Explore the wonders of the universe with qualified instructors of the physical and earth sciences. Summer enrichment with lots of fun traditional summer camp activities in a caring environment.

Spend 2 weeks with other Teens who share your programming interests. Interact with industry pros and engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education. Courses: iPhone/iPad/Android App Dev, Java for the AP Exam, Modding/Programming with Minecraft, Web Programming, Electrical Engineering and more. Guaranteed small classes (max 8:1). Students can earn Accredited Continuing Education Units.

iD Programming Academy is for ages 13-18. The computer science job market is booming, with over 1 million jobs expected to be available by 2020. There has never been a more important time to learn to code! Gain a competitive edge and learn how your interest in programming, app development, robotics, or engineering can lead to a college degree and lucrative career—while exploring a top university campus.

•Immerse yourself in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skill development at a 2-week, intensive, teen-only summer program for ages 13-18.
•Experience collegiate life at a top university like Stanford, MIT, Yale, Princeton, UCLA, the University of Washington, NYU, American, Emory, the University of Denver, Lake Forest, UNC-Chapel Hill, and UT Austin.
•Explore programming, app development, robotics, engineering and more through experiential learning, building 21st century skills.
•iD has been named a Top Workplace 4 years in a row and recently #1 in Silicon Valley for small businesses. This allows for recruitment of the finest staff in the country.
•Learn from experienced Academy faculty and have fun collaborating with like-minded students. Courses for every skill, gender, and background.
•8:1. Ratios of 8 students per instructor are guaranteed. Personalized instruction is at the core of every Academy program.
•Tour an application development studio to gain industry insight and make valuable connections with programming professionals.
•Work with professional products and platforms like Java, C++, Xcode, Objective-C, iOS, Android, Minecraft, Arduino, or VEX.
•Show off your skills in LAN gaming tournaments with titles like Team Fortress 2, Portal 2, Left 4 Dead 2, Half-Life 2, and Counter-Strike.
•Graduate with a project portfolio and the tools to excel in the programming industry.
•Discover blended learning—students receive hands-on instruction and utilize the online learning engine iD Game Plan.
•Learn year-round with free monthly online workshops as well as iD Tech 365, a comprehensive online learning platform.
•Receive (optional) an official transcript with accredited Continuing Education Units from Stanford (available at all locations).

Choose from a variety of fun, yet intensive programming courses:
• iD Programming Labs 101
• Web Programming
• Intro to Electrical Engineering with Arduino
• Robotics Engineering & Coding
• iPhone & iPad App Development – Objective-C & Xcode
• Google Android™ App Development with Java
• Java for the AP Exam
• Modding & Programming with Minecraft

Programming and technology summer programs for kids and teens are also held at iD Tech Camps. These weeklong camps for ages 7-17 are held at over 80 prestigious universities in 28 states nationwide including Stanford . Visit iDTechCamps.com. Additional iD Tech Academies for teens include iD Game Design & Development Academy (held at Stanford, the University of Washington, Harvard, and more) and iD Film Academy (held at Yale).

Visit iDProgrammingAcademy.com for more information and to register online (check up-to-the-minute-availability). Or, call 1-888-709-TECH (8324) to speak to a Program Advisor. Flexible enrollment—enroll now and make changes up until 3 weeks before your session without any change fees.

3. Pacific Coast Kids Summer Lego Camp

Pacific Coast Kids offers three camp themes: Lego®, Science, and Jewelry & Fashion Design Camps. Unique in design and taught by credentialed and experienced teachers, our innovative camps will bring excitement to your child all summer.

Pacific Coast Kids offers three camp themes: Lego®, Science, and Jewelry & Fashion Design Camps. Kid-loved and parent-recommended, our camps bring a special experience to the campers by extending learning into the summer through fun-filled projects and activities. Unique in design and taught by credentialed and experienced teachers, our innovative camps will bring excitement to your child all summer long. For children entering grades K-5.

4. Education Unlimited

Education Unlimited:Summer Learning Adventures for Kids & Teens grades 4-12! Since 1993, EU has provided students quality academic summer enrichment programs such as SAT prep, public speaking, science camps and acting. All programs held at major US college campuses

Education Unlimited is a privately held California Corporation, founded in 1993 with the mission of giving every high school student the best possible chance of gaining acceptance into the college of their choice.

While our summer program offerings have grown considerably since then, we still maintain our original commitment to hire only the highest caliber instructors and provide the best possible experience for all our participants.

