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  • iD Tech Mini held at UC San Diego

    Summer tech programs for kids ages 6-9

iD Tech Mini Computer Camps Held at UC San Diego

In 1999, our independent family company set out to reinvent “camp” for the 21st century. Today, we’re the number #1 tech camp on the planet, with summer technology programs for kids and teens held at over 150 prestigious campuses nationwide. At UCSD in La Jolla, CA we offer iD Tech Mini, a new co-ed program for ages 6-9, offering fun, hands-on courses in programming, video game design, and robotics. At this location, we also offer co-ed iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17.

Co-ed options at other campuses include iD Tech Academies for teens ages 13-18. At select locations, we also offer Alexa Café, an all-girls program for ages 10-15. Across all programs, you'll 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. Innovative courses. Your pace. Your internalDrive.

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

iD Tech Mini Program Details

Ages 6-9 | Co-Ed | Weeklong | Tech + Fun Summer Activities | Coding, Game Design, Robotics

As the world's #1 tech camp for kids and teens since 1999, we're constantly innovating and dreaming up new ways to spark students' love for technology—it's why we've created the new iD Tech Mini experience for aspiring techies ages 6-9. iD Tech Mini encompasses coding camps, game design programs, robotics courses, graphic design classes, and more. View all courses at this location.

With an emphasis on creativity, exploration, and friendship, you’ll discover new tech skills in an energetic, kid-friendly learning environment. Weeklong half day and full day summer sessions include nurturing, personalized instruction and a variety of fun camp activities. Mini ages. Mini price. Mini commute. HUGE fun!

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About The Preuss School, UCSD

Our La Jolla, CA computer camps held at The Preuss School at UC San Diego provide the perfect balance of fun and STEM learning during the summer! Kids attending iD Tech Mini at this location will build tech skills in an upbeat, kid-friendly environment in the heart of sunny La Jolla, CA. Students can expect a common-sense balance of instruction, breaks, outdoor play, optional sports, video games, and hands-on learning with cool tech gadgets at our Maker Station.

We chose The Preuss School because it has been recognized by Newsweek as the top transformative high school in the nation for three years in a row. It is a unique, private charter middle and high school that charges no tuition and is specifically designed for low-income students who want to be the first in their families to graduate from college. The Preuss School has a string of awards and recognitions, and an over 90% acceptance rate of their students to four-year universities.

Join us and discover coding, game design, robotics, and more this summer at our new program held at UCSD!

Campus Info: Held at The Preuss School, UCSD
La Jolla, CA 92037

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 Preuss School Facts

Founded: 1999

Mascot: The Triton

Colors: Blue and gold

Student Population: 846

Clubs & Organizations: Many after-school clubs, a large number of which are science-related. The Preuss School also offers performing arts clubs, sports clubs, and service clubs.


  • One of the top five charter schools in California in a 2013 report by the University of Southern California.
  • Recognized as a California Distinguished School—one of 100.
  • Academic Performance Index of 888, one of the highest in San Diego County.