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  • Summer Tech Camps Held at the University of Washington, Bothell

    UW Bothell courses for kids & teens

Computer Camps Camps Held at UW Bothell

Welcome to our 5th season hosting summer technology programs at UW Bothell (home of Holly the Husky)! 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 UWB 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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Registration for our Summer 2017 season opens November 1. Add to Calendar >

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 Washington, Bothell

At our Bothell, WA summer camps held at UW Bothell, 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 University of Washington summer camps allow students to explore tech interests in a fun, yet challenging setting.

The University of Washington, Bothell is one of three branch campuses of the University of Washington. The university’s focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education aligns perfectly with iD Tech Camps’ core values.

In the heart of the Puget Sound in Washington sits one of the oldest universities on the West Coast. The University of Washington, Bothell was founded in 1990, but its flagship campus in Seattle was founded in 1861. Bothell rests in the Seattle metropolitan area of Washington with a population of roughly 33,500. The UWB campus is home to one of the largest restored wetland sites; environmentalism is part of everything they do.

Getting to UW Bothell is easy, and can also be environmentally friendly. Routes by bicycle and bus are available, and even carpooling has its perks. The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is around 30 miles away from this campus. Come check out our summer day camps held at UWB!

Campus Info: Held at University of Washington, Bothell
Bothell, WA 98011

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

UWB Facts

Nickname: Huskies

Founded: 1990

Schools and Colleges at University of Washington, Bothell: Students at the University of Washington, Bothell gain a degree from the University of Washington, but enjoy considerably smaller class sizes and personal teacher-student attention. This university offers 30 bachelors and masters degrees from six different programs: Business Administration, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Computing and Software Systems, Education, Nursing, and Science and Technology.

Student Population: UWB has a smaller student count than its flagship campus, with a total of 3,759 students. UWB is the most ethnically-diverse campus in the state of Washington.

Athletics: Currently, UWB campus is undergoing a major construction project to build an outdoor sports complex. With a late-2012 completion date, students are looking forward to a soccer/softball field, an outdoor basketball court, a sand volleyball court, and two tennis courts. "Washington Huskies" is the nickname for the University of Washington's athletic teams, comprised of nine men's sporting teams and 10 women's sporting teams.

Distinguished Alumni & Personnel: The University of Washington, Bothell is a newer school (with its first graduating class in 2010). Some notable alumni from the flagship campus of University of Washington include Joseph Sutter, the chief designer of the Boeing 747, Peter Adkison, publisher of Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons and Pokemon, Bud Tribble, Vice president and director of software technology at Apple Computer, Jeopardy wiz Ken Jennings, and martial artist and actor Bruce Lee.

Points of Interest: 20 miles away from Bothell, Washington is the coastal metropolitan city of Seattle. Head here for an up-close look at the famous Space Needle, Seattle's most famous landmark. Other major attractions in Seattle include Pike Place Fish Market, the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame. The city is also home to the original Starbucks Coffee.

Testimonials from University of Washington, Bothell

  • "Quincy wants to design games for a living, and this course was a perfect beginning for him. His instructor, 'Penny' did an excellent job in facilitating his learning."
    - Rick O., Parent, UW Bothell
  • "We have had a positive experience here for two years. The kids LOVE the camp and it is a supportive and fun environment. We are huge fans of this camp. Keep up the good work and we will be back!"
    - Stephanie S., Parent, UW Bothell
  • "Our daughter very much enjoyed the week of camp. She learned much more than I thought in such a short time."
    - Ed H., Parent, UW Bothell
  • "I judge the experience by my son's comments and excitement. He absolutely loved it. First camp I have ever sent him too that he was sad when it became the final day."
    - Kevin E., Parent, UW Bothell
  • "It was professional and well run. My son had a good time and learned some new concepts in an entertaining way with fun instructors."
    - Priscilla C., Parent, UW Bothell
  • "I love iD Tech Camps SO much!! The food is great, the Directors are EPICLY FUN!!"
    - Andrew M., Student, UW Bothell
  • "I cannot believe how many possibilities there are in Minecraft, and how well the teachers teach us."
    - Koray G., Student, UW Bothell
  • "The camp was so fun. There were actually people my age! Everybody was nice and always willing to help."
    - Kai H., Student, UW Bothell
  • "I've been to a few different computer camps and iD Tech stands out because it is a TON more individualized than the others. One staff member per 8 students, whereas I've had two people teaching 24 before. I learned a ton and had fun doing it. Thanks!"
    - Peter K., Student, UW Bothell
  • It was a great experience. I really enjoyed my time here, and would recommend it to any of my friends. My teacher, 'Iceman' was great, and very understanding whenever I had a problem. :)!"
    - Reyha V., Student, UW Bothell