Ranked one of the world’s ten best summer camps by Worth.com, DMA offers computer and digital arts summer camps for kids ages 6 to 12 and teens 12 to 17. Learn key STEM skills through hands-on project work: Programming in Java™ and C++; video game design and advanced Minecraft™ modding; app and game development for iOS and Android™; digital filmmaking, robotics and more. Create the future at DMA!


California (Santa Clara Univ., Stanford Univ., UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSD), Colorado (Aspen Schools, Regis Univ., Denver), Connecticut (Yale Univ.), Illinois (Univ. of Chicago), Massachusetts (Harvard Univ.), Michigan (Univ. of Michigan – Ann Arbor), New York (Concordia College, Marymount Manhattan College, New York Univ.), Pennsylvania (Bryn Mawr College, Drexel Univ.), Texas (UT Austin), Washington (Univ. of Washington – Seattle), Washington, D.C. (George Washington Univ.), Canada (UBC, McGill University, Univ. of Toronto).


Founded in 2002 by technology educators from Stanford University, and led by former Stanford educators and interactive education and entertainment creators from Apple and Walt Disney Studios, Digital Media Academy delivers a world-class digital learning experience.

Our students learn video game design, iPhone and iPad app development, Google Android app development, robotics, computer programming using Java or C++, digital filmmaking, digital photography, website design, 3D modeling, animation and so much more.

Beginning-to-advanced student campers age 6-17 learn by doing with hands-on instruction from industry professionals who share real-world experience. Many of DMA’s instructors have literally written the book on the subject that they teach. DMA alumni include television and music producers, filmmakers and professional photographers, as well as game and app developers.

At DMA, students experience life on the campus of a prestigious American university like Stanford, Harvard or UCLA (just to name a few) while making friends and learning with others who share the same interests. Small class sizes (8:1 max) guarantee a personalized experience. Students work on their own personal project in every class.*

*DMA Studios is a group-based, project-learning experience. 

- Stanford University accreditation - Get Stanford continuing studies credits to enhance a college portfolio or resume
- Separate teaching and activity staffs
- The lowest student-to-staff ratio – ranging from 3:1 or 8:1, depending on classroom needs
- The latest software and hardware – Apple computers
- A balanced experience for kids, including great outdoor activities
- Optional residential program includes organized evening and weekend activities – video game competitions, movie premieres and more
- Family owned and operated. (We're parents, too!)

A place for you to be real, become, and belong. Rustic but unique camp environment provides a place away from distractions of everyday life. High-energy activities, learn new skills, gain confidence, and grow. Low camper to staff ratios ideal for individual character development and lasting relationships.

Huron Forest Camp CedarRidge is a place for you to be real, to become, and to belong. Nestled in the heart of the Huron National Forest in Oscoda, MI, our rustic but unique camp environment provides a place away from the distractions of everyday life. At the heart of what we do is our desire to teach Christian values and life skills, and see lives change.

From archery and canoeing to outdoor living skills and drama, campers gain confidence and are challenged to grow - socially, physically, mentally, and spiritually. Our daily bible studies provide opportunities for campers to ask deep questions, and discover who God has created them to be. With a low camper-to-staff ratio, staff are able to mentor campers and encourage individual character development. Campers build and grow lasting friendships through cabin time and team-building activities.
Some of our activities include Archery, Canoeing, Capture the Flag, Crafts, Disc Golf, Drama, Fishing, Initiatives Course, Hiking, Horsemanship, Trail Biking, Outdoor Cooking, Outdoor Living Skills, Riflery/Air Riflery, Swimming, Trail Rides, and Volleyball.

PLUS we have specialty camps like Horse Camp and Jr. Horse Camp, S.O.A.R. (Outdoor Survival Canoe Trips), CILT/BUILT (Teen Leadership), Family Camp, Day Camp, High School Co-Ed Camp, Jr.High/Middle School Co-Ed Camp, Parent/Child Weekends, Adult Weekend Retreats, and our new Performing Arts Camp. Here is what people are saying about us. “Great place to make friends”, “Just me and my daughter-no demands or distractions”, “Camp CedarRidge is awesome!”.

3. Ring of Steel Summer Stunt Academy

Learn the basics of theatrical combat and movie-style stunts. Safe, non-competitve atmosphere stresses good technique and fun.

Ring of Steel Action Theatre and Stunt Troupe is now in its 22nd year of bringing theatrical combat to Ann Arbor and SE Michigan, and they are pleased to host week-long day camps each summer. Campers are given the opportunity to learn the beginnings of a multitude of theatrical combat arts, with an emphasis on safety and individual comfort. Activities in a single day may include swordplay, high falls, mini trampoline, whip, lightsabers, and our gun safety workshop. Martial arts techniques, martial acting, historical swordplay technique, and dance are all woven together to create an effective and breathtaking performance. Because there is no competition, our co-ed atmosphere encourages cooperation rather than competition, and campers are divided by age to ensure they have a supportive peer group. Only two other camps like us in the nation!

4. Rochester Hills Dance & Arts Society Dance & Theatre Camps
5. YMCA Camp Nissokone

At Camp Nissokone, kids discover new skills, make friends, gain confidence and practice teamwork. Located on Lake Van Ettan, activities from wakeboarding to drama and from high ropes to horseback riding all add up to a summer of adventure and memories to last a lifetime.

Sparkling waters. Breathtaking sunsets. Trails leading to extraordinary adventures. Where the majestic Ausable River meets the sandy shores of Lake Huron. Where learning is hands-on and kids thrive in a caring, supportive community. Campers try a wide range of activities, learning about their interests and developing new skills and talents, under careful guidance of responsible Y staff. Bussing from Livonia and Birmingham. Financial assistance available.

Family Camps offered Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends and during July 4th week.

Call us or email us below more information on Summer Camp, Family Camp or to have a group conference or retreat that will make memories that last a lifetime!