crime like a crime scene technician.  Observe, classify, compare, use numbers, measure, predict, interpret data, and draw inferences to help solve a case!
Speed Reading: Improve Your Test Scores!
NEW SECTION ADDED!

Course #132990 / Ages 14-18
Mon/Tues Only
$55
You won’t just learn to speed read, you will learn tips and tricks to comprehend faster as you read through test questions like the ones you will encounter on the ACT, SAT, or other standardized tests.  These skills will also help you perform better on everyday homework assignments!
Your College Essay
CLASS SOLD OUT!

Course #129109 / Rising 10-12th Grade
Mon/Tues/Wed Only
$55
Learn how to write a well-crafted essay that sets the foundation for developing your personal statement and responding to other open-ended college admission questions.

Afternoon Classes 1PM-4PM

Course Description
Video Game Animation
Course #129094 / Ages 9-13
$135
Take your game design skills to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites, objects, and backgrounds.  Your fully animated character will have personality, special powers, etc. Beginning gamers welcome. No prior experience in game design, animation, or sketching necessary.

PARENTS: Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; MAC versions can be created after the program for $15.00 conversion fee.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Virtual Reality CLASS SOLD OUT!
Course #129104 / Ages 9-13
$155
Learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and constructing memorable 3D experiences.  No mobile device needed to take the class. To use the VR headset (included in cost of course) at home: students will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

App Attack
Course #129084 / Ages 11-13
$135
Learn to design and customize your own game app using web-based (HTML5) mobile apps! Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and available to play on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. Beginners welcome. No smartphone or tablet needed.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Movie Magic: Special Effects Make-Up CLASS SOLD OUT!
Course #129121 / Ages 11-13
$85
Learn the basic techniques, tips, and tricks used by professional make-up artists to simulate things like cuts, bruises, and old age.  Experiment with building different character looks and illusions each day.  Includes an introduction to using latex with special effects make-up to enhance transformations.
CSI Jr.: Crime Scene Investigation
Course #129089 / Ages 9-11
$85
Study and analyze evidence related to a crime like a crime scene technician.  Observe, classify, compare, use numbers, measure, predict, interpret data, and draw inferences to help solve a case!
Maker Labs: 3D Printing and Modeling NEW!
Course #129120 / Ages 14-18
$135
If you can dream it, you can make it! Learn the foundations of 3D printing and modeling techniques.  Gain familiarity with modeling software. Get hands on experience with a 3D printer courtesy of Forsyth Tech’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing. No prior experience is necessary.
Design: Transforming Found Objects NEW!
Course #129111 / Ages 14-18
$85
Do you love making things?  When you see an object, do you imagine what it could be?  Join us for an interactive introduction to the design process and interior design profession, where you will experience hands-on learning and finish the week with your own transformed object.
Afternoon Care
Course #129080 / Ages 9-13
4-5:30PM
$30
Students are offered an extended summer enrichment experience which includes a variety of physical and fun activities to reflect and close out their day.
Package: Morning & Afternoon Care NEW!
Course #129162 / Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM and 4-5:30PM
$40
Parents, is your child attending both morning and afternoon classes?  If so, this package offers both Morning Care & Afternoon Care for your child and will save you $15.00 off of the price of registering for both individually.

Week 3: July 22-25

Morning Classes 9AM – Noon

Course Description
Morning Care
Course #129165 / Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM
$25
Engage in a variety of enrichment activities to jumpstart your day.
Code Breakers
Course #129086 / Ages 9-11
$135
Calling all future coders, programmers, & designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges. Returning students have the opportunity to create projects that build on previous years.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

eSports Apprentice: YouTube Streaming and Gamers NEW!
Course #129112 / Ages 11-13
$135
Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! Develop competitive game-play skills in Black Rocket’s new eSports App, learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly practice online safety. Students will gain full access to the eSports App and a video of their class tournament with commentary.
App.IO: Make Your 1st 3D Multi Player App
Course #129146 / Ages 9-13
$135
The hottest new APPS are IO apps! If you like to play Agar.io or Slither.io you will love this class! Explore the most popular .IO apps, design and code your own multiplayer app.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Art U Can Use NEW!
Course #129106 / Ages 9-13
$85
Art isn’t just something you look at!  Get creative and put your personal touches on functional arts and crafts you can use in your day to day life!
Corporate Creators NEW!
Course #129108 / Ages 11-13
$85
Attention future entrepreneurs! Learn key skills needed to run your own business like financial literacy, product development, operations, pricing, marketing and sales.  Apply what you’ve learned by pitching your own business idea in a competition with your classmates.
Speed Reading: Improve Your Test Scores! CLASS SOLD OUT!
Course #129128 / Ages 14-18
Mon/Tues Only
$55
You won’t just learn to speed read, you will learn tips and tricks to comprehend faster as you read through test questions like the ones you will encounter on the ACT, SAT, or other standardized tests.  These skills will also help you perform better on everyday homework assignments!

