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    iD Tech Camps Course | Ages 10-12

Video Production for YouTube

Video Editing & Filmmaking Summer Courses for Kids

Division
iD Tech Camps
Ages
10-12 (Must turn 10 by 12-31-17)
Skill Level
Beg - Adv
Ratio Guarantee
8 students per instructor
Prerequisite
Yes (see below)
Software
Adobe Premiere, HD Camcorders

Course Description

Prerequisite: Ability to work in a team. Each student will be provided with an individual computer for editing and will share video equipment.

Whether your student is an aspiring filmmaker or YouTube caster, this course will give them the opportunity to explore the different paths in video production. From vlogs, tutorials, and game reviews to short films and PSAs, your student can express their vision. They'll start by learning fundamentals of pre-production and composition. Then, it's time for action: shooting with professional cameras or using screen capture software to gather their footage. It all comes together as they learn how fun editing can be with the drag-and-drop power of Adobe Premiere.

What Will Students Take Home?

Each student in this movie making class will take home their rendered final project, complete with their unique effects and footage edits.

What Will Students Learn?

Students Will Learn to:

  • Create PSAs or short films
  • Produce videos designed for YouTube
  • Use HD camcorders and screen capture software
  • Edit video footage

Top Skills Gained

Software & Hardware Skills Development

  • Adobe Premiere
  • HD camcorder

STEM & 21st Century Skills Development

  • Creativity
  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork
  • Project planning
  • Social Media

Skill Level | Is This Course Appropriate for Your Student?

This video production course is for ages 10-12. The only prerequisite is the ability to work in a team. Each student will be provided with an individual computer for editing and will share video equipment. Our ever-evolving curriculum is designed for beginner to advanced learners, allowing students to move along at their own pace with customized lessons for a fun and appropriate challenge. Instructors work closely with students and adjust the curriculum to fit their progress and unique project goals.

Our Recommendations

This filmmaking summer camp is a great step if you like making videos for YouTube, are considering studying film in college, or want to explore a potential career direction. Learn the principles of pre-production and composition from top tier instructors with industry experience. Feel free to call us at 1-888-709-8324—we're happy to make personal recommendations.

Where Is This Course Offered?

  • Arizona
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      PHOENIX: PHX (6 miles, 9 mins by car, 30 mins public transit)

      Tempe, AZ
  • California - Northern
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      SAN JOSE: SJC (5 miles, 14 mins by car, 45 mins public transit)

      Santa Clara, CA
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      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      iD Coding & Engineering Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      iD Game Design & Development Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      SAN JOSE: SJC (18 miles, 30 mins by car, 1 hr 25 mins public transit)

      SAN FRANCISCO: SFO (22 miles, 35 mins by car, 1 hr 10 mins public transit)

      OAKLAND: OAK (31 miles, 45 mins by car, 2 hr 20 mins public transit)

      Palo Alto, CA
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      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      Alexa Cafe

      Day Camp: Ages 10-15

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-15

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      OAKLAND: OAK (15 miles, 25 mins by car, 1 hr 10 mins public transit)

      SAN FRANCISCO: SFO (25 miles, 35 mins by car, 1 hr 20 mins public transit)

      Berkeley, CA
  • California - Southern
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      LOS ANGELES: LAX (24 miles, 30 mins by car, 1.5 hours by public transit)

      Long Beach, CA
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      LOS ANGELES: LAX (4 miles, 10 mins by car, 1 hr public transit)

      Los Angeles, CA
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      iD Game Design & Development Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      SANTA ANA: SNA (3 miles, 10 mins by car, 25 mins public transit)

      LOS ANGELES: LAX (42 miles, 40 mins by car, 4 hr public transit)

      Irvine, CA
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      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      iD Coding & Engineering Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      LOS ANGELES: LAX (13 miles, 25 mins by car, 1 hour 10 mins public transit)

      Los Angeles, CA
  • Colorado
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      Alexa Cafe

      Day Camp: Ages 10-15

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-15

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      DENVER: DEN (31 miles, 35 mins by car, 1 hr 15 mins public transit)

      Denver, CO
  • Florida
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      MIAMI: MIA (7 miles, 16 mins by car, 1 hr public transit)

      FORT LAUDERDALE: FLL (31 miles, 37 mins by car, 2 hr 25 mins public transit)

      Coral Gables, FL
  • Georgia
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      iD Coding & Engineering Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      iD Game Design & Development Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      ATLANTA: ATL (15 miles, 22 mins by car, 1 hr 10 mins public transit)

      Atlanta, GA
  • Illinois
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      O'HARE: ORD (22 miles, 57 mins by car, 50 mins by public transit)

      Chicago, IL
  • Massachusetts
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      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      BOSTON: BOS (15 miles, 30 mins by car, 1 hr public transit)

      Waltham, MA
  • Minnesota
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      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

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      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL: MSP (6 miles, 15 mins by car, 25 mins public transit)

      St. Paul, MN
  • Nevada
  • New York
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      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

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      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      NEW YORK: LGA (8 miles, 20 mins by car, 1 hr public transit)

      NEWARK: EWR (16 miles, 30 mins by car, 1 hr public transit)

      NEW YORK: JFK (20 miles, 40 mins by car, 1 hr 30 mins public transit)

      New York, NY
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      NEW YORK: LGA (9 miles, 20 mins by car, 1 hr public transit)

      NEW YORK: JFK (20 miles, 40 mins by car, 1 hr 15 mins public transit)

      NEWARK: EWR (19 miles,  50 mins by car, 1 hr 15 mins public transit)

      New York, NY
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Alexa Cafe

      Day Camp: Ages 10-15

      iD Coding & Engineering Academy

      Day Camp: Ages 13-18

      iD Game Design & Development Academy

      Day Camp: Ages 13-18

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      NEW YORK: LGA (11 miles, 20 mins by car, 1 hr public transit)

      NEWARK: EWR (14 miles, 30 mins by car, 1 hr public transit)

      NEW YORK: JFK (20 miles, 40 mins by car, 1 hr 30 mins public transit)

      New York, NY
  • North Carolina
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      iD Coding & Engineering Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      iD Game Design & Development Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      RALEIGH-DURHAM: RDU (18 miles, 22 mins by car, 1 hr 10 mins public transit)

      Chapel Hill, NC
  • Pennsylvania
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      iD Game Design & Development Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      PHILADELPHIA: PHL (21 miles, 30 mins by car, 1 hr public transit)

      Villanova, PA
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-17

      Alexa Cafe

      Day Camp: Ages 10-15

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-15

      iD Coding & Engineering Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      HOUSTON: IAH (23 miles, 32 mins by car)

      Houston, TX
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      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 12-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      DALLAS: DAL (4 miles, 10 mins by car, 1 hr 4 mins public transit)

      DALLAS: DFW (25 miles, 29 mins by car, 1 hr 40 mins public transit)

      Dallas, TX
  • Washington
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      Alexa Cafe

      Day Camp: Ages 10-15

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-15

      iD Coding & Engineering Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      iD Game Design & Development Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      SEATTLE: SEA (19 miles, 25 mins by car, 1 hr 20 mins public transit)

      Seattle, WA

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Hours & Tuition

Day Camp

Ages: 7-17

Check-In: 8-9am Mon-Fri

Pick-Up: 5-6pm Mon-Thurs, Fri 3-4pm (varies by site)

Tuition: From $799/week USD. All taxes included.

Commuter Lunch Plan: Lunch can be purchased for an additional $60/week

Overnight Camp

Ages: 10-17

Check-In: Sunday 6pm

Pick-Up: Friday 3-4pm (times may vary)

All Inclusive: Add $569/week USD. All taxes included.

Meals: All meals included

Please note: In addition to the prices listed above, there will be a one-time Safety & Compliance Fee of $20 per student per year.

Your Tuition Includes:

  • 8:1 student-to-instructor ratio (guaranteed)
  • Free flex hours at check-in and pick-up
  • Diploma with transcript and instructor insights
  • Final project and software discounts
  • Custom iD Tech t-shirt, H2O bottle
  • Outdoor time, campus tours (most locations)
  • Gaming tournaments
  • Access to online curriculum (iD Game Plan)

Optional Add-ons

Tech Rocket

Add $179 (annual subscription)

Tech Rocket is the #1 online learning destination for kids and teens. Aspiring app programmer? Indie game developer? Graphic artist? You got this! Level up your tech skills and build community with thousands of other students. With gaming tournaments, safe, collaborative forums, a massive Minecraft server, and an arcade, Tech Rocket makes learning fun all year long. It’s the perfect complement to our summer programs!

Ultimate Gaming Weekends

Add $379 per weekend

Ultimate Gaming Weekends (UGWs) are offered at select iD Tech Camps locations for ages 10+, and are intended to bridge the gap for students attending 2 consecutive weeklong camp sessions. You may also stay the weekend after your session. UGWs can be selected as an add-on during registration. Students who stay the weekend can expect campus excursions, gaming tournaments, and a variety of fun indoor and outdoor summer activities.

Continuing Education Units

Add $99 per week

Gain a competitive advantage for college! Teens ages 13-17 attending iD Tech Camps have the option to purchase  accredited Continuing Education Units (CEUs), issued by Villanova University. CEUs are nationally recognized units of measurement for participation in non-credit continuing education programs. CEUs are not transferrable as college credit.

Sample Day

7:30am: Overnight Campers, rise and shine! Eat breakfast in the campus dining hall—breakfast is typically all-you-can-eat, and consists of favorites such as sausages, pancakes, orange juice, cereal, waffles, and fruit.

8am-9am: Check-in. All Campers meet for morning announcements, ice breakers, and team-building activities.

