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  • iD Programming Academy Held at MIT

    Programming, App Dev, & Robotics courses for Teens held at MIT

iD Programming Academy Held at MIT

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 MIT in Cambridge, MA, we offer two distinct co-ed programs: iD Programming Academy and iD Tech Camps.

At select locations, we also offer iD Game Design & Development Academy, 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.


NEARLY SOLD OUT: Due to extremely high demand for this program at MIT, most courses are sold out. If the course you want is sold out (see course grid below), please check real-time availability for programming courses at nearby locations: iD Tech Camps held at Harvard, Bentley, or Olin College of Engineering, or any of our other Massachusetts locations.


Please note: iD Programming Academy held at MIT is for ages 15-18. All camps are solely owned and operated by iD Tech and are not affiliated with MIT. Additionally, per Massachusetts state law, “This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local Board of Health. Parents may request copies of background check, health care and discipline policies as well as procedures for filing grievances.” (105 CMR 430.00, 430.190 C, D)

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

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 skills to a new level. At our coding camp for teens, you’ll learn from elite faculty, build your portfolio, gain Industry Insights, meet new friends, and get a taste of the collegiate lifestyle.

  • 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
  • Gain Industry Insights
  • 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 MIT

Located in the heart of Cambridge along the Charles River Basin, MIT's campus of modern and historic buildings stretches more than 153 acres. Boston Logan International Airport is located 4.3 Miles northeast of our Cambridge, MA camps. The "T" also serves the MIT community. As part of the full university experience, iD Programming Academy students will eat in university dining halls and sleep in real dorms. All meals are included.

Campus Info: Held at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139

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 MIT

  • "My son has been to many summer programs, and this is the best. Thank you very much for all your support and kindness."
    - Yin L., Parent, MIT iD Programming Academy
  • "This was a great program. It was well organized and I felt very comfortable leaving my son."
    - Peter S., Parent, MIT iD Programming Academy
  • "We were very impressed by, and happy with, the iD Programming Academy. Every instructor we met was enthusiastic, responsive and helpful. We would highly recommend this program to others. Thanks!!"
    - Sarah C., Parent, MIT iD Programming Academy
  • "It is great to see my son so excited about learning new computer applications. This is our fifth year at iD Programming Academy and we will be back again."
    - Marie L., Parent, MIT iD Programming Academy
  • "My son had a terrific time. This was his first time away from home and he really enjoyed the counselors, as well as programming and the extra weekend activities. Overall, it was a great experience that broadened my son's horizons. The facilities at MIT were also excellent."
    - David K., Parent, MIT iD Programming Academy
  • "Each staff member was amazing and brought something different to the program! I only wished the program was longer!"
    - Ebone M., Student, MIT iD Programming Academy
  • "The program was very fun, yet very relaxed. I like that we were given a lot of freedom to do what we wanted, but still were able to learn programming skills."
    - Jonathan T., Student, MIT iD Programming Academy
  • "This is by far the best course I have taken; my instructor was beyond any of my expectations. I would be thrilled to take this course again with the same instructor as I think she accommodates all levels of knowledge, beginner to advance. All in all, I loved the program and can't wait to return next year."
    - Joshua M., Student, MIT iD Programming Academy
  • "My instructor was AMAZING! She was very knowledgeable and was always able to answer my questions. I really enjoyed the Android course. The group size was also perfect. I really liked the non-camp atmosphere of the iD Programming Academy. The instructors were always friendly and happy."
    - Ross L., Student, MIT iD Programming Academy
  • "Thank you all so much for everything you did for me! The staff was always ready to help with a smile on their faces! Thank you so much for everything!"
    - Lucca S., Student, MIT iD Programming Academy