(Savannah Summer Camps 2022) Free Girls Marine Science Code Games camp

Girls Connect Through Free Marine Science Code Camp

This is a one-of-a-kind experience for middle school girls in Chatham county to learn about marine science (underwater robots), and to design and program a playable game around this theme all under the guidance of female scientists, game designers, and programmers.

Girls Marine Science Code Camp

WHEN: July 11-15, 9AM – 2PM
WHERE: Georgia Southern’s Armstrong Campus
*Transportation and lunch included. The program is free to all participants.

DAY 1: Start the week with a field trip to UGA’s Marine Education Center and Aquarium,  where attendees will spend a day with the female scientists running UGA’s marine science underwater robotics program, and learn about how they use coding with underwater robots to study the ocean.

DAY 2:  Attendees will work with a SCAD game professor designing a game around the information they learned at Skidaway, and then be introduced to the Scratch programming tool,  an easy to use block based programming toolkit from MIT.

DAYS 3-5: Attendees will work with Savannah Girls Who Code instructor to implement their designs using Scratch. This will include learning a variety of important and fundamental computer programming concepts.  Attendees will have a completed game to show on the final day of camp, and will have a .

This camp is open to grads 5th – 8th for young women attending school in the Savannah Chatham County Public School System. It is designed for girls who have no coding experience.

There are 20 spots available. Applicants will be accepted in the order of their submission. 

There is no cost to attend.

Register online here.


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