$1,132.50 for an Academy for Programming 101 Camp: Create a Minecraft Map camp ($2,265 value)
- Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., June 29–July 10
- Valid for kids aged 12–17
- Housing and meals available for an additional fee
Kids develop programming, graphics, and game design skills as they create their own map for Minecraft.
Digital Media Academy
Digital Media Academy is a technology camp for kids, teens, and adults which landed a spot on Worth magazine's Top 10 Summer Camps list in 2010. Founded at Stanford University in 2002, the camp hires industry professionals to lead campers in exploring a huge variety of topics in STEM fields—that's science, technology, engineering, and math. Kids and teens ages 6 through 17 learn video game design, app development, filmmaking, photography, computer programming, Python, and more—all while practicing physical and teamwork skills as well. Adult classes focus on practical skills for career advancement, including topics such as digital photography, app design, and computer-graphic design.