April 24, 2015 - By Team AJ
We’re thrilled to announce an amazing collaboration with the wonderful AJ Brooks of WWE fame. AJ is a champion both in and out of the ring, fighting to bring more girls into STEM fields. An avid gamer herself, GMG is proud to team up with her to announce the AJ Brooks Scholarship Contest!
To participate, simply send along a one minute video of a game design concept that you would like to bring to life at camp. Be sure to submit your videos no later than May 15th to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, please see below:
Source:Girls Makes Games Newsletter
Girls Make Games hosts international summer camps, workshops and game jams designed to inspire the next generation of designers, creators, and engineers. Camp attendees are introduced to game design, programming, art, audio/music and entrepreneurship.
The GMG flagship three week camp helps girls ages 11-14 take a creative concept and turn it into a fully functional prototype. Not only do campers have a finished product at the end of the three weeks, they also compete nationally for the top prize, a chance to have their video game developed and published by LearnDistrict, the educational company behind GMG.
Last year, “The Negatives”, from the inaugural Mountain View camp, won grand prize for their game “The Hole Story”, and raised over $31,000 to publish their game, on Kickstarter (learn more here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2020158234/girls-make-games-grand-prize-winner)
Over 20 summer camps are scheduled for this summer!