Inspired by iD Tech co-founder Alexa Ingram-Cauchi, our all-girls program blends tech, entrepreneurship, and social activism in a fresh, café-like setting. Big ideas come to life amidst moon chairs and stylish decor. Whether you want to code an app for charity, design a mobile game, or engineer wearable electronics, you'll collaborate with new friends and create a project you're passionate about.
“Alexa Café has changed me forever. I am a stronger, braver, and a more confident person than when I walked through that door.” -Annaka S., Simmons College
The Alexa Café Experience
Girls ages 10–15 | Summer | Weeklong Sessions | Day & Overnight
20 Locations Nationwide
Did you know...
Over 50% of the U.S. population is female, yet women make up only 12% of computer science undergrads. -Code.org
Women comprise nearly half the U.S. labor force but hold only 4.6% of top leadership positions.
Girls’ interest in STEM peaks in middle school and drops off during high school due to social factors and a lack of access.
-Girls Who Code
An average of 8 students per instructor and guaranteed small class sizes for personalized learning
Creative courses, meaningful projects, and lasting skills
Life skills development, increased confidence, and a taste of college
Industry-standard products from Apple, Google, Adobe, Autodesk, and more
Off-computer activities including crafts, sports, talent shows, and campus excursions
Friday Concept Café—debut final project to family and receive diploma
Empowering industry pros and top university recruits
Our selective hiring practices yield the most talented, passionate recruits 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 Alexa Café team is confident, excited, and equipped to inspire the next generation of innovators.
Hours and tuition
Day camp (base price)
Check-in: 8:30–9am Mon–Fri
Checkout: 5–5:30pm Mon–Thurs, Fri 3–4pm (varies by site)
Tuition: From $949/week
Check-in: Sunday 6pm
Checkout: Friday 3–4pm (varies by site)
Room and Board: From $579/week (all meals included)
Day camp lunch: From $60/week
Weekend Stays: $379/weekend (limited locations)
Continuing Education Units: $99/week (ages 13+)
College Advising: $99/hour (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 $250 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required per student per session.
As part of the campus experience, meals take place in the 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...
Master new tech skills and collaborate with peers in the labs
Activities and socializing
Get outdoors, make new friends, and experience campus life
Up to 1 hour
Finesse your project, unwind with a craft project, or take a snack break
Locations offering this experience
- California - Northern
- California - Southern
University of DenverDenver, CO
University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL
Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA
Lake Forest CollegeLake Forest, IL
Simmons CollegeBoston, MA
University of MichiganAnn Arbor, MI
Macalester CollegeSt. Paul, MN
NYU - Washington SquareNew York, NY
Bryn Mawr CollegeBryn Mawr, PA
Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN
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