45 Unexpected Tech Camp Activities

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We’re dedicated to creating innovative technology courses that instruct and inspire. Yet learning to code apps and design video games with our customized platform isn’t all that kids do at camp. We pack every session with silly dress-up days, fun outdoor activities, DIY crafts, field trips, and so much more—all contributing to the many different benefits of summer camp. Keep scrolling to see some of the unexpected camp activities our students adore.

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Enter into an alternate Minecraft reality.

iD Tech Minecraft Camp

Sneak a photo from your computer’s webcam.

Webcam at Camp

Drench your favorite instructor...

Summer Camp Instructors

... and then strike a pose.

Dunk Instructors at iD Tech

Bring your wildest ideas to life.

Alexa Cafe Web Design & Photography

Hang out with your new camp squad.

iD Tech Camp Friends

Live action role play an EPIC adventure.

Have a ball while bobbing for apples.

Bobbing for Apples

Explore campus with your new friends.

Explore Campus at iD Tech

Dress up like you’re spending the day at Hogwarts.

Harry Potter Camp Activities

Learn in small groups of 8 students per instructor.

8:1 Student-to-Instructor Ratio

Dress up like Iron Man and a hot dog to #MakeAwesome camp memories.

iD Tech Camps Dress-up

Relax on a massive lawn chair.

Benedictine iD Tech Chair

Make silly faces with new friends.

iD Tech Girls Make Silly Faces

Code and create games with Tynker.

Learn to Code With Tynker

Win an iD Tech notebook at the ticket raffle.

iD Tech Mini Camp Raffle

Form an impromptu friendship huddle to celebrate your new skills.

Girls Collaborate at Camp

Gather around for some group instruction.

Group Instruction at Camp

Show dad all the cool stuff you learned during the week.

iD Tech Family Showcase

Pie your favorite instructor...

Pie an iD Tech Instructor

... and then revel in the moment.

Instructor Pied at Camp

Learn to code while wearing a silly hat.

Dress Up at Tech Camp

Create wearable electronics using LilyPad Arduino.

Wearable Electronics at Camp

Use chalk to share your love for tech camp.

Chalk at Camp

Be a superhero on a Monday...

iD Tech Superhero Day

... or on a Tuesday...

Superhero Day Camp Activities

... or for the whole week.

iD Tech Superhero Camp Instructor

Be silly.

Silly Moments at Alexa Cafe

Create and 3D-print an "iD green" video game controller...

3D Printed Game Controller

... or an awesome dinosaur head.

3D Printed Dinosaur Head

Compete against new friends to win a game of One Night Ultimate Werewolf.

Werewolf Game at iD Tech

Learn to create strings in Java.

iD Tech Camper Learns Java

Take a playground break on a sunny afternoon.

Summer Camp Playground

Make fun crafts and play with color.

Colorful Crafts at Camp

Take an exclusive tour of the Crystal Dynamics game dev studio.

iD Tech at Crystal Dynamics Studio

Start prepping for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Gymnastics at iD Tech

Learn to play a new card game.

Card Games at Tech Camp

Create a cool prototype.

iD Tech Camp Prototype

Bond with campers in other courses during fun outdoor activities.

Outdoor Activities at Camp

Tour a new city (that's what overnight camp is for).

Alexa Cafe Camp Tour

Nosh on sandwiches at a college cafeteria.

iD Tech Students Eat on Campus

Learn to mod Minecraft.

Minecraft Summer Camp Girls

Polish your artistic chops with good old-fashioned street art.

Camp Street Art

Use big-name software like the pros.

Big-Name Software Tools

Snap a class photo.

iD Tech Camps Photo

Dive into a great read with our at-camp Book Nook.

iD Tech Book Nook

And so much more!

Join the thousands of kids and teens who have already attended an iD Tech program this summer. Your child will learn to code cool apps, design video games, work with 3D printers, capture great photos, animate objects, and so much more. With plenty of fun camp activities to balance our personalized instruction, your child will have a completely un-school experience. Find a location near you today >

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With over 20 years of experience and a track record of incredible student outcomes, iD Tech is an investment in your child's future. Whether they're 7, 19, or somewhere in between, we've perfected the system to guide them from total beginner to college-bound pro. 

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About iD Tech

iD Tech is the #1 tech camp on the planet, and world leader in youth STEM education, with programs held online and at 75+ global locations offering 50+ innovative tech courses: 

Coding camps
Video game camps
Robotics classes & camps
Creative arts classes & camps
All STEM camps

We've bet our reputation on recruiting the top instructors in the country. Our small classes ensure customized learning, leading to "a-ha moments" and awesome outcomes. Programs include:

On-Campus Programs

Online Tutoring

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