Esports Camps – Introduction to Esports for Girls

Monday, June 07, 2021
All day event
Event Type
Conference/Camp/Retreat
Contact
Kaitlin Teniente
Department/Organization
Athletics
Link
https://ems-app.stmarytx.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=87216

The St. Mary's Esports Camp – Introduction to Esports for Girls will serve as an introduction to esports in a virtual-learning environment. The female-led camp is tailored toward girls ages 13-18 and will cover two unique games with two days of specialized coaching for each game. For the final day of camp, guest speakers will be invited to talk with campers about their experiences as women in esports.

The camp will take place online via Discord. Instructions on how to sign up and use Discord for camps will be provided after enrolling.

Schedule

Monday, June 7, through Friday, June 11, 2021
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST)

  • Monday: Introduction to the program and other campers, and Rocket League (Game 1)
  • Tuesday: Rocket League instruction and scrimmage
  • Wednesday: Introduction to League of Legends (Game 2)
  • Thursday: League of Legends instruction and scrimmage
  • Friday: Guest speakers from the industry, jobs and opportunities in esports (not just pro players)

Technology Requirements

For an optimal experience, campers should have the following at home or on-site where they attend the virtual camp:

  • A consistent internet connection with a required download speed of 100 MB and a recommended network connection of 1 GB;
  • Access to headphones;
  • Rocket League account with the most updated version of the game;
  • League of Legends account with the most updated version of the game;
  • Discord account
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