GAME ON! What could be better than 2 weeks with other Teens who also love gaming! Apply interests to creating a video game, talking to industry professionals, and building a portfolio. Guaranteed small classes (max 8:1), with courses taught by top-tier instructors who have degrees in the field and impressive backgrounds. Get ready for late-night gaming tournaments. Students can earn Accredited Continuing Education Units.
iD Game Design & Development Academy is for ages 13-18. Game world meets real world as teens beginner to advanced get immersed in video game production. 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 top 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.
•iD has been named a Top Workplace 4 years in a row and recently #1 in Silicon Valley for small businesses. This allows for recruitment of the finest staff in the country.
•Learn from experienced Academy faculty and have fun collaborating with like-minded students. Courses for every skill, gender, and background.
•8:1. Ratios of 8 students per instructor, guaranteed. Personalized instruction is at the core of every Academy program.
•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.
•Discover blended learning—students receive hands-on instruction and utilize a proprietary learning engine, iD Game Plan.
•Learn year-round with free monthly online workshops as well as iD Tech 365, a comprehensive online learning platform.
•Receive (optional) an official transcript with accredited Continuing Education Units from Stanford (available at all locations).
SUMMER COURSES AT iD GAME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY
Choose from a variety of fun, yet intensive gaming courses:
•iD Game Studios 101
•Game Development – Minecraft
•3D Modeling & Animation with Autodesk Maya
•3D Level Design – Unreal Engine
OTHER SUMMER PROGRAMS
Game development and technology summer programs for kids and teens are also held at iD Tech Camps. These weeklong camps for ages 7-17 are held at over 80 prestigious universities in 29 states nationwide. Visit iDTechCamps.com. 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. Flexible enrollment—enroll now and make changes up until 3 weeks before your session without any change fees.
Activities and Features
Religious Emphasis None
Academic General Academics Math Science
Miscellaneous Leadership Skills Video/TV
Other Activities Gaming Guest Lecturers Video Game Tournaments LAN Tournaments Computer Games Guitar Hero 3D Graphics Production Maya Modeling Texturing Animating and Much More.
2-Week Gaming Program for Teens
Summer Teen Programs held at Stanford, Harvard, Villanova, Emory in Atlanta, Vassar, the University GA, 95008 United States
42 W. Campbell Ave.
Suite 301 Campbell, CA, 95008 USA