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University of Pennsylvania

Tech Camps in Philadelphia

Located in the historic University City area of Philadelphia, students have the opportunity to experience collegiate life, from working on projects in university classrooms to eating in the dining hall. This area is world renown for its prestigious universities and home to some of the finest schools in the state. 

Our staff and students love Penn and the community of learners that are brought together while at camp. The rich history at Penn and the beautiful campus make it the perfect place to explore your interests and make new friends.

Find a Camp at the University of Pennsylvania

Spend your summer with us! Select a date in the schedule below for more information about our camps, availability, and pricing.

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University of Pennsylvania Campus Facts

University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1740 by Benjamin Franklin, where his influence is obvious as the university continues his legacy of tech innovation. Penn serves a population of over 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Their legacy of higher education started early, as it is the first university to have a student union as well as the first to establish a medical school and a business school. With $814 million spent in research in 2011, Penn is considered the 9th best national university in the U.S.

Many famous people have attended Penn, including eight signers of the Declaration of Independence, nine signers of the U.S.Constitution. Elon Musk attended University of Pennsylvania as well as numerous other business tycoons, such as Donald Trump, Warren Buffet, Ralph Roberts, Leonard Bosack, and Safra Catz. Penn has a number of innovations attributed to its students and staff. ENIAC, the first general purpose electronic computer was developed there along with the COBOL programming language in 1940. Additionally, the vaccines for rubella and hepatitis B were developed here along with the dialysis machine. Penn has a legacy of success and is responsible for the education of more billionaires than any other university at the undergrad level.

Camp Overview + Schedule

Take a look at your camp schedule, learn more about tuition, and explore add-ons.

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction + Creation
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + unlimited cloud storage
 Low staff to student ratios
 Alumni Club Membership

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

 

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

 

 Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + cloud storage
Personal Apple workstation for camp
 Low staff to student ratios

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction + Creation
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

 

Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + cloud storage
Personal Apple workstation for camp
 Low staff to student ratios

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

Camp Upgrades

Get the most out of your summer with DMA when you add any or all of the following:

Lunch Plan

Get lunch on campus so you don’t have to pack your own. Lunch Plans start at $75/week.

DMA Online

Start learning now and get ready for camp when you register for an online course! DMA Online is $95 per course.

The DMA Promise

You can count on us to deliver on all the things that truly matter. We pinky swear.

Top-Notch Staff

Educators, artists, and talented industry professionals with a passion for STEM education.

Well-Balanced Experience

Our students enjoy a balanced camp day with both in-class lessons and outdoor activities.

Project-Based Learning

Our curriculum sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork and collaboration.

Safety Matters

Our staff is First-Aid + CPR certified and have completed national background checks.

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