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Mobile App Development

Teen One-Week Camp | Ages 12-17

Mobile App Development

Teen One-Week Camp | Ages 12-17

Start Coding the App You’ve Always Wanted

During this course, students will learn to create mobile phone applications using React Native, the cross platform development tool of choice for professional developers. At the beginning of the week, students will learn to weave together new skill sin HTML, Javascript, and CSS to create useful and fun apps. By the end of the week, students will learn to create strong UIs and apps or games of their choice. Solve a problem, or just make something fun!

Staff Ratio: 8:1
Hardware + Software: Reactive Native, Expo

Ages: 12-17
Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Program: Teen Camp (One-Week)

Staff Ratio: 8:1
Hardware + Software: React Native, Expo

Ages: 12-17
Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Program: Teen Camp (One-Week)

Course Information

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

What Students Learn

  •  App development principles including UI/UX design
  • Responsive design, prototyping, and testing
  • Advanced programming techniques like arrays, data structures, object oriented design
  • React Native development, including Components and web language programming

What Students Create

  • A mobile puzzle game and text app
  • An Android or iOS app of your choice

What Students Learn

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. In the AI and Machine Learning course, students will take a deep dive into the complex algorithms that are making computers smarter than ever. Use neural nets to finally beat that game you’ve never been able to or improve projects using computer vision to find patterns. No programming experience is required, but a strong understanding of algebra and comfort with mathematics is very highly 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I need a mobile phone?

A relatively new Android or iOS phone is HIGHLY recommended.

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 $75/week at select locations.

Overnight Housing

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

Weekend Stay

Add Weekend Stay and enjoy extra activities and day trips around the area. Weekend Stay is $395/weekend at select locations.

DMA Online

Start learning now and get ready for camp when you register for an online course! DMA Online is $95 per course.

“Where creativity and rigor in problem solving can thrive.”

Laura Hill-Bonnet

Stanford Graduate School of Education

Why Digital Media Academy?

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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