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

    Summer programs at UW for kids & teens

Computer Camps Held at UW Seattle

Welcome to our 17th season hosting summer technology programs at University of Washington Seattle (home of Harry 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 UW Seattle 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 Washington, Seattle

At our Seattle summer camps held at UW, 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 day camps and overnight camps allow students to explore tech interests in a fun, yet challenging setting. GO HUSKIES!

We have chosen the UW main campus to host our popular Seattle academic summer camps because it is recognized for the excellence of its academic programs, faculty, research contributions and public service. The SEA-TAC Airport is approximately 25 minutes away, making University of Washington an easily accessible option for both a day camp and an overnight camp. Come check us out!

Aside from impressive academics, the University of Washington is also known for its athletic programs—"Go, Dawgs!" Did you know the founders and owners of iD Tech Camps are a brother and sister duo who both graduated from UW?

Campus Info: Held at University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

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 Washington Facts

Nickname: Huskies

Founded: 1861

Schools at University of Washington: Through 140 different departments, The University of Washington offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. The list of UW schools is as follows: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Built Environments, School of Dentistry, College of Engineering, The Graduate School, Michael G. Foster School of Business, College of Education, College of the Environment, Information School, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, School of Public Health, and the School of Social Work.

Student Population: As one of the largest universities in the nation, UW Seattle is home to roughly 45,000 students.

Rankings: The U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Washington 41st among "national universities." Both the University's School of Medicine and School of Nursing are ranked #1. For the School of Nursing, this #1 ranking has been the norm, going all the way back to when the first nursing school survey was conducted in 1984. Equally impressive, their Primary Medical has achieved #1 ever since the first ever U.S News & World Report ranking of such schools.

Athletics: Selected by the student committee in 1922, The University of Washington Husky continues to be one of the most recognizable mascots in all of college sports. The husky actually replaced UW's former mascot, the "Sun Dodger," an intangible reference to the mostly wet weather experienced by those in the Pacific Northwest. While the costumed "Harry the Husky" performs at sporting events, a true Alaskan Malamute (appropriately named "Dubs") has historically lead the Husky football team onto the field at the start of home games.

Distinguished Alumni & Personnel: The University of Washington's most notable alumni include CEO and co-Founder of MySpace Chris DeWolfe; co-Founder of Baskin & Robbins Irv Robbins; and former NFL quarterback and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Warren Moon.

Points of Interest: EverGreen Escapes Tours, Seattle Food Tours, Pike Place Market, Museum of Flight, and Washington Park Arboretum.

 

Testimonials from University of Washington, Seattle

  • "The family showcase was great - it was exciting to hear my son talk about his project, and to see the skills he learned. I especially enjoyed getting the chance to meet his instructor, who exuded positivity and humor, and clearly took time to get to know and encourage each student. Thanks!"
    - Vanessa M., Parent, Camps held at the University of Washington
  • "Thank you for providing a safe and fun environment for my son to thrive and get a chance to do things he really enjoys - with people just like him. Since I have lost the ability to keep up with his gaming, it is great to have him challenged in a positive manner."
    - Julie T., Parent, Camps held at the University of Washington
  • "My son LOVED his class and the expertise and positive attitude of his instructor, who really went above and beyond to help my son build his game and learn to use the software. His advice was spot-on and he added so much positivity to the experience. We really appreciated all of the staff and the instruction at iD Tech Camps. We will definitely recommend it to others and my son will certainly be back next year."
    - Cari H., Parent, Camps held at the University of Washington
  • "We had a fabulous instructor who was energetic about the subject. This was clearly illustrated in the children's enthusiasm toward their game creation."
    - Heather M., Parent, Camps held at the University of Washington
  • "I'm quite pleasantly surprised at what my son was able to implement in C++. Thanks for helping him have a great experience. The enthusiasm of the staff is superb and completely appropriate for these kids."
    - John S., Parent, Camps held at the University of Washington
  • "I have enjoyed going to iD Tech Camps, and always go home feeling like I learned something. Thanks to iD, I managed to get an iPhone app on the App Store and I have made money already."
    - Daniel S., Student, Camps held at the University of Washington
  • "I really love how my instructor and everyone was supportive and caring. I made new friends here and would recommend this camp to everyone interested in game making."
    - Michael R., Student, Camps held at the University of Washington
  • "iD Tech Camps is such a great place to make friends and learn new things. This is my 3rd year...As an overnight camper, it is so much fun to be in a dorm room. This camp is a great place and I'd recommend it to anybody."
    - Alley Q., Student, Camps held at the University of Washington
  • "I had a great time! Since the first day, I felt as though I belonged with the community. My instructor was fun and had a great sense of humor, and taught me a lot during the week. I had plenty of fun and gained some friendships along the way."
    - Wesley T., Student, Camps held at the University of Washington
  • "I really like how the instructors are fun and make you feel welcome. I had a ton of fun!"
    - Aidan A., Student, Camps held at the University of Washington