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  • New York Institute of Technology Summer Tech Camps

    NYIT summer programs for kids and teens

Computer Camps Held at NYIT

Welcome to our 7th season hosting summer technology programs at New York Institute of Technology (home of the Bears)! 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 NYIT camps, 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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iD Tech Camps Program Details

Co-Ed | Weeklong | Coding, Game Design, 3D Printing, Robotics, Engineering, Video Production, 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 New York Institute of Technology

At iD Tech Camps held at NYIT, we strike the right balance between off-computer activities (creative games, sports, life skills, etc.) and essential technology education to foster STEM skill development. Our popular summer camps in New York are among a handful of elite summer camps located in the Manhattan area.

We have chosen the New York Institute of Technology to host our summer camps in Manhattan because of its outstanding reputation as a top tier university that fosters excellence through career-oriented educational offerings. NYIT's Manhattan campus gives students the opportunity to take a full range of classes, but most students focus on computer science, engineering, architecture, planning and media - subjects that mirror our tech course curriculum!

Considered a pioneer in the field of 3D computer animation, NYIT is still recognized as a top science and engineering university. There are approximately 15,000 students who attend NYIT - most of those who attend the Manhattan campus focus their studies within the areas of computer science, engineering, architecture and planning and media. Our summer program at NYIT is only a 20-minute drive from La Guardia Airport and a 30-minute drive from JFK International Airport. Come check out our New York summer camps!

Campus Info: Held at New York Institute of Technology
New York, NY 10023

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

NYIT Facts

Nickname: The Bears

Founded: 1955

Campus and Academics: NYIT's Manhattan campus is located on Broadway, near New York's historic Central Park. It is comprised of the Main Campus Building, a new Technology Building, the Student Activities Building and an Auditorium.

Student Population: As of 2009, there were approximately 15,000 total students who attend the New York Institute of Technology.

Rankings: The 2010 US News & World Report ranked NYIT as a Tier 1 University among schools in the Northeast, and the 2009 Campus Safety report ranked NYIT as the safest college in America. Also in 2009, Architect Magazine named NYIT a top four Building Technology School in the United States.

Athletics: NYIT's Bears participate at the NCAA Division II level, and are members of the East Coast Conference. Sports offered include Lacrosse, Basketball, Softball, Soccer and more.

Distinguished Alumni and Personnel: Notable NYIT alumni include David Hickey, President and CEO of Lumeta Corporation; Allison Baver, Olympic Speed Skating Bronze Medalist; and Allen Watson, former Major League Baseball pitcher and member of the New York Yankees who won the World Series in 2000.

Testimonials from New York Institute of Technology

  • "Nice folks; staff was energetic and very positive... they seemed to really know their stuff and related well to the kids. Thanks!"
    - Lucy W., Parent, New York Institute of Technology
  • "Such nice people! An experience to remember for the rest of our son's life, thanks!"
    - Cristiana M., Parent, New York Institute of Technology
  • "My son loved camp and wants to come back next year. That means iD Tech Camps did really a good job teaching and entertaining. Thank you for such a great program."
    - Helen B., Parent, New York Institute of Technology
  • "We were pleased to see how much our son enjoyed the class every day."
    - Peter H., Parent, New York Institute of Technology
  • "My son says 'It was fun!' He wishes he could do another week!"
    - Lucia S., Parent, New York Institute of Technology
  • "iD Tech Camps was AWESOME! We learned so much in programming. I made a few widgets for the iMac before on a very difficult program. iD Tech Camps introduced me to GameSalad and they taught me how to use the program too!"
    - Alana T., Student, New York Institute of Technology
  • "This has been the best camp I have ever attended! Everyone is very kind and warm-hearted, and they make sure that you have a fun time!"
    - Daniel B., Student, New York Institute of Technology
  • "iD Tech Camps is perfect for all levels of game designers, from working with simple game levels to complex, advanced levels of game design. This camp is seriously cool."
    - Jeremiah W., Student, New York Institute of Technology
  • "I really enjoyed the overall experience of iD Tech Camps. The teaching staff really taught me a lot... those are skills that I will likely have for the rest of my life."
    - James H., Student, New York Institute of Technology
  • "iD Tech Camps was a cool experience and I think it is very cool that I made an APP!"
    - Samantha G., Student, New York Institute of Technology