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dc summer camps

build real-world skills in a collaborative environment

This summer, your child can create something amazing in just 1-3 short weeks. Plus, they’ll make new friends, gain valuable skills, and - most importantly - have a ton of coding fun! 

Our summer camps are immersive bootcamps that offer innovative and age-appropriate instruction, all while students work closely with experts and peers. Give your child the opportunity to progress his or her coding skills rapidly - all without sacrificing the fun of summer!

Our camps on the NYCDA DC campus run through July and August, and courses range from visual programming to Java and Android. Be sure to check out our Girl Power camps!

fast facts:
  • hands-on, project-based curriculum
  • build skills quickly
  • focus on collaboration and creativity
  • 5:1 student-instructor ratio
  • immersive experience

camps
Camp Description Details Dates
Scratch Animation & Design

Build a strong foundation in computer science and creative problem solving through animation and design with MIT's Scratch program.

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Ages: 7-10

Weeks: 1

Price: $799

July 10-14

July 31-August 4

August 21-25

Scratch Game Design

Learn the principles of game design and user experience while bolstering computational thinking skills with MIT's Scratch program.

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Ages: 7-10

Weeks: 1

Price: $799

July 17-21

August 7-11

Exploring Hardware & Robotics

Using Raspberry Pi* and SNAP!, learn how to program robots, drones, and sensing devices. See first-hand how software makes hardware work.

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Ages: 9-11

Weeks: 1

Price: $799

July 24-28

August 14-18

Scratch & Robotics Immersive

Use MIT’s Scratch program, SNAP!, and Raspberry Pi to flex your creative muscles to design games, animations, music videos, robots, and even drones!

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Ages: 7-11

Weeks: 3

Price: $2,299

July 10-28

July 31-August 18

August 21-25

Web Development 1: Intro to HTML, CSS, & JavaScript

Use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create your own engaging, functional website that utilizes industry standards in design and UX.

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Ages: 11-17

Weeks: 1

Price: $799

July 10-14

July 31-August 4

Web Development 2: Intermediate HTML, CSS, & JavaScript

Learn how to incorporate user-input into a website, and create your own unique mobile-responsive sites and web applications using intermediate HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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Ages: 11-17

Weeks: 2

Price: $1,599

July 17-28

August 7-18

Web Development Immersive

Quickly build skills in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create your own unique mobile-responsive sites and web applications that utilize industry practices in design and UX.

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Ages: 11-17

Weeks: 3

Price: $2,299

July 10-28

July 31-August 18

Girl Power: Scratch Animation & Design

Learn everything from our standard Scratch Animation & Design camp, but in a girl-powered environment!

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Ages: 7-11

Weeks: 1

Price: $799

July 10-14

July 17-21

August 7-11

Girl Power: Web Development 1

Learn everything from our standard Web Development I camp, but in a girl-powered environment

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Ages: 12-16

Weeks: 1

Price: $799

July 24-28

August 14-18

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why choose generation code?
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fast skills

With our expert instructors as guides, your child can complete full levels of our curriculum in just 1-3 weeks. Our immersive program helps your child develop skills rapidly, increasing retention of everything they’ve learned.

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hands-on

Whether enjoying on- or off-screen activities, Generation Code campers are constantly building and creating, working on shareable projects like websites, animations, games, and robots. 

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collaborative

Kids are great teachers. Our campers learn from each other while developing their social and team-building skills. Campers collaborate on both short-term and long-term projects, as well as engage in paired-programming and mini-activities during each lesson. 

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creative

Coding is a form of expression. It’s creative and strategic, and our camps offer students the benefits of choosing their own coding adventure in a structured, effective environment. The more campers explore, the more self-confidence they gain along with the ability to innovate and lead.