Made By Girls:
Wearable Tech & Fashion Design
Bring Fashion and Technology Together
Explore 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 clothing construction 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 course is developed exclusively for girls and emphasizes mentorship and building community among girls. Find this camp near you >>
Learn everything you need to know about Wearable Tech & Fashion Design.
Ages: 12 – 17
Hours: 9am – 5pm
Lab Fee: $125
Hardware + Software
CLO Virtual Fashion Inc®
You’ll learn the engineering design process while exploring the basics of Arduino programming and virtual clothing design.
What You Create
An article of clothing or accessory of wearable tech to bring home, as well as a digital portfolio of customized clothing.
Skills + Experience
Get ready for a fun and meaningful camp experience through project-based learning.
Learn 3D Modeling + Design
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.
Find This Camp Near You
I liked how it was a good learning environment where we could explore and be creative.Samantha R.
Take a look at your camp schedule, learn more about tuition, and explore add-ons.
Sample Camp Day
Beat the traffic! Drop off anytime between 8:00 and 9:00am.
|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
Working late? No problem. Pick up anytime before 5:30pm.
Extend your camp day by adding Overnight Housing at checkout!
✓ 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
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.
+Overnight Housing: Stay on a university campus – includes all meals.*
+Weekend Stay: Get ready for fun weekend activities and day trips around the area.*
*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
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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