Girl Code in MontCo

Posted by Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission on April 2, 2018

Know a tween or teen girl interested in learning how to make your own website, app or video game? New to digital technology and want to learn how to navigate what you can create and develop? Please join us for a new technology program, Girl Code hosted by CADCOM at Universal Copy and Print in Norristown, PA and supported by partners from Best Buy, T-Mobile, Accenture, and TechGirlz.

What we’ll cover:
 You Can Code!:
Are you just beginning to code or want to start but are afraid it will be too challenging? Well, we encourage you to get out there and dive right in because ‘YOU Can Code!”
 Makey Makey:
Code a simple game using Scratch and create a game controller using Makey Makey kits.
 Designing Mobile Apps:
Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class.
 Intro to creating your Own Website with WordPress:
In this workshop, students will create their own website using WordPress.
 Creating a Mobile App/Game with Touch Develop
Students will Learn how to develop apps for mobile devices using Microsoft’s free TouchDevelop development platform! TouchDevelop can be used to create apps and games on Windows Phone, Surface, iPhone, iPad, Android Phones, Android Tablets, as well as desktop or laptop PCs.

Who should apply?: Girls 12 to 18 who would like to learn more about technology.
Course Schedule: Tuesday and Thursdays 6PM to 8PM eight (8) weeks beginning April 17, 2018.

APPLICATIONS DUE NO LATER THAN April 13, 2018. Confirmation of acceptance, detailed course schedule and location will be sent via email and/or phone call no later than April, 13, 2018

Contact CADCOM to obtain an application: 610-277-6363 x166 or

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