33 best summer coding bootcamps

Oh Summer, one of the best seasons of the year! While it’s a time to relax, bask in the sun, and plan trips with family and friends, summer is also an awesome time to learn. If you’re a current student, teacher, or professional looking to learn to code, a summer bootcamp is a great opportunity to learn to code in a short time frame. Various coding bootcamps that offer summer courses to help you launch a new career in tech. Check out the following courses to help you #learntocode this Summer 2019. 

1) Fullstack Academy 11) Epicodus 21) Nashville Software School
2) Lambda School 12) Flatiron School 22) NYC Data Science Academy
3) We Got Coders 13) General Assembly 23) Rithm School
4) BoiseCodeWorks 14) Hackbright Academy 24) RED Academy
5) BrainStation 15) Hack Reactor 25) Redwood Code Academy
6) Byte Academy 16) IronHack 26) Summer of Code
7) CareerFoundry 17) LearningFuze 27) Tech Elevator
8) Code Fellows 18) Level 28) Tech Talent South
9) DevPoint Labs 19) Le Wagon 29) The Software Guild
10) DigitalCrafts 20) Metis 30) We Can Code IT
    31) Wyncode

 

Wondering what a college student or a school teacher can do with coding skills? Nadim enrolled at data science bootcamp the summer after he graduated from college; Isaac took a full stack Python course during his summer break; Noah attended an online bootcamp in the summer before his senior year; Frances went to Fullstack Academy’s Summer of Code and Faith went to DevPoint Labs both to supplement their Computer Science degrees; and Rachel Warbelow went to Dev Bootcamp over the summer to build tools for her school (and teach her students to code). 

Summer 2019 Coding Bootcamps

These offerings are specifically tailored to college students and those looking to have an immersive summer learning experience.

Fullstack Academy
Fullstack Academy’s Summer of Code is an 11-week JavaScript coding immersive designed for college students to invest in their career, build a network, and create a portfolio of apps. Through workshops, lessons, and hands-on coding students will learn the industry standard programming techniques to excel as a coder. (Apply by April 21!)
Summer 2019 Dates: June 10, 2019 - August 21, 2019
Locations: NYC and Chicago
Cost: $16,910

Lambda School
The Summer Hackers Program is a 15-week online web development bootcamp for women which includes a full scholarship, and a living stipend. Lambda School is partnering with Y Combinator founder Jessica Livingston to provide this opportunity.
Summer 2019 dates: May 28, 2019 - September 3, 2019
Application deadline: April 1
Location: Online
Cost: Free

We Got Coders
The 6 Week JavaScript Summer Bootcamp teaches modern web development skills to enable graduates to get a job as a web developer. The bootcamp is held at a country house retreat in Surrey, UK, and includes accommodation.
Summer 2019 dates: July 22, 2019
Location: Surrey, UK
Cost: £4,000

 

Summer Cohorts at Coding Bootcamps

These coding bootcamps continue their normal courses in the summer months. Expect the same level of instruction as their general course offerings.

BoiseCodeWorks
BoiseCodeWorks is an intensive coding bootcamp based in Boise, Idaho, offering a full stack, full-time 12-week immersive course.
Summer 2019 dates: April 29 to August 2, and June 3 to September 6
Location: Boise, Idaho
Cost: $7,800

BrainStation
BrainStation offers full-time and part-time courses in various subjects like full stack web development, UX design, data science and more. Whether your goal is to make a career switch, launch a business, or simply level up your skillset, there is something for everyone looking to build their digital skills.   
Summer 2019 Dates: June 17 to September 6, 2019 (all classes)
Location: Toronto, Vancouver, NYC and online
Cost: $2,900 -$14,000

Byte Academy
Byte Academy is an industry-focused coding school with 8-week to 14-week remote and onsite courses in Full Stack Python development, FinTech (financial technology), Data Science, Blockchain and Quant-Algos. Byte Academy is one of the few dedicated FinTech bootcamps, which includes a blockchain curriculum.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include May 28, June 4, June 22, June 24, 2019
Location: New York City, Houston, and online
Cost: $8,000 - $14,950

