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Advanced Java Programming

Teen One-Week Camp | Ages 12-17

Advanced Java Programming

Teen One-Week Camp | Ages 12-17

Become a Pro Coder

At the beginning of the week, students will get the chance to dive deeper into the topics of programming, learning 2D arrays and techniques to create Conway’s game of life, a music visualizer, and more. Students will get a chance to explore ideas and topics, and come up with their own creative application.

Staff Ratio: 12:1
Hardware + Software: Java, Processing, PC

Ages: Students 12-17
Hours: 9:00AM – 4:30PM

Staff Ratio: 12:1
Hardware + Software: Java, Processing, PC

Ages: Students 12-17
Hours: 9:00AM – 4:30PM

Previous programming experience is recommended for this course, as well as familiarity with Java syntax. A basic understanding of algebra, including variables, graph coordinates, and functions, is strongly recommended.

Course Information

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

What Students Learn

  • The power of programming as a tool
  • Multidimensional arrays
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Signal processing and visualization

What Students Create

  • A game of life simulation
  • A music visualization
  • An image filter and manipulation
  • A GUI

More About This Course

Computer programming code runs your devices and the world. Our Programming courses prepare students with the skills they need to develop their own apps and games in languages such as C#, Java, and Swift. The Advanced Java Programming course prepares students for the AP Computer Science test while giving them a real-world experience in developing their own code while iterating based on feedback and bug testing. Previous programming experience is recommended for this course, as well as familiarity with Java syntax. A basic understanding of algebra, including variables, graph coordinates, and functions, is strongly recommended.

The Teen Experience: Since 2002, Digital Media Academy has been encouraging and inspiring teens to become the next generation of developers, animators, filmmakers, photographers, designers, and engineers. In addition to developing teens’ interests and passions for the latest in new tech, our camps foster personal growth, confidence, and independence; preparing students for life beyond high school and college.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is programming experience required for this course?

Yes. A basic understanding of object-oriented programming is required, as this class focuses more on advanced programming topics.

My student has done some Python™ and C++ programming before. Can he or she attend this advanced Java course?

If you are confident in their understanding of object-oriented programming languages (and the various concepts listed under Course Details, above), they can attend this advanced course.

Camp Overview + Schedule

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

08:30am
Check-in and drop off
09:00am
Hands-on STEM Instruction
10:30am
Morning Break
11:00am
Continued Instruction + Creation
12:00pm
Lunch Break
1:00pm
Back to the Classroom
2:30pm
Afternoon Break
3:00pm
Continued Classroom Time
4:30pm
Pick-up Begins
5:00pm
Pick-up Ends
5:00pm
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 Digital Media Academy when you add any or all of the following:

Lunch Plan

Make things easy and get lunch on campus so you don’t have to pack your own. Lunch Plans start at $95/week at select locations.

Overnight Housing

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

Extended Day

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

Weekend Stay

Add Weekend Stay and enjoy extra activities and day trips around the area. Weekend Stay starts at $380/weekend at select locations.

“There are very few places that can offer an experience in programming like the Digital Media Academy can. With great instructors, friendly students, and an excellent environment to learn in, it’s an experience that can’t be beat!”

Albert F.

Computer Science with Java

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.