The UW-Whitewater Campus has been home to a strong club esports program. This summer, we’re building on the incredible work of students to offer multiple esports camps. The esports club provides esports players and supporting roles on the path to their future careers. To join the UW-Whitewater Esports Club; click the “Connect” button on the Discord widget in the right side panel.
For Summer of 2021, UW-Whitewater will be hosting camps for the following dates:
Week of June 14th - Middle School Camp (Grade level as of Fall 2021). - $100
Week of June 21st - High School Camp - $100
Week of July 12th - High School Camp - $100
Each camp takes place Monday-Friday approx 9am-3pm
All experience levels welcome!
Returning campers please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for a 10% discount code!
This year we are offering specific coaching and practice for:
In order to sign up head to the link below!
Guest Speakers will be announced soon!
In order to take part in the UW-Whitewater Esports Camps Programs, we have identified a set of minimal computational and software requirements to ensure that our campers are able to participate properly.
Please note that you must own the games to participate in competition
All other software used will be free.
OS: Windows 7 (64 bit) or Newer (64 bit) Windows OS
Processor: 3 GHz Dual core
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 760, AMD Radeon R7 270X, or better
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 100 GB available space
1024 x 768 minimum display resolution
Webcam (Ideal but not required)
Steam or Epic Games Launcher (Free with account sign-up)
Battle.net (Free with account sign-up)
League of Legends (Free with account sign-up)
Discord (Free with account sign-up)
Google Hangouts (Free with Google account)
During camps, staff will provide technical support to campers.
Prior to camp, please contact Director Nick Hwang (email@example.com) or Jacob Halfman (HalfmanJT12@uww.edu) for support or questions.
In this week-long esports summer camp, campers will
Campers will have a variety of opportunities to
Campers will become better players by
Campers will develop skills beyond the game to recognize and practice
Game titles campers will gain more experience in (Games not included in camp cost)
Camps will be staffed by the UW-Whitewater Esports Team and UW-W faculty. Campers will be playing games in a closed digital environment to monitor the content and community.
The UW-Whitewater Esports Studio initiative is a culmination of esports based education and competition. The studio will be host to over two dozen high-grade competition PC gaming setups, with a focus on accessibility, ease-of-use, student involvement, and competition. The lab will be open to students and the local community at a low hourly rate or for a semesterly one-time pass. This lab will be a flagship facility for esports, accessibility, inclusion, and for developing a revenue-generating facility at UW-Whitewater.
The UW-Whitewater Esports Studio is a joint mission between the Center for Inclusive Education & Employment, the UW-Whitewater Division of Student Affairs, UW-Whitewater University Housing, the College of Arts and Communication, the James R. Connor University Center, and the UW-Whitewater Esports Club. With esports being such a broad new field of opportunity in education, all of these parties came together to identify that the UW-Whitewater campus is a perfect candidate for the focus and development of an esports studio space and beyond.
With all University of Wisconsin System Institutions being tasked to hone their identity, this provides an incredible opportunity to further define and continue the excellence of opportunity and accessibility provided on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. The opportunity for improving retention, recruitment, and revenue on the UW-Whitewater campus is almost certain with the approval and construction of this space.
More information will be available in the near future regarding this Inclusive Esports Studio Space.
The UW-Whitewater Esports Club has been a staple for gaming on the UW-Whitewater Campus since its founding in 2018. If you are interested in learning more about the UW-W Esports Club, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or join the open community Discord!
Coordinator, Esports President
If you are interested in getting involved with the UW-Whitewater Esports Studio and program as a sponsor please reach out to the following email address to learn more about how your business can be integrated into our program:
If you are interested in getting involved with the UW-W Esports Club as a sponsor, please reach out to: email@example.com