• Save $225 with code BIGSALE
    The biggest sale of the summer starts now! Before Memorial Day sale mania, we’re bringing you the sale of all sales. For 48 hours only, save $225 on camps & academies.
    The biggest sale of the summer starts now! Before Memorial Day sale mania, we’re bringing you the sale of all sales. For 48 hours only, save $225 on camps & academies.

    CODE: BIGSALE

    Camp starts next week, so we’re bringing you the deepest discount of the summer! See why camp is the place to be and capture big savings with code BIGSALE for $225 off camps & academies.
     

    Ends May 20, 2024. $225 applies only to in-person camps and in-person academies. $200 applies only to online academies. $100 off applies only to virtual camps and Summer Packs of private lessons. Promo code may be used once per child per program. Promo codes can not be applied to previous purchases or combined with other offers.

  • Refer a friend, save $25

    Register for camp and invite friends! You'll earn a $25 credit for each new referral, and your friends save too!

    Register for camp and invite friends! You'll earn a $25 credit for each new referral, and your friends save too!

    Refer a friend and save $25. Your friend will save, too.

    Once you register for an online or on-campus program, you'll receive a unique Refer-a-Friend code that can be shared with up to ten friends. You'll earn a $25 credit for each new referral, and your friends will save, too!

    Please note:

    • Students you refer cannot have previously attended an online or on-campus program with iD Tech.
    • Referrals must be made prior to the date your friends' sessions start. 
    • New students must enter your unique Refer-a-Friend referral code at the time of registration.
    • Refer-a-Friend savings does not apply to Online Private Lessons.
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    Save $50 when you buy a second camp or course, whether it’s in another topic or for another child!

    Automatically save $50 when you add courses or siblings!
    Pay standard tuition for one student to attend a small-group program and receive $50 off for each additional course or sibling.
    Note: You have the flexibility to add additional courses and siblings at any time during the qualifying term. Your automatic savings will be applied, provided the same account is used for all purchases. Automatic savings do not apply to Online Private Lessons.

  • Register now, pay later

    Spread the cost of camp out over time with a payment plan. Get started today for as low as $250!

    Spread the cost of camp out over time with a payment plan. Get started today for as low as $250!

    Payment plans available, for as low as $250!

Ultimate LARP Camp

  • Price: Starting at $1,049
  • Age: Ages 10-12
  • Skill Level: Beginner-Advanced
  • Format: iD Tech Camps | Small-Group, On-Campus
  • Duration: Weeklong program, 8 hours per day

About This Course

Design a world, set the stage, and give yourself space to play! In this tech-infused take on live action role playing, you'll explore world building, quest design, and acting, weaving together a wide variety of topics and passions. Whether you're looking to lead a band of misfits to overthrow a corrupt sea captain, or acting the part of a world leader during a zombie apocalypse, you'll discover how to take charge and unify others. You’ll build props and design costumes for your character, and then embark on a journey with your friends as you collaborate with your team and build strong leadership skills. After you’ve returned from your adventure, you’ll develop your own video game with RPG Maker’s narrative tools, using your experiences to tell a story through your character’s perspective and preserving those memories forever. By exploring relationships and interactions in a safe and fun environment, you'll be more prepared to express your creativity and grow into a strong team player!

Topics Covered

  • Develop leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Practice worldbuilding and character design
  • Create a game using narrative design tools
  • Employ storytelling and acting techniques

Course Format 

This course is part of a weeklong summer camp running Monday through Friday. Learning sessions will be held in a lab on an inspiring university campus. Your child will be placed within a small group and guided by an experienced instructor. Daily schedules are balanced and allow for outdoor and recreational activities. Day and overnight options are available based on location.


Sample Schedule

Here’s a sample of what a week in this course could look like. Keep in mind students will progress at varying paces, and this is meant to serve as an outline of key materials and the overall experience. 

Students will team up with their peers and begin building out their Game Design Document with concepts of their characters and world. They’ll start plotting maps in RPG Maker and fleshing out their character’s personality.

After drafting their story in Inky, students will design quests with branching paths using RPG Maker events and switches. With a completed character sheet in hand, students will build their own props and costumes out of foam, paint, and other tactile LARP materials.

Students will model their first printable project, a rollable 6-sided dice. They’ll learn how to use slicing software to translate their 3D models into print-ready files for their 3D printer.

