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Illinois Summer Camps

At iD Tech, we offer hands-on, high-energy summer computer programs for kids and teens. Co-ed options 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 also offer Alexa Café, an all-girls program for ages 10-15. Programs are held at over 100 prestigious campuses nationwide. Unlock your internalDrive and gain a competitive advantage for college and beyond!

Our IL summer camps immerse students in a STEM learning experience unlike any other. Choose from courses in game design, web design, coding, programming in Java™ and C++, Minecraft modding, filmmaking, robotics, photography, and more. With 8 students maximum per instructor, we customize our curriculum around you. You’ll build real-world skills, make new friends, and discover how your talents and passions can lead to a future career. Depending on location and program, students will eat in the university dining hall and explore campus. Overnight campers sleep right in the college dorms!

In Illinois, we offer Evanston summer camps held at Northwestern University, camps in the Chicago area held at Loyola University and Lake Forest College, and Lisle summer programs held at Benedictine University. Do something BIG this summer! Check IL computer camp availability below.

Illinois Camp Locations

    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      iD Tech Mini

      Day Camp: Ages 6-9

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      CHICAGO: MDW (20 miles, 55 mins by car)

      CHICAGO: ORD (23 miles, 50 mins by car, 3 hrs public transit)

      Lisle, IL
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      Alexa Cafe

      Day Camp: Ages 10-15

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-15

      iD Programming Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      iD Game Design & Development Academy

      Overnight Camp: Ages 13-18

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      CHICAGO: ORD (26 miles, 40 mins by car, 2 hrs 10 mins public transit)

      CHICAGO: MDW (42 miles, 1 hr by car, 2 hrs 20 mins public transit)

      Lake Forest, IL
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Overnight Camp: Ages 10-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      CHICAGO: ORD (13 miles, 50 mins by car, 1 hr 30 mins public transit)

      CHICAGO: MDW (20 miles, 55 mins by car, 1 hr 10 mins public transit)

      Chicago, IL
    • iD Tech Camps

      Day Camp: Ages 7-17

      Nearby Airports

      NOTE: We do NOT do airport pick-ups or drop-offs.


      CHICAGO: ORD (17 miles, 34 mins by car, 45 mins public transit)

      CHICAGO: MDW (25 miles, 47 mins by car, 1 hr 15 mins public transit)

      Evanston, IL

Illinois STEM Snapshot

Illinois is highly specialized in computer-related occupations, with over half of all STEM jobs by 2018 being computer-related occupations.

More about the STEM education landscape in Illinois:

  • According to US News, New Trier Township High School in Winnetka, Illinois ranked 23 out of 500 on a list of best STEM high schools in the country.
  • The Orpheum Children’s Science Museum used to be the historic Orpheum Theatre, and is one of the finest examples of adaptive reuse of an historic structure. The Museum runs programs, hosts events, and maintains amazingly educational exhibits year-round.
  • In 2014, the Illinois Institute of Technology began offering a STEM Education Minor, a degree students can earn to complement their Science BAs in order to teach secondary mathematics and/or science. The minor was created in response to the fact that less than half of chemistry and physics teachers majored in those subjects. The same statistic is true for math teachers. IIT hopes to change those numbers.

Success Stories from Illinois Camp Students

iD Tech alumni from IL have gone on to achieve BIG things in the tech world. It starts here!

  • Meet Andrew F.

  • Andrew has been attending iD for years, making stops at iD Tech Camps and our teen Academies. Not hesitating to put his skills to good use, he has published a variety of apps and looks to continue transforming his interests into a career in tech.

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