Advanced tech bootcamp for our most experienced students ages 16–19


Ages 16–19 | Summer | Three-Week Overnight Sessions

· Learn AI and data science from elite faculty
· Tour well-known tech companies
· Present your work to top tech recruiters

Get immersed in startup culture and build specialized skills in data science, machine learning, and AI, while networking with the brightest, most experienced iD Tech students. Apply your skills in Python coding, robotics engineering, and game programming to a passion project, individually or with a team. To execute your vision, you’ll have access to the most cutting-edge tech, from NVIDIA Jetson boards to Anki’s Cozmo. When your project is complete, show off your skills and creativity to top tech recruiters, and leave with a portfolio that commands attention.

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Startup culture, bleeding-edge tech, and recruitment opportunities collide in this bootcamp for our most experienced students.

AcademyNEXT applicants

  • Must meet age requirements and have attended three weeks of an iD Tech summer program
  • Must demonstrate deep proficiency in either coding, machine learning, robotics, or game programming, and readiness for the opportunity through the selection process
  • Selection process: Applicant registers for AcademyNEXT and receives a skills verification survey via email within a few days. Survey must be submitted within 14 days. Once received, applicant will be notified of acceptance status within 15 business days.
  • Please note: AcademyNEXT is an application-based program. We encourage all our students who meet the minimum qualifications to apply. Those not admitted this season will be put in contact with a senior Camp Specialist to discuss alternative options.


Go deep with machine learning, data science, coding, and AI

Curriculum led by our finest Instructors, inspired by GoogleX experts

Weekly opportunities to interface with top recruiters

Collaborative startup culture and visits to iconic tech companies

A taste of collegiate life at a prestigious university

3-year subscription to iFOLIO digital portfolio service ($300 value)




The heart of our programs
We know the right instructor changes everything. Our AcademyNEXT faculty has the industry experience and skills required to teach our most advanced curriculum to our brightest students—while bringing our collaborative startup environment to life.

Top returning iD Tech staff
Our selective hiring practices, honed for over 20 years, yield the most qualified, passionate returning instructors from tech companies and universities like CMU, Stanford, Caltech, and NYU. Trained in-person at our headquarters by our Curriculum Developers, these elite technologists are prepared to challenge and inspire.

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Hours and tuition


Check-in: Sunday 6pm
Checkout: Last Friday 5–5:30pm


$9,799 per three-week session (includes room, board, and all Weekend Stays in between weeks)

Prices are in USD. All taxes included. A $40 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 $1,000 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required per student.

A typical day includes...


5–6 hours
Master new tech skills, collaborate with peers, and go in-depth in your chosen topic with flexible, advanced curriculum

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

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