Alexa Café - All Girls

Ages 10–15

“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

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.

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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.
-Catalyst.org
 


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


In the last six years, we've grown our population of girls from 12% to 25%. This season, we'll serve over 13,000 girls across all our programs. We're building toward 50/50 gender parity at camp and creating the largest pipeline of girls for STEM careers.

Highlights

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

Faculty

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.
 

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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

Overnight camp

Check-in: Sunday 6pm
Checkout: Friday 3–4pm (varies by site)
Room and Board: From $579/week (all meals included)

Optional add-ons

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.

Meals

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...

Instruction

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

Activities and socializing

2 hours
Get outdoors, make new friends, and experience campus life

Flex time

Up to 1 hour
Finesse your project, unwind with a craft project, or take a snack break

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