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iD GAME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY | Teens (Ages 13-18)

INTENSIVE, PRE-COLLEGE EXPERIENCE IN GAME DEVELOPMENT, GAME PROGRAMMING, GAME DESIGN, 3D MODELING & ANIMATION

So, you love video games? Have you considered what it would be like to create, code, design, and develop video games for a living? And do it at a top university location? Our intensive pre-college program for teens ages 13-18 will immerse you in the creative world of video game production. We’ll introduce you to industry professionals, take you on a tour of a local game studio, and show you how your passion for gaming can benefit you in college—and even turn into a career. All graduates leave the Academy with a gaming portfolio and the tools to excel in the rapidly expanding field of game development.

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  • LEARNING

    Choose from courses with Minecraft, Unreal® Engine, Autodesk® Maya®, iPhone®, Android™, and more. We guarantee a maximum of 8 students per instructor for personalized learning.

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  • FACULTY

    Learn from real indie game designers, developers, and 3D artists—faculty members that were seemingly born with joysticks in their hands. Meet some of our tech-savvy gaming professionals. 

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  • HOURS & TUITION

    Our overnight summer camps for teens run for 2-weeks. Weekends optional. Gain a competitive edge with optional accredited Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from Stanford Continuing Studies.

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  • MEALS

    Get a taste of college in the dining commons!

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  • SAMPLE DAY & WEEK

    STEM learning, gaming, friends, food, campus excursions, studio tours, and more.

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  • FAQ

    We’ve broken down your questions into 8-bit.

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