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    Programs at Emory for kids & teens

Computer Camps Held at Emory University

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 co-ed summer technology programs for kids and teens held at over 100 prestigious campuses nationwide. At Emory University in Atlanta, GA, we offer three distinct programs: iD Tech Camps, iD Programming Academy, and iD Game Design & Development Academy.

At select locations, we also offer 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.

Enrollment for our 2016 summer camp season begins on November 1, 2015. Download our 2015 brochure to join our mailing list and receive a reminder once registration is live.

Summer 2015 Courses & Dates

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 Emory University

This is our 15th season hosting Atlanta summer camps held at Emory. Our popular day camps and overnight camps at Emory University strike the right balance between off-computer activities (creative games, sports, life skills, etc.) and essential cutting-edge technology education to foster STEM skill development (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). As part of the full university experience, students will eat in the campus dining halls and sleep in real dorms. All meals are included.

Emory is home to nine major academic divisions, numerous centers for advanced study, and a host of prestigious affiliated institutions. U.S. News & World Report ranked Emory as 17th best among private universities. Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranked Emory 9th in the nation for best value among private universities.

Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport is located southwest of the city, a convenient 25 minute drive from Emory. We hope to see you this summer at iD Tech Camps held at Emory University!

Campus Info: Held at Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

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

Testimonials from Emory University

What Parents Are Saying

"This was great...our 7 year old came home excited each day. He impressed us with his new programming vocabulary and has already let us know what iD Tech Camps he will be doing next summer!" -Deymon F., Parent, Emory University

"My sons had an amazing counselor who really cared and paid attention to my notes, and even made my sons eat their lunch!!! So attentive!! So caring!! My boys loved him!" -Ashley B., Parent, Emory University

"My nephew's experience was extraordinary. He has attended numerous camps over the years, however iD Tech Camps far exceeded our expectations. We look forward to the overnight camp when he is of age. Thanks so much, we are excited and anticipating next year." -Alvin C., Parent, Emory University

"My son really enjoyed the camp! The director was very accommodating with me having to drop my son off late due to tutoring sessions. As parents, we were really impressed by the game he created." -Lee W., Parent, Emory University

What Campers Are Saying

"I think this camp is amazing for all ages and really stands out from the crowd. If you want to do something fun, go to iD Tech Camps." -James S., Student, Emory University

"This is a great camp for aspiring young tech people who love time on the computer. Plus, it's a good way to meet friends and hang out while having fun at the same time." -Jackson S., Student, Emory University"All of camp the counselors were very kind, responsible and intelligent. I will be returning!" -Jack H., Student, Emory University"I had a great time making games using Multimedia Fusion and Photoshop. My instructor taught me many cool things, so now I can make my own games at home!" -Michael G., Student, Emory University"I've never made a video game, now I know how to make awesome games!" -Brendan H., Student, Emory University

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iD in the News

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How to Give Students an Edge? MyFoxAtlanta Visits iD Tech!

July 16, 2014

Our Summer Program at Emory University is the latest beneficiary of local news coverage! MyFoxAtlanta recently brought the cameras out to camp, capturing what life is like at iD—students are building fun tech projects while learning skills required to compile resumes of the future. Watch the clip here. A lot of what is mentioned centers [...]

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"Training the Next Generation..."—Article as Appeared in the Marietta Daily Journal

June 24, 2014

The Marietta Daily Journal recently paid a visit to iD Tech Camps held at Emory University! Below is a short snippet, but click the link below to read the entire article. Training the Next Generation: Cobb Kids Learn at Emory STEM Camp By Haisten Willis June 23, 2014 ATLANTA — Several Cobb students are making [...]

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NBC Channel 11 comes to iD Tech Camps held at Emory

July 16, 2013

Check out iD Tech Camps held at Emory in the news!

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Coding Camps for Kids Rise in Popularity - Article as Written by The Associated Press

June 25, 2013

By Christina A. Cassidy ...So-called coding camps for children are becoming more popular amid a growing effort to expand access to computer programming and inspire more youths to seek computer science degrees and careers in technology. Their rise underscores a seeming mismatch in the U.S. economy: people like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Tumblr founder [...]

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Camp Minecraft: How educators use the block-building game to inspire kids to code - Article as Appeared on VentureBeat.com

April 17, 2013

By Jeffrey Grubb April 17, 2013 Summer camp used to mean swimming, hiking, and bonfires. These days it could mean mines, exploding creepers, and Java™Script. Educational group iD Tech Camps is using the block-building sandbox Minecraft and other games to teach children about science, technology, education, and math (STEM). The organization holds its camps over [...]

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Watch iD Tech Camps on NBC's Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda!

April 12, 2012

This morning, NBC's Kathie Lee and Hoda sat down with Rory Halperin of Time Out New York Kids magazine to talk summer camps.  One of their favorites?  iD Tech Camps!  Check out the clip below for the full segment where they touch on game programming for kids, app development, and more. Visit msnbc.com for breaking [...]

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