9:30am: Split into course groups and let the tech fun begin! Breaks are taken at the discretion of each instructor. Younger students will take more frequent breaks.

12pm: Lunch time—head to the dining hall if you’re on the iD Meal Plan. Depending on the policy of each university, students who bring their own bag lunch will either eat in the dining hall with the rest of the crew, or laze under a shady tree outside with an iD instructor.

1pm: Back to the labs!

2:30pm: A game of Ultimate Frisbee, anyone? Capture the flag? Gaming tournaments? Board games? Optional sports? We offer many summer camp activities that vary by week and location. Beyond STEM skill development, students will socialize, make friends, and have fun.

3:30pm: Return to the labs. Let’s create!

5pm: Wrap-up your projects for the day.

5pm-6pm: Pick-up time for Day Campers.

6pm: Dinner for Overnight Campers.

7pm: Overnight Camp students participate in supervised recreational activities such as optional sports, gaming tournaments, and movie nights. In some cases, students can continue working on their projects, as scheduling permits.

10pm: Lights out for Overnight Campers.

Instruction

Discover what sets our teaching style apart.

8:1 Staff Ratio Guarantee

We guarantee small class sizes, with a maximum of 8 students per instructor. At iD Tech, our teaching philosophy is premised on personalization—your path, at your pace. Passionate, all-adult instructors guide you through tailored curriculum with one-on-one teaching. The immersive environment is ideal for fostering creativity and allowing you to reach your learning potential. Read more about our 8:1 iD Guarantee.

How We Teach | Personalized Instruction

Our tech curriculum is based on a blended learning strategy. We couple live one-on-one instruction with iD Game Plan, our innovative learning engine, to provide you with properly paced learning. Most of our courses at iD Tech Camps are for beginner through advanced students.

All-Adult Staff

Our entire staff is comprised of adults ages 18 and over. We do not hire Counselors-in-Training (CITs) at our summer technology camps. We believe you learn best from adults who have mastered their technology skills. Some of our instructors are tech industry professionals. Others are graduate and undergraduate students majoring in the fields of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, App Design, Film, and other related fields. We’re extremely selective when it comes to our camp staff.

Friday Family Showcase

On the last day of camp during Family Showcase, instructors present each student with a personalized iD Tech Diploma and recap students' key accomplishments. Afterwards, students unveil their final projects to parents and siblings, demonstrating all that they learned in just one week of camp.

Other Activities

At iD Tech Camps, balance is very important. Our courses are fun and engaging, and completely unlike school. We want you to develop genuine passion for STEM subjects, and keep coming back year after year. If it's not fun—and if you don't learn a lot—we know you won't return. You can expect roughly 5 hours a day of instruction, with plenty of time for supervised breaks, social time, outdoor play, optional sports, video games, and other creative techtivities. (Jump to Sample Day for additional details.) Many clients describe the total iD Tech experience as "magical" and "unlike anything else." We work hard to make the experience unique, memorable, and valuable.

Reviews

Film Production Camp Reviews & Testimonials

  • "Rohan learned a lot about movie production and he is very excited to follow up on what he learned."
    - Sunil S., Parent, Video Production for YouTube
  • "My kids had a great time. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable and made my kids feel welcome from the first moment they arrived. They looked forward to camp each day and were excited to talk about the progress they were making on their projects. A great first experience at iD Tech."
    - Mairav M., Parent, Video Production for YouTube
  • "The instructors were amazing! The girls had a blast learning a lot of cool stuff :-)"
    - Tristen U., Parent, Video Production for YouTube
  • "Our kids really enjoyed this week making movies. Their instructor really found a great way to convey the parts of making movies, shooting film, and then cutting final projects. They couldn't wait to get back in the morning. Nice work."
    - Tim D., Parent, Video Production for YouTube
  • "Once again, a an unbelievable experience! We are repeat campers and will repeat again! Exceeded all our expectations again!"
    - Philip P., Parent, Video Production for YouTube
  • "iD Tech was one of the most fun things i've done this summer, and I know that I will come back next year!"
    - Gerald L., Student, Video Production for YouTube
  • "I was pleasantly surprised by how good iD Tech Camps was. When I showed up I wasn't sure that I'd make any friends or have fun, but I was quickly proved wrong. The instructors were very fun and made everyday more enjoyable. In my opinion it is the best summer camp I've ever been to."
    - Samantha K., Student, Video Production for YouTube
  • "I think that this week was VERY fun!! The camp counselors really helped with overall enjoyment of camp...they were fun and supportive! You can trust that you will have a good time at the camp!"
    - Mariana T., Student, Video Production for YouTube
  • "I had a lot of fun! The instructors and campers were really friendly and I learned a lot about movie making!"
    - Lara Z., Student, Video Production for YouTube
  • "I learned how to take my fun little homemade "movies" to the next level with one of iD's Movie Making Camps. I am coming back next summer for more!"
    - Maggie C., Student, Video Production for YouTube