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Advanced tech bootcamp for our most experienced students ages 16–19

The AcademyNEXT Experience

Ages 16–19 | Summer | Four-Week Session | Overnight
Held at Stanford University

Experience the vibe of a young startup and get fully immersed in the latest in breakthrough data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. At AcademyNEXT, you’ll try to solve some of the world's biggest problems, culminating in the opportunity to connect with recruiters from top Silicon Valley companies. Show off your skills and creativity, build an impressive digital portfolio, and leave with a clear path to your dream career.

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Startup culture, bleeding-edge tech, and Silicon Valley recruiters collide in this bootcamp for our most experienced students.

Eligibility requirements

  • Must turn 16 by December 31, 2018
  • Must demonstrate deep proficiency in technology and complete skills verification survey within 14 days of registration.
  • Must have attended at least three weeks of an iD Tech summer program.
  • Please note: Upon receiving your survey, we will notify you of your status within 15 business days. Those who are not admitted this season may transfer to an iD Tech Academy.


Discover deep learning, data science, coding, AI, and machine learning

Curriculum led by our finest Instructors, inspired by GoogleX experts

Weekly opportunities to interface with top Silicon Valley recruiters

Collaborative startup culture and visits to iconic tech companies

A taste of collegiate life at prestigious Stanford University

3-year subscription to iFolio digital portfolio service ($300 value)


Industry pros and top university recruits
Our selective hiring practices yield the most elite, passionate instructors from tech companies and universities like MIT, Stanford, Caltech, and NYU.

Thorough background checks
We take safety seriously. All staff members undergo extensive background and reference checks, and each camp has staff who are CPR & First-Aid Certified. 

Trained in person
There’s no substitute for in-person training. By the first day of camp, our summer staff is confident, excited, and equipped to inspire the next generation of innovators.

Locations for this Experience

Hours and tuition


Check-in: Sunday 6pm
Checkout: Last Friday 5–5:30pm


$9,799 per four-week session (includes room, board, and all three Weekend Stays in-between weeks)

Optional add-ons

Continuing Education Units: $198/four-week session
College Advising Session: $99 value, included in tuition
Private Online Lessons: From $50/hour

Prices are in USD. All taxes included. A $35 non-refundable fee is assessed one time per student, per session. It supports our risk management efforts and compliance with labor and health regulations of applicable state, county, and local jurisdictions. A $1,000 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required per student.

A typical day includes...


5–6 hours
Master new tech skills and collaborate with peers in the labs

Teen freedom

2 hours
Get outdoors, bond with new friends, and experience campus life

Evening activities

Finesse your project, unwind with a board game, compete in video game tournaments, and more

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