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Empowering the next generation of creators through world-class STEM education at distinguished universities since 2002.

STEM Camps for Kids & Teens

Launched by tech educators at Stanford University, Digital Media Academy camps are where students get their start as designers, developers, engineers, animators, musicians, and filmmakers.

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STEM Learning Pathways for Students of All Ages

Whether your child is 6 or 16, we have opportunities for them to learn and grow from our 60+ courses along six DMA Learning Pathways.

Game Design

Learn professional techniques and tools used by industry pros to make hit video games.

Programming

Unlock your potential with the power of code! Learn C++, Java™, Python™ and more.

Filmmaking + Photography

Discover how Hollywood makes blockbuster movies, from pre-production to editing.

3D Modeling + Design

Go behind the scenes and learn how your favorite animated films and TV shows are made.

Robotics + Engineering

Hands-on robotics programming and engineering using LEGO® EV3 and Arduino™.

Music Production

Mix, mash-up, master. Learn how to create sounds, become a DJ or a music producer.

Student Success Stories

Our students go on to do big things after camp. Here are just a few of their stories.

App Developer

Arto designed and developed an original app called ‘Balans,’ using Apple’s Swift programming language. “In just 2 weeks, DMA brought me from zero Swift knowledge to creating and implementing my very first iPhone game!” Check out Arto’s app →

Arto M.

iOS App Development Academy

Youth STEM Program Leader

Uma is changing the face of technology as the founder of her very own public STEM program in East Palo Alto. Using Snap Circuit sets purchased through an IEEE (Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers) grant, Uma wrote her own electrical engineering curriculum and taught week-long free courses to kids at the East Palo Alto Library.

Uma B.

Intro to Java Programming

Microsoft Intern

A student of our inaugural Made By Girls season, Sophia has gone from beginner coder to Microsoft Intern – stopping to shadow the VP of Trust & Safety at Google along the way.

Sophia

Made By Girls: Intro to Java Programming

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Students get to live, learn, eat, sleep, and create at 20 distinguished college campuses across the US and Canada.

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Tech Education is Our Tradition

Born at Stanford University in 1999 and given accreditation by Stanford University Continuing Studies in 2002, Digital Media Academy has been designing, developing, and delivering STEM education to students of all ages ever since. From day one, we have set out to provide world-class tech education that sets students up for future success in learning and creating.

We believe that the best learning happens while creating. We focus on cultivating the most important traits from our students: creativity, empathy, and the ability to solve problems by immersing them in a high-energy, hands-on, collaborative learning experience.

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