SUMMER TECH CAMPS AT SPU

Turn interests into career goals and dive into the exciting world of tech! Offered by SPU’s Department of Engineering and Computer Science, SPU’s Summer Tech Camps introduce high school students to game creation, 3D printing, and more.

Each camp is limited to 10 participants.


Please review our COVID-19 guidelines below.

Game Creation Studio

SPU’s Game Creation Studio for Beginners is a one-week summer camp designed for rising ninth–12th graders (as of autumn 2021) interested in learning basic game creation techniques. No coding experience necessary.

  • Learn to use GameMaker.
  • Create a storyline for a game.
  • Learn basic graphic editing of sprites.
  • Design your own game.

You will learn basic development techniques using an intuitive game development tool. You will learn more about computer science as a career and the different opportunities available to you as a developer. You will develop a game of your own with help from SPU students and professors. And you will have the chance to present your creations.

Dates: August 16–20, 2021

Time: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (day camp, no overnight accommodations)

Location: Seattle Pacific University campus

Cost: $650

Full payment due at registration. Includes a $75 nonrefundable camp fee. No refunds after July 1.


INTRODUCTION TO MECHATRONICS AND 3D PRINTING

SPU’s Introduction to Mechatronics and 3D Printing for Beginners is a one-week summer camp designed for rising ninth–12th graders (as of autumn 2021) interested in learning mechatronics systems and 3D printing techniques.

  • Learn basic mechanical and electronics elements.
  • Learn basic 3D modeling technique.
  • Learn how to assemble and operate a 3D printer.
  • Design your own 3D-printed project.

In this camp, you will learn about a mechatronics system and its components. You will also learn how to assemble and operate a 3D printer, which is a typical mechatronics system. You will be exposed to basic 3D printing and 3D modelling techniques. By the end of the camp, you will be able to create your own 3D-printed project with help from SPU students and professors. And you will have a chance to show your peers how creative you are!


Dates: August 16–20, 2021

Time: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (day camp, no overnight accommodations)

Location: Seattle Pacific University campus

Cost: $700

Full payment due at registration. Includes a $75 nonrefundable camp fee. No refunds after July 1.

COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR SUMMER TECH CAMPS 2021

We are thrilled to bring students back for our 2021 Summer Tech Camps! This year each camp is limited to 10 participants in order to practice proper social distancing measures. Additionally, we will require all participants to wear a face covering throughout the duration of the camp.

Participants will receive additional information on COVID-19 measures upon submitting their registration.

For more on SPU’s COVID-19 measures, click here.

Earn college credit

  • Camp participants will earn one college course credit ($753 value).

For more details, email hiranor@spu.edu.