Today Education Unlimited is the leading summer academic enrichment program provider in the nation. We are proud of our variety of unique summer offerings including:

* College Admission and SAT Prep Camps: both 11 and 18- day programs for 11-12th graders
* Prep Camp Excel: PSAT and high school prep for 9-10th graders
* A+ Summer Achievement: advanced academics for high school students
* A+ Summer Leadership
* Sally Ride Science Camps for Girls: Marine science, robotics, and astronomy for 6th-9th grade girls
* California Collete Tours for 10th - 12th grade students
* East Coast College Tours for 10th-12th grade students
* Summer Focus at Berkeley—earn college credit and live on campus!
* Public Speaking Institute
* Computer Camps—HTML, Java, video production or desktop publishing
* American Legal Experience—mock trial camp at Stanford University and UC Berkeley
* High School Actors Workshop: Stanford and Brown Universities
* Competitive Debate camps: Public Forum and Parliamentary Debate

We also offer amazing programs in our Camp Brainy Bunch Program for students entering grades 1-5 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

We are very proud that last summer over 1,500 students from across the country and around the globe chose to attend an Education Unlimited summer program.

5. Sally Ride Science Camp for Girls

Education Unlimited has partnered with Sally Ride Science Camps to encourage girls' interests in science by giving them hands-on science learning and activities in an environment that is supportive, enriching, and fun!

These unique, overnight camps provide 6th-9th grade girls an opportunity to explore science, technology, and engineering while having fun on a college campus.

Science Majors allow girls to choose an area of focus during some activities at camp. Each major will include several small labs and a significant culminating project. This year, girls will choose from:
Astronomy (Water Rockets Project)
Marine Science (Creative Creatures Project)
Robotics (Robotics Challenge Project)

Enrichment Activities in the afternoons and evenings give girls an opportunity for informal science learning, as well as leadership and problem-solving training, through workshops, experiments, guest speakers, and recreational activities. Students will also attend a mid-program excursion to a local science venue.

8th and 9th Grade Girls will participate in an advanced 10-day program that will allow them extra time to explore our unique majors and activities.

A Sally Ride Science Camp graduate will have:
- Completed the exclusive Sally Ride Science curriculum
- Participated in lots of hands-on science learning and activities
- Gained confidence and experience in a supportive girls-only environment
- Learned from experienced and inspiring instructors
- Made lots of new friends
- Experienced a taste of college life

6. Alien Adventure Camp

Eight very special, and out-of-this-world campers, along with two extra-ordinary counselors, will be seat-belted in Camp Exploration's fully licensed and insured van for an amazing Alien Adventure, from Encino, CA to Roswell, New Mexico, and extremely exciting explorations in between.

Alien Adventure will depart Encino, CA for three weeks and return back with campers having seen and experienced so much that is out-of-this-world. The grand destination will be Roswell, New Mexico. The camp will enjoy the July 4th weekend's UFO Festival in Roswell. On the way there, and on the way back, Alien Adventure will venture to a wide array of interesting and enjoyable destinations, (e.g., the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Area 51, a Native Village, and so much more). Much hiking and geocaching will be enjoyed. Some nights, the camp will pitch tents and enjoy the great outdoors. Other nights, the camp will enjoy the luxuries of "civilization" in motel accomodations. Much singing and game playing will take place while seatbelted in the licensed and insured van. This unique program is limited to eight out-of-this-world campers, and will be supervised on a 4:1 ratio by two extra-ordinary counselors. This is a rare opportunity for the truly adventurous space enthusiast.

7. Science Adventures
Multiple Locations across the US, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, TX, VA, WA, WI

Campers in grades 1-6 can explore science in a fun, interactive way. Our quality hands-on experiments, innovative curriculum and professional instructors bring your child’s understanding of science to the next level.

Campers in grades 1-6 can explore science in a fun, interactive way. Our quality hands-on experiments, innovative curriculum and professional instructors bring your child’s understanding of science to the next level. Campers will compete in extreme sports challenges; build a detective kit and use cutting edge forensics science; thrill to building racers, planes and a gigantic roller coaster and launch the High Flyer rocket into the stratosphere. Each topic runs for five days. Full-day and half-day options available. Multi-topic discount if two or more Camps are purchased together. Visit the Science Adventures website or call 1.888.458.1812 to enroll!

8. Hiller Aviation Day Camp

Explore the world of flight with flight simulations, hands-on modeling and encounters with real aircraft!

Launch a child on an adventure in flight this summer! The Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos, California, offers three different camp topics for children entering Grades 1-5 and two advanced topics for Grades 6-8. Each features hands-on aircraft and rocket construction, realistic flight simulation, exciting aircraft encounters and more.

Aviation Camp topics for 2011 include:

--Air & Space, featuring model rocket construction and launches
--Extreme Flight, an adventure in science at the cutting edge of flight
--Test Pilot Lab, a journey into the world of high performance aircraft

Camp Skyhawk and Camp Starhawk feature advanced activities in flight and rocketry for Grades 6-8.

Camps run Monday-- Friday 9 AM-- 4 PM. Half Day camps are available for Extreme Flight only, and extended hours are available for an additional fee.