2023 Summer Camps When: Option 1 June 12-15 -- Option 2 June 19-22 Cost: $50

What is Esports? What is esports at Northwestern?

What to Expect?

These camps provide students with an opportunity to meet other local gamers, play with teammates in-person, and engage in team building. In addition, these camps will instruct students on esports fundamentals, improving their mental and physical health as a gamer, and how to clean and maintain their gaming equipment. 

Campers will also receive a year of Q&A access to the Northwestern Esports coaching staff via our camp discord.

What to bring?

Water bottle with a lid

Discord account: https://discord.com/

Epic Games account: https://www.epicgames.com/id/register

Optional: Mouse, Keyboard, Headset, Controller (this equipment is provided, but you may bring your own if desired)

Location:

This camp will take place in the Northwestern College Esports arena located in the basement of Van Perusem Hall.

Camp highlights:

Quality fundamental instruction

Mentality coaching

Esports team play experience

Excellent facilities and equipment

Connections with other area gamers

FAQs: 

Q: Why should I pay for an esports camp when I can play video games at home for free?

A: Great question! This camp offers a unique opportunity to connect and compete side by side with other local gamers while receiving quality instruction from collegiate esports coaches.

Q: How is practicing esports different from playing video games?

A: What distinguishes practice from play is the intentional pursuit of improvement.

Q: I've never played this game before, can I still participate?

A: Prior experience is recommended but not required. Fortnite is free to play, so feel free to register for the camp now and familiarize yourself with the game before camp begins. 

Q: Will I just be playing video games the whole time?

A: No. A key component of this camp are coaching and discussion sessions that will take place outside of the video game.

Q: I play Fortnite on Playstation/Xbox, can I still sign up?

A: Yes! We have mice and keyboards available, but if you want to play on a controller you will need to bring your own controller & controller cable that can connect to a PC with you to the camp and we’ll help you get it connected to our PCs.

Q: Do I need to create a game account?

A: Yes. Bring your Epic Games account login info with you. You can create one for free here: https://www.epicgames.com/id/register

Register now
Home Fortnite 2023 Summer Camps