Computer Science Summer Camps

Hello, computer scientists! Here is the first annual round-up of Computer Science and tech-related summer camps. I will update this as I find out more, so please contact me if I missed any!

First, in Rochester:

Community Ed does a great job attracting many different camps to the area, from Lego robotics and animation for younger students to Minecraft hacking with Java for those with more experience. Your best resource is the community Ed brochure:

Camp Invention also has many camps every summer, in Rochester and elsewhere:

Greater Minnesota:

The University of Minnesota has some great summer camps for kids:

Shattuck-St. Mary’s:

Science Museum of Minnesota Summer Camps:

Further Afield:

Girls’ Aritifical Intelligence summer camp at Stanford:

University of Notre Dame:

Women’s Technology Program at MIT:

Camp for Algorithmic and Mathematical Play (C.A.M.P.):


PACT: Program in Algorithmic and Computational Thinking :

iD Tech Camps:

Harvard Summer School:


Lots of really cool short programs:



Web Pages with general information/discussion about summer programs: