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  • Alexa Café Held at Notre Dame High School

    Summer programs for girls ages 10-15

Alexa Café Held at Notre Dame High School

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 Notre Dame High School in San Jose, we offer Alexa Café, an all-girls learning experience for ages 10-15 emphasizing creative coding, web design, leadership, entrepreneurship, brand identity, and philanthropy. Ideas come to life around café tables and atop beanbags. Our instructors mentor each student. Alexa Café isn’t just a summer camp for girls. It’s a movement! For program details, visit our all girls summer camps overview.

Co-ed options at other campuses include iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17, iD Tech Academies for teens ages 13-18, and iD Tech Mini for ages 6-9. We guarantee a maximum of 8 students per instructor for personalized learning, and use the best brand name products from industry leaders like Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Google, and Microsoft. Innovative courses. Your pace. Your internalDrive.

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

Alexa Café Program Details

Ages 10-15 | All-Girls | Weeklong | Coding, Web Design, Visual Arts, Leadership, and More

Alexa Café, named after iD Tech co-founder Alexa Ingram-Cauchi, was designed with girls ages 10-15 in mind. While all iD Tech programs are great for girls, we acknowledge the pervasive STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) gender gap, and seek to remedy it with a chic, collaborative learning environment focused on girls. The Café emphasizes leadership, entrepreneurship, brand identity, and philanthropy, with STEM subjects creatively woven into the curriculum. Alexa Café encompasses coding camps, game design courses, filmmaking classes, web design courses, and photography camps. View all courses at this location. reports that while over 50% of the U.S. population is female, women make up only 12% of Computer Science undergrads. Similarly, women comprise nearly half of the U.S. labor force, but hold only 4.6% of top leadership positions (according to Many girls are missing out on future STEM careers and big opportunities to innovate and create change. Alexa Café is not about special treatment for girls. It’s about fostering leadership and tech skills in a fresh setting that’s unlike anything else.

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About Notre Dame High School

Situated in downtown San Jose, Notre Dame High School is a premiere private school for Silicon Valley girls. The school was founded in 1851 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and prides itself on providing a "relevant and exciting" curriculum with a focus on life skills and community outreach. With its mission of fostering "smart, sophisticated and savvy young women poised to positively impact their local and global communities," Notre Dame High School is an ideal addition to the Alexa Café lineup.

Students attending our San Jose tech camps for girls held at Notre Dame can expect a balance of hands-on learning, outdoor activities, campus tours, social time, and much more. Join us this summer and discover the intersection of tech, leadership, and philanthropy, in a beautiful campus setting in the heart of tech-savvy Silicon Valley.

Campus Info: Held at Notre Dame High School
San Jose, CA 95112

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

Notre Dame High School Facts

Founded: 1851 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

Colors: White, blue

Student Population: 630

Academics: 99.4% of graduates go on to attend the college of their choice, and 65% of graduates are now attending schools listed among The Princeton Review's "Best 379 Colleges."

School Traditions: Notre Dame High School has a long legacy of community service, with classes serving, on average, 140% of their required community service hours.

Co-Curricular Programs: In addition to 30 on-campus clubs and organizations, Notre Dame offers six co-curricular programs including athletics, campus ministry, forensics (speech & debate), robotics, student leadership, and visual and performing arts.