Best Coding Summer Camps in Toronto

Published Jan 24, 2019 | Updated May 21, 2019

With summer fast approaching, many parents and kids want to get the jump on summer camp planning and maybe even some early bird deals! Coding camps are growing hugely in popularity and can give today's kids the extra push to develop valuable real-world skills.

Here is a list of the top local coding camps in Toronto!

The Cube STEM Camps

The Cube School's focus is on four primary disciplines: video game design, coding, robotics, and specialized programs in media and other relevant technology subjects that strengthen development in S.T.E.A.M. Their specialized after school programs in Toronto and summer tech camps strive to introduce kids and teens to design and technology topics and thought processes through hands-on, project based learning.

The STEAM Project

The STEAM Project aims to prepare youth for a world that increasingly demands scientific and technological innovation, thoughtful design, and a focus on empathy.

Their programs support and foster imagination and creativity by providing youth with hands-on experiences and skill development using new and emerging technologies that enable limitless possibilities for design and invention.

Code-it Hacks

The collaborative solution-focused STEM camps offer young children and teens a fulfilling camp experience with top notch industry professionals, hands on STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) teachings, healthy nutritious lunch options, outdoor off-screen time, field trips, new friendships and lots of surprise treats throughout the Technology STEM summer camp weeks.

Digital Media Academy

Digital Media Academy (DAA) offers a great hands-on technology education for kids, teens and adults. DMA provides tech camps and STEM courses at various locations across Canada.

In Toronto DMA offers a variety of STEM courses for kids and teens, covering topics like video game coding, java programming, robotics, filmmaking, and more. Students can create their own animation sequence, design a wearable tech outfit, build their own laptop, or 3D print something awesome, all while learning important 21st-century skills like teamwork, leadership and critical thinking.

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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Camp is a not for profit day summer camp for children aged 5 to 13, providing  fun and accessible way for children to explore their sense of wonder through structured, hands-on experiences and learning opportunities.  Children collaborate with each other to explore and solve problems using creativity and ingenuity.  STEM Camps are offered in over 40 locations across Ontario, more than 10 in the GTA area. 

Real Programming 4 Kids

The summer coding camp for kids offered at RP4K is unlike any other in the region. They’re offering kids the opportunity to be part of a real video game design team through 3-hour-per-day sessions. Their summer camps start in late June and run until LATE August. Summer classes are held weekdays 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-4:00pm. Each course lasts 1-to-2 weeks and many students graduate through the courses during a single summer, quickly learning complex technical coding skills.

Hatch Coding

Hatch Canada Camps is a premier STEM camp for kids. They teach coding in a unique project-based approach and create experiences for kids that will last a lifetime. Nothing Hatch does is average. Hatch Camps are extraordinary programs that create lifelong memories and teach new skills that open doors for kids and provide them with the tools required to succeed in the 21st century knowledge economy.

Maker Kids

MakerKids runs kids summer camps, after-school programs and parties on Robotics, Coding and Minecraft. But what they're really all about is helping kids develop the skills and confidence to become innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs. Graduates of their programs have started their own businesses, presented their projects on national TV, and been featured in magazines. What will your child create?

Focus Learning

Focus Learning is a leading academic centre with exceptional programs in STEM and language. This summer, they are offering exciting specialized and intensive programs for each student’s areas of interest. Campers to teacher ratio is below 8:1. In these immersive environments with our experienced and certified teachers and counsellors, the only limit is your child’s imagination!

The Cube

The Cube School offers a technology-driven environment where creativity and innovation converge. Their focus is in 4 primary disciplines: Coding, Robotics, Video Game Design, and Specialized programs geared towards media and other relevant technology subjects. Their camps are engaging, giving our students the chance to try different disciplines in week packed with fun and learning!

Code-it Hacks

A technology school designed to train young people in grades SK-12 in Coding & Robotics. Based on the collaborative learning & design thinking paradigm, their Camps & Programs prepare students for the 21st century transferable skills while strengthening their technology acumen. Join Kids Code Club & Teens Code Club, where imagination is put to work to design, build & innovate.

Ultimate Coders

At Ultimate Coders, kids from grade 1 to 12 learn Computer Coding, Robotics and Math from the industries leading instructors. Ultimate Coders incorporate Scratch, Python, Robotics, Arduino, Ruby, HTML5, CSS, Javascript and Math — making connections that go beyond the classroom.

ICE Robotics

ICE Robotics offers 25+ STEM based courses for kids age 5 years plus. Students build, test and program autonomous robots/ circuits. To keep track of learning experience and evaluate it we offer take home worksheets and a final exam at the end of the course.

We hope you find some super fun coding and STEM camps for your kids here in Toronto! Cheers to a safe and happy summer!

For a complete listing of summer camps ideas including schedule information and pricing, head to our summer camps listing page. Local camp providers add new camps & classes to our website daily, so we have 100+ camp schedules that you can easily filter through based on age, interests, and specific dates. 

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