Game on! Build your gaming portfolio in 2-week, pre-college, intensive teen summer programs held at Stanford, Harvard, and others. Game design, development, 3D modeling, programming. Gaming tournaments, studio tours, and more. Read More!
Instead of just playing games, experience what it would be like to create, code, design, and develop video games of your own—while exploring a prestigious university campus. Innovate and collaborate with new friends, battle it out in late-night gaming tournaments, and learn how your passion for gaming can lead to a college degree and even a rewarding career in the video game industry.
WHY iD GAME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY?
- Immerse yourself in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skill development at a 2-week, intensive, overnight summer program for teens ages 13-18.
- Experience collegiate life at a top university like Stanford, Harvard, Emory, Villanova, and others.
- Explore game design, game development, programming, 3D modeling and animation, and 3D level design through experiential learning, building 21st century skills.
- Learn from experienced Academy faculty and have fun collaborating with like-minded students.
- 8:1. Ratios of 8 students per instructor, guaranteed.
- Tour a game design studio to gain industry insight and make valuable connections with gaming professionals.
- Work with professional software from industry leaders including Microsoft, Epic Games, Autodesk, Google, and Unity.
- Show off your skills in LAN gaming tournaments with titles like Team Fortress 2, Portal 2, Left 4 Dead 2, Half-Life 2, and Counter-Strike.
- Graduate with a project portfolio and the tools to excel in the gaming industry.
- Receive (optional) an official transcript with accredited Continuing Education Units from Stanford (available at all locations).
OTHER SUMMER PROGRAMS
Game development and technology summer programs for kids and teens are also held at iD Tech Camps. Additional iD Tech Academies for teens include iD Programming Academy and iD Film Academy.
Visit iDGameDevAcademy.com for more information and to register online (check up-to-the-minute-availability). Or, call 1-888-709-TECH (8324) to speak to a Program Advisor.