CareerFoundry
CareerFoundry offers self-paced, one-on-one mentored online programs in web development, UX design, and UI design. Students receive personalized, project-based, and adaptive curricula to help them launch their careers in tech.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include May 6, June 3, June 17, July 1, 2019
Location: Berlin and online
Cost: $4,750

Code Fellows
Code Fellows offers its 12-week Code 401 Advanced Software Development bootcamp throughout summer, and students can choose to specialize in full stack JavaScript, ASP.NET Core, or Python.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include May 13 (JavaScript), June 10 (ASP.NET), June 22 (JavaScript), July 8 (Python)
Location: Seattle, WA
Cost: $12,000

Codeworks
Codeworks offers 12-week JavaScript coding bootcamps in Barcelona, Spain. Codeworks offers a 4-week remote intro course, and an 8-week remote pre-course before the full-time in-person portion.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include June 3 and July 22, 2019
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Cost: €9,800

DevPoint Labs
DevPoint Labs partners with the University of Utah Professional Education to provide training including React and Rails. Learn new technologies and receive a web development certificate to help you launch a new tech career.
Summer 2019 Dates: May 6 - July 23, 2019
Location: Sandy, UT
Cost: $9,995

DigitalCrafts
DigitalCrafts offers a 16-week full-time and a 26-week part-time full-stack developer bootcamp in Atlanta and Houston. The programs cover JavaScript, React, Node.js, Python, and elective subjects.
Summer 2019 dates: Start dates are April 15 (full-time program) and April 30 (part-time program)
Location: Atlanta, Houston
Cost: $13,950 (full time), $9,500 (part time)

Epicodus
Epicodus is a full-time coding bootcamp offering 27-week courses, with the first 5 weeks offered for free, in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington. Students can choose to learn C# and React, or Ruby and React.
Summer 2019 dates: Classes for both programs start on May 28, 2019
Locations: Seattle, Portland
Cost: $6,900

Flatiron School
Flatiron School offers its 15-week Software Engineering Immersive and Data Science Immersive throughout summer at various locations in the US and UK. Flatiron School guarantees job placement and career coaching.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include April 22 (Atlanta, Denver, London, Seattle), May 13 (NYC, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, London, Seattle, Washington D.C.), June 3, 2019 (Atlanta, Denver, Seattle)
Locations: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, London, NYC, Seattle, Washington D.C., and online
Cost: $15,000 or income share agreement

General Assembly
General Assembly offers a variety of immersive courses in web development, digital marketing, UX/UI design, data science and mobile development throughout the summer months. 
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include April 22, May 28, June 3, June 17, June 24, June 26, 2019
Locations: NYC, Boston, Chicago, Denver, San Fran, Singapore, Sydney and more
Cost: $14,950

Hackbright Academy
Hackbright is an all women’s bootcamp that offers a Software Engineering Fellowship and a part-time online prep course teaching Python. Students will receive customized career prep.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include April 2 (part-time) and July 8, 2019 (full-time)
Location: San Francisco, South Bay, and East Bay, CA
Cost: $16,895

Hack Reactor
Hack Reactor is a 12-week immersive coding school providing software engineering education, career placement services, and a network of professional peers. (Apply by April 15)
Summer 2019 Dates: May 28 to August 3, 2019 (all campuses)
Location: Austin, Boulder, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, Online
Cost: $17,980

Ironhack
Ironhack offers full-time and part-time courses in web development and UX/UI design taught in Spanish and English. Students will start with 60 hours of remote prep work followed by learning front-end technologies then MEAN Stack. The program ends with a hiring week to help you land your dream job.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include May 27 (Paris), June 2 (Mexico City), June 3 (Berlin, Lisbon, Madrid, Sao Paulo), June 10 (Miami), June 24 (Barcelona), July 1 (Madrid)
Locations: Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon, Madrid, Miami, Mexico City, and Paris
Cost: 7.000€, $11,500 and $70,000MXN

