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  • Summer Tech Camps Held at De Anza College

    De Anza College summer camps for kids & teens

Computer Camps Held at De Anza College

Welcome to our first season hosting summer technology programs at De Anza College! In 1999, our family company set out to reinvent "camp" for the 21st century. Today, we’re #1 in summer tech education, with 150+ locations nationwide and an expansive lineup of courses in coding, game design, app development, web design, film, photography, and more.

At our De Anza camps, near the heart of innovative Silicon Valley and Apple's corporate headquarters, kids and teens build valuable STEM skills in an inspiring, collegiate setting (home of the Dons)! Students experience personalized learning with a maximum of 8 students per instructor and use the best brand name products from industry leaders like Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Google, and Microsoft. Kick-start your dream job and gain a competitive edge for college!

NEARLY SOLD OUT: Due to extremely high demand at De Anza College, most courses are sold out. If the course you want is sold out (see course grid below), please check real-time availability at nearby locations: Santa Clara University, San Jose State University, or any of our other California locations.

Please note: This is a day-only program. Overnight stays are not available at this location.


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Registration for our Summer 2017 season opens November 1. Add to calendar.

iD Tech Camps Program Details

Co-Ed | Weeklong | Programming, Game Design, Apps, Robotics, Web Design, Film, Photography, and More

Our summer computer camps for kids, pre-teens, and teens are segmented by course and age. Teens will study, socialize and eat with other teens, but may be in the vicinity of younger students during lab time. Yes, we’re a tech camp, but we do not sit in front of digital devices all day. We provide a well-balanced, fun summer camp experience that is age-appropriate for kids, pre-teens, and teens. Imagine a small group learning environment where the curriculum is tailored to you. A place where you build critical 21st century STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills in intimate clusters of just 8 students maximum per instructor, and collaborate with new friends.

You’ll gain confidence, explore a unique college campus, and get a taste of the collegiate experience. This isn’t just camp. It’s a portal to a fulfilling future, in college and beyond. Kids camps and teen camps encompass courses in programming with Java, C++, Python, Scratch, and more, app development with iPhone and Android, Minecraft, modding, FPS and RPG game design, robotics engineering with VEX and LEGO, 3D modeling & animation, filmmaking, photography, and web design. Course offerings vary by site. View courses at this location. Beginner or advanced, you'll get inspired by energetic, tech-savvy instructors. Do something big this summer!

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About De Anza Community College

We are excited to be offering Cupertino summer camps held at De Anza Community College! Known for its serene and airy campus and academic excellence, this location is an ideal addition to the iD Tech Camps lineup.

Located on 112 acres tucked away in lovely Cupertino, California, De Anza College is named after the Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza, and was founded on the site of the Beaulieu Winery. This college is known for the diversity of its student body, and for its completely student-run and incredibly well-attended flea market held on the first Saturday of every month. With a high retention rate and an equally high transfer rate, De Anza is a powerhouse among community colleges. It also boasts an excellent animation program that is ranked among top universities like NYU, UCLA, and USC.

Campus Info: Held at De Anza College
Cupertino, CA 95014

Please note: Map and campus details are for general information only. Once you enroll, you will have access to our specific location on campus.

Quick De Anza Community College Facts

Nickname: Dons

Founded: 1967

Student Population: 23,000

Schools & Colleges: 63 Associate Degree Programs and 97 Certificate Programs

Campus Highlights:

  • The Euphrat Museum of Art—hosts educational exhibits and changing art displays from all artists local and distant, emerging and established.
  • The Fujitsu Planetarium—the largest school planetarium west of the Rocky Mountains, and one of the most modern in the world.
  • The Kirsch Center—the lead demonstration building for innovative ways to be more sustainable.
  • The Cheeseman Environmental Study Area—a 1.5 acre natural garden containing 400 species of plants representing 12 Californian natural commodities.
  • The California History Center—the Beaulieu Winery's founder's mansion, a stunning piece of architecture.

Clubs & Organizations: More than 70 different student clubs.

Rankings: Consistently ranks #1 or #2 out of all community colleges in the state for total number of students who annually transfer to UC and CSU campuses.

Notable Alumni: Steve Wozniak (co-founder of Apple Inc.), Ron Gonzalez (former mayor of San Jose), Teri Hatcher (actress), Will Davis (cornerback for the Baltimore Ravens).

Nearby Airports: Mineta San Jose International Airport is located approximately half an hour north.