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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. 

1) Fullstack Academy 11) Flatiron School 21) NYC Data Science Academy
2) Make School 12) General Assembly 22) Rithm School
3) Hack Reactor 13) Hackbright Academy 23) RED Academy
4) BrainStation 14) Hacktiv8 24) Tech Elevator
5) Byte Academy 15) IronHack 25) Tech Talent South
6) CareerFoundry 16) LearningFuze 26) Ubiqum Code Academy
7) Code Career Academy 17) Level 27) We Can Code IT
8) Code Fellows 18) Le Wagon 28) Wyncode
9) Constructor Labs 19) Metis  
10) DevPoint Labs 20) NYCDA  


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.

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 13!)
Summer 2018 Dates: June 4, 2018 - August 22, 2018
Locations: NYC, Chicago, and online
Cost: $16,610

Hack Reactor
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 

Make School
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
Cost: $1,000

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.

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
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
Cost: $4,000

Code Career Academy
Code Career Academy teaches full-time, 16-week full-stack web development focusing on C#, .NET, JavaScript, and SQL technologies. The bootcamp is taught by Jeff Ammons, a Pluralsight author who has 25 years experience in software development.
Summer 2018 Dates: May 29 and June 26, 2018
Location: Atlanta, GA
Cost: $2,499

Code Fellows
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
Cost: $2,499–$12,000

Constructor Labs
Learn JavaScript, React, and Node in 12 weeks with Constructor Labs. This bootcamp curriculum is based on over a dozen years of industry experience and focuses on practical skills to help you thrive in a technical career. 
Summer 2018 Dates: May 29 - August 17, 2018
Location: London, England
Cost: $3,000

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 2018 Dates: May 7–July 27, 2018
Location: Sandy, UT
Cost: $9,995

Flatiron School
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
Cost: $15,000

General Assembly
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
Cost: $3,950-$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 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
Cost: $16,895

Hacktiv8 classes start every month and teach full-stack JavaScript. With an aim to land you your next programming gig, Hacktiv8’s partner companies will recruit students who complete the training.
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
Cost: $12,995

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
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 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
Cost: $16,000

New York Code + Design Academy
The New York Code + Design Academy NYC Web Development Fellowship is a 25-week course + apprenticeship program for beginners to master web development and design using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Students will learn the foundation of web design, create their own personal websites, and portfolios through hands-on learning and an apprenticeship. 
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
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 2018 Dates: May 29, 2018
Locations: San Francisco, CA
Cost: $24,000

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 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
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
Cost: $14,000

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
Cost: 6,000€–8,000€

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
Cost: $12,900

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
Cost: $11,500

Coding Bootcamps for Youth

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

Code Career Academy’s STEM Camps

Generation Code Vienna Summer Camps

Holberton School Summer Coding Camp

iD Tech Camps with Java

Jr DevLeague Academy Summer Program

Kode with Klossy Summer Camp for Girls

#Wyncamp High School Coding Bootcamp at Wyncode

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

About The Author

Lauren is a communications and operations strategist who loves to help others find their idea of success. She is passionate about techonology education, career development, startups, and the arts. Her background includes career/youth development, public affairs, and philanthropy. She is from Richmond, VA and now currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.

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