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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

Take a deeper dive into computer science and programming with Java. This challenging course will give you a chance to be creative while tackling advanced topics like data structures, algorithms, and data. Work on creating cool visuals like image filters, sound visualizations, and interactive art pieces. This course will cover several of the topics and ideas covered in AP Computer Science, giving you a head start or reinforcing concepts in a fun, interesting way.

Staff Ratio: 12:1
Hardware + Software: Java, Eclipse

Ages: Students 12-17
Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Program: Level 3 (One-Week)

Staff Ratio: 12:1
Hardware + Software: Java, Eclipse

Ages: Students 12-17
Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Program: Level 3 (One-Week)

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

  • Master variables, loops and conditionals.
  • Master data types and visibility.
  • Practice object-oriented programming essentials.
  • Learn how to program algorithms & use them for creative problem solving.
  • Program interactive graphics, art, games, animation, special effects and audio.

What Students Create

  • An interactive simulation, and image filter like instagram, a piece of interactive artwork, or develop a project of your choice.

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, DMA 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.

Download the Course Syllabus

Get to know Advanced Java Programming even better by taking an in-depth look at the syllabus for this course.

Our project-based approach to learning sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork as students seek solutions to real-world problems. Have additional questions about selecting the perfect course? Contact us

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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
12:00am
Lunch Break
1:00pm
Back to the Classroom
2:30pm
Afternoon Break
3:00pm
Continued Classroom Time
4:30pm
Pick-up Begins

Tuition Includes

  Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt

  Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report

  Certificate of Completion

  Google Apps email account + unlimited cloud storage

  Low staff to student ratios

  Alumni Club Membership

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 start at $68/week at select locations.

Overnight Housing

Stay in the dorms and eat on-campus, Sunday through Friday. Overnight Housing starts at $675/week where available.

Weekend Stay

Add Weekend Stay and enjoy extra activities and day trips around the area. Weekend Stay starts at $405/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 DMA?

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

Top-Notch Staff

Educators, artists, and talented industry professionals with a passion for STEM education.

Well-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, and fosters teamwork and collaboration.

Safety Matters

Our staff is First-Aid + CPR certified and have completed national background checks.

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