Bentley University Summer Tech Camps
Bentley summer programs for kids & teens
Computer Camps Held at Bentley 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 summer technology programs for kids and teens held at over 150 campuses nationwide. At Bentley University in Waltham, MA, we offer co-ed iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17. Learn code, game design, app development, web design, film, photography, and more. Kick-start your dream job and gain a competitive edge for college!
At select locations, other co-ed options include intensive 2-week, pre-college 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. 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.
Please note: 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)
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Summer 2016 Courses & Dates
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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!
About Bentley University
This is our 7th season hosting Waltham, MA summer camps at our Bentley University location. We strike 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 Bentley University summer day camps and overnight camps allow students to explore tech interests in a fun, yet challenging setting.
We have chosen Bentley University to host our summer computer camps and teen camps in the Boston area because of its long-standing position as one of the top universities in the country. Founded in 1917, Bentley University is located on 163 acres and is just minutes west of Boston. Bentley integrates business and information technology, and is consistently ranked in the U.S. News and World Report information systems top 20 for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Known for its dynamic community of scholars and creative thinkers, Bentley is held in high regard within the academic community. Bentley's classic New England campus is just minutes from Boston and stretches across 163 acres in Waltham, Massachusetts, making it the perfect summer camp location.
Our Bentley College Summer Camp near Boston Logan International Airport is only about a 20 minute drive. Come check out our Boston summer camps!
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)
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Bentley University Facts
Nickname: The Falcons
Bentley's Campus: Originally located in Downtown Boston, Bentley made the move to Waltham, Massachusetts in 1968. Today, the campus stretches over 163 acres of land.
Student Population: Bentley University hosts nearly 5,557 total students, comprised of approximately 4,253 undergraduates and 1,304 postgraduates.
Rankings: Bentley's excellence has been recognized repeatedly in some of the nation's leading publications. BusinessWeek ranked Bentley among the top 30 undergraduate schools of business. U.S. News & World Report added Bentley to its list of MBA Top Graduate Business Schools of 2009, while The Princeton Review's list of "Best Northeast Colleges" includes Bentley.
Athletics: All of Bentley's 23 men's and women's varsity teams compete as part of the Northeast Ten Conference at the NCAA Division II level. The one exception is Bentley's men's hockey team, which was one of the six original members of Atlantic Hockey.
Distinguished Alumni and Personnel: Notable Bentley alumni include Robert Smith, former Chairman and CEO of American Express Bank; and Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia. Late night talk show host Jay Leno also attended Bentley, but did not graduate from the university.
Testimonials from Bentley University
"My daughter's instructors made learning fun. She learned quite a bit and finished the week with a beautiful looking website with animations."- Ginger W., Parent, Bentley University
"We're extremely grateful for an outstanding tech type of camp for children who are more into their computers/devices than sports."- Liz T., Parent, Bentley University
"The staff were incredibly positive, upbeat and used humor very effectively. The kids learned SO much in such a short amount of time! This is a testament to the camp and the staff."- Tania H., Parent, Bentley University
"I was most impressed with two things: How in a short span instructors were able to teach my son, who had no experience, something about programming and get him working on a meaningful project, and second, how much fun he had with it."- Nathan L., Parent, Bentley University
"I was very impressed with the organization on opening day of camp. The director and all counselors and had excellent social/interpersonal skills. Our son feels he learned a great deal. Nice job iD Tech Camps."- Eric M., Parent, Bentley University
"I loved camp! It was fun and awesome, and I will never forget the great times. This was the best summer ever because I went to iD Tech Camps."- Thomas S., Student, Bentley University
"I had an awesome time during my first week at iD Tech Camps! I plan on coming back next year because it was SO awesome!"- Adam K., Student, Bentley University
"I liked the idea of learning a programming language but I never thought it would be fun. iD Tech Camps has changed this opinion because now I really like programming and I think this is because of iD Tech Camps."- Brendan T., Student, Bentley University
"iD Tech Camps is a great place for all kinds of gamers; whether you're a PC gamer or a console player, a great time is always had here. It is a great place to meet people with similar interests."- Chris S., Student, Bentley University
"'Great' is the only word I can use to describe this camp. I enjoyed learning about gaming and was able to think creatively with help from staff. Every activity was entertaining and enjoyable."- Saishravan S., Student, Bentley University