Digital Arts and Design Summer Camp

Middle School and High School Digital Arts and Design Summer Camp on the campus of Dakota State University

The Department of Digital Arts and Design (DAD) at Dakota State University in Madison, SD is sponsoring a one week Digital Arts and Design camp this summer from July 24-29 on the DSU campus.  The camp is designed for middle school and high school students who will be entering grades 7-12, at all levels of technical expertise.  Students may choose to be "day campers" and commute to classes or they can choose to be dorm residents for the week.  Students should register early to ensure their participation in the camp.

The six courses being offered include:

Animation Revolution!   An Introduction to 3D Animation in which students will render and produce their own 3D animation project. 

Show Me A Story!  An Introduction to Digital Storytelling in which students will create and illustrate their own digital story. 

Picture This!   An Introduction to Digital Photography that teaches basic composition, editing and enhancing of digital photos. 

Audacious Audio!  An Introduction to Digital Audio Production featuring the production of audacious sound projects in DSU's new sound studio. 

Caught in the Web!  An Introduction to Web Design in which students will learn new software and design techniques for webpage creation. 

Graphic Traffic!  An Introduction to Computer Graphic Design featuring exciting special effects and graphic design programs. 

Students sign up for a morning class and an afternoon class.  On the last day of camp, students will display their final projects at the camp digital art show, open to parents, friends and the public.         

The coordinator of the camp is DAD faculty member, Susan Conover.  Classes will be taught by Dakota State University Digital Arts and Design faculty including:  Scott Mackenzie, Bob Jackson, Tom Jones, Dan Mortenson, Nate Edwards, Linn Nelson, and Brad Hesser. 

Registration and fee information can be found on the camp website at:

Last Updated: 1/10/12