Weeklong summer program where ages 7-17 create iPhone/Android apps, develop video games, program in C++/Java, mod with Minecraft, make movies, robots, and more. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs held at over 80 universities throughout the U.S. This includes Stanford, Princeton, Yale, and others. Small classes (max 8:1 guaranteed) for personalized 1-on-1 instruction. Also, Teen-only Academies.

iD Tech Camps is for ages 7-17. Develop an iPhone or Android app, code a program in C++ or Java, create a video game, mod with Minecraft, build a robot, construct a website, produce a movie, or design a digital photo portfolio.

At iD Tech Camps, imaginations soar as kids and teens unlock their internalDrive and use 21st century skills to transform interests into projects of their own—and have fun doing it. For both the beginning computer novice and advanced tech whiz, students collaborate, make new friends and develop new skills, gaining confidence and a competitive advantage for college and future careers. High-energy, hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education programs presented in a fun camp setting held on the Stanford campus.

•Weeklong day and overnight summer tech programs for ages 7-17 in a fun, yet challenging techie environment.
•Flex Hours – no extra cost. A great convenience for working parents.
•Voted a Top Workplace 4 years in a row, and recently ranked #1 in Silicon Valley for small businesses. This enables recruitment of the finest talent in the country.
•Over 80 prestigious university locations in 28 states nationwide. Held at Purdue, Butler, MIT, Amherst, Bentley, Merrimack, Bentley, Towson, the University of Michigan, Macalester, Washington University, Stanford, Princeton, Yale, and others.
•8:1. Ratios of 8 students per instructor, guaranteed. Personalized instruction is at the core of all iD Tech programs.
•Tech-savvy staff recruited, trained, and evaluated by iD Tech Camps.
•A well-balanced summer camp where students engage both in STEM learning and fun camp activities.
•Innovative curriculum with Minecraft, Autodesk Maya, iOS, Android, C++, Java, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Muse, and Adobe Lightroom, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Scratch, VEX, RPG Maker, Unity, ShootMania, Portal 2, Team Fortress 2, Torchlight II, and more.
•Project-based courses for every skill, gender, and background with an emphasis on experiential learning, building 21st century skills.
•Students take home their own project portfolio at the end of each session.
•Year-round learning opportunities with free monthly online workshops and iD Tech 365, a comprehensive online learning platform.
•Accredited Continuing Education Units available from Stanford or Villanova to enhance college applications (available at all locations).

iD Programming Academy, iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy.
Intensive, 2-week, pre-college summer programs for teens ages 13-18. Gain a competitive advantage for college and future careers by getting immersed in programming, robotics engineering, video game design and development, and film and photography. Held at select prestigious universities including Stanford, UCLA, MIT, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and more.

Visit www.iDTechCamps.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.

2. BrainSTEM Camp

Are you interested in science, engineering, medicine, computers, and the human brain? Explore how humans think and how computers mimic human thought through this exciting camp!

BrainSTEM Camp explores science, engineering, mecidine, computers, and the human brain and is a one-week program led by Shattuck-St. Mary’s BioScience and Engineering program directors, Dr. Maren LaLiberty and Mike Boone. Students will discover the similarities and differences between computers and the human brain by studying basic circuits, dissecting a brain and spinal cord, testing their own reflexes and building a working circuit board to understand how information is transmitted by humans and computers. This year’s camp will be held June 14th – 19th and is open to rising 7th – 10th graders.

3. "Etiquette in Action" Manners Camp 2015

Etiquette & Life Skills are taught in engaging and memorable ways during this 3 day summer camp! Both social and dining skills are incorporated.

As G.B. Shaw said “There is no accomplishment so easy to acquire as politeness and none so profitable.” In a world that is getting progressively smaller and families are getting busier, students need every encouragement that showing respect for others in all walks of life makes a difference, whether on a sports team or at the dinner table!

Over the course of this three day “Etiquette in Action’ manners camp, students will learn key etiquette skills that are essential to life! Allow Doors of Success School of Etiquette help your child or teen learn skills to last a lifetime in a fun and memorable way this summer!

