Adventures in Animation
Imagine. Create. Animate.
Discover how animators at Pixar™, Cartoon Network™ and Disney™ produce animated cartoons and movies. Create drawings and bring them to life, using production techniques such as timelines and keyframes in Toon Boom Harmony™- the same software used to create Spongebob and many more popular cartoons. Work as part of a team and make friends who share your interests as you explore other animation techniques like claymation and “humanimation”. At the end of the week, you take home a stop-motion-animated short film to share with family and friends. Find this camp near you >>
Learn everything you need to know about Adventures in Animation.
Ages: 8 – 12
Hours: 9am – 5pm
Lab Fee: $45
Hardware + Software
Toon Boom Harmony
Learn basic 2D animation, claymation and humanimation skills, and the fundamentals of storytelling
What You Create
You’ll create various types of your own short animated films.
Skills + Experience
Get ready for a fun and meaningful camp experience through project-based learning.
Film + Photography
Our film courses will help you learn how to create your own original movies using professional software just like the pros! In this course you’ll create your own animated clips using the same techniques as animators at Disney™, Cartoon Network™ and Nickelodeon™. Discover the process of cartoon creation and character creation, then explore the fundamentals of both claymation and “humanimation”, which is animation using live actors!
The Adventures Experience
Our Adventures camps give elementary level students, ages 8-12, a meaningful, hands-on introduction to the fundamentals of technology and design-thinking methodology; challenging them to collaborate with their fellow campers to create solutions to real-world problems.
Still looking for a camp? Ask us!
DMA summer is in full swing but we still have room - even in some of our most popular courses! See a course you like but don't see any room online? Ask us! In order to prevent over-booking, we close online registration 5 days before the start of camp. Send us an email, chat with us live on site, or call a Camp Advisor at (866) 656-3342 to inquire about adding your ideal camp to your summer itinerary!
Find This Camp Near You
I liked claymation and learning about new stuff on the computer so I can get better at technology at school this fall!Ella H.
Take a look at your camp schedule, learn more about tuition, and explore add-ons.
✓ Google Apps email account + unlimited cloud storage
✓ Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Digital Media Academy 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.
*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
Does my child need to be good at drawing?
No, not at all, but an interest in drawing helps.
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