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  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas Summer Tech Camps

    UNLV summer programs for kids & teens

Computer Camps Held at UNLV

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 the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, NV, 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.


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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!

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About University of Nevada, Las Vegas

This is our 5th season hosting Las Vegas summer camps at UNLV. 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 UNLV summer day camps are located in Paradise, Nevada, a suburb of Las Vegas.

We have chosen the UNLV campus to host our summer kids' computer camps, academic camps and teen camps in the Las Vegas area because of its central location and rich tradition of academic research. UNLV has aggressively expanded both its student facilities and its research activities, as well as championing sustainability efforts.

Located in the most populous city in Nevada, Las Vegas, UNLV covers 332 acres of land and boasts approximately 28,000 students. It is also home to the prestigious Information Science Research Institute (ISRI), a research and development unity with the mission of fostering the improvement of automated technologies. The urban setting of the campus makes it perfect for students who want a summer technology program in Nevada. It is conveniently located near McCarran International Airport, close to both camps and the Las Vegas Strip.

Campus Info: Held at University of Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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 Nevada, Las Vegas Facts

Nickname: Rebels

Founded: 1957

Student Population: Around 28,000, with approximately 22,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students.

Rankings: U.S. News & World Report ranked UNLV at No. 25 of most popular universities by yield (the percentage of accepted applicants who choose to enroll).

Distinguished Alumni & Personnel: Notable alumni include television host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel, as well as U.S. Congressswoman Shelley Berkley and U.S. Senator John Ensign. Distinguished faculty include Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka.

Athletics: The Rebels have varsity teams in 17 different sports, but is most known for its men's basketball team, its golf program, and its swimming and diving team.

Testimonials from University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • "My student seemed so interested and liked it so much and was eager to come back every day."
    - Penn J., Parent, UNLV
  • "We sincerely appreciate the professionalism, the experience, and the passionate know-how!"
    - Khanh L., Parent, UNLV
  • "This week really brought out the best in my son. The camp directors were willing to change his course-work so that he would be challenged and learn something he hadn't as yet experienced. He didn't want to leave each day—he wanted to stay as late as he possibly could! This was a great week."
    - Marni L., Parent, UNLV
  • "The course was great. My son was motivated to come everyday and get to work on his project. You all did a great job in encouraging him and promoting his skills. Thank you."
    - Trent M., Parent, UNLV
  • "My daughter enjoyed her camp experience and learned quite a lot."
    - Teresa M., Parent, UNLV
  • "Brandon described the camp as 'heaven on earth.'"
    - Marci R., Parent, UNLV
  • "iD Tech Camps was awesome! My daughter enjoyed herself. Next year we will enroll our son."
    - Pennye D., Parent, UNLV
  • "It was awesome. I was exposed to a lot of new content and by the end of the week had a surprisingly good handle on the basics and the engine."
    - Wesley W., Student, UNLV
  • "I LOVED it. I want to come back for years to come. I hope this will be in Las Vegas for a LOONGG time. iD = AWESOME!!"
    - Bella T, Student, UNLV
  • "I enjoyed the camp immensely! The instructors were great, the atmosphere exciting, and the learning enlightening!"
    - Alex B., Student, UNLV
  • "The staff provided an amazing experience and made me feel involved in the class."
    - Tyler G., Student, UNLV
  • "iD Tech Camps was an inspirational help to me in learning Java™. I will not only remember everything I learned but also never forget the friendships I have made."
    - Elad R., Student, UNLV