2017 Summer Camp

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Deadline to register is 7/1/17 – 20 Camper Maximum


Girls Who Code Chico is proud to offer our first ever computer science summer camp for 6th-12th grade girls! Sign up and explore fundamental programming concepts while making cool mods and building games in your own private Minecraft server! That’s right – spend a full week modding and programming right inside Minecraft. With talks from tech industry representatives, fun team building activities, and yummy lunch provided, the week promises to be an awesome and inspiring one for any young woman programmer. The camp will conclude with a student showcase where campers can show off their work to tech industry partners, educators, and parents alike.

The Basics

Where: The Build.com campus in Chico, California.

When: July 17th-21st – 9-5:00pm

Who: Our GWC teachers will host the camp with help from our tech saavy Build.com staff.

Why: Because it’s going to be AWESOME!

Cost: $150 per camper

Curriculum: https://www.tynker.com/camps/courses/show?id=73-c231h-half-day-camp-3d-game-design-studio

Tentative Schedule

  • Day 1
    • Programming: Capture the Flag
    • Lunch
    • Guest Speaker from the video game industry
    • Programming: Slimeball Soccer
  • Day 2
    • Team building activity
    • Lunch
    • Programming: Complete Slimeball Soccer
  • Day 3
    • Programming: Tower Defense
    • Lunch
    • Group outing
  • Day 4
    • Programming: Complete Tower Defense
    • Lunch – make/bake our own pizzas
    • Team building activity
  • Day 5
    • Programming: Prepare for Student Showcase
    • Lunch with local tech industry partners and parents
    • Student Showcase to local tech industry industry partners, educators, and parents

Register Here »

Deadline to register is 7/1/17 – 20 Camper Maximum