SOC Summer Camps | Webster University

Summer Media Camps

We are pleased to offer three perennially popular summer media camps. See the beautiful new facilities and equipment in the newly remodeled Sverdrup Hall. Create your film, CD or game in our beautiful new home—one you're sure to love!

We limit enrollment for each camp, and we encourage early registration. All summer media camps are held Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm each day at the Webster Groves campus. Overnight accommodations may be available. See information on individual summer camp pages for more information.

Game Design

Game Design Summer Camp

June 10–14, 2019

Do you love video games and want to learn what it takes to be a video game designer? This camp is an introduction to the fun and exciting world of game design and development.

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Filmmaking Summer Camp

June 17–21, 2019

Film is a powerful form of storytelling that captivates millions. This camp will expand your knowledge when you learn to plan, shoot and edit a short feature film.

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Music Recording

Music Recording Summer Camp

June 24–28, 2019

Experience what it’s like to be a recording engineer. You will learn useful recording and music mixing skills while working with a local band and creating a CD.

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Script Writing Contest IconScreenwriting Competition

The School of Communications at Webster University is also holding a High School Screenwriting Competition. The winning script will be used during Filmmaking Camp and produced as a short film. The winning screenwriter will receive an iPad mini and have the opportunity to attend the Filmmaking Camp without having to pay the tuition.

2018 Screenwriting Competition Winner and Runner Up

First Prize Winner - Grace Pignolo, "The Newest Member of Change"
Honorable Mention - Claire Ahn, "Two Memories"

2017 Screenwriting Competition Winner and Runners Up

First Prize Winner - Andrew Kim, "The Audition"
Honorable Mention - Alixa Brobbey, "The Realest Girls"
Award of Merit - Amanda Nicklas, "A Promise Kept"
Award of Merit - Kushal Dhungana, "The Clown"

Screenwriting Competition Details 

Updated 1/16/2019