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Santa Clara University Computer Camps - Managed by iD Tech

Welcome to our 19th season hosting summer technology programs at Santa Clara University (home of the Bucky the Bronco)! 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 SCU camps, in the heart of innovative Silicon Valley, kids and teens build valuable STEM skills in an inspiring, collegiate setting. 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!

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iD Tech Camps Program Details

Co-Ed | Weeklong | Coding, Game Design, 3D Printing, Robotics, Engineering, Video Production, and More

At iD Tech Camps, you can code an iPhone or Android app from scratch, design your own video game with Unity, mod with Minecraft, engineer a robot with VEX, produce a viral video for YouTube, and so much more. Whatever your passion, kick-start your future in STEM with over 30 of the latest and greatest summer technology courses.

Our flagship program blends world-class instruction with fun camp activities for a well-balanced experience. In each weeklong session, you’ll explore a top campus, create an impressive project, and build skills that last long after summer. iD Tech Camps courses are segmented by age, providing an optimal camp experience for kids, pre-teens, and teens of all skill levels.

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About SCU

Come explore our Santa Clara summer camps held at SCU! iD Tech Camps strikes the right balance between off-computer activities (creative games, sports, life skills, etc.) and essential technology education to foster STEM skill development (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Our popular SCU summer camps are among a handful of elite CA summer camps in the South Bay accredited by the American Camp Association. SCU's beauty, outstanding reputation, and commitment to rigorous curriculum in the arts, sciences, business, and engineering makes it the ideal environment for a great summer camp experience.

Founded in 1851, SCU is California's oldest institution of higher learning. The campus lies on "The Alameda," a famous stretch of road that connected Northern California to Southern California, and beyond. iD Tech has been managing computer camps at SCU since 1999. This SCU Silicon Valley computer camp is a campus oasis in the midst of the bustling South Bay, boasting Spanish-style architecture and beautifully sculpted rose gardens and lawns. Convenient to Downtown San Jose, Santa Clara and the rest of the Silicon Valley area, SCU is the perfect summer day camp location.

If you are considering flying in to this location, the San Jose International airport is just minutes away. Additionally, there is a Caltrain stop directly across the street from the university.

Campus Info: Held at SCU
Santa Clara, CA 95053

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

Santa Clara University Facts

Nickname: The Broncos

Founded: 1851

Schools at SCU: There are six different schools at Santa Clara University: College of Arts & Sciences, Leavey School of Business, School of Engineering, Jesuit School of Theology, School of Law, and finally the School of Education, Counseling, Psychology & Pastoral Ministries.

Student Population: SCU has over 8,000 total students comprised of 5,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 postgraduates. The campus is a suburban oasis in the heart of Silicon Valley, making it the perfect location for our summer day camps for kids and teens.

Rankings: On the West Coast, SCU consistently ranks second in master's universities according to U. S. News & World Report. The U.S. News & World Report also ranks part-time MBA programs, and SCU ranks 13th and its executive MBA program 19th in the nation. The Leavey School of Business was ranked 27th in the nation by Business Week. According to, undergraduate alumni of SCU have a mid-career median salary of $111,000, making it the 20th highest among colleges and universities in the U.S.A.

Athletics: Santa Clara University excels in soccer and volleyball, consistently ranking among the top twenty teams nationally. The men's soccer team has reached the championship match of the College Cup three times. The 1992-1993 SCU men's basketball team (led by future NBA MVP Steve Nash) was one of four #15 seeds to defeat a #2 seed in the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament. The president of iD Tech Camps can often be found at Bronco games rooting on the basketball team.

Testimonials from SCU

  • "A very friendly, approachable staff and overall program. Very suitable for the Silicon Valley culture without being too aggressive."
    - John S., Parent, Santa Clara University
  • "My daughter had a great time here and is coming away with a new love for robotics and teamwork. Thanks for making the experience fun and interesting for her."
    - Sowmya R., Parent, Santa Clara University
  • "My son was extremely excited throughout the camp week. He was actually excited to learn how to program in C++ and wouldn't stop coding even after reaching home."
    - Milind K., Parent, Santa Clara University
  • "My son had a very positive and learning experience at this iD Tech Camps. He learned new concepts and renewed his interest in computer programming. I am quite pleased with the highly enthusiastic staff and their ability to motivate the kids in this area."
    - Mahesh V., Parent, Santa Clara University
  • "I am very impressed. My son enjoyed himself and learned quite a bit. Being in the computer industry, it makes me happy to see such a well-constructed class and enthusiastic young teachers interact with your teens."
    - Irma P., Parent, Santa Clara University
  • "It was great fun learning programming at iD Tech Camps. The teachers were well informed about the subjects. I am very pleased with the program because I am now comfortable with C++ programming. Thank you so much!"
    - Naoki T., Student, Santa Clara University
  • "iD Tech Camps was great! My week at camp helped me learn and gave me a positive and comfortable place to get into something I am interested in. Can't wait for next year!"
    - Danielle A., Student, Santa Clara University
  • "Camp was great and I really learned a lot about web design and flash animation. When I needed help, I received help. I love coming to iD Tech Camps and I hope to return next year!"
    - Sunyoung P., Student, Santa Clara University
  • "My caring and kind instructor directed me through the course of my amazing week at iD Tech Camps. I learned things such as Flash Animation and how to use Photoshop. When I asked for help, my instructor always patiently explained the solution. He seemed to know everything there was to know about the programs we used. After one week at one of the best camps I have ever been to, my very own website turned out to be even better than I thought!"
    - David H., Student, Santa Clara University
  • "My experience with iD Tech Camps was fun, memorable and educational. I am definitely returning next year."
    - Nicholas B., Student, Santa Clara University