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Session: Game Development Academy (Gr 7-10) (Carleton University STEM Camps)

Game Development Academy (Gr 7-10)

By: Carleton University STEM Camps

About this Program:

  • Day Camp
  • Age 11 - 16 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Video Game Development and STEM, offers 15 activities
  • 1 session date to choose from
  • Cost starting from $285
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support available


1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6

Create a memorable summer experience at our Carleton University-based STEM Academy. Youth explore hands-on projects and learn from passionate Carleton University STEM student instructors. Our curriculum is brand new each summer to ensure a relevant and engaging educational journey for every participant. 

Academy programs are offered in 1 week sessions, running from 9:15am to 3:15pm. We have a lunch break and an outdoor recess each day, with small breaks throughout. Extended care option (for an additional fee) allows drop-off from 8 a.m. and pick-up until 5 p.m.

Our Summer Academy stands apart from traditional summer camps by offering an emphasis on real-world applications and practical skill development. Our program features insights from industry professionals, providing participants with valuable exposure to various careers and university programs. We prioritize the cultivation of leadership skills and the development of essential soft skills, ensuring a holistic and impactful learning experience that goes beyond the ordinary summer camp setting.

Embark on a creative journey at our Game Design Academy, where students will actively engage in the game design process. From character development to programming and crafting visuals, participants will gain hands-on experience and develop essential skills needed to bring their video game creations to life. Students will also have the unique opportunity to interact with role models from various programming backgrounds, gaining valuable perspectives on potential career paths.

Session Dates and Rates:

Aug 06 - 09, 2024
Ottawa, ON
1125 Colonel By Drive

09:15 - 15:45
Before Care: 08:00 (Paid)
After Care: 17:00 (Paid)

Special Needs Support: This program is able to accomodate a few campers with special needs

Mild Support       Specialized programming

Autism Spectrum Disorder
Hearing loss
Intellectual disability
Physical Disability
Vision loss
Mild Support       Specialized programming


Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

3D Design
3D Printing
Leadership Training
Web Design
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

Building Worlds in Code
Level up creativity from concept to coding and design, unleash your inner game developer.


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Game Development Academy (Gr 7-10)
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Virtual Ventures

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(613) 520-2600

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