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Summer Camps Held at

The University of Texas at Austin, University Catholic Center

World-Class STEM & Tech Courses For Kids & Teens

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 6 to 17 looking to explore their interests.

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.

Austin, Texas Summer Camp Schedule

Select a date in the schedule below for more information about our camps, availability, and pricing.

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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 are $68/week.

Overnight Housing

Stay in the dorms and eat on-campus, Sunday to Friday. Overnight Housing is $775/week.

Weekend Stay

Add Weekend Stay and enjoy extra activities and day trips around the area. Weekend Stay is $420/weekend.

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.

Austin Camp 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.

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