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  • iD Game Design & Development Academy Held at Univ. of Denver

    Summer Courses for Teens Ages 13-18

iD Game Design & Development Academy at DU

Important update: iD Game Design & Development Academy will no longer be held at DU for Summer 2016. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience, and we encourage you to consider one of our other Colorado summer camp locations.

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iD Game Design & Development Academy Program Details

Co-ed | 2 Weeks | Intensive, Pre-College | Video Game Design and Development, Level Design, 3D Modeling & Animation

Turn your love of video games into a dynamic—and lucrative—career. At this intensive game design and development program, you’ll receive elite instruction in a collegiate setting, interact with industry pros, and network with peers. Equipped with an impressive portfolio and two weeks of insider experience, you’ll graduate well-prepared to break into the gaming industry.

  • Innovate like a pro with industry-standard tools from Adobe, Autodesk, Dremel, Microsoft, Unreal Engine, and more
  • Learn from experienced faculty recruited from top universities like Stanford, MIT, and Caltech
  • Show off your skills during LAN gaming tournaments
  • Graduate with an online portfolio
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About University of Denver

We have chosen the University of Denver to host our teen gaming computer camps in Colorado because of its reputation as a highly academic institution. Founded in 1864, the University of Denver is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountains. Our Denver, CO camps are located in a dynamic, cosmopolitan city close to pristine mountain wilderness, and the university is distinguished by its creative combination of liberal arts, professional programs, selectively focused graduate studies and associated schools and centers. Teen students can take in iD's challenging game development curriculum while enjoying an independent pre-college experience.

The iD Gaming Academy is a one-of-a-kind offering for students seeking to get better at the art and science of game development. The program is intended for high-school-aged students ages 13-18. As part of the full university experience, students will eat in the campus dining halls and sleep in real dorms. All meals are included.

General Location:The University of Denver is located just 8 miles south of downtown Denver, 15 miles to the mountains and only 45 minutes from Denver International Airport, making it a very accessible overnight camp location.

Campus Info: Held at University of Denver
Denver, CO 80208

Please note: Map and campus details are for general information only. Once you enroll, you will have access to our specific location on campus.

Testimonials from University of Denver

  • "Brock really enjoyed himself and learned a lot!"
    - DeeAnna S., Parent, University of Denver iD Game Design & Development Academy
  • "Great experience and introduction to game development. Solidified his desire to pursue an education and career in game development."
    - Linda T., Parent, University of Denver iD Game Design & Development Academy
  • "The great staff and outstanding accommodations provided an excellent environment to teach eager kids more about the gaming industry. My son will definitely attend an iD Tech camp next year!"
    - Victoria M., Parent, University of Denver iD Game Design & Development Academy
  • "It was great hearing the excitement in his voice and then seeing it in his eyes when I came to pick him up was great!! Thanks!"
    - Jacquelyn D., Parent, University of Denver iD Game Design & Development Academy
  • "We were so impressed with this academy. Everything was so organized! Our child had such a great time and learned so much and we felt very comfortable with him here during these past two weeks."
    - Kathleen P., Parent, University of Denver iD Game Design & Development Academy
  • "Very fun camp! I learned a lot about game design and this was the most fun camp I've been to yet!"
    - Jake J., Student, University of Denver iD Game Design & Development Academy
  • "The Gaming Academy felt like a second home."
    - Logan C., Student, University of Denver iD Game Design & Development Academy
  • "Awesome instructors, awesome courses, just all around amazing camp!"
    - Cole D., Student, University of Denver iD Game Design & Development Academy
  • "Wonderful camp. Provided lots of information at a challenging yet not overly-stressful pace. Instructors were friendly and open, and I had a great time, learned a lot, and made new friends."
    - Sierra C., Student, University of Denver iD Game Design & Development Academy
  • "Great, Fun Camp, would spend 5 weeks of the summer here if I could."
    - Corwin A., Student, University of Denver iD Game Design & Development Academy