ProjectFUN Workshops

All Programs Now Open for Registration

Summer Programs begin June 22 and run through August 14 . We have 1-week, 2-week and 4-week options
Register Now: Ages 5-9Ages 10-12Ages 13-18

Weekend Programs run on Saturdays from 9:30 – 12:30 starting January 18th and run for 10 weeks. There will be no programs February 8th and March 21st due to our STEM Experience Days.

Online Programs include new spring break online options that begin March 32rd. We have also added online Summer Programs.

Girl Scout Programs have been moved to an online format.

Weekend
Programs

Weekend Studio Workshops offer students the opportunity to take some of our most popular Summer Workshops over a series of Saturdays during the school year. Students study a concentrated topic within art, game design and development, programming, engineering, or music and sound in a highly differentiated environment.

Online
Programs

DigiPen Academy Online Programs mirror many of the same topics covered at onsite. These programs are engineered specifically to serve students learning remotely. Each session includes 30 hours of online class meetings with their instructor, as well as independent studying and projects. These programs run on Saturdays and during the summer.

Summer
Programs

Summer Programs provide students of all ages to a variety of fun and engaging topics in video game programming, art and animation, game design, engineering, and music and sound design — while reinforcing their knowledge of core academic subjects like math, physics, art, and writing. Our teen programs serve as college and career prep.

New Summer Programs

Ages 5 – 9:

Digital Technology AdventureIn this extended 4-week summer program students will explore how technology is used to design robots, create animation, and program interactive experiences like video games. Each week students will focus on a different theme.

Exploring Art Foundations – In this program students will learn more traditional art techniques. Students will learn to draw with clean lines using different line weight. They may also learn shading techniques, how to use a color wheel, how to paint with acrylics and watercolors, and how to create three-dimensional art with clay.

Explorer Engineering Lab, Exploring Animation Production, Exploring Video Game Development

Ages 10-12:

3D Modeling and Animation – In this program students will learn about the 2D and 3D digital art production pipeline. They will learn how to model, texture, rig, animation, light and render images. Through a variety of hands-on projects they will be introduced to the tools and techniques professional artists use.

Painting – In this program students will learn to express themselves through painting. Using a variety of materials, students will learn a range of brushstrokes, how to create depth and aerial perspective and the grammar of chroma, color and values.

Programming Fundamentals, Animation Production, Electronic Dance Music Production & DJ Techniques

Ages 13-18:

Animatronics Studio – In this program students work with their instructor to come up with a project to increase their current knowledge base in robotics or electronics. They will have access to a variety of digital design tools and fabrication equipment. There will be an emphasis on individual growth through personalized assessment and a learning plan for each student.

Already Have Some Experience: Programming and Software Engineering Studio, Anatomy & Figure Drawing Studio, Video Game Development Studio

Gain Industry Level Knowledge: System Design for Games, User Experience Design, and Game Level Design Techniques

Increase Your Musical Talents: Electronic Dance Music Production & DJ Techniques, Music and Sound Design for Games and Animation, Music & Sound Design Studio, and Film Scoring Masterclass with James Borchers

Need Help Deciding What to Take?

Register for our STEM Experience day to learn more about all of our programs. We will have coordinators on-site to answer questions.

DigiPen Academy
Tuition Assistance

We provide partial scholarships and tuition assistance first come first serve on a need basis. Due dates vary depending upon the program.