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Summer Camp at UT Austin Catholic Center

Due to COVID-19 The University of Texas, Catholic Center has canceled all on-campus activities this summer.

Contact us info@digitalmediaacademy.org for more information as needed.

Austin Tech Camps

Since 2003, thousands of students have taken our STEM courses to learn new skills and be creative in a collaborative environment. Our Austin, Texas summer camp has some of the longest serving instructors at DMA who bring their wealth of knowledge and experience to guide students through their projects. This dedication makes our courses an amazing experience for kids and teens ages 9 to 18 looking to discover and deepen their passions through an impactful learning experience.

Students can learn about video game design, filmmaking, robotics, 3D printing, animation and more. Our Austin program has available overnight housing for those interested in extra time to explore the university and the local area. Both overnight and day campers will be able to participate in fun and engaging group activities while making new friends from all over the world.

Last year, UT Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) independently researched Digital Media Academy’s Tech Camps and their impacts on student outcomes and attitudes towards technology education. Click the button on the right to download the complete report.

Austin, Texas Summer Camp Update

Due to COVID-19 The University of Texas, Catholic Center has canceled all on-campus activities this summer.

Contact us info@digitalmediaacademy.org for more information as needed.

 

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 are $95/week.

Overnight Housing

Stay in the dorms and eat on-campus, Sunday through Friday. Overnight Housing is $895/week.

Weekend Stay

Add Weekend Stay and enjoy extra activities and day trips around the area. Weekend Stay is $490/weekend.

Extended Day

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

Why Digital Media Academy?

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

Passionate 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.

University Catholic Center at Austin, TX Facts

Originally founded in 1835, today Austin finds itself in the midst of a tech business boom. Companies such as Dell, IBM, 3M, Apple, Bioware, Blizzard Entertainment, Dropbox, eBay, PayPal, Electronic Arts, Facebook, Google, Samsung, and Intel have all come to call Austin home. The presence of all these new tech businesses has earned Austin the name “Silicon Hills.” Austin is steeped in culture and the city is rich with activities for all ages.

The annual SXSW festival is a haven for musicians, filmmakers, innovators, and educators. Austin is the perfect city to explore your interests as you are surrounded by a culture of tech and creativity.