Xbox Game Studios Game Camp was founded in 2020 on the belief that extraordinary talent resides everywhere. The goal of the program is to enable people from traditionally marginalized communities and non-traditional backgrounds to realize their potential in the gaming industry and grow thriving games communities and industries in places all over the world.
The Latest Game Camp News
Xbox Game Studios Game Camp South Korea 2022
In October 2022, Xbox Game Studios Game Camp kicked off for a 2nd year with a 4-month immersive learning experience in Seoul, South Korea. With the support of Gyeonggi Contents Agency (GCA), the 11 teams had access to spaces to collaborate and exposure to local guest speakers. The curriculum was localized in Korean—with real-time translators for office hours and mentoring sessions for a seamless experience.
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Xbox Game Studios Game Camp Atlanta 2022
On September 7, 2022, Xbox Game Studios Game Camp Atlanta concluded with 174 aspiring game developers who created 21 games for their portfolios. Immense gratitude to the mentors and local partners from Microsoft Atlanta, Georgia Creative Communities Project, Academic Partners Network and Subsume for their work and collaboration.
Xbox Game Studios Game Camp Arcade 2022
Game Camp Arcade is an initiative by Make Code and the Xbox Game Studios Game Camp team. The camp is specifically designed to ignite curiosity and empower underrepresented youth to learn about tech and games for future studies. The first Game Camp Arcade was a one-day activation, hosted by The Garage in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, September 9, 2022. Fifty-five 4th graders from two Title 1 schools, Woodson Park Academy and Slater Elementary School, participated.
Xbox Game Studios Game Camp New Orleans 2022
In March of 2022, Xbox Game Studios Game Camp returned to New Orleans. Local partners Greater New Orleans, Inc. and New Orleans Business Alliance are working with Xbox Game Studios to deliver unique learning experiences and ongoing regional resources for 140 new budding game creators in the greater New Orleans, Louisiana area.
Xbox Game Studios Game Camp South Korea 2021
In October of 2021, Xbox Game Studios Game Camp hosted its first international camp in Seoul, South Korea. We worked with local partner Gyeonggi Contents Agency (GCA) to deliver the program’s unique immersive learning experience for over 50 participants.
Xbox Game Studios Game Camp New Orleans 2020-2021
In September of 2020, Xbox Game Studios worked with our local partners, New Orleans Business Alliance and Greater New Orleans, Inc. to deliver a unique learning experience for budding game creators in the greater New Orleans, Louisiana region. Over 170 participants worked together for 6 months to create 11 beautiful video games.