Computer Summer Camps for High School Students
and Middle School Students

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for High School Students and Middle School Students

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Program: Emagination Computer Camps for High School Students and Middle School Students: Held at Multiple Colleges
Description: Technology learning PLUS Summer Camp Fun!

Emagination blends the latest in technology with fun non-tech activities that create a well-rounded summer camp experience for kids & teens ages 8 -17. Two-week sessions allow time to make friends and become part of a community.

Beginners to experts choose three technology workshops. Create Digital Media – 3D Modeling, Digital Music, Photoshop. Learn to Code – Minecraft Modding, iApps, Scratch, Java, C#. Design Video Games – RPG, Action, Strategy, Mobile, Minecraft. Discover Engineering – Robots and RC Cars. Recreation and socializing are important! Campers get unplugged in outdoor games, swimming, a talent show, camper groups and more.

A Balanced Camp Experience
The experience at Emagination Computer Camps differs from typical weeklong technology camps. Emagination balances technology learning with the fun activities and lifetime benefits of traditional summer camps.University locations in Fairfield, Connecticut and near Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta bring together “kids like me” from nearby towns, states across America and many foreign countries. It’s Worth the Trip!

Participants: Kids and teens: ages 8 – 17
Program website: Emagination Computer Camps

Program: Emagination Game Design Summer Technology Program for High School Students: Held at Multiple Colleges
Description: GET INSIDE THE GAME!

Teens create a 3D video game. Learn creative and technical skills > Join a development team > Build a playable game > Present to a panel of experts > Tour a game design studio > Learn from guest speakers.

Teens 15 – 18 who are serious about learning game design will have fun while learning valuable real world skills in this immersive 14 day 13 night pre-college program. Choose your role on the development team. Will you be a 3D Animator, Level Designer, Audio Artist, or Programmer? Learn valuable skills using industry standard software — Maya and 3ds Max from Autodesk, Adobe Photoshop® and Unreal Engine 3 from Epic Games.

Design and build your own 3D video game under the direction of Lead Designers (aka the Instructors). Present your game to a panel of industry experts, tour a game studio and learn from game studio guest speakers. Studios providing tours and speakers have included Electronic Arts, Blizzard Entertainment, Rock Star Games, Turbine Inc, Hi-Rez Studios.

Offered at Bentley University near Boston and Mercer University in Atlanta, Emagination Game Design attracts teens from all across America and many foreign countries. We help with transportation by picking up and dropping off at airport and train terminals. It’s Worth the Trip!

Participants: High school students: ages 15 – 18
Program website: Emagination Game Design

Program: The Game Experience Summer Computer Camp for High School Students in Grades 10 – 12: Seattle, Washington
Description: This summer, level up and learn the life cycle of game development. You’ll team up with other gamers from around the world and together you’ll learn a wide range of strategies and concepts from developers that have worked in well-known AAA studios. Classes will be held at the University of Washington and cover topics like concept art, design, programming, project management, and the game business models. If you are simply curious about how games are made and want to know more about the growing video game industry come spend two and a half weeks in a city that is booming with Video Game companies. You’ll get to have a first hand look at gaming studios including PopCap, Valve, and Bungie and hear from industry professionals! You’ll also have plenty of time for video game tournaments in the university dorms and exploring Seattle. Activities include Experience Music Project, Space Needle, Pike Place Market Scavenger Hunt, Outdoor Lazer Tag, Arcades, and more. Come join us and meet other students who share the same interests as you! The dates of the camp are July 1st – July 19th, 2017.
Participants: High school students entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grades.
Program website: The Game Experience
Program: iD Tech Camps: Held at Universities Nationwide
Description: Code, game, and create at the world’s #1 summer tech camp! Students ages 7-17 can learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, engineer robots, model 3D characters, build websites, print 3D models, and more! These weeklong, day and overnight summer programs are held at prestigious campuses nationwide, including Stanford, Caltech, Rice, Northwestern, Emory, Princeton, Columbia, Yale, and more.

iD Tech summer courses are inclusive of every skill level and learning style. We guarantee an 8:1 student-to-instructor ratio and every location so both beginners and advanced students will receive personalized, 1-on-1 instruction.

iD Tech instructors are recruited from top universities like UCLA, Stanford, and NYU, and they’re passionate about the subjects they teach—iD Tech has been voted a Top Workplace by Bay Area News Group for 6 years and running!

Come see why more than 235,000 students have chosen iD Tech. Your child will meet new friends, use big-name software from companies like Autodesk and Adobe, learn awesome STEM skills, and build a foundation of knowledge that will make a positive impact in school, college, and future careers.

iD Tech also offers early-education STEM programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies, and an online learning platform. Visit us online at our website to find what’s near you.

Join us as we inspire the makers of tomorrow.

Participants: High school students, middle school students, and elementary students (7-17).
Summer program website: iD Tech Camps

Program: iD Game Design & Development Academy for Teens: Held at Universities Across the Country
Description: Don’t just play games, code and create your own! At this two-week, overnight academy, students ages 13-18 explore advanced topics in 3D modeling and printing, video game design, programming, and level design.

