Blog: Behind the Themes (and Majors)

Behind the Major: Mobile Game Design

Summer’s just around the corner, and there’s so much to be excited about: new friends, new opportunities to fail fearlessly, and at Galileo Summer Quest, an all-new Mobile Game Design major. We sat down with Lance Akiyama, Galileo’s science curriculum manager, to learn more about this latest innovation.

What do you love about the Mobile Game Design major?

Have you ever thought, "Wouldn't it

Camp Galileo: Galileo Makers - Toys

Nebulas (Pre K - K) explore patterns as they create handles for one-of-a-kind bubble wands.

Galileo Summer Quest: Go Kart Builders

Go-Karts campers collaborate  on hood and seat configurations, then get building to turn their designs into rideable realities.

Galileo Summer Quest: 3-D Modeling & Printing

Campers majoring in 3-D Modeling & Printing display some hot-off-the-press creations from a galaxy far, far away.

Galileo Summer Quest: Chefology - International Eats

Chefology campers practice being determined as they take on the most challenging dish of the week, kuku sabzi.

Galileo Summer Quest: Fashion Design

Fashion Design majors refine their visions, then buckle down on the final garmets for their own custom lines.

Galileo Summer Quest: Mod Design with Minecraft

Mod Design with Minecraft campers customize mobs to build in-game showcases to share what they've created.

Camp Galileo: Galileo Makers - Toys

Stars (1st - 2nd) wire basic circuits to power spectacular spin art machines that turns simple-looking drawings into eye-opening optical iillusions.

Camp Galileo: Galileo Makers - Toys

Supernovas (3rd - 5th) toy with line, shape and color as they craft kaleidoscopes from mirrors, tubes and their own abstract artwork. Then, campers head outside to test their creations.

Camp Galileo: Galileo Makers - Toys

Stars (1st - 2nd) practice paper-crafting techniques as they construct custom 3-D fantasy vehicles.