The Girls Go Digital camp is 4 days, 9am – 3:30pm.
With a 30 minute lunch break in the middle of the day.
This is an example schedule only. Activities and the order in which they are presented may change.
|9:00 -10:30am||Intro to Programming|
|12:30 – 2pm||Intro to Pixel Art|
|2:05 – 3:30pm||Digital Photography|
|9:00 -10:30am||Photo Editing|
|10:35am -12pm||Break Stuff|
|12:30 – 2pm||Web Design I|
|2:05 – 3:30pm||Binary Code|
|9:00 -10:30am||Dash & Dot|
|10:35am -12pm||Makey Makey|
|12:30 – 2pm||Intro to Circuits|
|2:05 – 3:30pm||Paper Circuits|
|9:00 -10:30am||Web Design II|
|10:35am -12pm||Tin Robot|
|12:30 – 2pm||Wrap up Projects|
|2:05 – 3:30pm||Parent Preview/Closing Awards|
Girls Go Digital accommodates girls ages 8 – 18.
Classes are divided by age and experience level. Our team has carefully selected age appropriate activities the build upon concepts learned throughout the camp.
GREEN GROUP – AGES 8 – 10
Break Stuff, Basic Programming, Pixel Art, Web Design, Digital Photo, Photo Editing, Programming Robots, Basic Electrical Circuits, Hacking, and Binary Code.
RED GROUP AGES 11 – 13
Break Stuff, Build a Computer, Programming, Pixel Art, Web Design, Digital Photo, Photo Editing, Programming Robots, Electrical Circuits and Soldering.
BLUE GROUP AGES 14 -18
Soldering, E-textiles, Pixel Art, Web Design, Digital Photography, Photo Editing, DIY Gamer, Electrical Circuits, Hacking, and Binary Code.
This is not a complete list and activities and are subject to change. Classes are constantly updated and revised to keep up with current technology and present the best possible classes for the girls.
Intro to Programming: Learn the basics of computer programming through blocky with code.org.
Break Stuff: Learn about parts of the computer and how to identify them through disassembling a computer.
Intro to Pixel Art: What is a pixel? How do computers assign pixels on the screen? Create original pixel art online and in a hands-on project.
Digital Photography: Learn the technology of digital images, the settings on a basic digital camera and how to take better pictures using basic principals of photography. The take some photos!
Photo Editing: Using the digital pictures you’ve taken, create an original work of digital art. Introduction to different photo editing options.
Dash and Dot: Learn to program a simple robot.
Tin Robot: Hack using common household items to create your own “tin robot”.
Intro to Circuits: Learn about basic electrical circuits, and what conducts electricity through the use of conductive ink and the paper flashlight kit.
Binary Code: What is binary code? How does it help communicate with and control computers. Introduction to ASCII encoding scheme as it relates to Binary Code.
Micro Controllers: Learn to create an input device using a Makey Makey.
Paper Circuits: Explore the difference between a circuit in parallel or in series. Make a paper circuit greeting card with copper tape and an LED.
Ozobots: Learn to program a robot using markers and paper to write the code.
Sonic Pi: Learn how to code music.
Soldering Badge: Learn the basics of soldering by soldering a simple circuit.
E-Textiles: Make a bracelet using conductive thread and e-textile components.
WHAT DOES MY GIRL RECEIVE?
Each girl receives her own bag of GGD swag, including a t-shirt, 8 GB flash drive, stickers, take home projects and much more!
Each camp also includes 14 classes, 24 hours of instruction during 4 fun-filled days of hands-on activities.
WHAT IS THE COST OF CAMP?
The cost of camp is $295 for 4 full days. This equates to $12.30 an hour for quality programming developed and taught by women in education, and the tech and computer science industry.