Today we are spotlighting iD Tech Camps, camps for kids especially interested technology. iD Tech Camps don't just give campers a taste of programming, designing, and gaming, they allow them to dive in and pursue their passions in a day camp, overnight camp, or home based setting. Check out this Q & A to decide if an iD Tech Camp is right for your son or daughter this summer.
provides summer STEM camps and programs for kids and teens nationwide. In 1999,
the company was started with a goal of providing students with high-energy,
hands-on technology education in a summer camp setting. Since then, over
170,000 students have participated, making iD Tech the nation’s leading summer
tech program, held at over 80 prestigious university locations like the
University of Michigan, Ohio State, Purdue, Stanford, Princeton, and Yale.
options include co-ed iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17, and intensive, 2-week,
pre-college academies for teens ages 7-18: iD Programming Academy, iD Game Design
& Development Academy, and iD Film Academy.
Q: What are
your dates/times/ages/cost/address for your summer camps?
dates vary by location, but summer programs run from June through August.
Options include weeklong day and overnight sessions for ages 7-17 at iD Tech
Camps, and 2-week, overnight Academies for teens ages 13-18. Programs are held
at over 80 prestigious universities nationwide.
Q: What type
of child might really enjoy iD Tech?
cater to students of all interests, backgrounds, and skill levels. Kids and
teens program apps, design video games, build websites, engineer robots,
produce films, and more. Programs offer a balance of indoor/outdoor time with
optional sports, campus excursions, board games, and other fun summer activities.
Q: What are
some highlights campers will really look forward to?
forward to taking interests to the next level. Students interested in video
games, apps, robots, and more can choose from a number of courses and then
learn how to create projects of their own!
Q: What does
a typical day at iD Tech look like?
day at iD Tech includes lab time to work on projects, meals in the campus
dining hall, fun outdoor activities, gaming tournaments, and plenty of
opportunities for problem-solving, collaboration, creativity, innovation, and
attending camp at iD Tech, kids will...
students choose to attend multiple weeks of camp each summer, and many return
year after year to try out new courses and explore new university locations. It
is also common for students to start at iD Tech Camps and then enroll for an
Academy the next summer. Some iD alumni
are going on to do BIG things at companies like Facebook, Google, Electronic
Arts™, and Adobe®.
parents need to know about food/transportation, etc.?
As part of
the collegiate experience, students eat right in the university dining halls.
Students with dietary restrictions can notify iD Tech once they enroll.
Q: iD Tech
has a home-based camp too. Tell us all about that!
iD Tech 365
is a year-round, online learning engine for beginner to advanced students of
all ages—it’s the perfect complement to iD Tech summer programs. With a
subscription, students gain access to more than 300 tech tutorials, live workshops,
a rapidly growing Minecraft server, forums, an arcade, and gaming tournaments
Q: What else
should we know about iD Tech?
out quickly, and there are only a few seats left (depending on location).
Register now to secure your top choice in courses and dates.