Category: Behind the Scenes at YD

Happy Holidays from Youth Digital!

Before we start the new year, we’re taking some time to reflect on 2015 and celebrate all that our students have accomplished this year. From amazing final projects from our two courses released this year, Server Design 1 and 3D Character Animation 1, to creating work above and beyond our course curriculum, we are so proud of you, Youth Digitals!

As a thank you to all of our wonderful students and their parents, we have created a holiday video for you to enjoy.

Happy holidays, and we can’t wait to see what you create in 2016!

SPARKCon 2015 Wrap-Up

The Youth Digital team recently attended SPARKCon 2015, Raleigh’s annual festival of creativity. It was a blast! We love being a part of anything that celebrates creativity and innovation. SPARKCon was an exciting chance for kids from all over our home state of North Carolina to create whatever they could imagine, from art to music to Minecraft mods.sparkcon-2015

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Interview with Justin Richards

justin richardsJustin Richards is the founder and CEO of Youth Digital. Justin was interested in technology and game development as a child, but discovered that teaching himself was a slow process of finding and following long tutorials on his own, and carefully researching his questions.
After volunteering with technology classes in Romanian orphanages and teaching technology to children in inner-city St. Louis, Richards started Youth Digital as a way for children and teenagers to channel their creativity into technological skills and innovative games.  Continue reading “Interview with Justin Richards”