Made By Girls: Adventures in Wearable Tech & Fashion Design
Design. Sew. Program.
Have a passion for fashion? Design clothing like a pro in 3D and build light-up accessories that blink and glow with Lilypad Arduino! This course explores where design and technology intersect. Learn the engineering design process using 3D modeling software to create your very own virtual clothing and digital patterns. Discover how to combine hands-on design and crafting techniques with circuits, electronics and Arduino™ programming to create personalized e-textiles or unique accessories using your new skills in design and engineering.
This Made By Girls section is developed exclusively for girls in a collaborative environment. Find this camp near you >>
Learn everything you need to know about Made By Girls: Adventures in Wearable Tech & Fashion Design.
Ages: 8 – 12
Hours: 9am – 5pm
Lab Fee: $125
Hardware + Software
CLO Virtual Fashion
You’ll learn the design engineering process as you take on the basics of Arduino programming and virtual clothing design.
What You Create
Each student will create a piece of wearable technology and a digital portfolio of virtual fashion.
Skills + Experience
Get ready for a fun and meaningful camp experience through project-based learning.
3D Modeling + Design
This Adventures course introduces girls to a wide variety of tech and design concepts from programming and circuitry to 3D modeling and design. Infused with design-thinking methodology, our curriculum introduces these younger students to many of the same concepts as our more advanced learners as they work collaboratively to design, prototype, and refine their projects.
The Made By Girls Experience
DMA’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.
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Find This Camp Near You
Everything was my favorite! There was so much stuff that we did
that I can’t decide on a favorite.
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Sample Camp Day
Beat the traffic! Drop off anytime between 8:00 & 9:00 am
|9:00 am||Hands-on Tech Instruction
Learn + Understand
|10:30 am||Morning Break + Chill
|11:00 am||Continued Instruction + Creation
Application + Guided Practice
Bring your own or purchase a lunch plan available at select locations
|1:00 pm||Back to Camp
Create, Test, Evaluate + Improve
|2:30 pm||Afternoon Break + Chill
|3:00 pm||Continued Instruction + Creation
Review + Share
|5:00 pm||Student Pick-up
Running late? No problem. Pick up anytime before 5:30pm
✓ Google Apps email account + unlimited cloud storage
✓ Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Made by Girls camp t-shirt
✓ Personal Apple workstation for camp
✓ Low staff to student ratios
✓ Lilypad Arduino kit to take home
✓ Special offer from Clo Virtual Fashion
Add-Ons Available at Checkout
+ Lunch: Add lunch so you don’t have to bring your own!*
+ DMA Online: Choose a course or subscribe to learn at your own pace.
*Meals available at select locations
The DMA Difference
Discover what sets us apart from the competition and why we're the best.
Educators, artists, and talented industry professionals with a passion for STEM education.
Our students enjoy a balanced camp day with both in-class lessons and outdoor activities.
Our curriculum sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork and collaboration.
Our staff is First-Aid + CPR certified and have completed national background checks.
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.
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