Milken's Camp X

Camp X is a space for budding designers, programmers, artists, and entrepreneurs ages 9-14 who want to explore and develop an innovator’s toolbox. 
Each weeklong workshop gives participants the opportunity to work with experts to learn the strategies the industry professionals use. Whether you are interested in building a robot, computer game, film or financial portfolio, Camp X is the right place for you.


 

Milken's Camp X

Milken's Camp X includes exciting programs for students interested in business, entrepreneurship, engineering, robotics, and cinematography.

Students have the option to participate just in the morning until 12:00PM or stay for an extended day which would give them the opportunity to further explore the incredible tools in our makerspace, or participate in our Sports program.
 

Weeks:

  • Week 1 June 17 - June 21
  • Week 2 June 24 - June 28
  • Week 3 July 8 - July 12
  • Week 4 July 15 - July 19

Times:

Morning session: 8:30 - 11:30 AM
Lunch: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM (optional add-on for half day sessions)
Afternoon session: 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Full Day: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Camp Options:

 
Workshops & Studios:

Workshops are “classes” with curricula and go deep into a subject over the course of the week. Studios are “open creative times” where student project ideas drive the creativity.

Pricing:

Workshops: $275
Studios: $225
Lunch: Included for full day campers, optional for half-day campers for $40 


Contact Information:

Chris Scarlata
cscarlata@milkenschool.org

Jocelyn Plant 
jplant@milkenschool.org
 

 

Camp Offerings


 

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • Gaming, Coding, and Digital Design

    In Gaming, Coding, and Digital Design our young campers will have the chance to get creative in numerous aspects of digital design, including Gaming, Virtual Reality, Coding, and 2D/3D Design. We’ll learn and apply the principles of digital game design to create your own interactive game. We’ll have a variety of opportunities to explore Virtual Reality. We’ll explore: Alice (3D coding) Photoshop, Garage Band, Drone Coding, Ableton Music Making Software, IMovie, and creating your own VR movie.
  • Cinematography

    Why do movies have such power over us?  Have you ever wanted to tell your own stories through filmmaking?  This creative summer program will take you through the process of creating your own stories and look at how and why our favorite movie moments stick with us.  Level 1 campers will turn their stories into scripts and create their own movie. Level 2 campers will dive deeper into the filmmaking process. They will work through each step from outline to pitch to screenwriting to storyboarding to composing shots to editing their final movie. Why just see movies this summer when you can make your own?
  • Robotics

    In our Robotics Workshops, campers will be exposed to the mechanics and electronics of Robotics in a hands-on and exciting way. Campers will make use of the ample supplies of Milken’s three FTC Robotics teams to make their own remote control robot, and learn coding by programming their own drone.
  • Fashion/Maker’s Open Studio

    In our Fashion/Maker’s open studio, you can make use of the ample supplies and tools that Milken Community School has to offer to create your own arts crafts. While the possibilities are endless, unlimited by your imagination, some of the possibilities you can make include: clothes, soap, candy, slime, jewelry, clay sculptures, drawings, crystals, buttons, and stickers. Some of the tools you can work with include: 3D printers, Laser Cutters, Hobby Machines, Electronics, Wood-working Tools, and Digital Music Production. Open Studio is a place where your inspired projects drive the action. Come bring your projects to life!

Sample Daily Schedule

 
8:30 - 9:50 AM Morning Workshop or Studio
9:50-10:10 AM Break (snacks, rock wall climbing, amphitheater games)
10:10-11:30 AM Morning Workshop or Studio
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Lunch (Provided for full-day campers)
12:00 - 1:20 PM Afternoon Workshop or Studio
1:20 - 1:40 PM Break (snacks, rock wall climbing, amphitheater games)
1:40 - 3:00 PM Afternoon Workshop or Studio
 

School Information


Saperstein Middle School Campus
 
    15900 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049  
    Tel 310.903.4800 

Upper School Campus 
    15800 Zeldins’ Way, Los Angeles, CA 90049  
    Tel 310.440.3500  
    Fax 310.471.5139


Milken School is a college prep private day school in Los Angeles established on the foundation of the highest academic standards and Jewish values. This Jewish Day School serves students in grades 7-12.

 
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