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Summer Coding Camps

While we’re mostly an after-school custom-learning coding shop, we also offer Summer Camps! Our in-person coding camps can be a great way to keep your kids learning computer science through their time away from school. theCoderSchool’s camps target kids’ interests, from video game development to robotics to minecraft to roblox to javascript with html/css and even mobile game development.

How We Teach at Our Camps

Our camps are all low-ratio, with typically six campers to each instructor. Camp instructors are often our regular year-round Code Coaches® who have lots of experience teaching coding skills to kids throughout the year. Each camp has recommendations around age and skill level, but all are open to discussion based on your child’s experience with coding.

How Our Camps Are Run

Each day camp runs for a full week, usually starting mid-morning and finishing early afternoon, although some camps are offered as a half-day. While we’ll do lots of on-computer learning, we’ll also take plenty of breaks and take a walk outside or other indoor activities. At the end of the week, students give demos to show off their hard work from the week and their newfound critical thinking skills.

Our Coding Camps

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GET SUMMER CAMP READY! Our camps are run in our school from 9am-3pm Mon-Fri. Kids bring their own lunches and water bottles and we'll take care of the rest. Kids build games and apps throughout the week then demo their week's creations on Friday afternoon. These camps have been a huge success and always result in very happy campers! SPACE IS LIMITED - BOOK SOON! Use coupon code SUMMER24 before April 1st to save $100 on any camps!

GAME DEVELOPMENT (8-10)


We'll be using cool drag n' drop languages like Scratch or Snap to create us some cool new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders.

7/15- 7/19 Full Day | Game Development (Skill Level: Beg/Int), $495 Sold Out

PYTHON STARTUP (Ages 10+)


Prerequisites: Some experience preferred but not required.
Who’s ready for some PYTHON! Sounds a little gross, like a giant snake right? But it’s actually one of the hottest languages around today. Take advantage of the easy-to-read style of coding while picking up on one of the most popular languages today for professional and beginner coders alike. We’ll start out by using an online python platform to learn some basics and practice some fundamental concepts, and time permitting and based on our camper skill set, we may jump on to some more complex Python coding, potentially getting into coding with PyGame.

7/29 - 8/2 Full Day | Python Startup (Skill Level:Beg/Int), $495 Sold Out

Minecraft! (Ages 9+)


Minecraft has taken the world over by surprise since it debuted in 2009. This camp combines the fun of Minecraft with teaching kids to code at the same time. Playing Minecraft is fun, but building, creating, and modifying your Minecraft agents and worlds through coding is a skill that can help our younger generation in any field they choose to pursue. Tell your Minecraft fan to get their Creepers and Magma Cubes ready for this camp!

7/1- 7/3, 7/5 Full Day | (4 day) Minecraft (Skill Level: Beginner), $395

Roblox! (Ages 9+)


Prerequisites: Good typer, must bring own PC or Mac laptop
In this camp, participants will get to create and publish their own Roblox game to Roblox website for the world to play. Campers will spend each day building an Obby (Roblox lingo for Obstacle course) using the amazing Roblox Studio platform. Campers will learn the basics of creating games in a 3D environment. They will also learn about the programming language Lua by modifying pre-programmed blocks to suit their obstacle course needs. On Friday, parents will get to see the awesome creations of their campers.

7/15 - 7/19 Full Day | Roblox Camp (Skill Level: Beginner), $495 Sold Out

ROBOCODE (Ages 9+)


Prerequisites: None
Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto! The field of robotics is absolutely booming. Everything from cars to thermostats and appliances are all tied to robotics and hardware engineering. If you’re excited by the thought of being an Aerospace engineer at NASA or designing the next robotic creation, then you can get a nice start on the right path with our camp.

7/22 - 7/26 Full Day | Robocode Robot Coding Camp (Skill Level: Beg/Int), $595

RISE OF THE MACHINES (Ages 9+)


Prerequisites: Some coding experience
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the bigger buzzwords today, and we’re ready to help you tackle it. What is AI? Why is it taking over the world? When will the Terminator come back and take down John Connor?? We’ll start out talking about AI use cases and dive into some fundamental algorithms and create some basic AI apps as well.

7/8- 7/12 Full Day | Rise of the Machines (Skill Level: Intermediate), $495

JAVA CAMP (13+)


Prerequisites:AP CS Principles or Similar
Ready to take on an AP level course? Our Java camp is a little different than our other camps in that it’s focused on following a curriculum, for the purpose of helping our students get a head start on the AP Computer Science “A” course. While we’re not likely to complete the entire course during just the camp, we’ll go as far as we can based on the skillset of the campers we get. This camp is aimed at those who are about to start AP CS A, or just want to get a head start with come curriculum-based Java learning!

7/29 - 8/2 Full Day | Intro to Java Camp, $495

Other Camps

This location also offers other camps that aren't a part of theCoderSchool's standard offerings. For full descriptions, please see the Camp Schedule below.

