DMA Technology Summer Camps atDrexel UniversityJune 29th – July 24th

For students who want a pre-collegiate experience at a college they’re interested in attending or who just want to get away for the summer and explore a new city, Digital Media Academy offers the best of both worlds. Learn on the Drexel University campus, eat in the same dining hall as its students and campers ages 12+ can even stay overnight. Digital Media Academy selected Drexel not only because of its impeccable reputation as a liberal arts college, but also because of its superior campus location in historic downtown Philadelphia.

Students will thrive on the energy of being on a premier research-university campus that’s located within one of the nation’s busiest and most historic cities. See the URBN Center, home of the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design. Hang out at the Drexel Recreation Center, or get some exercise on the Vidas Athletic Field or at the beach volleyball courts at Buckley Green.

Camp Course Title Ages Jun29-Jul3 Jul6-Jul10 Jul13-Jul17 Jul20-Jul24
Adventures in Animation 8-12 Filling Fast
Adventures in Filmmaking & Special Effects 8-12 Open
Adventures in Programming 8-12 Open
Adventures in Photography & Graphic Design 8-12 Open
Electronics Engineering with Arduino 10-12 No Space Available
Minecraft™ Game Design & Plugin Development 10-12 Open Open
Programming & App Development for iPhone® & iPad® 10-12 No Space Available
Adventures in 3D Game Design with Minecraft™ 8-12 Open No Space Available No Space Available Open
Adventures in Engineering & Rocket Science 8-12 Filling Fast
Java™ Programming for Minecraft™ Modding 10-12 Open Open
Adventures in Game Design for iPhone® & iPad® 8-12 Filling Fast
Camp Course Title Ages Jun29-Jul3 Jul6-Jul10 Jul13-Jul17 Jul20-Jul24
Academy for 3D Modeling & Animation with Maya® 12-17 Open
(2 weeks)
Academy for Java™ Programming 12-17 No Space Available
(2 weeks)
Academy for Digital Filmmaking 12-17 Open
(2 weeks)
Academy for Game Programming 12-17 Open
(2 weeks)
Academy for Robotics & Engineering 12-17 Open
(2 weeks)
Academy for Electronic Music Production & DJing 12-17 No Space Available
(2 weeks)
Academy for Music Production 12-17 Open
(2 weeks)
Academy for Minecraft™ Modding & Game Design 12-17 Open
(2 weeks)

2015 Fees & Options

Adventures (Ages 8-12) Fees & Options
Camp Options Hours Meals Price
Adventures Day Student Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Lunch not included $995/week*
Lunch Plan Monday-Friday Lunch $70/week

*Base price, some courses may include a lab fee

Teen (Ages 12-17) Fees & Options
Camp Options Hours Meals Price
Teen Day Student Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Lunch not included $1,245/week*
Academy Day Student Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Lunch not included $2,365/2 weeks*
Lunch Plan Monday-Friday Lunch $70/week
Overnight Student Sunday 3p-Friday 5p Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner +$545/week
Weekend Stay Friday 3p-Sunday 5p Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner +$395/weekend

*Base price, some courses may include a lab fee

Campus Facts

Founded: 1891, by Philadelphia financier and philanthropist Anthony J. Drexel.

Campus Size: Located on a 74-acre campus in the heart of Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood, about a 10-minute walk from Center City, Philadelphia’s downtown neighborhood.

Local Attractions: Philadelphia is a treasure trove of U.S. history and families visiting the area can find attractions both old and new. See Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed, and check out the famous Liberty Bell. Or plan a side trip to visit Valley Forge National Historic Park, site of one of the Revolutionary War’s most famous battles. Other fun opportunities include the Franklin Institute, the Philadelphia Museum and the Philadelphia Zoo. Summertime sports include Major League Baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Famous Alumni: Drexel has produced numerous distinguished graduates. Its alumni includes Paul Baran, one of the inventors of the packet switching network and now considered one of the founding fathers of the Internet. Another Drexel grad, Norman Joseph Woodland, invented barcode technology. Alumnus Kenneth C. Dahlberg served as CEO of Science Applications International Corp. while businessman Raj Gupta leads Dow Chemical subsidiary Rohm and Haas. Drexel alumni include NBA stars Malik Rose and Michael Anderson.

Cool Fact: Drexel was the first university to require that all entering students be equipped with their own computers.

Drexel University was originally founded as the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry and now features more than 70 programs, as well as more than 75 graduate programs. Drexel also has one of the most extensive co-op programs of any college or university, with its students working for more than 1,200 companies in 41 states and 45 international locations. Currently serving a total enrollment of more than 23,000 students, Drexel remains one of the premier technological universities in the world and is a leader in curricular innovation.


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