GIRL'S SUMMER CAMP

Camp Details

Date and Time

6/26/17 - 6/30/17 9am - 5pm each day

Price

$100 registration fee

Location

UCI eSports Arena G205 Student Center Irvine, CA 92697

Graduation Years

2017 - 2019 (high school)

The UCI eSports Girls’ Summer Camp is an newly-created outreach program that strives to educate young women about the world of esports. Our goal is to develop interest for the multi-faceted esports industry and create a welcoming community for individuals who are passionate about gaming.

Some topics that we will explore range from streaming, game development, the competitive scene and much more. We hope that this summer camp will lead to larger projects and create a tradition of workshops and events hosted by UCI eSports.

FAQs

What is esports?

Esports is a fast-growing industry that combines the competitive aspect of gaming with the business practices seen across all modern sports. From tournaments to broadcasts and team management, esports is a multi-faceted industry with a massive baseline of work to get in on and tons of room to grow within your specific niche.

Where do we park for the camps?

The closest parking structure to the Arena is the Student Center Parking Structure located on Campus Dr and West Peltason Dr. Parking permits cost $2/hour or $10/day, although there are also drop-off areas on Pereira Dr.

What kind of topics will be covered?
Some topics that we will be covering include: competitive gaming, streaming, esports reporting, game creation, team management, business, and community organization.
Who will be teaching at/leading the camp?
The camp counselors are all be members of the esports community on and around campus, such as members, officers, and staff of The Association of Gamers at UCI and UCI eSports. We will also feature guest speakers who are UCI alumni and individuals currently working at notable gaming organizations.
What games will be highlighted at the camp?
We want to cover all major players in the esports industry right now. Some titles include League of Legends, Overwatch, and Super Smash Brothers. We want to make sure all gamers feel welcome and represented.
What will the structure of the camp look like?

The camp will run from 9am to 5pm on all five days. Each day of the camp, we will focus on a specific topic of the gaming industry, such as club organization, marketing, content creation, competition, and game creation. For each day, we will also be bringing in prominent individuals within the esports community to present their personal experiences within the field.

Once the information is ready, you can view a more detailed schedule by clicking on the Schedule tab on the left!