Become a Developer at these Summer Coding Bootcamps!

By Jess Feldman
Last Updated October 21, 2020

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 offer summer courses to help you launch a new career in tech. Check out the following courses to help you #learntocode this Summer 2020. 

1) Fullstack Academy 13) Flatiron School 25) NYC Data Science Academy
2) AllWomen 14) General Assembly 26) Rithm School
3) Actualize 15) Hackbright Academy 27) Redwood Code Academy
4) Byte Academy 16) Hack Reactor 28) School16
5) CareerFoundry 17) IronHack 29) Tech Elevator
6) Code Fellows 18) Jax Code Academy 30) Thinkful
7) Codeworks 19) LearningFuze 31) Tech Talent South
8) Coding Dojo 20) Le Wagon 32) The Software Guild
9) Devmountain 21) Lighthouse Labs 33) Wyncode
10) DevPoint Labs 22) Makers Academy  
11) DigitalCrafts 23) Metis  
12) Epicodus 24) Nashville Software School  


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 2020 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. 
Summer 2020 Dates: June 15, 2020 - September 4, 2020
Locations: NYC and Chicago
Cost: $16,910

allWomen’s Summer Intensive Courses are available on-campus in Barcelona, Spain and online. Students can choose to learn Machine Learning Advcanced, Data Analytics, Product Management, or UX/UI Design. Each course is 100 hours, and requires 4 hours per day, 5 days per week. Every course includes a demo day, a hiring day, career assessment, and networking. 
Summer 2020 Dates: June 29, 2020 - July 31, 2020
Locations: Barcelona and Online
Cost: 2450€ - 2950€

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.

Actualize’s coding bootcamp includes 4 weeks of prework, 12 weeks of live training, and career support post-graduation. 
Summer 2020 Dates: Starting dates include: May 17, July 26
Locations: Chicago and Online
Cost: $13,900

Byte Academy
Byte Academy is an industry-focused coding school with 8-week to 14-week courses in Python Fullstack Development, Data Science, FinTech and Blockchain. Byte Academy is one of the few dedicated FinTech bootcamps, which includes a blockchain curriculum.
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include May 28, June 24, July 22, 2020
Location: New York City and Houston
Cost: $8,000 - $14,950

CareerFoundry offers self-paced, one-on-one mentored online programs in web development, data analytics, UX design, and UI design. Students receive personalized, project-based, and adaptive curricula to help them launch their careers in tech.
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include May 25, June 8, June 22, July 6, July 20, Augutst 3, 2020
Location: Online
Cost: $6,555

Code Fellows
Code Fellows offers its 10-week Code 401 Advanced Software Development bootcamp throughout summer, and students can choose to specialize in full stack JavaScript or ASP.NET Core.
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include June 8 (JavaScript), July 6 (ASP.NET), August 8 (JavaScript), August 10 (JavaScript)
Location: Seattle, WA
Cost: $12,000 

Codeworks offers 8-12 week JavaScript coding bootcamps. Codeworks also offers a free remote JavaScript intro course, and an 8-week remote pre-course before the full-time in-person portion.
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include June 8 and July 27, 2020
Location: Barcelona, Berlin, London, Toronto, Online
Cost: €7,800 - €9,800

Coding Dojo
Coding Dojo’s 14-week, immersive software development and data science bootcamps are available at various cities throughout the U.S. and also online. Bootcamp students receive career support, including 1-on-1 sessions with a career advisor.
Summer 2020 Dates: Starting dates include: May 17, July 26
Locations: Seattle, Los Angeles, Tulsa, Chicago, Boise, Online, and other cities
Cost: $14,995

Devmountain offers immersive courses in web development, UX/UI design, software QA, and iOS development both online and in-person at campuses in Lehi, UT, Phoenix, AZ, and Dallas, TX. Housing is included for in-person, immersive Devmountain students. 
Summer 2020 Dates: Starting dates include: June 1, July 6, July 20, July 27, 2020
Locations: Lehi, Phoenix, Dallas, and Online
Cost: $6,900 - $10,900

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 2020 Dates: May 11 - July 29, 2020
Location: Salt Lake City (and Remote during Coronavirus)
Cost: $11,000

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 2020 dates: Start dates are June 1 (full-time program) and May 26 (part-time program)
Location: Atlanta, Houston, Online
Cost: $14,950 (full time), $9,950 (part time)

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 and online. Students can choose to learn C# and React, or Ruby and React.
Summer 2020 dates: Classes for all programs start on May 26, 2020
Locations: Seattle, Portland (and Remote during Coronavirus)
Cost: $8,900

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 2020 Dates: Start dates include June 1 (NYC), June 22 (NYC), July 13 (NYC), August 3, 2020 (NYC)
Locations: NYC and online
Cost: $17,000 or income share agreement

General Assembly
General Assembly offers a variety of immersive courses in software engineering, UX/UI design, and data science throughout the summer months. 
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include May 26, June 15, June 22, June 29, July 13, July 20, August 10, 2020
Locations: NYC, Boston, Chicago, Denver, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, Online, and more
Cost: $15,950

Hackbright Academy
Hackbright is an all women’s bootcamp that offers a Software Engineering Fellowship, and students can choose between full-time and part-time options. Students receive customized career prep.
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include July 14 (part-time) and July 6, 2020 (full-time)
Location: San Francisco (and Remote during Coronavirus)
Cost: $16,895

