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Unleash your creativity and delve into the world of animation

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Welcome to an animation camp unlike any other! This is the perfect opportunity for those who are eager to unleash their creativity and delve into the art of animation. Join us for a week of unforgettable adventures in stop motion, 2D, 3D and beyond.

Our camp offers a supportive and collaborative environment where you can connect with other teens who share your passion for animation. You'll make new friends, expand your knowledge and most importantly, have fun!

This camp is in collaboration with Brainy Pixel Productions!



  • Learn the basics of animation, including squash and stretch, timing and keyframe animation
  • Design and sketch characters for animation
  • Create backgrounds and environments for animated scenes
  • Learn how to use animation software and tools
  • Experiment with different animation techniques and styles
  • Collaborate with other campers on group projects
  • Get feedback and critiques from instructors and peers
  • Watch and analyze examples of great animated films
  • Engage in fun and interactive animation-related games and challenges

General Information


When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Sunday between 2–4 p.m. at the Welcome Center.

Day camp drop-off each day will be from 8–8:30 a.m. at the Welcome Center.

What to do When You Arrive

When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the Welcome Center to check-in. Our camp counselors will give you your camp schedule and camp T-shirt. If you have a camp balance, you can take care of it at this time.

When to Depart

Day Camp pick-up each day will be from 4:30–5 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Camps generally end on Friday at noon. Check your specific camp schedule for times of final presentations, performances or concerts that may take place after noon on Friday.

Day Campers

Day campers must live in or stay with family in the immediate Greenville area.

Campers may be required to be on campus from 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m. on camp days. Check your camp schedule for specific details.

Day campers can also enjoy a fun highlight of our camp experience, the Bruins Bash, on Wednesday from 7–9 p.m.

Lunch and dinner are included in the camp cost.

What to Bring

What to Bring

Phones may be used at certain time during the week of camp depending upon activities.

A modest amount of spending money is suggested for The Den, vending machines and Bruins Shop.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for money, valuables or personal articles.

Overnight Campers:

  • Twin bedding or a sleeping bag and pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Towels and shower shoes
  • Bible

What to Wear

Girls: For general camp activities, knee-length shorts or loose pants (yoga-type pants would not be appropriate) are normal camp attire. Tank tops, low cut tops, or crop top styles will not be permitted.

Guys: For general camp activities, shorts or pants with a T-shirt are normal camp attire.


Lunch will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.


John Murray

John Murray

John Murray holds a Master of Arts in Cinema and Video Production from Bob Jones University. His interest in gaming drew him to the cinematic art field, but he quickly discovered a passion for storytelling through cameras, VFX, and animation. He has worked on multiple projects including short films, documentaries and feature films. He enjoys teaching at Bob Jones University and working closely with students to help them realize their full potential and serve Christ to the best of their abilities.

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