Summer Technology Camps in Virginia
At iD Tech, we offer hands-on, high-energy summer computer programs for kids and teens. Co-ed options include iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17, 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. Programs are held at over 150 prestigious campuses nationwide. Unlock your internalDrive and gain a competitive advantage for college and beyond!
Our VA summer camps immerse students in a STEM learning experience unlike any other. Choose from courses in game design, web design, coding, programming in Java and C++, Minecraft modding, filmmaking, robotics, photography, and more. With 8 students maximum per instructor, we customize our curriculum around you. You’ll build real-world skills, make new friends, and discover how your talents and passions can lead to a future career. Depending on location and program, students will eat in the university dining hall and explore campus. Overnight campers sleep right in the college dorms!
In Virginia, we offer Charlottesville summer camps held at the University of Virginia, Williamsburg summer camps held at the College of William and Mary, and camps in Falls Church held at Virginia Tech. Do something BIG this summer! Check VA computer camp availability below.
Virginia Camp Locations
Virginia STEM Snapshot
Did you know there will be roughly 500,000 STEM jobs in Virginia alone by 2024? Almost 20,000 of those jobs will be for Computer and Information Systems Managers, and yet there are no standards for computer science curriculum in Virginia for grades K-12.
More about the STEM landscape in Virginia:
- The number of STEM job openings in VA will increase 19% by 2024.
- The average salary range for a computing job in Virginia is almost double the salary ranges for non-STEM jobs.
- After Computer and Information Systems Managers, Graphic Designers and various Engineering jobs are next in the top 40 list of new STEM job openings in Virginia.
- Reasoning Mind is a nonprofit with a mission to give kids a leg up in mathematics. They partner with schools to provide online math curriculum for elementary and middle school students to better prepare them for high school and college math courses.
- Virginia has a handle on the science side too — the Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement (VISTA) is a statewide partnership that is revamping the way educators teach science in schools. They hope that by changing the way science is portrayed to students, they can increase youngster’s lifelong interest in the subject.
- While Virginia does allow computer science to count as a core mathematics or science graduation requirement, it does not require that all secondary schools offer CS. Click here for more stats on STEM in Virginia.