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    U of M summer programs for kids & teens

University of Michigan Summer Camps

Welcome to our 15th season hosting summer technology programs at the University of Michigan (home of the Wolverines)! In 1999, our family company set out to reinvent "camp" for the 21st century. Today, we’re #1 in summer tech education, with 150+ locations nationwide and an expansive lineup of courses in coding, game design, app development, web design, film, photography, and more.

At our UM camps, nestled in the heart of Ann Arbor, kids and teens build valuable STEM skills in an inspiring, collegiate setting. Students 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. Kick-start your dream job and gain a competitive edge for college!

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

iD Tech Camps Program Details

Co-Ed | Weeklong | Programming, Game Design, Apps, Robotics, Web Design, Film, Photography, and More

At iD Tech Camps, you can code an iPhone or Android app from scratch, design your own video game with Unity, mod with Minecraft, engineer a robot with VEX, produce a viral video for YouTube, and so much more. Whatever your passion, kick-start your future in STEM with over 30 of the latest and greatest summer technology courses.

Our flagship program blends world-class instruction with fun camp activities for a well-balanced experience. In each weeklong session, you’ll explore a top campus, create an impressive project, and build skills that last long after summer. iD Tech Camps courses are segmented by age, providing an optimal camp experience for kids, pre-teens, and teens of all skill levels.

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About University of Michigan

Experience the ideal balance of STEM learning and summer fun at our Ann Arbor, MI summer camps held at the University of Michigan. 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 University of Michigan summer day camps and overnight camps allow students to explore tech interests in a fun, yet challenging setting.

We have chosen the University of Michigan campus to host our academic summer camps for kids and teens because it is one of only two public institutions consistently ranked among the nation's top ten universities. The University of Michigan boasts one of the largest health care complexes in the world, the top university library system in the country, and some of the best computer access for students and faculty. The University of Michigan was founded in 1817 as one of the first public universities in the nation. The campus, made up of modern and historic buildings, is rich with culture and features many museums. The University is consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report.

Detroit Metropolitan International Airport is located 20 miles east of the University of Michigan, approximately a 35 minute drive away from campus, making it the perfect summer camp location. Come check out our summer camps in Michigan, including our Michigan youth camps and camps for teens in Michigan.

Campus Info: Held at University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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

University of Michigan Facts

Nickname: Wolverines

Founded: 1817

Schools and Colleges at University of Michigan: The University offers courses through thirteen undergraduate colleges and schools, with the largest undergraduate units being the College of Engineering, College of Literature, Science and the Arts and the Ross School of Business. For graduate students, the Rackham Graduate School serves as the main administrative unit of graduate studies at the University of Michigan.

Student Population: A large institution, the University of Michigan has 26,083 undergraduate and 14,959 graduate students taking part in 600 academic programs. Each year, a staggering 30,000 applicants try to make their way into the University. Only 5,400 of those students are actually accepted.

Rankings: The University of Michigan is historically (and still is) one of the top academic institutions in the nation (an impressive 70% of UM's 200 major programs, schools, and departments ranked in the top 10 in the United States). The University has also enrolled 26 Rhodes Scholars, making it a great place for our Michigan youth camps.

Athletics: The Wolverines participate in the NCAA's Football Bowl Subdivision (formally Division I-A) and are Big Ten Conference members, with rival Ohio State University.

Distinguished Alumni & Personnel: A number of distinguished professionals in the areas of sports, business and entertainment call themselves University of Michigan Wolverines. These include Nobel Prize Winner H.David Politzer; actor James Earl Jones; iPod digital music device creator Tony Fadell; co-founder of Google Larry Page; and President and Chief Operating Officer of JetBlue Dave Barger.

Points of Interest: Leslie Science Center, Nichols Arboretum, Fuller Park Pool, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Kerrytown, Exhibit Museum of Natural History at the University Of Michigan, and the Power Center for the Performing Arts.

Testimonials from University of Michigan Camps

  • "My son had so much fun... from the first day to the last, he was enthused and excited about the project and the camp. He wants to come back next year and sleep over!"
    - Deborah E., Parent, University of Michigan
  • "The camp was a very positive experience for my child, both in encouraging new skills and building his confidence in a fun environment!"
    - Matthew B., Parent, University of Michigan
  • "This is my son's second year at iD Tech Camps. His camp experience helped him gain confidence. He was very excited about coming back again this year and again had a wonderful experience."
    - Nell S., Parent, University of Michigan
  • "My daughter has great inclination and talent for computer programming. At 12, she coded her own website. She was thrilled by and totally immersed herself in the challenge of creating a fun and socially conscious game. I expect her to continue her learning and developing in the future."
    - Valarie T., Parent, University of Michigan
  • "Daily, both of my daughters came home expressing positive sentiment about their day at camp. In fact, the youngest said that if she could program all day long her life would be heavenly. Wow!!! Both my daughters immensely enjoyed the program learning experience. Thank YOU."
    - Valarie T., Parent, University of Michigan
  • "Being able to make a robot makes this camp the best ever!!!!"
    - Ayden W., Student, University of Michigan
  • "Great facilities, caring staff and fun activities."
    - Jason L., Student, University of Michigan
  • "The best things about this camp include great software and awesome, lasting friendships."
    - Nicholas E., Student, University of Michigan
  • "I really liked the staff and how they helped me enjoy camp!"
    - Emmet S., Student, University of Michigan
  • "iD Tech Camps provided a great learning experience with great programs... I learned so much, thanks."
    - Hunter K., Student, University of Michigan