7/8 - 7/12 Full Day | Arduino Camp (Skill Level: Beg/Int (Ages 9+) $595
Welcome to theCoderSchool

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Camp Schedule By Week

GET SUMMER CAMP READY! Our camps are run in our school from 9am-3pm Mon-Fri. Kids bring their own lunches and water bottles and we'll take care of the rest. Kids build games and apps throughout the week then demo their week's creations on Friday afternoon. These camps have been a huge success and always result in very happy campers! SPACE IS LIMITED - BOOK SOON! Use coupon code SUMMER24 before April 1st to save $100 on any camps!
Week Format Camp Ages Price
7/8- 7/12 Full Day Rise of the Machines (Skill Level: Intermediate)
Prerequisites: Some coding experience
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the bigger buzzwords today, and we’re ready to help you tackle it. What is AI? Why is it taking over the world? When will the Terminator come back and take down John Connor?? We’ll start out talking about AI use cases and dive into some fundamental algorithms and create some basic AI apps as well. Ages 9+
Ages 9+ $495
7/8 - 7/12 Full Day Arduino Camp (Skill Level: Beg/Int
Prerequisits: None
Our Arduino summer camp teaches kids the ins and outs of how to use the Arduino platform to create simple electronic projects. During the camp, students will learn the basics of programming and electronics using the Arduino platform with an Arduino board and starter kit provided. Campers will be introduced to the Arduino Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and will learn how to write code to control the behavior of electronic circuits. Activities at the camp may include building simple circuits using breadboards, programming LEDs to blink and fade, building simple games or interactive projects using sensors and displays. It is a great way for kids to learn hands-on skills and to explore the possibilities of the Arduino platform. Ages 9+
Ages 9+ $595
7/15- 7/19 Full Day Game Development (Skill Level: Beg/Int)
We'll be using cool drag n' drop languages like Scratch or Snap to create us some cool new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. 8-10
8-10 $495
7/15 - 7/19 Full Day Roblox Camp (Skill Level: Beginner)
Prerequisites: Good typer, must bring own PC or Mac laptop
In this camp, participants will get to create and publish their own Roblox game to Roblox website for the world to play. Campers will spend each day building an Obby (Roblox lingo for Obstacle course) using the amazing Roblox Studio platform. Campers will learn the basics of creating games in a 3D environment. They will also learn about the programming language Lua by modifying pre-programmed blocks to suit their obstacle course needs. On Friday, parents will get to see the awesome creations of their campers. Ages 9+
Ages 9+ $495
7/22 - 7/26 Full Day Robocode Robot Coding Camp (Skill Level: Beg/Int)
Prerequisites: None
Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto! The field of robotics is absolutely booming. Everything from cars to thermostats and appliances are all tied to robotics and hardware engineering. If you’re excited by the thought of being an Aerospace engineer at NASA or designing the next robotic creation, then you can get a nice start on the right path with our camp. Ages 9+
Ages 9+ $595
7/29 - 8/2 Full Day Python Startup (Skill Level:Beg/Int)
Prerequisites: Some experience preferred but not required.
Who’s ready for some PYTHON! Sounds a little gross, like a giant snake right? But it’s actually one of the hottest languages around today. Take advantage of the easy-to-read style of coding while picking up on one of the most popular languages today for professional and beginner coders alike. We’ll start out by using an online python platform to learn some basics and practice some fundamental concepts, and time permitting and based on our camper skill set, we may jump on to some more complex Python coding, potentially getting into coding with PyGame. Ages 10+
Ages 10+ $495
7/29 - 8/2 Full Day Intro to Java Camp
Prerequisites:AP CS Principles or Similar
Ready to take on an AP level course? Our Java camp is a little different than our other camps in that it’s focused on following a curriculum, for the purpose of helping our students get a head start on the AP Computer Science “A” course. While we’re not likely to complete the entire course during just the camp, we’ll go as far as we can based on the skillset of the campers we get. This camp is aimed at those who are about to start AP CS A, or just want to get a head start with come curriculum-based Java learning! 13+
13+ $495

Experience Interactive STEM Learning

We design our coding camps to help kids understand STEM topics through interactive, hands-on experiences. Our engaging approach makes sometimes complex concepts palatable for younger students. Hands-on STEM learning is highly valuable for students, giving them skills they can use for years to come—even if they don’t become computer programmers. Some of the useful skills they’ll pick up include:

Making STEM fun and interesting is our specialty at theCoderSchool, and we’re confident that your child will come away with a newfound appreciation for computer programming through our immersive learning experience.

Coding Camps for Kids FAQ

What is a coding camp?

Coding summer camps are week-long coding courses in a variety of topics, from robotics to artificial intelligence to video game design and development. We also teach an Intro to Python Programming camp, one of the fastest growing programming languages in the world!

What makes theCoderSchool camps different?

Our coding camps at theCoderSchool are unique because they are taught in small groups and very hands-on, giving campers a more immersive experience in which to improve their technical skills.

How does a coding camp help kids?

Coding camps help our campers learn in a collaborative way. Not only are they picking up useful teamwork skills, but they’re also learning the fundamentals of a valuable STEM subject in a fun and engaging way.

What is the best coding camp for kids?

We know how different kids are from one another, and our camps help reflect that diversity. You'll find camps that focus on javascript and HTML/CSS for web development, use Scratch for game design, game development, and animations, we even have camps that teach algorithms for basic artificial intelligence and data science. We also employ a project-based learning experience.

How do I find a camp near me?

Our coding schools are scattered around the US, so be sure to find a kids’ coding camp near you to discover what options are available in your area and for enrollment.
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What is theCoderSchool? We are an after-school drop-off (and virtual) program for kids learning to code - a coding school! There's after-school kung fu. There's after-school music lessons, sports, art, tutoring, Chinese, you name it, it's out there. But coding classes for kids? Founded in 2013, we're the first of many, and the largest in Silicon Valley with more locations on the way around the country. The future will be ever more dependent on technology so let's get our young generation ready. Learn to Code, Change the World®.

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