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 way to learn new skills in just a few months. We chose 28 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 2018.
Wondering what a college student or a school teacher can do with coding skills? Tino went to Turing School after his freshman year in college; 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 Coding Bootcamps
These offerings are specifically tailored to college students and those looking to have an immersive summer learning experience.
Summer 2018 Dates: June 4, 2018 - August 22, 2018
Locations: NYC, Chicago, and online
Hack Reactor's Summer Coding Academy is their proven immersive program, adapted for college students and professional with summer availability. This summer program is the perfect way to discover your passion and potential for coding. Build in-demand skills, your resume, and a portfolio. Prepare for the most productive summer ever. Available in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, or Live Online.
Summer 2018 Dates: June 11, 2018 - August 4, 2018, with an optional 3-month part-time extension August 8 to November 10
Locations: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, or Live Online.
Cost: $10,500 - $17,980
The Make School Summer Academy is an 8-week program created for iOS mobile developers of all experience levels. With an instructor to student ratio of 1:12, students will get a professional caliber education, taught by instructors who work in the industry. Having the opportunity to launch products with students and instructors from over 50 countries makes for the ultimate summer mobile dev experience. Applications are closing soon!
Summer 2018 Dates: July 2 - August 11, 2018
Locations: San Francisco, CA
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.
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 2018 Dates: Start dates from June 18 -June 25, 2018 (Priority enrollment April 27th!)
Location: Toronto, Vancouver, NYC and online
Cost: $2,900 -$14,000
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. Isaac spent his college summer break learning Python – so can you!
Summer 2018 Dates: Start dates from May 29 - July 16, 2018
Location: New York City, Bangalore, and online
Cost: $8,000 - $14,900
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 2018 Dates: Start dates from April 23 - June 4, 2018
Location: Berlin and online
Code Career Academy
Summer 2018 Dates: May 29 and June 26, 2018
Location: Atlanta, GA
Learn web application development with React and Redux, foundations of software development, Python and more through Code Fellows’ variety of full-time and part-time summer bootcamps.
Summer 2018 Dates: Various start dates from April 14–August 6, 2018
Location: Seattle, WA
Summer 2018 Dates: May 29 - August 17, 2018
Location: London, England
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 2018 Dates: May 7–July 27, 2018
Location: Sandy, UT
Flatiron School offers a summer cohort for their Software Engineering Immersive along with flexible start dates for their online program. Both guarantee job placement and career coaching.
Summer 2018 Dates: Various start dates from April 23–June 4, 2018
Locations: NYC, Washington, DC, London and online
General Assembly offers a variety of courses in web development, digital marketing, UX/UI design, data science and mobile development throughout the summer months. Make a career change to the field of your choice with their experienced instructors providing part-time and full-time courses in 10 to 13 weeks.
Summer 2018 Dates: Start dates range from April 23–August 13, 2018
Locations: NYC, Boston, Chicago, Denver, San Fran, Singapore, Sydney and more
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 and there’s a $1,500 scholarship if you apply by May 5th!
Summer 2018 Dates: Start dates from June 4 - July 2, 2018
Location: San Francisco, South Bay, and East Bay, CA
Summer 2018 Dates: April 16 - May 28, 2018 and May 14 - July 9, 2018
Locations: Jakarta, Indonesia
Cost: Rp36,000,000- 40,000,000
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 2018 Dates: June 11–August 17, 2018 and April 24–October 29, 2018
Locations: Madrid, Barcelona, Miami, Mexico City, and Paris
Cost: 7.500€, $12,000 and $70,000MXN
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 2018 Dates: April 30 - July 20, 2018 and June 18 - September 12, 2018
Locations: Orange County and Irvine, CA
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 2018 Dates: Start dates in May and June 2018
Locations: Boston, Seattle, Charlotte, Silicon Valley, and online
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 2018 Dates: Start dates from April 30 - July 9, 2018
Locations: Paris, Tokyo, Shanghai, Mexico, Buenos Aires, and more
Cost: Price varies by city
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 2018 Dates: Start dates from April 23 - July 2, 2018
Locations: NYC, San Francisco, Chicago, online, and more
New York Code + Design Academy
Summer 2018 Dates: Various start dates from June 18– September 26, 2018
Locations: New York City
Cost: $0 for eligible applicants
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 2018 Dates: July 2–September 21, 2018
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 2018 Dates: May 29, 2018
Locations: San Francisco, CA
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 2018 Dates: Various start dates from April 17 - August 7, 2018
Locations: Vancouver and Toronto, Canada; London, UK
Cost: $1,650 - $12,500
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 2018 Dates: May 21–August 24, 2018 and May 29–August 31, 2018
Locations: Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati, OH
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 2018 Dates: Start dates range from April 16–August 20, 2018
Locations: New Orleans, San Antonio, Dallas, Atlanta, Charlotte, and more
Ubiqum Code Academy
Start learning data analytics and Java with Ubiqum Code Academy this summer and you’ll enjoy real-world simulated projects and professional mentor support. Their “Story-Centered Curriculum” will help you launch your new career.
Summer 2018 Dates: Start dates from May 14 - October 17, 2018
Locations: Amsterdam, Berlin and Barcelona
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 2018 Dates: May 4 - August 24, 2018
Locations: Columbus and Cleveland
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 2018 Dates: Various start dates April 23–August 6, 2018
Locations: Miami, FL
Coding Bootcamps for Youth
Thinking about summer coding options for the young people in your life? Check out this shortlist:
- May 28– June 1, 2018
- Lawrenceville, GA
- Cost: $399
- Multiple dates from June 18–August 24, 2018
- Vienna, VA
- Cost: $575
- July 9 - June 29, 2018
- San Francisco, CA
- Cost: Free!
- June 18-22 and June 25 -29, 2018
- Various cities worldwide
- Cost: $849-$1199
- Start dates range from June 5–July 28, 2018
- Honolulu, HI
- Cost: $1,550, $1,675 Summer bundle
- Start dates range from June 4–August 6, 2018
- Chicago, NYC, Oakland, St. Louis, Austin and more
- Cost: Free! (and some students can qualify for a travel/living stipend)
- Miami, FL
- Fill out your info to find dates and cost
Read more from grads who took coding bootcamp courses over the summer:
What is jQuery: An Intro for Beginners
Should you learn jQuery? We look at the debate around jQuery and what jobs need jQuery.
What is Express? A Guide for Beginners
Git and GitHub: A Guide for Beginners
Turing School instructor David explains Git, GitHub, version control, and repositories for beginners