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  • iD Coding & Engineering Academy Held at Princeton University

    Programming, App Dev, & Robotics courses for Teens

iD Coding & Engineering Academy Held at Princeton 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 prestigious campuses nationwide. At Princeton University in New Jersey, we offer two distinct co-ed programs: iD Coding & Engineering Academy for teens ages 13-18 and iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17.

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

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iD Coding & Engineering Academy Program Details

Co-ed | 2 Weeks | Intensive, Pre-College | Coding, Apps, Robotics

Take your coding skills to the next level and experience the thrill of startup culture—all within a prestigious university setting. After two weeks of elite instruction, Industry Insights, and peer networking, you’ll leave with a polished portfolio and the skills needed to succeed in school, college, and the ever-evolving field of computer science.

  • Innovate like a pro with industry-standard tools from Apple, Arduino, Microsoft, Google, and more
  • Learn from experienced faculty recruited from top universities like Caltech, RIT, and Stanford
  • Show off your skills during LAN gaming tournaments
  • Graduate with experience using software repository systems
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About Princeton University

Princeton University is one of the nation's most prestigious universities, consistently ranked in the top spots of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list. Their Computer Science department also recently ranked in the top 10 of the U.S. News & World Report Top Computer Science Programs.

With the decision to host iD Coding & Engineering Academy at Princeton University, we hope to engage teens ages 13-18 in meaningful computer science curriculum that bridges the gap between high school technology classes and university-level CS education. There is both independent and team-based currriculum, giving students a taste for what it is really like to collaborate on large-scale academic projects. The best part? The atmosphere is FUN! Learn application development in an engaged, immersive atmosphere while enjoying the rich beauty and history of this unique campus. As part of the full university experience, students will eat in the campus dining halls and sleep in real dorms. All meals are included.

General Location: Princeton's main campus is located within the boundaries of Princeton Township, West Windsor Township and the Borough of Princeton. Approximately hour from both Philadelphia and New York City, the Princeton campus is the perfect summer camp location. International airports are conveniently located in New York, Newark and Philadelphia for easy access to our Princeton, NJ summer camps.

Campus Info: Held at Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

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 Princeton University

  • "My son was deeply engaged in the course, which was great to hear. He felt that he learned a lot for an introductory course."
    - Lawrence C., Parent, Princeton University iD Coding & Engineering Academy
  • "Not only did he learn tons about object-oriented programming, he also exploded with individuality, imagination and independence. My son enjoyed extraordinary opportunities to collaborate with others, and to renew his passion for programming by assisting his fellow students. We couldn't be more delighted with his time at iD Tech."
    - Janet R., Parent, Princeton University iD Coding & Engineering Academy
  • "The program was an excellent opportunity to get exposure to introductory programming. Course work was exactly what we were looking for. I am impressed with how much progress everyone made in 2 weeks."
    - Russell C., Parent, Princeton University iD Coding & Engineering Academy
  • "This is my son's first programming camp. I believe he has learned a lot and wish we had started earlier. Thank you very much."
    - Agnes F., Parent, Princeton University iD Coding & Engineering Academy
  • "One of the best-run camps any of my children have attended (and they have attended many). Everyone was professional, friendly, and made my child feel comfortable even though he had no prior programming experience. A great success! Thank you all."
    - Sandra F., Parent, Princeton University iD Coding & Engineering Academy
  • "The challenge of making a robot and programming it was very challenging when the closest thing I have ever done is make basic lego constructions. The instructors here made it fun and more then just doable. I was able to use my imagination to create and program my robot to do anything that I could want it to do."
    - Zac C., Student, Princeton University iD Coding & Engineering Academy
  • "I think this camp is a great place to not only gain coding experience, but also a great place to meet friends."
    - Viktor D., Student, Princeton University iD Coding & Engineering Academy
  • "I had so much fun at this camp learning about programming in a fun manner and meeting new people. I will definitely consider coming back next year!"
    - Mel M., Student, Princeton University iD Coding & Engineering Academy
  • "The Academy is one of the only places where such courses are offered with high quality instruction."
    - Vinayak K., Student, Princeton University iD Coding & Engineering Academy
  • "Apollo shared his knowledge and experience with my parents about the possibility that my high school can adjust my schedule for me to take a college course as a junior. My time here was well spent, and filled with many experiences that I know will assist me in the near future. I've made connections and branched out with fellow computer programmers that I wouldn't have even known otherwise. Thanks iD Coding & Engineering Academy for the awesome head start on my journey towards a career in computer programming!"
    - Mark R., Student, Princeton University iD Coding & Engineering Academy