Girls Who Code: Grades 6th - 12th

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Lafayette Library and Learning Center
Technology Lab

Event Details

Come join us to learn programming  and Computer Science in this exciting new weekly STEM program aimed at girls and young women, all are welcome. 

No prior programming experience needed.  New students welcome any time. This is an on-going weekly meeting that introduces young adults to coding in various languages.  We will be using the Girls Who Code curriculum as well as custom programming challenges throughout the school year.  This class is led by a local recent computer science graduate Miss Heather.

Registration is recommended each week but Drop ins are always welcome.

  • Willingness to explore computer science and problem solving
  • Grades 6th through 12th (exceptions allowed depending on computer experience)
  • Comfortable with computers and keyboarding (ability to type)
  • Basic math skills ( + - * / )

Bring your own laptops if you have them, workstations and library laptops will be available.  Space limited to 20 participants.

Group Meets every Wednesdays 3:30pm to 5:00pm in the Technology Lab.

Previous classes covered Java Basics, Variables, and Boolean Operators.  Class outline, presentation, and sample code are available online.  A link will be sent to you once you register for the class.  Returning students will continue with new material & personal projects, new students will work through the previous material with the help of Miss Heather and returning students.

A registered Girls Who Code club. #CA14923

Event Type(s): Computers and Technology, Library Program
Age Group(s): Teens (12-17), Middle School (Grades 6-8), High School (Grades 9-12)
Presenter: Miss Heather
(925) 385-2280

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