Afternoon Classes 1PM-4PM

Course Description
Code Breakers
Course #129087 / Ages 11-13
$135
Calling all future coders, programmers, & designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges. Returning students have the opportunity to create projects that build on previous years.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

eSports Apprentice: YouTube Streaming and Gamers NEW!
Course #129113 / Ages 9-11
$135
Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster this course will teach you the basics to get started! Develop competitive game-play skills in Black Rocket’s new eSports App, learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly practice online safety. Students will gain full access to the eSports App and a video of their class tournament with commentary.
Dance Exploration NEW!
Course #129110 / Ages 9-13
$85
Get ready to soar through the sky in your adventures of the imagination. Explore moving to a variety of music as you create your own dances and develop an understanding and appreciation of dance.
Super Structures NEW!
Course #129124 / Ages 9-13
$85
Attention budding engineers and architects!  Work in teams to create your own super structures like the Leaning Tower of Pasta or a Cardboard Coliseum using basic, everyday materials!  Investigate geometric and physical principles and how they operate in real world structures like bridges and towers to make your creations stronger. Which shapes are best for holding weight? How high can you build your structures?
ACT/SAT Math NEW!
Course #129095 / Rising 10-12th Grade
$85
Whether you are taking the ACT or the SAT, get the practice, tips, and tools you need to maximize your potential and strengthen your math skills in preparation for test day.  Solve sample questions, review key skills, and benefit from individualized skill instruction.
Art of Metal Tooling and Embossing NEW!
Course #129081 / Ages 14-18
$85
Learn how to transfer unique patterns to sheets of metal foil.  Use simple hand tools to create your own designs with dimension and structure.
Afternoon Care
Course #129082 / Ages 9-13
4-5:30PM
$30
Students are offered an extended summer enrichment experience which includes a variety of physical and fun activities to reflect and close out their day.
Package: Morning & Afternoon Care NEW!
Course #129070 / Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM and 4-5:30PM
$40
Parents, is your child attending both morning and afternoon classes?  If so, this package offers both Morning Care & Afternoon Care for your child and will save you $15.00 off of the price of registering for both individually.

Week 4: July 29-Aug 1

Morning Classes 9AM – Noon

Course Description
Morning Care
Course #129061 / Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM
$25
Engage in a variety of enrichment activities to jumpstart your day.
Minecraft Designers
Course #129136 / Ages 9-11
$135
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 how to create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Advanced Robotics NEW!
Course #129074 / Ages 11-13
$135
Learn to program a robot to overcome daily challenges using visual and text-based programming! You’ll see firsthand how your program translates into action as you attempt to control your robot sensors and maneuver around obstacles.
Express Yourself Thru Art NEW!
Course #129118 / Ages 9-13
$85
Let out your inner artist!  Paint of all kinds, paper, oil pastels, fabric, markers, crayons…you name it-we will explore it. Artists will create a multitude of mixed media creations using everything from A to Z.
Mathtastic
Course #129134 / Rising 4-5th Grade
$85
Apply math to everyday activities by using games, arts and crafts, and creative problem-solving opportunities. This class reinforces basic math facts while exploring and discovering the amazing wonder of numbers in our world.
Reading from the Middle
Course #129092 / Rising 6-8th Grade
$85
Improve your readership in Middle School! Increase vocabulary, build fluency, and strengthen comprehension by participating in a variety of literacy activities, including interactive reading, and individualized skill instruction.
ACT/SAT Math NEW!
Course #129114 / Rising 10-12th Grade
$85
Whether you are taking the ACT or the SAT, get the practice, tips, and tools you need to maximize your potential and strengthen your math skills in preparation for test day.  Solve sample questions, review key skills, and benefit from individualized skill instruction.

Afternoon Classes 1PM-4PM

Course Description
Advanced Robotics NEW!
Course #129079 / Ages 9-11
$135
Learn to program a robot to overcome daily challenges using visual and text-based programming! You’ll see firsthand how your program translates into action as you attempt to control your robot sensors and maneuver around obstacles.
Minecraft Designers
Course #129139 / Ages 11-13
$135
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 how to create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends.

Watch a video to learn more about this course.

Save the Animals! NEW!
Course #129122 / Ages 9-13
$85
Learn valuable marketing and promotion skills as you craft your own campaign to help find real animals real forever homes!  In partnership with the Forsyth Humane Society, you will choose an animal to help find a home, work in teams to craft a campaign, and then present your campaign in class to compete to have your sponsored pet chosen as the “Animal of the Week.”
Mad Math
Course #129144 / Rising 6-8th Grade
$85
Analyze and solve mathematical problems using fun brainteasers, creative games, and computer activities that will enhance your skills as mathematicians.
Readership 101
Course #129105 / Rising 4-5th Grade
$85
Be prepared for the upcoming school year by improving your readership! Increase vocabulary, build fluency, and strengthen comprehension by participating in a variety of literacy activities, including interactive reading and individualized skill instruction.
Career Compass CLASS SOLD OUT!
Course #129107 / Ages 14-18
$55
Navigate your future!  Know your options!  Get the information and tools you need to make strategic decisions regarding your choice of career path, college or trade program.  Access local job market data, career assessments, financial planning and budgeting tools, and one-on-one coaching.
Afternoon Care
Course #129076 / Ages 9-13
4-5:30PM
$30
Students are offered an extended summer enrichment experience which includes a variety of physical and fun activities to reflect and close out their day.
Package: Morning & Afternoon Care NEW!
Course #129159 / Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM and 4-5:30PM
$40
Parents, is your child attending both morning and afternoon classes?  If so, this package offers both Morning Care & Afternoon Care for your child and will save you $15.00 off of the price of registering for both individually.