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.
If you’re interested in learning about esports or want to get more experience, you’ll have a fun week learning, playing, and becoming a better esports athlete.
Scheduling and pricing:
If you’re a seasoned veteran or looking to develop your skills further, our High School Esports camp will get your competitive juices flowing.
The camps will focus on the games Overwatch, League of Legends, and Rocket league. Your camper can choose to participate in one of those three titles that most interests them.
Scheduling and pricing:
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.
Erik “Da_bears” Stromberg is a well renowned Counter Strike former professional, and current Analyst and Caster. He has casted for events such as ESL (Electronic Sports League) CS:GO Pro League, Dreamhack Open Denver, ESL One: New York, and the FaceIT Esports Championship Series. Erik will be talking to campers interested in getting more involved in the casting/broadcast scene in esports, as well as his experiences commenting on games filled to the brim with professional esports talent.
To learn more: https://liquipedia.net/counterstrike/Da_bears
Shareef is an adjunct professor of video games and learning as well as a licensed substitute math teacher. His views on science and technology have been featured on sources such as the New York Times, the Smithsonian, the Guardian, NPR, Scientific American, and MacLean's. He is also featured in the YouTube diversity in gaming series Gaming Looks Good and as a player / Dungeon Master of the Dungeons and Dragons show Rivals of Waterdeep. He was previously featured as a cohost on the video game podcast Spawn On Me and a player on the Roll20 show Star Trek Adventures.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jacob Halfman (HalfmanJT12@uww.edu) for support or questions.
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: