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JavaScript Coding powered by MIT Open Learning | Teen Tech (Summer)

  • Price: $1,499 USD
  • Age: 13 - 19
  • Skill Level: Beginner–Advanced
  • Format: Summer Online Teen Academies | Small-Group, Online
  • Duration: Two-week program, 2-hour lesson per day

About This Course

The demand for web developers is growing faster than ever before, and a world of opportunity awaits talented coders. Want to gain a competitive edge? That's where this online course comes in! With curriculum designed and delivered by MIT’s world-renowned faculty and all the magic of our legendary camps, you’ll build in-demand skills, work in an environment with motivated learners from around the world, and have a blast boosting your portfolio with a certificate.

Scholarships available based on need.

Topics Covered

  • Understand key web programming concepts and how to think like a programmer
  • Build web applications using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Make and code engaging user interactions on web pages
  • Design, iterate, and implement UI components for web applications
  • Set up code management tools such as GitHub and start building your peer network
  • Develop a portfolio to share with potential teachers or employers

Earn a certificate 

Upon successful completion of this program, iD Tech grants a certificate of completion to participants. This program is graded as a pass or fail; students must receive 75% to pass and obtain the certificate of completion.

Program Highlights

Each day of instruction includes two hours of live learning with your iD Tech instructors, with additional time to complete self-paced graded assignments and skill development, with video content featuring MIT faculty.

  • Certificate recognizing your skills and success

  • Insights and coding demos from renowned MIT faculty

  • Coding skills that can help secure internships and potential jobs

  • GitHub portfolio to share with teachers and future employers

Frequently Asked Questions

Coders, including web developers, can earn 40% more than the average for college graduates. (Source: Additionally, careers in web development and digital interface design are projected to grow two times faster than all other occupations. (Source: Bureau of Labour Statistics)

This program is ideal for college-bound STEM enthusiasts planning to study coding or web development and students looking to boost their portfolios with a certificate. Students aspiring to intern in fields like software development, engineering, QA, and IT, as well as coders who would like to build a new, in-demand skill set are also ideal candidates for this program.

This course is designed for beginner to advanced students.

In order for your teen to run this course, they will need a Mac or Windows computer, webcam and stable internet connection with access to Zoom video conferencing. They will also need a Github account and Visual Studio code. Curriculum will be delivered through Canvas.

After successful completion of the program, your teen’s verified digital certificate will be emailed to you, at no additional cost, in the name you used when registering for the program. All certificate images shown are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of iD Tech.

This course is taught by live iD Tech instructors and features exclusive video content from MIT faculty.

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