Tech Camps at UCLA: DMA’s Hollywood Headquarters

By Phill Powell

It’s the crowning jewel of the University of California system, and one of the most prestigious colleges in the country.

It’s a research dynamo, NCAA sports dynasty and the college in southern California. Of course, we’re talking about UCLA – a school that’s almost larger than life.

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This summer is the perfect time to explore UCLA’s sprawling Westwood campus, when it’s not so crowded.

A SCHOOL RECOGNIZED AROUND THE WORLD

How universally recognized is UCLA? Well known enough for there to be UCLA-themed stores around the world – including in China, where more than two dozen UCLA clothing stores are located in malls!

A few other facts you may not know about UCLA:

    • Amazing Academics In 2015, the Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UCLA as being the 10th best college in North America. But a year later, U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as having the 2nd best college among public universities. UCLA is considered one of the “Public Ivies,” public schools so good they deserve comparison to Ivy League universities.

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    • Tech-Centric School UCLA is so tech-oriented that each spring it hosts LA Hacks, an annual hackathon that encourages students and faculty to produce and present cool tech products of their own design.It’s such a big deal on campus that major figures from the tech world come to serve as contest judges. Judges have included Evan Spiegel (Snapchat founder), Alexis Ohanian (Reddit co-founder) and Chris DeWolfe (Myspace founder).

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  • Prime SoCal Location A vacation wonderland full of incredible tourist attractions, UCLA’s Westwood campus is just west of world-famous Beverly Hills. In fact, when you’re at UCLA, you’re in the heart of the Southern California experience and surrounded by lots of cool things to see and do.For local families, our UCLA camps provide ideal options for summer camp experiences, including the option for campers to spend the night in UCLA student dorms. We also offer morning or afternoon tech day camps for younger learners (ages 6 to 8).

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UCLA is such a desired brand, it’s not surprising UCLA clothing stores like this one now dot the globe.

THE RIGHT TIME TO EXPLORE

This summer will be a fantastic time to discover the UCLA campus, when it’s not packed with more than 40,000 total students.

We’re offering more than 40 mind-blowing tech camps, courses and two-week academies at UCLA this summer. There’s something for every tech interest: digital filmmaking, app development, game design, music production, robotics, graphic design, programming, and much more!

And for girls who are interested in tech but need a little extra encouragement, we proudly offer our Made By Girls courses – classes for girls, taught by female instructors from tech industries.

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Eat in UCLA’s student dining halls, for that immersive collegiate living experience!

DMA’s 2016 season is shaping up to be our biggest yet, and our celebrated UCLA tech camps will run for seven life-changing weeks, from June 27th through August 12th.

Find out more information about DMA online and register today!