2016 Camp Season Kickoff

By Phill Powell

LET THE DMA CAMP SEASON BEGIN!

This is a huge week for us here at Digital Media Academy. It’s the time we most look forward to all year long. This is the first week of a new DMA camp season!

2016 is going to be our best season yet, and it all starts this week at five of our amazing locations:

Stanford University | Stanford, California
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Where it all began! Stanford is our flagship location and where we started developing our acclaimed tech camp program in 2002. Open thru August 19th. (Photo: Stanford University, Visitor Information)

UC Irvine | Irvine, California
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From animation to robotics and everything in between, there is so much going on at one of our busiest Southern California locations. Open thru July 15th. (Photo: UCI Office of Admissions)

St. Mary’s College | Moraga, California
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Tech camp in the rolling hills just East of the Bay Area? Yes, please! One of DMA’s newest locations in Silicon Valley’s backyard. Open thru July 15th. (Photo: St. Mary’s College of California)

Rice University | Houston, Texas
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One of the most distinguished colleges in the nation and just one of our great Lone Star locations. Open thru July 1st. (Photo: Rice University, ISAR)

Bryn Mawr College | Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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The pastoral, regal Bryn Mawr campus is one or our finest locations, and it’s just down the road from fun Philadelphia! Open thru July 8th. (Photo: Bryn Mawr College, Greenfield Blog)

These great camps have been “open for business” ever since yesterday’s check-in, when overnight campers got their room assignments and met their roommates!

We can’t wait to see everyone’s amazing creations!. And next week, three more incredible DMA campus locations open for the summer: UCLA, UC San Diego and Stony Brook University of Long Island, N.Y.!

SUPER-COOL EXTRAS FOR 2016!

There are so many amazing new things happening at DMA this summer!

Hot new courses, from technology’s cutting edge.
Classes like our wearable tech and fashion design course, which teaches girl techies how to use advanced 3D modeling software to design clothing that not only looks sharp, but also carries out tech functions like lighting up and powering up electronic devices.

Collaborate with a Rock Star!
Our wearable tech students will also be putting what they learn into action, by participating in a super-cool contest involving the official Role Model of DMA’s Made By Girls initiative: leading bass player Divinity Roxx, who’s famous not only for her own exciting new music but also for her years directing Beyonce’s all-girl band.

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When bassist Divinity Roxx tours Europe, she’ll be sporting wearable tech designed by DMA students! (Photo: ©Ralf Dombrowski. All rights reserved.)

In our Design for a Rock Star Contest, students will submit designs for wearable tech clothes and accessories that Divinity will actually wear on stage during her upcoming European tour. It’s a rare chance for girls to collaborate with a touring musician and help design her wardrobe!

Get Social with DMA
And that’s not our only contest! This DMA camp season will see cool new social media contests, like our “Cap the Snap” challenge on Snapchat! Follow the DMA story to see what life is like at camp! Our campers will have a chance to compete with other course categories for a delicious surprise each Wednesday. Be sure to follow us on Snapchat at DMA_org to see all the fun!

It’s going to be our most fun summer ever at DMA!

…AND MORE TO COME!

The DMA summer just keeps getting better and better. During Week 3, five more fantastic DMA campus locations open, representing the Northwest, the Midwest, the Northeast and “The Great White North”: Northwestern University, NYU, University of British Columbia, University of Toronto and the University of Washington, Seattle.

It’s not too late to sign up for this summer. Limited classroom space still exists in many of our locations. Sign up today and save by visiting our promotions page!

Join us this summer at DMA and #CreateTheNext!