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Computer Programming

Looking to build your own mobile app or website? Want to learn the basics to create video games or the next great invention? Consider attending a Computer Programming course with Summer Discovery. The intensive courses teach you the basic skills that are necessary to succeed in the world of computer programming. By 2020, experts predict there will be one million additional jobs in computer science and engineering for students who graduate with degrees in high technology. Get a head start as you learn computer programming in Python and JavaScript.

Unique opportunities offered by Summer Discovery

Through the Computer Programming Program at Summer Discovery, you will develop strategic thinking skills to solve problems using computer code. Throughout the program, you and other students will learn the basics of Python and JavaScript – two extremely in-demand and useful languages. You will also engage in a host of real-world applications designed to encourage these languages in course-related content. Our courses are geared toward high school students and specified to fit the learning styles considered most effective for young adults. 

The need for computer programmers is high. These professionals are needed in just about every industry. This is one of the most in-demand professions, and, provided you take the time to learn the required languages, it can be incredibly rewarding. It’s an incredible opportunity to put you on a path for success at a young age.


“This program gave me a great opportunity to learn about myself and what my interests are. I also got the chance to make so many friends from all over the world.”

- Samara Michael; Highland, IL 

“This experience impacted me because I got to experience the freedom of a college student (with some restrictions). I got to see what it is to live on my own, and I met a lot of great people.”

- Lauren Leung; San Francisco, CA 

Here's Where You Can Find This Program:

  • UCLALos Angeles, California2, 3, or 5 Week Programs in Business, Sports, Screenwriting, Acting, and LeadershipTuition ranging from $2,899 - $9,599For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • U Michigan & UCLAAnn Arbor, Michigan & Los Angeles, California2 or 3 Weeks @ Michigan & 2 or 3 Weeks @ UCLATuition $10,499For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • UC Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CaliforniaSpecial courses in Marine Science, Surfing, and Research Mentorship ProgramTuition ranging from $7,699 - $10,399For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
  • U Colorado BoulderBoulder, ColoradoSpecial STEM Research and STEM AcademiesTuition ranging from $4,799 - $7,999For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Apply Now
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  • U MiamiCoral Gables, FloridaSpecial programs in Medicine, Business, Marine Biology, Sports, Engineering, and LawTuition ranging from $3,650 - $8,187For students completing grades 9, 10, 11 (ages 14-17)Apply Now
  • UCLA Middle School EnrichmentLos Angeles, CaliforniaResidential and commuter programs for Middle School studentsTuition ranging from $3,499 - $6,999For students completing grades 6, 7, 8 (ages 12-14)Apply Now
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