University of California, Los Angeles

Tech Camps in Los Angeles

Digital Media Academy has held our camps at UCLA since 2009 and have developed an amazing community of students and staff. Students get the full college experience as they dine in Covell Commons and walk by the Bruins sports field every day during breaks.

Our instructors and staff are amazing and dedicate themselves to providing quality tech education. They come from regular careers in tech, education, and media arts and are some of the best that LA has to offer. UCLA is a wonderful place to explore your interests and make new friends.

Save on DMA OnlineSave on DMA Online Courses During Computer Education Week

All DMA Online courses are $20 off in honor of Computer Science Education Week, going on now until December 12th. Whether you are preparing for a week at camp, looking to extend your knowledge, or trying to discover new interests, DMA Online provides the perfect self-paced experience for independent learners.But that’s not all – This year we also created a fun coding activity for you to try out at home and get to know the Processing programming language, right in your internet browser!

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Find a Camp at UCLA

Spend your summer with us! Select a date in the schedule below for more information about our camps, availability, and pricing.

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Location 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.
+ Overnight Housing and Weekend Stay not available at this location.

overnight housing

Housing + Meals

Students staying overnight get to experience what it's like to live on a college campus. Sleep in the dorms, eat in the dining halls, enjoy super fun evening activities, and even venture off-campus for weekend excursions.

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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.

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UCLA Campus Facts

UCLA was founded in 1882 and quickly became as famous as the city in which it was founded. It’s sports programs have won 125 national titles, 250 Olympic medals, and 10 NCAA basketball championships. Not to be outdone, the Media and Arts programs also boast a number of accomplishments.

Alumni such as John Williams (of Star Wars, Jaws, and Superman fame), James Franco, Maroon 5, Linkin Park, and The Doors have all walked the halls of UCLA. Due to its proximity to Hollywood, the school has often set the stage for filming television and big screen favroites. This popularity makes it one of the most internationally-recognized universities from the United States.

Digital Media Academy film camps are not affiliated with nor endorsed by the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television or its UCLA Arts Camp.