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iD Tech Academies

Ages 13–18

"iD Tech Academies gave me the opportunity to learn things that school couldn't teach me."
-Matthew D., Software Engineer, Google

The Academy Experience

Ages 13–18 | Summer | Two-Week Sessions | Overnight 
21 Prestigious Universities Nationwide

Kick-start your dream career with two intensive, pre-college Academies.

iD Coding & Engineering Academy: Immersive courses in machine learning and deep neural networks, cryptography, game programming, and robotics engineering, for the next generation of computer scientists 

iD Game Design & Development Academy: A collaborative experience where students establish an indie game studio, contribute as a 3D Modeler, Gameplay Programmer, or Level Designer, then debut their game during Launch Party

Locations for this Experience


University immersion at 21 of the nation’s most prestigious campuses

Industry insights, guest speakers, and tours of major companies like Google, EA, and Facebook

An average of 8 students per instructor and guaranteed small class sizes for personalized learning

Industry-standard products from Apple, Google, Adobe, Autodesk, Unity, and more

Off-computer activities including gaming tournaments, sports, board games, and campus excursions

Friday Launch Party—debut final project to family, receive diploma, and kick-start your portfolio


Industry pros and top university recruits
Our selective hiring practices yield the most elite, passionate instructors from tech companies and universities like MIT, Stanford, Caltech, and NYU.

All adults, no CITs
We adhere to a policy of no “Counselors in Training.” Instead, you’ll find fun-loving, well-paid, all-adult instructors.

Thorough background checks
We take safety seriously. All staff members undergo extensive background and reference checks, and each camp has staff who are CPR & First-Aid Certified. 

Trained in person
There’s no substitute for in-person training. By the first day of camp, our summer staff is confident, excited, and equipped to inspire the next generation of innovators.

Locations for this Experience

Hours and tuition

Overnight program

Check-in: Sunday 6pm
Checkout: Friday 3–4pm (varies by site)
Tuition, Room, and Board: From $3,799 per two-week session (all meals included)

Optional Weekend Stays

Bridge the gap between your two-week session.

Duration: 4pm Friday–6pm Sunday
Room and Board: From $379/weekend (all meals included)

Other add-ons

Continuing Education Units: $198 per two-week session (ages 13+)
College Advising Session: $99 value, included in tuition (ages 13+)
Private Online Lessons: From $50/hour

Prices are in USD and vary by location. All taxes included. A $35 non-refundable fee is assessed one time per student, per session. It supports our risk management efforts and compliance with labor and health regulations of applicable state, county, and local jurisdictions. A $500 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required per student per session.


Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included and take place in the university dining hall (may vary by location). Once you’ve enrolled, please notify us of any special dietary needs, and we’ll do our best to accommodate you.

A typical day includes...


5–6 hours
Master new tech skills and collaborate with peers in the labs

Teen freedom

2 hours
Get outdoors, bond with new friends, and experience campus life

Evening activities

Finesse your project, unwind with a board game, compete in video game tournaments, and more

Locations offering this experience

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