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    UH summer programs for kids & teens

Computer Camps Held at the University of Houston

Welcome to our 12th season hosting summer technology programs at University of Houston (home of the Shastas)! 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 U of Houston 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 | 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 Houston

At our Houston summer camps held at University of Houston, we strike the right balance between off-computer activities (creative games, sports, life skills, etc.) and essential technology education to foster STEM skill development.

The University of Houston's 560-acre campus includes lush greenery, fountains, sculptures, and recreational fields surrounding modern classrooms, high-tech laboratories and study facilities. Its proximity to the heart of the nation's fourth largest city, Houston, is also quite an advantage.We have chosen UH to host our summer camps because it is Texas' premier public metropolitan research and teaching institution. UH stands at the forefront of education, research and service. Likewise, the resources of the Gulf Coast region complement and enrich the university's academic programs.

UH is located inside Loop 610 approximately 7.5 miles north of William P. Hobby Airport - making it a convenient day camp and overnight camp option in Houston.

Campus Info: Held at University of Houston
Houston, TX 77004

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 Houston Facts

Nickname: Cougars

Founded: 1927

Schools at University of Houston: UH offers coursework through a variety of academic colleges, as follows: Hines College of Architecture, Bauer College of Business, College of Education, Cullen College of Engineering, Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston Law Center, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, College of Optometry, College of Pharmacy, Graduate College of Social Work, College of Technology.

Rankings: UH has been recognized for Campus Ethnic Diversity and ranked #2 among national universities by U.S. News & World Report. The Princeton Review has also recognized the academic quality of UH and has ranked their entrepreneurship program as the best in the nation. In terms of public universities who produce CEOs of S&P 500 companies, UH ranks 5th according to Bloomberg Markets.

Athletics: The University of Houston Cougars are members of Conference USA, and since the conference was formed in 1995, UH has won a respectable 33 titles. UH sponsors 16 intercollegiate programs, with their most successful programs being men's golf, men's basketball (five NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four appearances), and men's baseball (two appearances in the College World Series). In addition, UH has produced more than 50 Olympic athletes, who have brought home 33 medals, 19 of which were gold medals.

Distinguished Alumni & Personnel: Those in entertainment who have attended UH include actor Dennis Quaid; actor Randy Quaid; country music singer Kenny Rogers; and former Managing Editor and Anchor for the CBS Evening News Dan Rather. Cougars who have gone on to success in professional sports include former NBA Center for Houston Rockets and Toronto Raptors Hakeem Olajuwon. Other notable alumni include the founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics Mary Kay Ash, and founding developer of WordPress Matt Mullenweg.

Testimonials from University of Houston

  • "My son could not wait to head off to camp every day! I felt he was well taken care of and excited that he was able to spend the week at a university doing something he loves."
    - Melissa K., Parent, University of Houston
  • "I was very impressed with the organization, counselors and facilities. A very positive experience that I would not hesitate to recommend to others."
    - Cameron P., Parent, University of Houston
  • "My son had a great experience. I appreciate all the effort of the staff to help my son with his project. He is now excited to tackle this project at home. Thank you to all the staff members for this wonderful experience."
    - Giovanni T., Parent, University of Houston
  • "I loved the interaction with the camp counselors during check-in and check-out. My son loved his course and felt that he was learning new things every day."
    - Kellie B., Parent, University of Houston
  • "My son had an awesome time at iD Tech Camps. It was a great opportunity to combine his creative skills with computer skills."
    - Angela D., Parent, University of Houston
  • "This was a great camp, and now I know how to make my own map on Unreal Tournament. I'm definitely coming back next year."
    - Billy F., Student, University of Houston
  • "Everything I have experienced at iD Tech Camps was great. The instructors were helpful, accommodating and overall fun people to be around. Best experience I've had this summer..."
    - Matthew L., Student, University of Houston
  • "My instructor was a good teacher and all of the others were also very cool. I cannot think of a single complaint. I learned what I wanted to learn and had fun while doing it. The skills I have learned will help me later in life through hobbies and possibly careers. In total, I believe that this camp was very worth it, and I will gladly return next year if I get the chance."
    - Timo F., Student, University of Houston
  • "I really enjoyed coming to this camp every day. I liked working with the instructors who were very knowledgeable about the particular subjects we had chosen to learn about. All-in-all I enjoyed my experience here and made many lasting friendships. Thanks iD!"
    - Adam Y., Student, University of Houston
  • "The camp was fun and full of gaming experiences! I have enjoyed meeting other people with the same love of technology!"
    - Zoe H., Student, University of Houston