Introduction to Programming - Girls Only

  • Technology, Gaming, Computer programming
Aug 09 2021
Aug 13 2021


Session 4 (08/09/2021-08/13/2021)

Introduction to Programming - Girls Only
  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Wed9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Thu9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Fri9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Sat 


Please note that this session of this course is only 1-week.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 02/22/2021 and ends on 08/01/2021


Participants must be 13 to 18 when the program starts.


Location online



This course is focused on teaching and inspiring high school girls to explore computer science and software engineering. Students explore fundamental concepts and logic necessary for programming in any language. Ideal for those wishing to get started with programming, students practice their new skills through a variety of coding projects, which will also help them understand the entire application development process. Students will also have an opportunity to learn about female pioneers in computer science pioneers as well as career opportunities in the field of computer science.

You will learn:

  • Applications of computer science beyond video games
  • Best practices for software design and development
  • Use of compilers and integrated development environments
  • Data types
  • Variables
  • Conditional statements
  • Arrays
  • Functions
  • Output and Input


  • No prior knowledge or experience is required

Technical Requirements:

Students must have access to a computer as well as additional hardware and software. Some programs or courses may indicate additional technology requirements, and not all programs are Mac compatible.

  • Windows PC or Mac computer with web camera
  • Display with minimum resolution of 1024 x 768. While it is not mandatory, it is recommended to have a second monitor connected to the computer to extend the desktop. This allows the student to more easily follow what the instructor is demonstrating while concurrently being able to see the software environment that the student is working within.
  • Headset with microphone
  • Three-button mouse
  • Broadband internet connection
  • Current, major internet browser (Chrome, Firefox)
  • Latest version of Adobe Reader
  • Printer

Registration is expired.