Hack Reactor
Hack Reactor offers full-time and part-time software engineering courses, career placement services, and a network of professional peers.
Summer 2020 Dates: June 29, August 17, 2020 (full-time); May 19, July 6, 2020 (part-time)
Location: Austin, Boulder, Denver, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, Online
Cost: $17,980

Ironhack offers 9 week full-time and 24-week part-time courses in web development, data analytics, and UX/UI design. Every course includes career services. 
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include June 1 (Berlin, Sau Paulo), June 8 (Miami, Paris), June 29 (Barcelona, Lisbon), ​​​​​​July 6 (Online), July 27 (Amsterdam) 
Locations: Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon, Madrid, Miami, Mexico City, Paris, and Online
Cost: 7,000€ - 13,000€

Jax Code Academy
Jax Code Academy offers an intensive, 12-week full stack web development bootcamp. Graduates are eligible for a 12-week internship. 
Summer 2020 Dates: June 1, July 6, August 3, 2020
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Cost: $3,500

LearningFuze is a full immersion 12-week web development bootcamp that teaches problem-solving skills, essential workplace and interviewing skills, and programmer mindset training. (The LearningFuze Root Level 1 is free to full immersion students!)
Summer 2020 Dates: May 18, July 13, August 10, 2020
Locations: Irvine, CA (and Remote during Coronavirus)
Cost: $12,995

Le Wagon
Le Wagon offers 9-week full-time and 24-week part-time courses in Ruby on Rails-focused web development
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include: June 1 (Buenos Aires); June 13 (Amsterdam, Paris); June 22 (Shanghai); June 29 (Tokyo), July 6 (Montreal, Paris); July 11 (Buenos Aires)
Locations: Paris, Tokyo, Shanghai, Montreal, Buenos Aires (and Remote during Coronavirus)
Cost: Price varies by city

Lighthouse Labs
Lighthouse Labs offers 12-week immersive web development and data science bootcamps in multiple cities across Canada and Online.
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include: May 25, June 22, July 20, and August 17, 2020
Locations: Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria (and Remote during Coronavirus)
Cost: $11,500

Makers Academy
Makers Academy is a highly selective 12-week, full-time web development program, based in London, England and now offering remote learning.
Summer 2020 Dates: June 8, 2020
Locations: London, Online
Cost: $8000

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. (Apply by May 26!)
Summer 2020 Dates: June 29 - September 18, 2020 
Locations: Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, Online
Cost: $17,000

Nashville Software School
NSS is a nonprofit vocational school in Nashville that prepares adults for careers in technical fields like web development, front end web designer, UX/UI design, data analytics, and data science. Some of their web development bootcamps are available over the summer.
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include July 6, July 7, July 11, August 10, 2020
Locations: Nashville (and Remote during Coronavirus)
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 2020 Dates: June 19 (NYC), July 6 (online), August 17 (online) 2020
Locations: NYC and Online
Cost: $17,600

Rithm School
Learn full-stack web development full-time in San Francisco with Rithm School! Rithm School boasts small class sizes for an enhanced learning experience. For the July 2020 course, Rithm School is offering up to four scholarships of up to $12,000 to students who wish to pay upfront rather than opt for an income share agreement. 
Summer 2020 Dates: May 11 and July 6, 2020
Locations: San Francisco (and Remote during Coronavirus)
Cost: $23,000 or income share agreement

Redwood Code Academy
Redwood Code Academy offers 12-week immersive and 24-week part-time full-stack software development bootcamps in Irvine, CA. Technologies taught include HTML, CSS, Javascript, .NET, C#, and SQL.
Summer 2020 Dates: May 18 (full-time) and July 7 (part-time), 2020
Location: Santa Ana, Irvine, CA
Cost: $13,500

School16 offers a 9-week, live online Technology Career Accelerator bootcamp that focuses on marketing, sales, operations and product. 
Summer 2020 Dates: June 3, 2020
Location: Online
Cost: $1,500

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 2020 Dates: July 13 - October 16, 2020
Locations: Detroit, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Online
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.
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include May 26, June 29, July 7, July 14, July 20, August 3, August 10, 2020
Locations: New Orleans, San Antonio, Dallas, Atlanta, Charlotte, Online, 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 2020 Dates: May 18, 2020
Locations: Louisville, Minneapolis, Online
Cost: $13,750 (on campus), $10,000 (online)

Thinkful is an online technology school offering immersive and part-time courses in software engineering, data science, data analytics, UX/UI design, product management, technical project management, and digital marketing. 
Summer 2020 Dates: Start dates include June 1, June 8, June 15, June 29, July 20, August 3, 2020
Cost: $8,650 - $18,500

Wyncode offers 10-week immersive bootcamp programs in full stack web development and UX/UI design
Summer 2020 Dates: July 6, 2020
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:

Destinations Career Academy

  • June 24 - July 27, 2020
  • Online
  • Tuition-free!

Generation Code Vienna Summer Camps

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

iD Tech Camps with Java

  • Various cities worldwide 
  • Cost: $499-$1199

Kode with Klossy Summer Camp for Girls

  • Chicago, NYC, Oakland, St. Louis, Austin, Boston, Denver, DC, and more
  • Cost: Free! (and some students can qualify for a travel/living stipend)


  • Online
  • Cost: $1299 - $2495

Osmo Live

  • Online
  • Cost: $149

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

About The Author

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Jess is the Content Manager for Course Report as well as a writer and poet. As a lifelong learner, Jess is passionate about education, and loves learning and sharing content about tech bootcamps. Jess received a M.F.A. in Writing from the University of New Hampshire, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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