After two weeks of immersive, hands-on instruction, students leave the academy with a polished portfolio that includes projects from the course. They meet new friends with similar interests, see what it’s like to be a STEM professional, and enjoy long-term benefits that extend beyond school, college, and future careers.

iD Tech Academies are taught in small groups of no more than 8 students per instructor—guaranteed—for the most personalized instruction. Our elite academy faculty are recruited from top universities like UCLA, Stanford, and NYU, and they’re passionate about the subjects they teach—iD Tech has been voted a Top Workplace by Bay Area News Group for 6 years and running!

At the academy, teens will gain access to in-depth industry insights and have the opportunity to explore some of the nation’s top universities; iD Game Design & Development Academy is held at Stanford, Yale, Princeton, Emory, University of Washington, and more. In addition, iD Tech also offers weeklong summer programs for ages 7-17, early-education STEM programs for ages 6-9, all-girls tech camps, and an online learning platform.

More than 235,000 students have attended an iD Tech summer program since 1999, and many have gone on to land internships at Facebook and Google, publish award-winning apps, start nonprofits and businesses, and more! Visit us online at our website to find what’s near you.

Participants: High school students and middle school students (13-18).
Summer Program Website: iD Game Design & Development Academy for Teens

Program: iD Coding and Engineering Academy for Teens Programming Academy: Held at Universities Across the Country
Description: Calling all teen coders! At this two-week, overnight academy, students ages 13-18 explore advanced topics in programming, app development, electrical engineering, and robotics.

After two weeks of immersive, hands-on instruction, students leave the academy with a polished portfolio that includes projects from the course. They meet new friends with similar interests, see what it’s like to be a STEM professional, and enjoy long-term benefits that extend beyond school, college, and future careers.

iD Tech Academies are taught in small groups of no more than 8 students per instructor—guaranteed—for the most personalized instruction. Our elite academy faculty are recruited from top universities like UCLA, Stanford, and NYU, and they’re passionate about the subjects they teach—iD Tech has been voted a Top Workplace by Bay Area News Group for 6 years and running!

At the academy, teens will gain access to in-depth industry insights and have the opportunity to explore some of the nation’s top universities; this coding bootcamp is held at Stanford, Yale, Princeton, Emory, Rice, University of Washington, and more. In addition, iD Tech also offers weeklong summer programs for ages 7-17, early-education STEM programs for ages 6-9, all-girls tech camps, and an online learning platform.

More than 235,000 students have attended an iD Tech summer program since 1999, and many have gone on to land internships at Facebook and Google, publish award-winning apps, start nonprofits and businesses, and more! Visit us online at our website to find what’s near you.

Participants: High school students and middle school students (13-18).
Summer program website: iD Coding and Engineering Academy for Teens

Program: Ohio Supercomputer Summer Camp for High School Students: Columbus, Ohio
Description: The Supercomputer Center Computer and Technology Program provides a residential program for high school students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year. The programs includes opportunities for students to participate in project-based experiences and hands-on learning. Students have the chance to engage activities such as working with peer teams, using supercomputers for practical applications, conducting computer network forensics, and designing computer games.
Participants: High school students.
Program websiteOhio Supercomputing Summer Camp
Program: SummerTech Computer Camp Available for High School Students, Middle School Students, and Elementary Students: Multiple Locations
Description: SummerTech Computer Camp is an educational and fun experience for boys and girls ages 8-17.  We offer weeklong courses in computer programming (C#, C++ and Java), Flash animation, web design, game design and Machinima.  Each of our courses can be taken for multiple weeks without repeating any content.  Our staff is both home grown from former campers who rise to the top as our most talented leaders and enhanced with top college students who excel in their specific areas. SummerTech is a forum where a child can feel comfortable with whom they are so that they have the opportunity to be fully self-expressed.  Our curriculum is sophisticated and flexible to meet the needs of each and every camper individually.

SummerTech is also well known for our competitive and casual gaming atmosphere.  Take part in nightly and weekly game tournaments as every night is a LAN party.  All day campers are invited to stay until 9pm each night at no extra cost. We offer sports and outdoor activities every day.  Lunch and dinner are included for every day camper.  Overnight campers stay in our state of the art dormitories and also receive breakfast each morning.  Come find out why SummerTech is not like any other computer camp community in the world.

Participants: High school students, middle school students, and elementary students – ages 8 – 16.
Program website: SummerTech Computer Camps

Program: Upperline School of Code — Coding Computer Camps for High School Students: Multiple Locations in New York
Description: Upperline runs summer software engineering courses for high school students across NYC. We teach professional programming skills so that our students are able to build a full app in only two weeks! The technologies we cover include Ruby, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Sinatra, Swift plus much more. Come build with us!
Participants: Rising 9th to graduating 12th grade students.
Program website: Upperline School of Code

 

 



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