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  • iD Programming Academy Held at Lake Forest College

    Programming, App Development, & Robotics courses for Teens held at LFC

iD Programming Academy Held at Lake Forest College

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 100 prestigious campuses nationwide. At Lake Forest College near Chicago, IL, we offer three distinct co-ed programs: iD Programming Academy and iD Game Design & Development Academy for teens ages 13-18, and iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17.

At select locations, we also offer Alexa Café and iD Tech Mini. Across all programs, you'll 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 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 skill to a new level. At our coding camp for teens, you’ll learn from elite faculty, build your portfolio, tour a major app development studio, meet new friends, and get a taste of the collegiate lifestyle. This summer, pursue your talents and passions, and gain a competitive advantage for college and beyond.

  • 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
  • Tour a major application development studio
  • 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 Lake Forest College

Lake Forest College is located in the beautiful suburb of Chicago's North Shore. Its beautiful 107 acre campus sits just a few blocks from Lake Michigan, and is just a quick walk from downtown Lake Forest. With access to nearby Chicago and the O'Hare International Airport, the college is a convenient location for our overnight programming camps. Teens can take in iD's challenging program while enjoying the pristine collegiate atmosphere and experiencing a taste of independence. iD Programming Academy at Lake Forest College is perfect for high-school-aged students ages 13-18 who want to learn application development in an engaged, immersive atmosphere. As part of the full university experience, students at our Lake Forest, IL summer camps will eat in the campus dining halls and sleep in real dorms. All meals are included.

Campus Info: Held at Lake Forest College
Lake Forest, IL 60045

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 Lake Forest College

What Parents Are Saying

"Of the VERY few texts I received from A.J., the one that stood out was 'this place is amazing.' That pretty much sums it up!" -James W., Parent, Lake Forest College iD Programming Academy

"What a great way to turn video gaming interest into a possible career direction. Great Program — couldn't ask for more." -Robbin F., Parent, Lake Forest College iD Programming Academy

"Nathan was very engaged and excited to be involved in the camp." -Eric O., Parent, Lake Forest College iD Programming Academy

What Students Are Saying

"I learned so much in these two weeks. I am really happy with what I have achieved. My final project is great!" -Lauren A., Student, Lake Forest College iD Programming Academy

"It was great! The material was easy to understand, and I was creating programs my first day!" -Rohan D., Student, Lake Forest College iD Programming Academy

"I had gone to two iD Tech day camps before this when I was young and had enjoyed them. I decided to come back as I had began programming and wanted to build my skills. I feel that the course was simple and taught very well, and starting with just basic programming knowledge, I can now say that I am a proficient app-creator." -Benjamin F., Student, Lake Forest College iD Programming Academy

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