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Made By Girls:
Wearable Tech & Fashion Design

Teen One-Week Camp for Girls  Ages 12-17

Bring Fashion and Technology Together

Have a passion for fashion and tech? 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 accessories using your new skills in design and engineering.

This Made By Girls course is developed exclusively for girls and emphasizes mentorship and building community among girls.

Staff Ratio: 12:1
Hardware + Software:
CLO Virtual Fashion Inc, Lilypad Arduino

Ages: Students 12-17
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Program: Made By Girls Teen Camp (One-Week)

Staff Ratio: 12:1
Ages: Students 12-17
Hours: Full Day, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Program: Made By Girls Teen Camp (One-Week)
Hardware + Software: CLO Virtual Fashion Inc, Lilypad Arduino

Course Information

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

What Students Learn

• Understand the engineering design process.
• 
Learn virtual clothing design using 3D modeling software.
• 
Learn the basics of Arduino programming language & interface.
• Learn how to build electrical circuits for wearable tech.

What Students Create

• An article of clothing or accessory of wearable tech to bring home.
• 
A digital portfolio of customized clothing.

More About This Course

DMA’s 3D Modeling + Design courses take students through the design process helping them to learn the tools and techniques they’ll need to be professional animations, designers and 3D modelers. In Wearable Tech & Fashion Design students will gain hands on experience in 3D modeling for fashion design, programming, electrical circuitry, stitching and more. Using the same software as the pro’s, students will walk away at the end of the week wearing their own creations ready to take on the design world!

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.

DMA’s 3D Modeling + Design courses take students through the design process helping them to learn the tools and techniques they’ll need to be professional animations, designers and 3D modelers. In Wearable Tech & Fashion Design students will gain hands on experience in 3D modeling for fashion design, programming, electrical circuitry, stitching and more. Using the same software as the pro’s, students will walk away at the end of the week wearing their own creations ready to take on the design world!

What Students Learn

• Understand the engineering design process
• 
Learn virtual clothing design using 3D modeling software
• Learn the basics of Arduino programming language and interface
• Learn how to build electrical circuits for wearable tech

What Students Create

• An article or accessory of wearable tech to bring home
• 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

• Understand the engineering design process
•Learn virtual clothing design using 3D modeling software
• Learn the basics of Arduino™ programming language and interface
• Learn how to build electrical circuits for wearable tech

What Students Create

• An article of clothing or accessory of wearable tech to bring home
•A digital portfolio

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.

Download the Course Syllabus

Get to know Made By Girls: 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 →

Download the Course Syllabus

Get to know Made By Girls: 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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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.

Overnight Housing

Stay in the dorms and eat on-campus, Sunday through Friday. Overnight Housing is $695/week where available.

Weekend Stay

Add Weekend Stay and enjoy extra activities and day trips around the area. Weekend Stay is $395/weekend 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

“I liked how it was a good learning environment where we could explore and be creative”

Samantha R.
Made By Girls: 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

Do students need any fashion design experience?

No. No previous experience is necessary, although familiarity with stitching by hand is helpful. If the student does have a background in 3D modeling for fashion design or programming for Arduino, this course provides an excellent opportunity for that student to take their skills to the next level.

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