Campers will learn a wide variety of SOCIAL, DINING & LIFE SKILLS!

4. St. Olaf Summer Athletic and Academic Camps

St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. offers seven week-long summer camps - swimming, diving, chess, engineering & physics, music, piano and theatre - all set on the beautiful St. Olaf hilltop.

St. Olaf Swim Camps -- Stroke Technique and High Performance -- are designed for swimmers who have been swimming competitively in associations or school programs. Pool time and other training activities are balanced with recreational activities supervised by camp coaches and counselors.

St. Olaf Diving Camp is designed for boys and girls ages 13-17 who have been diving competitively in an association or school program for at least one season. The camp's comprehensive approach utilizes pool time, dry-land and weight training, dry-board practice, video review and classroom sessions to improve all aspects of your diving.

OleChess offers a challenging week of instruction featuring some of the premier players and teachers in the world. Instruction is supplemented with activities designed to reinforce the new skills you learn and to provide ample opportunities for play. OleChess is for chess players of all ages, strengths and levels of experience. If you want to improve your game, enjoy the company of fellow chess enthusiasts and learn from the masters, OleChess is perfect for you!

Join us for an exciting theatre experience at the St Olaf Summer Theatre Camp. During this exciting and engaging offering, aspiring thespians experience many facets of theatre taught by creative professionals.

Working with faculty members and students who won the 2009 national Rube Goldberg Machine Contest held annually at Purdue University (see a video of the machine by searching "St. Olaf Rube Goldberg" on YouTube), participants at our Engineering and Physics Camp for Girls will learn principles and techniques utilized by engineers and scientists every day as they build their own machines. They will then enter the completed machines in a camp contest and compete against the contraptions built by other campers.

5. Science & Engineering Camps at The Works

The Works’ summer camps are ideal for girls and boys entering kindergarten through 7th grade who love to explore, discover, design and build. Campers have fun, use real tools, and learn how things work with hands-on projects in science and engineering.

Science and engineering summer camps at The Works are perfect for girls and boys entering kindergarten through seventh grade who love to explore, discover, design and build. At The Works, campers learn how things work through hands-on projects in many areas of science, technology and engineering. In small classes with caring, knowledgeable teachers, each child is encouraged to explore, imagine, and create. Half day camps can be taken individually or combined for a full day experience. Camp projects include motor-powered cars, bottle rockets, amusement park rides, treasure chests with burglar alarms, tech take apart, doorbells, flashlights, solar ovens, kaleidoscopes, catapults, computer guts, tech challenges, houses, cities, bridges, chemistry experiments and Lego Robotics.

6. The Bakken Summer Science Day Camp

If you can think it, you can make it at The Bakken's Summer Science Day Camps!

The Bakken Museum believes that every student is a scientist at heart! In the Summer Science Day Camps, students will:

- Investigate concepts related to electricity, invention, and other STEM topics through hands-on activities, experiments, and creative dramatics.
- Explore The Bakken's exhibits.
- Engage in team problem-solving games and challenges, both indoor and outdoor.
- Discover science by learning the secrets behind magic tricks.
- Learn how to use materials and tools in our student workshop.
- Design and build their own creative and unique projects and inventions.

2015 Summer Camps Dates:
For youth entering grades 2 & 3 (max 24 students)
Session 5am July 13-17 (co-ed morning 9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Session 5pm July 13-17 (co-ed afternoon 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Session 8am August 10-14 (co-ed morning 9:00 am – 12:00 pm)

For youth entering grades 4, 5, & 6 (max 24 students)
Session 1 June 15-19 (co-ed)
Session 2 June 22-26 (co-ed)
Session 4 July 6-1 (co-ed)
Session 6 July 27-July 31 (girls only)
Session 9 August 17-21 (co-ed)

For youth entering grades 7, 8, & 9 (max 20 students)
Session 3 June 29-July 2 (M,T,W,Th co-ed) NO CAMP July 3
Session 7 August 3-7 (co-ed)

Scholarships are available. Please call or email us for more information!