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Girls Code! Summer Camps


Date: Various days in June, July and August. Please check application below for specific dates.

Cost: Free ($50 refunded deposit check to be returned at the last day of camp)

Deadline for Applications: Closed. We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

Girls Code! includes six, one-week camps at St. Mary’s University about coding. The camps, taught by St. Mary’s professors, are for girls who will be in grades 6-8 in fall 2017. Campers will learn about game development, robotics, cybersecurity, web programming and problem solving, and computational thinking and programming. Each camp may have a field trip or speakers from the computer industry.

All camps meet Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, contact:
Claudia Araiza
Administrative Assistant, Computer Science Department
210-436-3317
A computer science professor teaches the Girls Code Summer Camp
Computer science classroom full of girls learning how to code at summer camp

Campers can sign up for as many camps as they want on a first-come, first-served basis. A $50 refunded fee per camp is due to hold a spot. Lunch and a T-shirt are included.

Below are brief descriptions of each Girls Code! camp:

“Gooey” (GUI) Programming with Java

Participants will learn about computer programming by using Java programming language to create interfaces and screens for programs.

Computational Thinking and Programming

Participants will explore computational thinking and programming in C by using games, puzzles, logic, algorithms and codes.

Web Programming and Problem Solving

Participants will develop the basic skills to become future web developers by learning HTML and CSS.

Game Development

Participants will design and create simple computer games using GameMaker on a Windows PC.

Robotics

Participants will learn how to build and program robots to perform different operations with Lego Mindstorms EV3.

Cybersecurity

Participants will be introduced to basic computer programming skills that will help them understand basic concepts in cybersecurity and cryptography.

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