LearningFuze
LearningFuze is a full immersion 12-week web development bootcamp that teaches problem-solving skills, essential workplace and interviewing skills, and programmer mindset training. (If you’re a CS university grad, you could receive $2,000 off tuition!)
Summer 2019 Dates: May 13 - August 9, 2019, and June 24 - September 20, 2019
Locations: Orange County and Irvine, CA
Cost: $12,995

Level
Level by Northeastern University provides students with full-time and part-time data analytics training. Students will become data literate and make better-informed business decisions.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include May 15 (Seattle, Charlotte, Boston, San Jose, Toronto, San Francisco), June 17 (Charlotte, Boston)
Locations: Boston, Seattle, Charlotte, Silicon Valley, and online
Cost: $7995

Le Wagon
Le Wagon is a Ruby on Rails focused bootcamp with various locations. Le Wagon requires 40 hours of online work to prepare for the course. The bootcamp focuses on bringing coding skills to creatives and entrepreneurs with the ambition to build their own MVP.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include April 22 (Rennes, Rio de Janeiro), April 29 (Milan), May 12 (Tel Aviv), June 3 (Buenos Aires, Madrid, Oslo), June 10 (Mexico City), July 1 (Casablanca, Copenhagen, Nantes, Shenzhen), 2019
Locations: Paris, Tokyo, Shanghai, Mexico, Buenos Aires, and more
Cost: Price varies by city

Lighthouse Labs
Lighthouse Labs offers 10-week web and iOS development bootcamps in multiple cities across Canada.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include: April 29 (Calgary, Montreal,Vancouver), May 27 (Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver), June 24 (Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver), July 22 ( Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver)
Locations: Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria
Cost: $9800

Makers Academy
Makers Academy is a highly selective 4-month, full-time program (preceded by a four-week pre-course) which teaches web development in London, England. 
Summer 2019 Dates: May 28 (apply by April 21), June 24 (apply by May 27)
Locations: London
Cost: $8000

Metis
The Metis Data Science Bootcamp was designed by industry practitioners and provides students with on-site instruction, access to an extensive network of speakers and mentors, events, and ongoing career coaching and job placement support.
Summer 2019 Dates: July 1 - September 20, 2019 (San Francisco, NYC, Seattle, Chicago)
Locations: NYC, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, and online
Cost: $17,000

Nashville Software School
NSS is a nonprofit vocational school in Nashville that prepares adults for careers in technical fields like software development, UI/UX design, and data science. Some of their 24-week full-time web development bootcamps are available over the summer.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include April 1 (C# and .NET) and May 20 (Python and Django)
Locations: Nashville, TN
Cost: $11,900

NYC Data Science Academy
Students of NYC Data Science Academy will learn R, Python, Hadoop and Spark to gain a wealth of experience in data science. With NYCDSA’s hiring partnerships, join a robust data science community to help you transition into your new career.
Summer 2019 Dates: June 3 - August 23, 2019, and July 1 - September 20, 2019
Locations: NYC
Cost: $17,600

Rithm School
Learn full-stack web development full-time in San Francisco with Rithm School! With a strong emphasis on open source software and an enhanced learning experience, you can see their full curriculum and participate in free courses on their site.
Summer 2019 Dates: June 3 - September 23, 2019
Locations: San Francisco, CA
Cost: $23,000 or income share agreement

RED Academy
RED Academy’s design and web development coursework is designed to be modular, immersive, and relevant to today's tech industry. Students get the skills, tools, and software to help them succeed in today’s fast-paced digital economy.
Summer 2019 Dates: July 1 (London), July 2 (Toronto, Vancouver), 2019
Locations: Vancouver and Toronto, Canada; London, UK
Cost: $1,650 - $12,500

