Washington Summer Programs and Camps

for High School Students and Middle School Students

Washington Summer Programs and Camps Directory

for High School Students and Middle School Students

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Program: Eastern Washington University Satori Summer Camp for High School and Middle School Students: Pullman, Washington
Description: Eastern Washington University provides a unique summer camp for high school students and middle school students. Satori is the name of the camp, which is designed to promote each student’s own personal enlightenment through specialized instruction and social activities. The summer camp is designed for academically talented students and it gives students an opportunity to experience life on a college campus while also exploring topics of interest.
Participants: High school students and middle school students.
Program website: Eastern Washington University Satrori Summer Camp
Program: The Game Experience Summer 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: Gonzaga University Summer Writing Institute for High School Students: Spokane, Washington
Description: The Gonzaga University Summer Writing Institute provides a creative writing retreat that equips high school students to pursue writing as both a form of artistic expression and a craft to be developed. Students have the opportunity to study of literature from a writer’s perspective, asking at every turn what options are available and what guides a writer’s pattern of decisions. Students also have a chance to work with faculty members and peers to develop and improve their writing skills. As part of the Summer Writing Institute Reading Series, students will give public readings alongside established visiting writers.
Participants: High school students and middle school students.
Program website: Gonzaga University Summer Writing Institute
Program: iD Tech Camps – Held at Universities in Washington
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 – Held at the University of Washington, Seattle:
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

Program: iD Programming Academy – Held at the University of Washington, Seattle
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 Programming Academy

Program: Camp Nor’wester Summer Camp for High School Students, Middle School Students, and Elementary Students: Lopez Island, Washington
Description: Nor’wester camp provides students with the opportunity to experience the outdoors and enjoy nature. The camp offers a variety of activities including arts and crafts, drama, archery, and ropes course. There are also many outdoor activities such as sailing, kayaking, hiking and overnight camping trips. The camp is designed to provides students with an opportunity to learn new skills, appreciate the outdoors, and work with others in an enjoyable environment.
Participants: High school students, middle school students, and elementary students.
Program website: Camp Nor’wester Summer Camp
Program: Salish Sea Sciences Program for Motivated High School Students
Description: The Salish Sea Sciences Program is a 26-day pre-college research adventure based at Spring Street International School and the University of Washington Friday Harbor Labs for motivated high school students ages 14-18, including a 6-day/5-night longboat expedition.
Participants: Students ages 14-18.
Program website: Salish Sea Sciences Summer Program
Program: University of Washington Early Engineering Institute for High School Students (9th and 10th graders): Seattle, Washington
Description: The University of Washington offers a summer engineering institute for 9th and 10th grade high school students. The Early Engineering Summer Institute is designed to give students the opportunity to enhance their math & science skills, participate in problem-solving activities, explore careers in the field of engineering, and get a feel for the college experience. The program is sponsored by the University of Washington College of Engineering and GEAR UP.
Participants: High school students – 9th and 10th graders.
Program website: University of Washington Summer Engineering Institute
Program: University of Washington Summer Youth Programs for High School Students and Middle School Students: Seattle, Washington
Description: The University of Washington offers a variety of short courses for high school students and middle school students. The short courses enable students to explore topics of interest, learn from experienced instructors, and gain experience in a college setting. The short courses include areas such as computer programming, writing, architectural design, and many more.
Participants:High school students and middle school students.
Program website: University of Washington Summer Youth Programs
Program: Washington State University Summer Music Camps for High School Students and Middle School Students: Pullman, Washington
Description: Washington State University offers a variety of summer music camps for students. The camps include Cougar Strings Camp, Oboe & Bassoon Camp, and Keyboard Exploration. The summer music camps are designed to give students the opportunity to enhance to their musical skills, learn from experienced instructors, meet other musicians, and get a taste of college life.
Participants:  High school students and middle school students.
Program website:
Washington State Summer Music Camps
Program: Western Washington University Summer College Quest Program for High School Students: Bellingham, Washington
Description: Western Washington University offers a summer pre-college program for motivated high school students. Students have a chance to learn about college, meet other students, and gain experience on a college campus. The summer program is designed to help prepare students for college life by providing appropriate academic and community-oriented activities.
Participants: High school students entering grades 10-12.
Program website: Western Washington College Quest Program

 

 

 



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