Design & Innovation Summer Camp at Distinguished Learning Group in Venice


What you need to know:

  • Design N' Innovation Camp (Camp DNI) is a project-based summer camp founded in 2008 that sparks curiosity and teaches ages 5-13 to use their imagination and inventive thinking skills to create, design and build innovative solutions to camp session challenges
  • Camp is Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm; call 323-439-0074 at least two weeks in advance to reserve your space; sessions challenges last two or four weeks (depending on which one you buy)
  • Tech Lab - Session I: July 7-18: Creative engineers prepare to BUILD your own digital & pinhole cameras. Explore the science of light, optics, and electromagnetism. Imagine fascinating experiments with spatial vision, light, and the color spectrum; does not include special digital camera kit, which can be purchased for $125 by June 1 (includes- Bigshot digital camera kit, three high-quality photos, and Pinhole Camera Kit)
  • Gamer's Edition -  Session II: July 21-Aug 1:Calling game mavericks & imagineers to design & create a fascinating board & digital game trailer. You’ll master the craft of game design, play testing, proto-typing & game aesthetics; does not include special board game creation kit that can be purchased for $25 by June 1
  • Each camper receives a workbook, & materials kit for each session
  • Visiting experts will help students apply what they've learned

Kristine G.


Kristine G.

Los Angeles

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DNI teaches a experimental & design thinking process that explicitly teaches campers creative & S.T.E.A.M. thinking skills. Each camper receives a workbook, & materials kit for each session. We believe in hands-on & minds on learning. Trial & Error is encouraged

  • Camp DNI
    Venice Lutheran School
    815 Venice Blvd.
    Venice, CA 90201
    (323) 439-0074

$495 for a 2-Week Camp - $700 Value
$850 for a 4-week camp - $1400 value

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Limit 2 vouchers per customer
  • (6-7 yrs Visioneers, 8-10 yrs Engineers, & 11-13 yrs Imagineers); reserve your spot as they fill up fast
  • Camp DNI accepts up to 25 campers per week to ensure that your child has the most engaging and collaborative experience. Each session is highly interactive and student driven. Our sessions are designed to give campers an opportunity to develop collaboration skills, negotiation skills and decision making skills. This process will stretch your child. To keep the integrity of the program each group will enroll up admit up to 25 students
  • Campers must bring lunch
  • Before & After Care is available
  • Valid for new customers only
  • Additional Terms and Conditions apply