Courses

Registering for Homeschool Courses

For your student to make the most out of their DigiPen Homeschool experience, families new to the program are required to speak with a DigiPen Coordinator before enrolling.

To schedule a time to speak with a coordinator, or to arrange a tour, please contact homeschool@digipen.edu or (425) 629-5007

Registering for Workshops

Registration is now open for 2019 Winter/Spring and Summer Workshops! Don’t miss out on Early Bird prices for Summer Workshops – valid through February 4, 2019.

Not sure what workshop to choose? Use our online discovery tool to explore your options or email us at projectfun@digipen.edu.

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Exploring Art and Animation

This workshop is perfect for anyone who’s ever paused an animation or video game just to admire the beautiful artwork. Students study the skills, tools, and processes that production artists use to create art and animation for today’s video games and animations.

Students will learn:

Drawing techniques and color theory
Principles of animation
Visual effects
2D and 3D digital art tools

Grade(s)
3-4

Tuition
$699.00

Prerequisites / Requirements
Familiarity with computers, beginning reading skills

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 1A
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4B
Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Art and Animation

This workshop is perfect for anyone who’s ever paused an animation or video game just to admire the beautiful artwork. Students study the skills, tools, and processes that production artists use to create art and animation for today’s video games and animations.

Students will learn:

Drawing techniques and color theory
Principles of animation
Visual effects
2D and 3D digital art tools

Grade(s)
K-2

Tuition
$699.00

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 2A
Jul 8, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 3A
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 3B
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Electronics

The field of electronics is ultimately all about how we can manipulate electrons to allow devices like our cell phones, microwave ovens, and even automated heart defibrillators to work. In this workshop, students conduct experiments and build a variety of projects to demystify the exciting world of the electron!

Your child will explore:

Basics of electrical properties such as voltage, current, and resistance
Building simple electronic devices using various components from resistors to motors
How to program microcontrollers to interact with the physical world

Grade(s)
3-4

Tuition
$699.00

Prerequisites / Requirements
Familiarity with computers, beginning reading skills and math skills

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 3A
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 3B
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4A
Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4B
Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Engineering

From smartphones, to space stations, it is the job of the engineers to design the many amazing products we use every day. In this workshop, your kids will have the chance to build, test, and even break a few things – all in the name science of course. We will look at different engineering disciplines and discover how they design, build, and test things.

Your child will explore:

Scientific fundamentals and how they relate to engineering
Building fun devices to test the science
How to design an experiment to test their device

Grade(s)
3-4

Tuition
$699.00

Prerequisites / Requirements
Familiarity with computers, beginning reading skills

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 1A
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 2A
Jul 8, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 3B
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4B
Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Game Creation

In Exploring Game Creation, kids will look at video and tabletop games and use what they learn to create a series of games. With the guidance of our teachers, kids will design and construct card games, dice games, and board games. They will then work in teams, to playtest and use constructive criticism to make their games into something they will be proud to show off to friends and family.

Your child will explore:

Creating rules and instructions so others can play their games
Using playtesting to make their games even more fun and engaging
How to apply thematic elements to maximize the gameplay experience

Grade(s)
3-4

Tuition
$699.00

Prerequisites / Requirements
Familiarity with computers, beginning reading skills

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 1A
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 3A
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 3B
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4A
Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Game Design

Games are fun to play, but they’re even more fun to make! In Exploring Game Design, we have created a fun and supportive environment for your child to discover what it takes to create tabletop games and video games. They will discover how game designers use math, science, art, and sound to create engaging player experiences. At the end of the week, your child will take home a board game and a video game of their own creation!

Your child will explore:

The game creation process
Fundamentals of logic and problem solving
How designers use game mechanics to create fun and challenging games

Grade(s)
K-2

Tuition
$699.00

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 1A
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019 Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 2A
Jul 8, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019 Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4A
Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019 Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4B
Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019 Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Programming and Logic

You don’t need to be able to write code to understand how computers make decisions. In this workshop, your child will use fun activities and games to design and build their own decision engines. The basics of machine thinking will be explored by looking at and building simple combinations of logical elements.

Your child will explore:

Logic and decision-making
How computers think and interact with the world

Grade(s)
K-2

Tuition
$699.00

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 1A
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 3B
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4B
Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Programming and Logic

You don’t need to be able to write code to understand how computers make decisions. In this workshop, your child will use fun activities and games to design and build their own decision engines. The basics of machine thinking will be explored by looking at and building simple combinations of logical elements.

Your child will explore:

Logic and decision-making
How computers think and interact with the world

Grade(s)
3-4

Tuition
$699.00

Prerequisites / Requirements
Familiarity with computers, beginning reading skills

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 2A
Jul 8, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 3A
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4A
Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Programming and Logic Level 2

This workshop dives deeper into the complexity of how computers work and the myriad of tasks we give them. Using a variety of unplugged and computer-based activities, students will uncover a new level of game programming detail. Students will be introduced to how a computer stores data for rapid access, how a computer keeps data organized, and how to integrate more complex algorithms into their games.

Your child will explore:

More advanced programming syntax
2D game graphics programming
Introduction to scripting

Grade(s)
3-4

Tuition
$699.00

Prerequisites / Requirements
Exploring Programming and Logic Level 1, and basic computer skills, typing, reading, spelling, basic math

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 4A
Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4B
Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Robotics Level 1

Robots have been a subject of fascination and entertainment for generations, both in fiction and in real life. In Exploring Robotics, your child will learn about how robots move, see, touch, and hear. Under the guidance of classroom instructors, students will apply what they have learned by designing, building, and programming their own robots and mechanical devices.

Your child will explore:

How robots accomplish tasks
Simple mechanical systems
Programming controllers

Grade(s)
3-4

Tuition
$699

Prerequisites / Requirements
Familiarity with computers, beginning reading and math skills

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 1A
Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 2A
Jul 8, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Robotics Level 1

Robots have been a subject of fascination and entertainment for generations, both in fiction and in real life. In Exploring Robotics, your child will learn about how robots move, see, touch, and hear. Under the guidance of classroom instructors, students will apply what they have learned by designing, building, and programming their own robots and mechanical devices.

Your child will explore:

How robots accomplish tasks
Simple mechanical systems
Programming controllers

Grade(s)
K-2

Tuition
$699.00

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 3A
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 4A
Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Exploring Robotics Level 2

Building on the basic concepts presented in Exploring Robotics 1, this course engages students to solve challenges that include engineering, robotic, and science elements. By combining their research and problem-solving skills with their limitless imaginations, students will design robots to complete specific tasks.

Your child will explore:

How to plan their programs using pseudocode
Higher level understanding of sensor input
How environmental conditions impact robot behavior

Grade(s)
3-4

Tuition
$699.00

Prerequisites / Requirements
Exploring Robotics Level 1

Location

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd,
Redmond, WA 98052

Sessions

Session 2A
Jul 8, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 3A
Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Session 3B
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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