ESPORTS SUMMER CAMP
Created by N3rd Street Gamers and Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs, this camp offers a unique opportunity to take your game to the next level. The goal of the summer camp is to help mold young players into the best player you can be while helping you achieve your potential. With nearly $9 million dollars worth of scholarships being awarded from over 80 universities in the United States and close to $1 billion of prize money handed out in 2018, there is no denying that esports is a booming industry.
With that in mind, we created a two-week immersive esports summer program designed to give participants a complete overview of the esports ecosystem. Students will have the opportunity to experience a range of games like Fortnite, Minecraft, DOTA 2, Overwatch, Starcraft, Rocket League, FIFA, the Newly Released Apex Legends and many more. During each session, students and instructors will choose their favorite game and train for an end of session tournament that culminates in a professional-grade, live-streamed championship match.
The esports summer program will take place both on campus and at N3rd Street Gamers in downtown Philadelphia. Students will be transported to N3rd Street Gamers in a JKCP shuttle with a professional driver to and from campus each day.
This is a one-week esports program. If you are interested in our half-day Esports courses, please check out our Enrichment Program.
- Villanova University
Special pricing available for early registration.
Day Tuition: $625
Residential Tuition: $2,150
The Esports Summer Camp will consist of three major components:
- Recreational play with professional instruction
- Interactive lecture series focusing on career development within the ecosystem of esports
- Tournament training and competition
During the esports summer camp students will:
- Train with former professional gamers who have built their careers in the industry
- Improve their level of play through skill and strategy
- Identify their gaming strengths
- Design, compete in and produce a professional grade championship tournament event
- Explore collegiate and professional opportunities within the ecosystem of esports
- Delve into all facets of the industry, through exposure to industry giants and workshops with industry professionals
- Gain insight into career networking, esports team building, media exposure, tournament marketing and the business of esports
Beyond Strategic and Tactical Gaming Skills
- Decision making
- Mental toughness
- Productive thinking
- Perceptional-cognitive skills
- Personal development
INSIGHTS INTO INDUSTRY GIANTS
“Overwatch has given Zack a platform to learn how to guide and lead a team to success. Developing game strategies and interpreting statistics has sharpened his analytical thinking.”
“These camps are a great way to offer young people a dedicated space to develop their skills and understand the sport in an environment where you are playing, practicing and having fun.”
“The camp directly introduces participants to professionals in the industry from teams to players and owners which really provides an invaluable experience for those wanting career in esports.”
SCHEDULE OF A DAY
This is a sample schedule. Times may vary depending on the camper’s age and which week they are attending. For more details on the 2020 schedule, see below.
N3RD STREET GAMERS
N3rd Street Gamers (NSG) is the home of our esports camp. NSG is an esports network focused on serving semi-professional, amateur and developing gamers. NSG provides venue space, hardware, tournament administration and broadcast services to gamer communities. They recently launched NSG Eastern Conference, the first step in laying a national framework for esports talent development.
Students will be transported from campus daily via JKCP transport to and from N3rd Street Gamers in Philadelphia.
LIFE ON CAMPUS
From meeting your new roommate, walking around the beautiful campus and eating in the dining halls, you’ll get a taste of what life as a college student is really like. You’ll love the modern facilities, air-conditioned dorms, snack shops, WiFi and state-of-the-art athletic spaces.
About 40% of students come from around the world to join us at JKCP each summer. Every year we hear how much students enjoy meeting people from all over the country and the world and how it opened their eyes to different parts of the globe.
Trips & Activities.
One of the best parts of JKCP is the activities. Every evening is a planned event. Sometimes we stay on campus, and other nights we’ll travel to a local venue for an off-campus activity. Trips are offered every Saturday to regional destinations of your choice. And Sundays are for exploring the Philadelphia region.
2020 DATES & PRICES
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We like to think of Enrichment as the “jack of all trades” program — perfect for the athlete who loves to paint, the gamer who shoots short films and the writer who sketches red carpet fashion designs.