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  • 5 Futuristic STEM Jobs: Is Your Child Ready?

    Take a second to consider the employment landscape today. In 2017, we have jobs like UX Designer, Social Media Manager, and even Bug Bounty Hunter (otherwise known as Ethical Hacker). None of these jobs existed ten years ago. Even four of the five jobs on this list of future STEM careers, published in 2016, are [...]

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  • Camper Turned Instructor Designs Award-Winning Game

    Jonathan is currently a 21-year-old Character Artist in the fast-paced world of video game development. He loves technology for its endless opportunities and flexibility, like how he can make changes and continue tweaking his projects even after they seem finished. “I enjoy the extensive freedom it gives,” he says. “Video games specifically allow for a [...]

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  • How iD Tech Welcomes Students With Special Needs

    Technology is a fantastic equalizer, and we want to ensure the next generation of innovators has access to learning it, regardless of gender, race, background, orientation, or skill level. That’s why, even though we’re not specifically a special needs camp, we make every effort to accommodate each student interested in exploring the world of STEM. [...]

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  • Making History: When Aerospace Engineering and Irish Music Collide

    In the 11th century, the Emerald Isle was full of Celtic harps. Called cláirseach in Gaelic, a Celtic harp was a stunningly beautiful handcrafted instrument gracefully carved from a hard type of wood, like maple, and strung with brass metal strings. The sound it produced was a bright, resonant, ringing collection of notes requiring prodigious [...]

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  • Codebreaker: Three Brand-New Cryptography Courses We Can't Keep Secret

    If you’re not thinking about your summer plans for next year just yet, we’ve got some fantastic new courses that will make you want to solidify your schedule fast. Our Education Department works year-round to stay on the cutting edge of technology, translating the newest and most fun innovations to camp for your child to [...]

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  • Girls & eSports

    eSports are one of the biggest new trends in professional gaming. According to Forbes, over 36 million people streamed the League of Legends World Finals online last year. ESPN created a dedicated section of their website just to keep up with news and advancements in the industry. Big-name companies like Coca-Cola and Intel are taking [...]

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