Junior Workshops

DigiPen’s Junior Workshops are exploratory workshops for students in Grades 4–7. These workshops introduce students to topics in video game programming, game design, art and animation, engineering, and music and sound design. These are great for younger students who want to move on to Teen Workshops when they are older.


  • Duration: Two weeks
  • Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.*
  • Tuition: $1,349 - $1,549
  • Subjects: Video Game Programming, Art and Animation, Game Design, Engineering, Music and Sound Design

*Due to the July 4th holiday, workshop hours during Session 1 will vary.


Junior Workshops are two-week workshops at DigiPen’s Redmond, WA campus (9931 Willows Road NE, Redmond, WA 98052).

Schedule and Tuition

Schedule for 2017

Junior Workshop hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m – 3:30 p.m. Students should arrive no more than 30 minutes prior to the start of class. There are free optional after-workshop activities most days from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm.*

*Due to the July 4th holiday, Session 1 hours will be 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  After-workshop activities will be from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Junior Workshops


Session 1*
June 26–July 7
Session 2
July 10–21
Session 3
July 24–Aug 4
Session 4
Aug 7–18
Junior 2D Game Design  $1,349 FULL
+Junior 3D Game Design  $1,349 n/a n/a
Junior Tabletop Game Design  $1,349 n/a n/a n/a
Junior Worldbuilding (New!) $1,349 n/a n/a FULL n/a
Junior Programming Level 1  $1,349 FULL
+Junior Programming Level 2  $1,349 n/a n/a
Junior Art and Animation Level 1  $1,349 FULL FULL
+Junior Art and Animation Level 2  $1,349 n/a n/a
Junior Creature Design and Sculpting  $1,349 n/a n/a
Junior Electronics (New!) $1,349 FULL FULL n/a n/a
Junior Robotics Level 1  $1,549
+Junior Robotics Level 2  $1,549  n/a n/a n/a
Junior Music and Sound Design   $1,349 n/a n/a FULL

+ A prerequisite workshop must be completed to enroll in this workshop.

Workshops marked "n/a" are not being offered during that session.


The total cost for each workshop is $1,349 - $1,549 (which includes a non-refundable $50 application fee and a non-refundable $345 deposit). Registrations without a deposit are subject to cancellation. Price includes daily lunch and snacks. Applications sent after April 30, 2017, must be accompanied by the full workshop fee in order to secure a seat.

Click here for information about discounts, tax breaks, scholarships, and cancellation/refund policies.

DigiPen's ProjectFUN offers workshops, camps and college prep courses for kids and teens. Technology courses are held in Redmond, WA (near Seattle and Bellevue), and online.