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Video Game Design

Program Dates: July 8 - 16, 2017

It’s no secret that you can develop a successful career as a video game designer, and Teen U has the perfect opportunity for you to explore your interest in the field! Our one-week residential video game camp will take you through storytelling, art/design, and programming. You will finish the program with a playable game to show your friends, family, or college recruiter. It won’t be all work! We have trips planned to comic and gaming conventions, plus hours of time for gaming and gaming discussion with new friends.

To have an application packet mailed to you, click the link below and complete a short application request form. Forms can also be downloaded directly from our webpage below. To pay your deposit or balance online, click HERE!

Click here to request an application packet!

Topics Include:

  • Strategies in storytelling
  • Rules of gameplay
  • Character development using Adobe software
  • Art and illustration
  • Backgrounds and sprite sheets
  • Scripting and action coding
  • Making your games fun!

Sample Schedule: 


8:30am: Breakfast
9:30-12pm: Classes with a break at 10:30
12pm: Lunch
1-5:30: Classes with a break 2:30
5:30: Dinner
6:30-10pm: Evening social activities, free time, movie nights, gaming tournaments, etc.

Important Forms and Documents

After WSU has received your initial registration form and deposit, the following forms will be sent to you:

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