The Illinois Tech Computer Discovery Camp is a two-week or three-week camp (Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.) that engages pre-collegiate students in hands-on activities to help develop spatial visualization and problem-solving skills. The purpose of the camp is to stimulate interest in computers and to lay a foundation for careers in computer science (CS) and related disciplines. Each summer camp offers a different curriculum so students can continue to participate every summer. This summer, the camp will be themed “Dancing Queen”. The campers will build a Lego Mindstorm (EV3) robot and program it to “dance”. The students will also learn to create e-textiles to “customize” their robots and make personal wearable e-textiles. Participants with prior experience will be grouped accordingly.
Middle-school girls entering grades 7 – 9 in fall 2017 or a returning student of any grade level
2 weeks: July 10-20, 2017; Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Morning Session I
Fruit Break (provided)
Morning Session II
$75 with a limited number of scholarships available for need-based students
Illinois Tech Mies (Main) Campus in Chicago - location to be announced
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