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Summer Camps Held at

Duke University

World-Class STEM & Tech Courses For Kids & Teens

Tech Camps in Durham, North Carolina

Duke University is an incredible learning institution whose dedication to education makes it the perfect place to host our tech camps. Kids and teens learn career-ready skills while learning to code, build apps, design games, make their own films, and model 3D characters. Our STEM courses provide the best opportunity for students to get their start in tech careers while experiencing life on a prestigious university campus.

Students will learn from highly accomplished instructors who are working professionals as well as experienced teachers. While learning professional workflows and tech skills, students are taught design thinking while engaging in project-based education and problem-solving. By the end of the week, students will have created an incredible final project and new friends.

DMA Summer Camp Schedule at Duke University

Select a date in the schedule below for more information about our camps, availability, and pricing.


Camp Overview + Schedule

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

Check-in and drop off
Hands-on STEM Instruction
Morning Break
Continued Instruction + Creation
Lunch Break
Back to the Classroom
Afternoon Break
Continued Classroom Time
Pick-up Begins
Pick-up Ends
Extended Day Begins

Tuition Includes

  Personalized Feedback + Student Achievement Report

  Diploma or Certificate of Completion

  Full Adobe Creative Cloud license for up to 12 months

  Unlimited Google Apps and Email Account

  Low staff to student ratios

  Take home select technology hardware

  Alumni Club Benefits

Friday Showcase

At the end of each week, attendees can invite their family and friends to join us for a showcase celebration to share their final projects. Learn more about the fun and exciting activities your child experienced during the week and have an opportunity to meet your child’s instructor. Presentations vary by course topic and instructors will highlight some of the important concepts covered during the week and possible next steps to continue your child’s learning. Arrive early as showcase begins at 3:00 and is typically finished by 4:00.

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 are $95/week.

Overnight Housing

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

Weekend Stay

Add Weekend Stay and enjoy extra activities and day trips around the area. Weekend Stay is $380/weekend.

Extended Day

Our flexible Extended Day option allows families to pick-up students as late as 6:00 PM from Monday to Thursday.

Why Digital Media Academy?

You can count on us to deliver on all the things that truly matter. We pinky swear.

The Best 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.

Duke University Campus Facts

Originally, Duke University was founded in 1838. It was re-established in 1924 as the university we know today by industrialist James Buchanan Duke. The campus is huge, taking up 8,600 acres of land that’s filled with lush woods and a distinctive Gothic architecture. The university is one of the most selective in the U.S.

Duke’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, as well as Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering, are widely regarded as some of the best undergraduate educational experiences. Many of these undergraduates have gone on to impact the world in various ways. U.S. President Richard Nixon received his law degree from Duke. Three Nobel Prize recipients attended Duke as well as a number of writers and actors, including William Styron and Ken Jeong. Academics is just one of Duke’s highlights, as their basketball team is one of the most accomplished in the collegiate arena.