District of Columbia Camps

The following camp directory lists some of the summer camps for K-12 students in engineering throughout the United States and Canada that are and were previously offered. The directory lists camps that have been hosted by Universities and research centers in the past. Please note that all camps may not be offered every year and that new camps and programs are currently being added. Old or unsuccessful programs are always being eliminated or modified. A substantial number of programs specifically target minorities, women, and other groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences. The programs offered change frequently, and this database is not comprehensive. This is only meant to be a guide to aid your search for engineering education preparation tools. Many of the programs offer scholarships and may have application deadlines as early as January. If you are interested in a program, please email, call or write the organization listed for an application and the most current information available.

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iD Tech Camps
Summer Technology and Computer Camps

Love programming, gaming, or robotics?  Take hobbies further and gain a competitive edge! Create iPhone apps, programs with C++ and Java, video games, websites, movies, 3D models, robots, photos, and more.  Accredited Continuing Education Units are available.  Over 130,000 students ages 7-17 have enrolled in fun and challenging, weeklong, day and overnight programs held at 60 prestigious universities in 27 states including American University.  Small classes (max 8:1) are guaranteed, and taught by adult-only instructors for personalized curriculum with a small group to optimize learning and social experiences. Additional multi-week summer camp teen programs for ages 13-18 at select universities include: iD Gaming Academy, iD Programming Academy (held at American), and iD Visual Arts Academy (filmmaking and photography).
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.internaldrive.com/locations/dc-summer-camps-washington-dc-computer-camps

iD Programming Academy for Teens
2-Week, Overnight Summer Program

What could be better than spending 2 weeks with other Teens who share your same interests.  Discover a potential career while interacting with industry professionals, building a portfolio for college, and engaging in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education. Courses: Robotics Engineering & Coding, iPhone App Development, Android App Development, and more.  Learn in small classes (guaranteed max 8:1) taught by top-tier instructors. Held at American, Yale, Stanford, UCLA, MIT, UT Austin, Princeton, and Lake Forest College. Accredited Continuing Education Units available. Also, year-round learning opportunities.  Additional multi-week summer camp Teen programs for ages 13-18 at select universities include: iD Gaming Academy and iD Visual Arts Academy (filmmaking and photography). Locations: Held at American, Yale, Stanford, UCLA, MIT, UT Austin, Princeton, and LFC.
Contact: 1-888-709-TECH (8324)
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.internaldrive.com/programming/locations/american-university/


National Society of Black Engineers
Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK)

JOIN THE FUN IN LEARNING!  The SEEK Program is designed to be a fun and engaging educational experience, led by NSBE engineering students and technical professionals dedicated to pursuing professional excellence and giving back to the community. The SEEK Program utilizes a hands-on design curriculum supplied by various Educational Curriculum companies and Cooperate Sponsors.  Campers will work in teams, using their knowledge to solve problems and create products while discovering the underlying math and science principles involved in these processes.  Each week, the campers will take on a new project, culminating with a presentation, design competition and physical competitions that all parents are encouraged to attend. This FREE three-week program is open to students who are current 3rd through 5th graders or current 6th through 8th graders (6th-8th offered in selected locations). The program will be held at a local elementary school or middle school, and will include 100 students in each grade level, for a total of 300 students served per program.  Fifty Collegiate mentors will be utilized to facilitate the program. The camp is a commuter-based program for students, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am and ending at 3:30 pm (times may vary at certain locations).  SEEK Inspiring the NEXT Generation of Engineers! Visit our website for more information and locations.
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.nsbe.org/seek.aspx