Welcome to Camp Digital!

Digital skills courses and activities in St. Paul’s neighborhood centers, organized by Code for Hampton Roads.

Boot Camps

Introductory courses from 1 to 15 hours for exploring new skills.

Online Practice

Cloud resources and mentoring for student projects.

Personal Growth

We meet every student where they are and teach them to climb.

COURSES

Our Course Offerings

PixelFest: Intro to Video Game Development

1 Hour Class

Learn how to make and program your own video game character.

Map-o-rama: Intro to Digital Cartography

1 Hour class

Learn how to use maps to visualize and shape your surroundings.

Build Your Own Website: Intro to WordPress

1 HOUR CLASS

Create a website and host it on the web for everyone to see.

Register Today!

Courses are free and space is limited. Reserve your spot today!

Calendar

Schedule

WHY

Why Camp Digital?

Community Centers in our region have classrooms with internet connected computers, ranging 8 – 25 seats. Computers are typically used to play approved games and do homework. There is no structured programming available in community centers that utilize the internet and computers to teach digital skills.

Increase Your Education and Job Opportunities

Digital skills are essential for personal success. Skills learned at Camp Digital can lead to exciting and meaningful education and work in any industry.

Tell Your Own Story

Digital technologies empower individuals and groups to communicate with anyone, anywhere; to publish and control their own stories, online.

Contribute to the Arts

Digital technologies are used to communicate; in film, music, and artistic media of all kinds. Learn to edit graphics and video, mix music, and even affect physical space through digital tech.

Become a Better Learner

The World Wide Web is the most powerful knowledge sharing medium ever invented. Combined with computers and high speed connections, anyone can learn from anywhere.

Get Started Building a Business

If you want to go into business you’ll need to understand web sites, spreadsheets, online presence, e-commerce, and more. You can get started on each of these skills at Camp Digital.

Venture Beyond

Digital and transportation technologies have made the world a smaller place. Mastering digital skills can connect you with places and people you never imagined.

FEATURED

Popular Courses

Learn From Home

Online Learning Options

You don’t have to come to a community center classroom to participate in Camp Digital. You can learn if you have an internet connection and a laptop computer. It helps to also have a camera and microphone in case you need to ask a question. Let us know if you don’t have all the resources you need. We might be able to help!

1 HOUR CLASS

PixelFest Boot Camp

Make a video game in an hour. Use graphics software to make a character and programming to bring your character to life on a computer.

Ages: 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 18 & Up

Utilizes: Unity, Gimp, C#

1 HOUR CLASS

Map-O-Rama

Make digital maps. Maps are useful and empowering. Maps are also fun. Maps are use in games and art!

Ages: 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 18 & Up

Utilizes: Web Browser, Open Street Maps

1 HOUR clasS

Launch Your Own Website

Use the cloud and publishing software to create and launch a web site.

Ages: 13-15, 16-18, 18 & Up

Utilizes: Amazon Web Services, WordPress

1 HOUR clasS

Pop-Up Robots

Build and control a robot then battle sumo-style!

Ages: 13-15, 16-18, 18 & Up

Utilizes: NodeBots

CHOOSE US

Why Learn With Us?

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Structured Learning for Modern Skills

Each of our classes teaches new digital skills that can be used beyond the classroom.

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Located in the Community

We bring classes into the community and wherever they’re needed in order to meet residents where they are.

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Experienced Professionals

Our volunteer instructors are professionals in industry who have contributed hundreds of collective hours in digital skills training at all levels.

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Ongoing Support

Because we’re located in the the community, we’re accessible for anyone who wants to learn more.

MEET US

Our Instructors

Guillermo Fisher

Guillermo Fisher

Build a Website

Jeremy Alessi

Jeremy Alessi

PixelFest

Jonah Adkins

Jonah Adkins

Map-o-Rama

Your Name Here

Your Name Here

Instructor

We’re always looking for volunteers to contribute a few hours, a few times a year.

Learn More

Camp Digital is organized by Code for Hampton Roads and provided in partnership with City of Norfolk , Department of Recreation Parks,and Outdoor Spaces , thanks to volunteers from these great organizations:

757ColorCoded

Code for Hampton Roads

OpenStreetMap Foundation

PixelFest

Bitnami