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  • iD Programming Academy Held at UCLA

    Programming, App Dev, & Robotics courses for Teens

iD Programming Academy at UCLA

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 UCLA, we offer two distinct co-ed programs: iD Programming Academy for teens ages 13-18, and iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17.

At select locations, we also offer iD Game Design & Development Academy, Alexa Café, and iD Tech Mini. 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.

NEARLY SOLD OUT: Due to extremely high demand for iD Programming Academy held at UCLA, most courses are sold out. If the course you want is sold out (see course grid below), please check real-time availability for coding courses at nearby locations: Loyola Marymount University, CSU Long Beach, or any of our other Los Angeles locations.

Please note: This program is NOT affiliated with nor endorsed by the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television and its UCLA Arts Camp. Presentation of this event on the UCLA Campus does not imply or represent endorsement by UCLA or the Regents of the UC regarding content, programming, materials, or associated organizations.

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

iD Programming Academy Program Details

Co-ed | 2 Weeks | Intensive, Pre-College | Coding, Apps, Robotics

At iD Programming Academy, we offer 2-week sessions of intensive study in computer science programming. Increase your understanding of app development, and gain a competitive advantage for college and beyond. iD Programming Academy is perfect for students with previous programming experience who are looking to take their coding skills to a new level. At our coding camp for teens, you’ll learn from elite faculty, build your portfolio, gain Industry Insights, meet new friends, and get a taste of the collegiate lifestyle.

  • Choose from coding camps, app development courses, robotics classes, and more, designed to prepare you for college and your dream career (View all courses at this location)
  • Learn from elite faculty in small, personalized classes of just 8 students or fewer, guaranteed
  • Gain Industry Insights
  • Show off your skills in our LAN gaming tournaments (after instructional time)
  • Graduate with experience using software repository systems
  • Receive an (optional) Official Transcript with Continuing Education Units
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About UCLA

UCLA, with its elite academic and research reputation, is the perfect location for our teen programming camps. Its iconic campus is a beautiful and safe place for teens to get a taste of independence, as well as allowing easy access to Westwood, Bel Air, Hollywood and the Los Angeles International Airport. Teens can take in iD's challenging program while enjoying the collegiate atmosphere and experiencing a taste of independence. iD Programming Academy at UCLA is perfect for high-school-aged students ages 13-18 who want to learn application development in an engaged, immersive atmosphere.

Campus Info: Held at University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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

Campus Life & Meals

As part of the full university experience, students will eat in university dining halls and sleep in real dorms. All meals are included.

Testimonials from UCLA

  • "I was thrilled for my son to be able to have such an amazing experience with such an impressive group of instructors. I think this experience was an awesome stepping stone to his future! Thank you iD Tech!"
    - April S., Parent, UCLA iD Programming Academy
  • "We could tell our son was enjoying his experience when he was too busy to call us! We were impressed to see his finished C++ program at the Launch Party. Highly recommend the Academy for anyone interested in software programming!"
    - Mike J., Parent, UCLA iD Programming Academy
  • "It is our fourth year at iD Tech, and it continues to exceed our high expectations. Thank you!"
    - Kathryn L., Parent, UCLA iD Programming Academy
  • "My son had a terrific time. We noticed immediately his confidence and excitement about his projects, his fellow campers and the staff. The staff seemed awesome - knowledgeable, positive and excited to be working with the kids. This is a great experience - thanks!!"
    - Adriana P., Parent, UCLA iD Programming Academy
  • "Throughout the session, the 'atmosphere' of the camp always felt very safe. I learned loads of stuff, and my knowledge in robotics has expanded by a lot."
    - Sarah C., Student, UCLA iD Programming Academy
  • "After spending a session with iD Programming Academy, I can safely say it is a fun and effective way to learn skills that not only let you do very cool things, but also help you out with work and other things of importance later in life."
    - Christian T., Student, UCLA iD Programming Academy
  • "Great class!! I feel much better about developing apps now, and I am excited to continue doing so!"
    - Colton S., Student, UCLA iD Programming Academy