Adventures in Electronics with Arduino

Program. Build. Invent.

Bring gadgets to life with electrical engineering and hardware code! Learn how to program electronics using Arduino, an electrical engineering prototyping platform that teaches people about electronics and how electronic circuits can work. Ignite your creativity as you discover how engineering and programming work together to make new and exciting inventions a reality.

You’ll use the engineering design process (i.e., create, test and improve) to break down a problem, design a solution, and finally build it. You’ll leave camp with an understanding of the electrical engineering process along with an Arduino kit to take home. Find this camp near you >>


Course Details

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Program Info

Ages: 8 – 12
Hours: 9am – 5pm
Tuition: $965
Lab Fee: $150

Hardware + Software

Apple Computers
Arduino Programming Language
Sparkfun Digital Sandbox

Learning Outcomes

How to program, design circuits and hack electronics using Arduino.

What You Create

A unique electronics gadget, using Arduino technology.


Skills + Experience

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

Robotics + Engineering

Our Robotics + Engineering courses equip students with the critical thinking, technical and creative skills necessary to build innovative electrical and mechanical gadgets or competitive robots! In this course you’ll learn how to seamlessly combine the engineering design process with Ardublock and Arduino’s C-based programming to invent your very own electrical device to take home.

The Adventures Experience

Our Adventures camps give elementary level students, ages 8-12, a meaningful, hands-on introduction to the fundamentals of technology and design-thinking methodology; challenging them to collaborate with their fellow campers to create solutions to real-world problems.

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Find This Camp Near You

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I loved programming the Arduino and running the code with LEDs

Marina Q.

Engineering & Electronics Student


Camp Overview

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

Sample Camp Day

8:00 am Drop-Off
Beat the traffic! Drop off anytime between 8:00 and 9:00am.
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
Learn + Understand
10:30 am Morning Break + Outdoor Activities
11:00 am Continued Instruction + Creation
Application + Guided Practice
12:00 pm Lunch Break
Bring your own or purchase a lunch plan, available at select locations.
1:00 pm Back to Camp
Create, Test, Evaluate + Improve
2:30 pm Afternoon Break + Outdoor Activities
3:00 pm Continued Instruction + Creation
Review + Share
5:00 pm Student Pick-up
Running late? Pick up as late as 5:30pm.

Tuition Includes

Google Apps email account + unlimited cloud storage
Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Personal Apple workstation for camp
 Low staff to student ratios

Add-Ons Available at Checkout

+ Lunch: Add lunch so you don’t have to bring your own!*
+ DMA Online: Choose a course or subscribe to learn at your own pace.

*Meals available at select locations

The DMA Difference

Discover what sets us apart from the competition and why we're the best.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this an electrical engineering course?

Yes! Primarily it deals with electrical engineering, although it also involves a bit of mechanical engineering, and a good amount of software engineering (programming).

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