Welcome to Teen Day
Are you a High School Student interested in pursuing video game development? If so, we would love to have you join us! We are thrilled to extend a special invitation for you and your school to join us for Teen Day at the upcoming Christian Game Developers Conference (CGDC) 2023. Teen Day will be on the last day of the conference, Saturday, July 22nd, and will be FREE for High School students or High School educators.
The popularity of video games is soaring, propelling them to become a cultural phenomenon that will dominate the entertainment landscape for the next century. With immersive experiences and advancing technology, they offer limitless potential for engagement and inspiration. From casual mobile games to expansive online experiences, the wide range of gaming options ensures widespread appeal.
At CGDC, we believe that games have the power to inspire, uplift, and impact lives. Our conference serves as a unique platform where faith, creativity, and technology converge to create games that make a positive difference in the world. Join us for a dynamic gathering of some of the most innovative minds in the gaming industry, renowned game developers, industry professionals, and fellow students who share a common goal of harnessing the potential of gaming for positive change. From thought-provoking keynote presentations to interactive workshops and engaging panel discussions, CGDC offers a comprehensive program designed to educate, inspire, and empower aspiring game developers like you.
Discover the distinct gaming programs offered by Christian universities on the West Coast. Engage in informative sessions where university representatives will share details about their curriculum, faculty, facilities, and career resources. Gain a comprehensive understanding of what each university has to offer and how it aligns with your aspirations. Our host Azusa Pacific University (APU), as well as a handful of other Christian Universities will be on hand to give information about their gaming curriculum and what a student can expect from their campus and programs.
Unparalleled Learning Opportunities
Gain insights into the world of game development from industry experts and renowned Christian universities offering specialized gaming curriculum. Explore potential career paths and discover how your passion for games can merge with your faith.
Networking and Connections
Connect with like-minded individuals, including fellow high school students, university representatives, and industry professionals. Build valuable relationships that can provide guidance, mentorship, and potential opportunities for future collaborations
Showcase Your Talents
Showcase your own game projects and participate in game jams, competitions, and exhibitions. Receive feedback from experts and industry professionals to further enhance your skills and creativity.
Participate in interactive workshops designed to enhance your knowledge and skills in game development. Gain hands-on experience, learn about the latest tools and technologies, and broaden your creative horizons.
Be inspired by influential speakers who have made a significant impact in the gaming industry and who are dedicated to creating games that align with Christian values.