Entries by Christopher Williamson

2016 Virtual Reality Game Jam

  On January 18, 2016 we held an event called the “Virtual Reality Game Jam” at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Idea Forge. We had over 50 kids attend and over 20 volunteers helping out. It was a full event. The kids were immediately filled with excitement as they were given the opportunity to explore and […]

DreamQuest Academy Acquires Non-Profit Status!

We are very pleased to announce that we, here at Dream Quest Academy, have recently been granted status as a 501(c)(3) Non-profit by the IRS! What this change means for us is that we can now accept tax-deductible donations and grants, which we hope to use to help establish a scholarship fund for students to attend both our after-school […]

Computer Programming Teaches Kids to Teach Themselves

Does teaching my child how to program computers really increase their long-term success educationally? We think this is such an important question and there have been a lot of articles written on the benefits. With our new after-school programs, we really can help kids develop their STEM and Problem-Solving Skills. Here’s an excerpt from the […]

STEM Hacker After-School Programs in Boulder County Schools Starting October 2015

It’s time! DreamQuest Academy is proud to offer their new After-School Program! Starting October 5, 2015, for four weeks, DreamQuest Academy will be training kids how to build their own 3D video games using state-of-the-art programming techniques. It…will…be..epic! We have two locations where we will be offering this program. Louisville/Lafayette/Broomfield: M,W Nights from 4-6 P.M. […]

Last Few Weeks to Register to Our 2015 Summer Camps

We are in our last two weeks before our 2015 camps begin and they have been filling out fast; as such we are offering a $100 off discount for our 2-week sessions so that even late students can register to our summer camp. Use LASTCHANCE coupon code during the registration process to get a $100 […]

Last Year’s DreamQuest Summer Camp Awards

  Hey everyone, we are proud to present to you the games that won our last summer camp awards. During our camps last year we were absolutely blown away by the games our students planned, designed and made. Each team was rewarded with a Junior Developer Certificate; however, the best games were awarded in each […]

DreamQuest Games Camp in the Community

We started doing community outreaches again this year where our main goal is to get kids excited about science through one of their main interests: video games. We are pursuing our mission to help the community by showing kids at schools or during coding events how much designing a game can be fun. Our 20-year […]

We are Hiring for this 2015 Summer Camp Sessions

  We are hiring interns for 2015 summer camps. Last year, we were impressed by the quality of instructors we had and we will offer kids the same quality of teaching. One of our intern last year just became a lead instructor for this summer’s sessions, so there are opportunities for anyone wanting to join our […]