Creativity & Vision EduCamp

Silicon Valley, California

Summer 2018
Session 1: June 17-30, 2018

design thinking and creative problem-solving | top-ranked universities | world-famous companies |
world-renowned Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area magic

Experience Stanford, University of California Berkeley, California State University, De Anza College and more

summer U 2018

Are you a high school student looking to develop your vision? Do you want to build your creative confidence? Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Have you always wondered what makes Silicon Valley, a world-famous center for innovation and entrepreneurship, so successful? Are you a dreamer?

Then you are ready to head to California and be transformed by the “Creativity and Vision in Silicon Valley” (CVSV) EduCamp!

iDream Lab has dreamed up an inspirational and energetic CVSV EduCamp program as part of our summer U series that will revolutionize your summer.

A one-of-a-kind educational program featuring boutique small group format, led by education experts, university faculty, sprinkled with priceless networking with the tech industry players and topped off with unforgettable journeys around picturesque California university campuses, company headquarters and beautiful sights of the Bay area.


Get immersed in the contagiously entrepreneurial and creative atmosphere of Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area - home to over 6,000 technology companies from Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter, Apple, Tesla, Uber, LinkedIn, YouTube to Oracle, Intel, eBay, Netflix and HP.

CVSV activities will take place in the San Francisco Bay Area giving you a glimpse of Silicon Valley, South Bay, East Bay, including visits to Mountain View, Palo Alto, Cupertino, San Jose, Berkeley and, of course, San Francisco.

unleash your creative spark - design thinking, innovation and creative problem-solving

Creativity is not reserved to just “creative types”.
You will learn how creativity is a mindset and a way of doing things.

You will explore the methodology of design thinking developed by David Kelley, founder of global innovation and product design firm IDEO in Palo Alto (they designed Apple’s first mouse, for example) and (Design School) at Stanford University. David Kelley has unleashed the power of design thinking for thousands of Stanford University students and many influential Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.

On the example of Stanford University’s curriculum and projects, you will experiment with the tools of the design thinking methodology, from ideation to empathy to prototyping, and learn how to combine innovative ideas with action to tackle problems and create change in the world around you.

build your vision plan

You will start to think strategically about your purpose and develop a personal vision plan. Clarity of vision and determination are key aspects for turning ideas into meaningful and successful projects.

“Since no one is sure, since no one can guarantee that it's going to work (or not), all we can do is our best work. All we can do is share our ideas with generosity, speak up and shine a light” – Seth Godin.

network with Silicon Valley professionals

There isn’t a better way to understand the magic of Silicon Valley than by meeting people!

Gain new perspectives from professionals in diverse industries and roles. Hear their stories of successes and failures, and get inspired to become a game changer yourself:

• start-up founders and start-up accelerator programs
• experienced and young entrepreneurs
• tech industry professionals
• venture funds and capitalists – where does money come from?
• college and university experts from professors to admission

world-famous universities

Get a glimpse of amazing educational opportunities, innovations and breakthrough research at these world-famous institutions:

• Stanford University and

• University of California Berkeley

• Santa Clara University

• California State University East Bay

• De Anza College: learn about the 2+2 system, strategies and success stories of the university transfer system at one of the top 2-year colleges in the United States. And more.

world-famous companies

You will visit headquarters and campuses of some of the most famous and innovative companies in the world.

Previous visits included Google, Facebook, Apple, Juniper Networks, LinkedIn.

the format

CVSV EduCamp features a unique format. No one day is the same.

The program is a mélange of university-level workshops, faculty lectures, project work, industry speakers, conversations and meetups with professionals, company visits.

And some gorgeous sightseeing in-between.


Pre-university students: 14-18 years old

High English proficiency: please demonstrate that you are able to participate in university-level classes, workshops and discussions led by professors and faculty.

A recommendation from a university/guidance counselor, transcript from a school offering international curriculum (Cambridge, IB, American) or TOEFL/IELTS scores.

Must be passionate about making a difference in the world


Space is limited – our summer U series fill up fast!

Participation rate: 2950 USD

What’s included:

• Two-week educational program in Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area
• Priceless industry and university networking
• Transportation and lunch during EduCamp activities
• Sightseeing activities
• Certificate of completion

Housing: Housing is not included in the program fee. “Homestay Package” (staying in a house with other students) and “Hotel Package” (private room accommodations) are available on request. Please contact iDream Lab for these customized arrangements.

for parents

Sibling discount available.