Redwood Code Academy
Redwood Code Academy is an intensive 12-week full-stack software development bootcamp located in Irvine, CA. Technologies taught include HTML, CSS, Javascript (Including AngularJS and React), .NET, C# and SQL.
Summer 2019 Dates: Classes start on May 20 (Santa Ana)
Location: Santa Ana, Irvine, CA
Cost: $13,500

Summer of Code
Summer of Code is a 6-week, full-time, software development bootcamp offered in San Francisco for undergraduates at Davidson, Scripps, Dension, MountHolyoke, Colorado College, and the University of Washington. Some colleges will award course credit for successful completion of the program.
Summer 2019 Dates: Session 1 is June 2 – July 12; Session 2 is July 14 – August 23
Location: San Francisco, CA
Cost: $12,000 (The fee includes tuition, housing, meals during program days, and fees for program activities)​

Tech Elevator
Tech Elevator offers a 14-week full-time bootcamp teaching full-stack Java or .NET. Students will learn from experienced instructors with over 30 years of development and teaching experience.
Summer 2019 Dates: May 13, 2019 (Detroit, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh)
Locations: Detroit, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh
Cost: $15,500

Tech Talent South
Tech Talent South offers both full-time and part-time courses focusing on Ruby, Rails, HTML, CSS and more. If you’re eager to make a career change, start your own business, or make the world a better place this is a great choice!
Summer 2019 Dates: May 13 (Dallas), June 3 (Atlanta), June 10 (Columbus), June 17 (Asheville, New Orleans, Charlotte, Raleigh), June 24 (Raleigh)
Locations: New Orleans, San Antonio, Dallas, Atlanta, Charlotte, and more
Cost: 
$4,750–$6,750

The Software Guild
The Software Guild offers immersive full-time, 12-week or part-time, 10 to 14-month coding bootcamps in Louisville, KY, Minneapolis, MN, and online.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include April 29 (Louisville and Minneapolis), May 6 (online), and June 3 (online)
Locations: Louisville, Minneapolis, Online
Cost: $13,750 (on campus), $10,000 (online)

Thinkful
Thinkful is an online technology school which also has in-person communities spread around the U.S., where students can meet up and collaborate. 
Summer 2019 Dates: June 3 (Engineering Immersion, Engineering Nights & Weekends)
Application deadline: April 15
Cost: $16,000 (Engineering Immersion), $12,900 (Engineering Nights & Weekends)

We Can Code IT
We Can Code IT's mission is to promote diversity and inclusion in technology. The Cleveland in-person program has a focus on C# / .NET, while the Columbus in-person and FlexCode programs focus on Java. 
Summer 2019 Dates: May 13 - August 19, 2019
Locations: Columbus and Cleveland
Cost: $13,900

Wyncode
Become a Ruby on Rails developer by writing 5,000 lines of code, collaborating with classmates to build complex applications, and participate in a hands-on immersive course with Wyncode. You’ll be able to present your work to a community of developers once you finish.
Summer 2019 Dates: Start dates include May 13 (Front End), June 17 (UX/UI, Full Stack)
Locations: Miami, FL
Cost: $5,000 - $15,000

Coding Bootcamps for Youth

Thinking about summer coding options for the young people in your life? Check out this shortlist:

Generation Code Vienna Summer Camps

  • Multiple dates in August
  • NYC
  • Cost: $500

iD Tech Camps with Java

  • Various cities worldwide 
  • Cost: $849-$1199

Jr DevLeague Academy Summer Program

  • Honolulu, HI
  • Cost: $1,550, $1,675 Summer bundle 

Kode with Klossy Summer Camp for Girls

  • Start dates range from June 3–August 5, 2019
  • Chicago, NYC, Oakland, St. Louis, Austin, Boston, Denver, DC, and more
  • Cost: Free! (and some students can qualify for a travel/living stipend)

Read more from grads who took coding bootcamp courses over the summer:

About The Author

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Imogen is a writer and content producer who loves writing about technology and education. Her background is in journalism, writing for newspapers and news websites. She grew up in England, Dubai and New Zealand, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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