Summer STEM Camp is Underway!

The Digital Arts Experience’s Summer STEM Camp 2016 in Westchester is now underway! Take a sneak peak at what our camps are like in the video below from Session 1.

There is still plenty of time to enroll in later sessions! Learn more at www.TheDAE.com, give us a call at (914) 644-8100 or e-mail us at info@TheDAE.com.

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Late Summer Computer and STEM Camp in White Plains of Westchester at The Digital Arts Experience

Summer STEM Camps

We’ve got you covered! While other camps end before August does, The Digital Arts Experience’s computer and STEM summer camps in White Plains of Westchester County, NY, keep on going into the first week of September. Listen to President Rob Kissner talk about how you should end your kids’ summer.

With courses in 3D Printing, Animation, Graphic Design, and more STEM subjects to choose from, your child is sure to find a program that they are interested in! Allow your children to finish their summer at the most fun and educational summer camp in Westchester.

For more information visit our:

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STEM & Tech summer camp in Westchester Open House June 18th

Join The Digital Arts Experience Thursday, June 18th anytime between 5-7PM for Open House showcasing our fun and exciting summer STEM and tech programs for kids and teens in Westchester County.

Our facility will be set up like a trade show with instructors ready to talk about different programs and showcase past student work. Sign up during Open House and receive 10% off of your summer enrollment.

The Digital Arts Experience aims to provide a unique opportunity for the kids & teens of the Westchester, Rockland and Fairfield communities to explore the world of creative technology, digital art, STEM related fields and more!

Our programs are goal oriented and focus on hands on learning so each and every student will complete his or her class with incredible original work that can go towards creating a portfolio.

We strive to expose our students to the digital world in order to help them discover new talents and possible career paths.

E-mail info@TheDAE.com to RSVP for Open House!

Join us for Open House on June 18th to learn more about our Summer STEM & tech programs!

Join us for Open House on June 18th to learn more about our Summer STEM & tech programs!

The Digital Arts Experience
170 Hamilton Ave, Suite 100
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 644-8100

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – “My Stop Motion Camp”

“My Stop Motion Camp” – by Ezra!

Last summer, I went to a one-week stop motion animation camp at the Digital Arts Experience in White Plains. When I took my first ride there I felt a mix of excitement, curiosity, and nervousness. And when I sat down in a bright blue chair and saw what the place looked like, I felt even more nervous. The building was humongous, and everything about the inside was bright.  There were bright lights and bright neon chairs.  It looked very high-tech and grown up. I was the youngest kid there.

The Digital Arts Experience first day of Summer Camp.

The Digital Arts Experience first day of Summer Camp.

When the class began we were introduced to our teacher, Nick. Nick taught us how to make a basic stop motion animation with a penny. We used Logitech cameras and computer software called FrameByFrame to snap photos that were used to make the animations.  I worked with a partner named Will. First we animated ourselves for fun.  Then we did the basic penny animation. Afterward, we made what I call a “minimation,” an animation that lasts less than a minute, of two sugar packet “cars” crashing and a flash drive “police car” rescuing them.  By the end of the day, I didn’t feel nervous; in fact, I felt confident for the next day.  I had learned a lot in seven hours.

Stop Motion Animation with Legos in Westchester

The next day, I started to work on my Lego animation. At first, I was wondering what it should be about, but then I remembered the book I had written over the summer, The Equardonator.  It was about a kid who built a robot suit to wear and then stopped cyborg gorillas. I decided to make an animation about The Equardonator 2, about a pesky kid who tried to steal the skateboard trophy, and the Equardonator had to stop her. First, I made a basic sketch on paper.  Nick told me that since I was overflowing with ideas for what was going to happen, I should put them down on paper first. After that I made my custom minifigures to go with my animation. I worked on this for the next two days, and it was a success!  I even had one of my minifigures have a dream within the animation!

On my last day, I made a few minimations. I made Lego Eat Pizza, Lego Bank Robbery, Ultimate Lego Battle, Lego FOX Sports, and Lego Red Assassinate. Later that day, we presented the animations to our parents. I felt very proud of myself.  As I worked during the week, I became more and more confident of my skills, and less intimidated and nervous.  This was my favorite week of camp over the summer, even though it was at the very end.

Since camp ended, my parents have bought me my own Logitech camera to make more animations and minimations. I have started a Youtube channel, and I have posted my animations on my channel, which is called The Lego Detective.  If you want to see my animations and minimations again, you can!


Interested in joining The Digital Arts Experience’s Summer Tech Camps for 2014? Check out our website and video below for more information! www.TheDAE.com.