Digital Media Academy

Where driven and inspired students have access to the highest quality STEM education experiences.

World class STEM camps at Stanford University.

The demand for STEM-related jobs is growing, however research has found that 78% of graduates don't meet benchmark readiness for STEM subjects. The Digital Media Academy at Stanford University is designed to ensure your students are equipped with the necessary skills to succeed in this growing field. 

Digital Media Academy camps are the best place for students to get their start as designers, developers, programmers, engineers, animators, musicians, filmmakers, and creators. With programs in Coding & Artificial Intelligence, 3D Modeling & Design, Film & Photography, Game Design,Music Production and Robotics & Engineering.

Stanford University alumni have gone on to develop some of the most influential digital media companies in the world from Netflix to Google. Could your students have the next big idea?

Trip highlights

  • Complete a project and apply real-life context to STEM at Stanford University
  • Hear from educators about what it takes to become a STEM specialist
  • Go behind the scenes and explore the Stanford University Campus
  • Try your hand at subjects such as Electrical Engineering, Arduino Robotics and 3D Printing
  • Work with software programs and gain real-life experience that students can include on their CV

Trip inclusions

  • Week-long STEM and tech-related course facilitated by the Digital Media Academy
  • Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
  • Personalised feedback for all students and project achievement report
  • All flights, accommodation, transport, meals and activities
  • Access to our full suite of tools, resources, checklists and support that will make planning and advertising your trip a breeze
  • Free travel for teachers
  • An EA tour representative on hand 24/7

Trip inclusions

  • Week-long STEM and tech-related course facilitated by the Digital Media Academy
  • Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
  • Personalised feedback for all students and project achievement report
  • All flights, accommodation, transport, meals and activities
  • Access to our full suite of tools, resources, checklists and support that will make planning and advertising your trip a breeze
  • Free travel for teachers
  • An EA tour representative on hand 24/7

Trip highlights

  • Complete a project and apply real-life context to STEM at Stanford University
  • Hear from educators about what it takes to become a STEM specialist
  • Go behind the scenes and explore the Stanford University Campus
  • Try your hand at subjects such as Electrical Engineering, Arduino Robotics and 3D Printing
  • Work with software programs and gain real-life experience that students can include on their CV

Digital Media Academy trip itinerary

DAY 1: TRAVEL TO SAN FRANCISCO
Depart from your nearest international airport and fly to San Francisco.

DAY 2: ALCATRAZ AND CITY TOUR
This morning transfer to Fisherman's Wharf, where your group will enjoy a guided tour to Alcatraz Island. After your visit the group will enjoy some free time at Fisherman's Wharf then in the afternoon enjoy a hop-on, hop-off bus tour of the city's main sites.

DAY 3-10: STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND DIGITAL MEDIA ACADEMY
Spend a week attending the Digital Media Academy STEM camp at Stanford University. Immersing students in authentic learning opportunities in coding, robotics, film-making and more, the camp teaches STEM topics and applies it to the real world through project-based learning.

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What to expect on a school trip to Digital Media Academy

Courses at Digital Media Academy focus on helping students apply broad skills such as creativity, collaboration, and communication to overcome challenges. During a school camp, students are encouraged to work with their peers while exploring different approaches to problem-solving. We believe a crucial point of difference between Digital Media Academy and other courses on offer is the calibre of instructors employed. Digital Media Academy instructors are all highly respected tech educators, accomplished artists, and industry professionals who are passionate about working with children and sharing their knowledge. Each workshop is supported by teaching assistants to ensure student-to-staff ratios stay low and that learning is a personalised experience.

Trip activities

Digital Media Academy STEM camps

Digital Media Academy offers world class STEM camps that are held on the Stanford University Campus. With subjects like coding, robotics, and film production, students will delve into specialist subjects, exploring different problem-solving approaches and advancing their learning. Using project-based learning, students programme their robots to do laps around the campus or develop films and creative images of their surroundings. Students are encouraged to showcase their final projects at the end of camp.

Visit Stanford University Campus

Founded in 1885, Stanford University is a famous institution for learning and research and has lead numerous advancements in technology and science. Stanford's cutting-edge legacy continues on today with students and staff of this prominent university going on to create companies such as Netlifx, Google and more! The teachers and leaders of this institution aspire to develop more of the world's leaders in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.

Stay on the Stanford Campus

Between the months of July and September, Educating Adventures can offer accommodation on campus at the Stanford University Halls. Contact our team to secure on-campus accommodation at Stanford University for your STEM program with the Digital Media Academy.

"As a result of this trip, we have three students considering picking up mechanical engineering at university, and a host of students considering STEM-related A-Levels. An action-packed, awe-inspiring week away. I can't wait to go back next year!"

Teacher
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace, NASA STEM Trip, October 2018

"I believe the memories created on an international school trip can drastically enhance a student's entire learning experience. Being immersed in real-life learning is the most powerful educational experiences one can gain."

Teacher
Grace Lutheran College, China Business Trip, September 2018

"The experience for us was personalised, accessible and our consultant was interested in us. This makes the world of difference when you're travelling with students"

Teacher
Brigidine College Randwick, NASA STEM Trip, September 2018

“This trip has taken the top spot for my career highlights to date!  The experiences and the way in which the students conducted themselves and embraced opportunities, even when they were out of their comfort zone, will stay with me forever.  I don’t know if it gets better than this.”

Teacher
Barr Beacon School, NASA STEM Trip, February 2019
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