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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 – 4:30PM

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

Ages: Students 9-12
Hours: 9:00AM – 4:30PM

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
  • 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.

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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 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 $95/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.

Passionate Staff

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

A 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, while fostering teamwork and collaboration.

Safety Matters

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