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Made By Girls: Adventures in Wearable Tech & Fashion Design

Kids Camp for Girls  Ages 8-12

Design and Program Unique Accessories

Have a passion for fashion and tech? This course explores where design and technology intersect. Learn the engineering design process using 3D modeling software CLO 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™ to create personalized accessories using your new skills in design and engineering.

This Made By Girls section is developed exclusively for girls in a collaborative environment.

Staff Ratio: 8:1
Hardware + Software:
CLO Virtual Fashion, Lilypad Arduino

Ages: Students 8-12
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Program: Adventures Camp

Staff Ratio: 8:1
Ages: Students 8-12
Hours: Full Day, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Program: Adventures Camp
Hardware + Software: CLO Virtual Fashion, Lilypad Arduino

Course Information

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

What Students Learn

• Learn the design engineering process.
• 
Design virtual clothing using 3D modeling software.
• 
Understand the basics of Arduino™ programming language & interface.
• Discover how to build electrical circuits that light up and customize accessories.

What Students Create

• An accessory of wearable tech to bring home, as well as a digital portfolio of customized clothing.

More About This Course

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.

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.

What Students Learn

• Learn the design engineering process
• 
Design virtual clothing using 3D modeling software
• Understand the basics of Arduino™ programming language & interface
• Discover how to build electrical circuits that light up and customize accessories

What Students Create

• An accessory of wearable tech to bring home, as well as a digital portfolio of customized clothing

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.

What Students Learn

• Learn the design engineering process
•Design virtual clothing using 3D modeling software
• Understand the basics of Arduino™ programming language & interface
• Discover how to build electrical circuits that light up and customize accessories

What Students Create

• An accessory of wearable tech to bring home, as well as a digital portfolio of customized clothing

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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Camp Overview + Schedule

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

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction + Creation
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

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 Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

 

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

 

 Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + cloud storage
Personal Apple workstation for camp
 Low staff to student ratios

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction + Creation
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

 

Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + cloud storage
Personal Apple workstation for camp
 Low staff to student ratios

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

Camp Upgrades

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

Lunch Plan

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

DMA Online

Start learning now and get ready for camp when you register for an online course! DMA Online is $95 per course.

What Students Are Saying

“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

The DMA Promise

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.

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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