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Made By Girls: Adventures in Wearable Tech & Fashion Design

All-Girls One-Week Camp | Ages 9-12

Made By Girls: Adventures in Wearable Tech & Fashion Design

All-Girls One-Week Camp | Ages 9-12

Design and Program Unique Accessories

Have a passion for fashion and tech? This course explores where design and technology intersect. Students will learn about the engineering design process as they explore Adobe Illustrator and jump into the world of wearable technology.

They will discover how to combine hands-on design and crafting techniques with computer-aided design software, electronics, and ArduinoTM programming to create personalized, unique, and interactive accessories using their new skills in design and physical computing.

Staff Ratio: 8:1
Hardware + Software: Arduino IDE, Adobe Illustrator, LilyPad E-Sewables

Ages: Students 9-12
Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Program: Level 2 (One-Week)

Staff Ratio: 8:1
Hardware + Software: Arduino IDE, Adobe Illustrator, LilyPad E-Sewables

Ages: Students 9-12
Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Program: Level 2 (One-Week)

Skill: Beginning – Advanced: Good for students at all experience levels

Course Information

Get ready for a fun and meaningful camp experience through project-based learning

What Students Learn

  • The hardware and software tools required to create works of wearable-technology
  • Series and parallel Circuits and Arduino Programming for the LilyPad Line of Sewable Circuits
  • 2D Modeling and Pattern Design using Adobe Illustrator

What Students Create

  • Four e-textile projects
  • Three Arduino Programs
  • Several patterns for accessory design using Adobe Illustrator
  • A customized runway-ready project using patterns designed in Illustrator and sewable hardware programmed in Arduino

More About This Course

Digital Media Academy’s Made By Girls program offers a unique learning experience designed to introduce girls to STEM learning in a collaborative and supportive environment. MBG is powered by a dynamic group of role models including educators, industry leaders, and creators, who inspire our students to build both 21st-century skills and confidence.

Download the Course Syllabus

Get to know Made By Girls: Adventures in Wearable Tech & Fashion Design even better by taking an in-depth look at the syllabus for this course.

Our project-based approach to learning sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork as students seek solutions to real-world problems. Have additional questions about selecting the perfect course? Contact us

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Frequently Asked Questions

My child doesn't have any design experience. Will they be able to keep up with the course?

Yes! This course is a great introductory level course.

Camp Overview + Schedule

Take a look at your camp schedule, learn more about tuition and explore add-ons.

08:30am
Check-in and drop off
09:00am
Hands-on STEM Instruction
10:30am
Morning Break
11:00am
Continued Instruction + Creation
12:00am
Lunch Break
1:00pm
Back to the Classroom
2:30pm
Afternoon Break
3:00pm
Continued Classroom Time
4:30pm
Pick-up Begins

Tuition Includes

  Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt

  Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report

  Certificate of Completion

  Google Apps email account + unlimited cloud storage

  Low staff to student ratios

  Alumni Club Membership

Friday Showcase

At the end of each week, attendees can invite their family and friends to join us for a showcase celebration to share their final projects. Learn more about the fun and exciting activities your child experienced during the week and have an opportunity to meet your child’s instructor. Presentations vary by course topic and instructors will highlight some of the important concepts covered during the week and possible next steps to continue your child’s learning. Arrive early as showcase begins at 3:00 and is typically finished by 4:00.

Camp Upgrades

Get the most out of your summer with Digital Media Academy when you add any or all of the following:

Lunch Plan

Make things easy and get lunch on campus so you don’t have to pack your own. Lunch Plans start at $75/week at select locations.

Extended Stay

Our flexible Extended Day option allows families to pick-up students as late as 6:00 PM from Monday to Thursday at all locations.

“Everything was my favorite! There was so much stuff that we did
that I can’t decide on a favorite.”

Mikayla

Made By Girls: Adventures in Wearable Tech & Fashion Design

Why Digital Media Academy?

You can count on us to deliver on all the things that truly matter. We pinky swear.

Top-Notch Staff

Educators, artists, and talented industry professionals with a passion for STEM education.

Well-Balanced Experience

Our students enjoy a balanced camp day with both in-class lessons and outdoor activities.

Project-Based Learning

Our curriculum sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork and collaboration.

Safety Matters

Our staff is First-Aid + CPR certified and have completed national background checks.

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