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USF Esports Camp 2021

Ended Jun 19, 2021

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Full course description

Do you want to Learn…

  • how to be a better gamer?
  • about the Business of esports?
  • about different careers within the esports industry?
  • how to create and market your own esports tournament?
  • have fun playing video games?


Then, this USF Esports Virtual Camp is for you! Campers – ages 8-12 and 13-up – will see beyond their controllers and learn about game play strategies along with careers in the esports industry. Just as important, campers will build teamwork and a community within this virtual camp.

Supported by esports experts and industry leaders, USF Esports Campers will not only learn how to be a better gamer, but they will also learn about the fastest growing entertainment industry in the world. In 2023, the esports industry is expected to grow by more than 40% in the US to reach over $1.5 Billion (Statista 2021).

The USF Esports Virtual Camp curriculum is supported by USF Esports teams and daily lesson plans are developed by the professors in the Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management program within the Muma College of Business.

Our camp will provide a healthy and safe community for campers to learn while having fun with new friends. Campers will be not be left out in the virtual world alone, as we will have expert counselors, who will lead small groups of campers throughout the day.

Esports campers learn through hands-on exercises and discover subjects such as:

  • Esports game strategy
  • Group dynamics and game play
  • Sportsmanship and healthy community game play
  • Business of esports
  • Basic marketing and business planning
  • Creation of an esports tournament
  • Careers in esports

Games played:

  • League of Legends
  • Rocket League
  • Minecraft

Esports Camp Summer Schedule
June 14th-18th, 2021

8:45 – 9:00 am

Team Huddle (Campers meet up with counselors and teammates)

9:00 – 9:30 am

Game Strategy and Group Dynamics

9:30 – 9:45 am

Physical Activity/Stretching/Sportsmanship Discussion

9:45 – 10:00 am

Break

10:00 – 11:30 am

Game play in teams

11:30 – 12:30 pm

Lunch break & community game play

12:30 – 12:45 pm

Content Learning/Business of esports/sportsmanship

12:45 – 1:00 pm

Game Strategy and Group Dynamics

1:00 – 1:15 pm

Physical Activity/Stretching/ Sportsmanship Discussion

1:15 – 2:45 pm

Game play in teams

2:45 – 3:00 pm

Team breakdown