After returning to their computers, students will begin finalizing the story and events of their game by diving deeper into concepts like variables and conditional statements. They’ll learn how to design puzzles, dungeons, and custom in-game items based on the props they’ve built by hand.

To wrap up the week, students will polish their games and add finishing touches like cutscenes, music, and battles. They’ll beta-test their project with their peers at the showcase in preparation for taking all of their files and handmade props home with them.

Portfolio-Boosting Diploma & Transcript

At the conclusion of your child's course, they will receive an official iD Tech diploma and course transcript outlining the skills they learned over the course of the week.

Elite Staff & Experienced Instructors

Passion for tech. Unmatched expertise. Personality that brings out the absolute best in your child. With 25 years of experience, we know there's no replacement for the best teacher. Each year iD instructors go on to be hired by the most prestigious tech companies in the world like Google, EA, Disney, Microsoft, and more. When your child learns from the best, they’ll unlock opportunities to become their best. 

  • 100% USA-based, adult instructors

  • Recruited from top universities like Stanford, Caltech, and NYU

  • Rigorous background and reference checks

  • Robust training programs and certification

  • Adherence to American Camp Association accredited guidelines

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FAQ

LARP stands for "live action role playing."

In addition to the many benefits of summer camp, with LARP, kids can expand on their leadership and interpersonal skills, while working with narrative design tools, and developing design and planning knowledge.

While we are a tech program with the goal of transforming your child’s interests into real-world STEM skills, we are also a summer camp. Simply put, camp is a balance of learning and fun! Students learn in small groups in labs on a prestigious college campus and from expert instructors who are trained to inspire and engage.

Day camps kick off with icebreakers and team-building before jumping into coursework for most of the morning. When it’s time for lunch, your child will walk from the computer lab to the dining hall as they take in the beauty of campus. Students return to the learning labs in the afternoon for more coursework, followed by an afternoon break where they will have the chance to take part in outdoor game time and more campus discovery before wrapping up with instruction!

Overnighters work until dinner, and are then off to create deeper connections and memories while gaming, watching movies, and more. All together, days and nights are filled with learning and adventure that builds lifelong friendships. 

Yes, this course is designed for beginner to advanced students. Our small class size ensures that each student receives individual attention and has the freedom to learn at their own pace. Instructors are trained to be in tune with students’ unique needs and provide a personalized learning experience. 

In addition to valuable tech skills, kids and teens leave camp with new relationships, resilience, critical thinking opportunities, and an even greater love for tech (if that’s possible!).

At the conclusion of your child's course, they will receive a transcript outlining everything they learned over the week. They’ll also take home an iD Tech t-shirt, water bottle, and a USB with their course project files, along with access to installation and setup guides so they can continue working at their own pace.

Yes! You can register today for as little as $250 per student, and pay the balance in convenient monthly installments. You can save $50 by registering for multiple sessions, and you can earn $25 in credit for each new friend referral (your friend saves $25 when they sign up too!). 

As courses frequently sell out, we recommend registering early to secure your child’s spot. You can make unlimited changes - with no fees - up to 14 days before the start of your session. If you need to cancel, you will receive a refund of the amount paid, less the payment plan fee (if applicable) and the deposit of $250 per week. No refunds are provided for cancellations made within 14 days of the start of your session.

If your child will be bringing a phone to camp, they’ll be able to access their device to update you on their adventures and take selfies with their new friends during break times.

While many kids can’t stop talking about their days at camp, others are kids of few words. Our camp staff are here to help, taking pictures of campers in action! Our photos page is regularly updated to showcase all of the fun taking place at camp.

During our Friday Family Showcase, loved ones get to see their camper’s final project while interacting with camp staff and learning about the week, skills gained, and more. 

With online options including virtual camps, teen academies, and private lessons, there is a program that fits your child’s interest, skill level, goals, and importantly, schedule. Inspiring instructors, customized curriculum, and topics your child can’t get enough of—sound familiar? Everything there is to love about our in-person summer camps, taught online, live by our elite instructors. Learn more

Our Program Specialists are here to provide you with the best experience. Looking for a personalized course recommendation? Need help signing up? We’ve got you covered. Call us at 1-888-709-8324 or email hello@idtech.com

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