If you are looking for excellent summer camp opportunities for siblings before, during or after the CVSV EduCamp (from 6 years and up), iDream Lab will be happy to assist with placing your children in a variety of top-notch programs in San Francisco Bay Area from art to performing arts/theatre to tech camps. Contact us to customize program participation.

If you are interested in attending any of the CVSV activities and visits to accompany your children, additional participation fees may apply.

about Us

This action-filled EduCamp is delivered to you by the eclectic team of iDream Lab. Born in Silicon Valley, iDream Lab has taken its Californian heritage of creativity and innovation around the world – we have impacted thousands of students and organizations in over 50 countries through our educational programs.

Our diverse backgrounds and roles include a mind-blowing collection of meaningful global projects – from teaching branding, languages and linguistics at a private university; creating the first-ever U.S. education fair in South Sumatra; developing study abroad pathways for students in Indonesia, Nepal, Myanmar, Eastern Europe; directing international marketing and business development for one of the largest public higher education institutions; designing corporate events for Google, Facebook, Intuit and IBM Demandtec; running an elite sports training academy with U.S. Olympians; and even collaborating with Hollywood’s HGTV to host an episode of “House Hunters”.

And if you must know, we are parents as well – currently involved in mindful education at Green School, a world-famous institution located in Bali, Indonesia, “the most impressive school ever visited” according to U.N Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

our participants

Chosen by some of the finest institutions in the world

North America

  • Berkeley College (New York, USA)
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (Vancouver, Canada)
  • California State University East Bay (California, USA)
  • California State University Monterey Bay (California, USA)
  • Capilano University (Vancouver, Canada)
  • Foothill and De Anza Colleges – part of University of California system (California, USA)
  • Idyllwild Arts (California, USA)
  • Johnson and Wales University (Rhode Island, USA)
  • Missoula College (Montana, USA)
  • New School of Architecture and Design (California, USA)
  • North Seattle College (Washington, USA)
  • The Northwest School (Seattle, USA)
  • San Joaquin Memorial School (California, USA)
  • Santa Fe University of Art and Design (New Mexico, USA)
  • SUNY Oswego
  • Syracuse University (New York, USA)
  • University of Montana (Montana, USA)
  • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse (Wisconsin, USA)
  • Vancouver Island University (Vancouver Island, Canada)


  • University of Johannesburg (South Africa)


  • American University of Rome
  • IE University (Spain)
  • IHTTI School of Hotel and Design Management (Switzerland)
  • Cesar Ritz Colleges (Switzerland)
  • Swiss Hotel Management School (Switzerland)
  • Hotel Institute Montreux (Switzerland)
  • Culinary Art Academy (Switzerland)
  • Nuova Academia di Belle Art (Milan, Italy)
  • Domus Academy (Milan, Italy)


  • International College of Management (Sydney, Australia)
  • Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (Sydney, Australia and China)

New Zealand

  • Media Design School (New Zealand)


  • EducationUSA
  • Echelon Prep

the reviews

about iDream Lab

“I have worked with the Director of College Success EduCon for over 10 years, who has been a wonderful resource for me in my role as University Placement Counselor. I have great admiration for her hard work, level of energy, her professionalism and total dedication to students finding their path to university. The team is always a pleasure to work with, and my students and parents have gained great value from their outstanding knowledge and expertise”

Janet Russell, University Placement Coordinator,
Bandung Alliance School (IB School) and ACG School Jakarta, Indonesia.

Who We Are

iDream Lab is the only organization in Indonesia with both Indonesian and American educational expertise headed by an international team who are real university experts with over 25 years of experience. It has inspired and mentored international students, schools and organizations all around the world, from United States to Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
  • A team of educators and real university experts: international education, student services and recruitment at colleges and universities in the U.S.
  • over 25 years of experience in international education, student services and recruitment at colleges and universities in the U.S.
  • connected students in 43 countries to undergraduate and graduate programs, scholarships, transfer pathways to top universities
  • conducted 120+ educational workshop programs around the world in 2015-2016
  • business and entrepreneurship acumen (MBA, MS in Information Management, MS in Engineering, Innovation Management Award)
  • empowering Ideas. Passions. Dreams
  • Collaborate with key organizations, such as EdcationUSA, U.S. Embassies, New Zealand Education.

We understand academic interests and application behavior of the students as well as international recruitment goals and objectives of overseas institutions.

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