Summer Camps

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Join us at this SPECIAL EVENT - Coding and Cooking - March 2

On March 2, we are having a coding and cooking one day camp.  In the morning we will code and build.  Then at lunch  we will be joined by Chef Wendi James from http://www.rutabagasweets.com/ for a cooking class designed for kids. The girls will make and eat lunch.

After lunch it is back to coding, building, inventing, and animating!   Details here  https://booleangirl.org/event/cooking-and-coding/

Summer Camp Information

Summer camps are offered in Arlington and Fairfax counties.  All camps are a week long.  Registration for Arlington camps are completed on the Boolean Girl Website.  Registration for Fairfax camps must be completed by following the link to the Fairfax Parks and Recreation site.  Registration for Fairfax camps starts Feb 8.  

Before and after care:  Fairfax county offers before and after care for all camps.   In Arlington, Boolean Girl provides before and after care for full day camps and after care for the half day tennis camps. When you register for Arlington Camps, select the tickets for before and after camp care if needed.

Girls Computer Programming Camps (Beginner)

In this week long camp, girls with little or no coding experience will be introduced to computer science fundamentals through a series of unique projects and hands-on challenges, from an introduction to coding using interactive play with wooden blocks to getting hands-on experience discovering computer hardware using Raspberry Pi. Girls will design a series of animated stories and games. No previous programming skills are required but campers should have familiarity with a mouse and keyboard.

Best for rising 3rd - 6th grade girls.

July 2-6 Arlington Location: Ashlawn ES

Jul 9-13 Fairfax Location: Lake Fairfax Park Register

Jul 16-20 Fairfax Location: Audrey Moore REC Register

Jul 23-27 Arlington Location: Yorktown HS

Jul 30-Aug 3 Fairfax Location: Springhill Rec Register

Aug 6-10 Fairfax Location: South Run Rec Register

Aug 6-10 Arlington Location: Patrick Henry ES

Aug 13-17 Fairfax Location: OakMarr Rec Register

Aug 13-17 Arlington Location: Partick Henry ES

Aug 20-24 Arlington Location: Madison CC

Advanced Scratch Programming Camp

The advanced Boolean Girl class builds on programming skills learned in the Girls’ Scratch Programming class through a series of challenging hands on projects.  Advanced programming topics are introduced and the class will also dive in to Physical Computing, connecting the computer to a physical device the girls build like a reaction tester or a game controller. Girls are encouraged to develop their own concepts and bring them to life.

Best for rising 5th - 8th grade girls.

Jul 23-27 Arlington Location: Yorktown HS

Aug 6-10 Arlington Location: Patrick Henry ES

Aug 13-17 Arlington Location: Patrick Henry ES

Aug 20-24 Arlington Location: Madison CC

Half Day Programming Camp + Tennis Camp

This special half day afternoon camp is designed to be paired with the FirstServe Tennis morning camp (Page xx).  Campers can choose both camps (register independently) to make it a full day and staff from the camps will transition the children from tennis to the computer class each day.

The programming portion of this camp is the beginner curriculum on July 9-13 and July 16- 20. The week of July 23 -27 we will run both the beginner and advanced camp.

Ages 7-14. Girls will be placed in the beginner or advanced classes based on age and experience.

July 9-13 Arlington Location: Yorktown HS

July 16-20 Arlington Location: Yorktown HS

July 23-27 Arlington Location: Yorktown HS

List of all Camps

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July 2018

Girls Computer Programming Camps (Beginner), Arlington July 2-6 (No camp 4 July), Ashlawn ES

July 2 @ 5:00 am - July 6 @ 11:00 am
Ashlawn ES, 5950 8th Rd N
Arlington, VA 22205 United States
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Boolean Girl introduces girls to computer science fundamentals at a young age through a series of unique projects and hands-on challenges in this summer camp designed for girls new to programming.

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Girls Computer Programming, Lake Fairfax Park VA

July 9 @ 9:00 am - July 13 @ 4:00 pm
Lake Fairfax, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr
Reston, VA 20190 United States
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(8-13 yrs.) Boolean Girl introduces girls to computer science fundamentals through a series of projects and
hands-on challenges. Our goal is to mix play and programming. Campers take turns writing a script using
interactive tiles for the rest of the class to act out. These short stories are then reproduced in Scratch, a
programming language.

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Arlington HALF DAY Camp July 9-13 – Pair with First Serve Tennis, Yorktown HS

July 9 @ 12:15 pm - July 13 @ 3:30 pm
YorkTown HighSchool, 5200 Yorktown Blvd
Arlington, VA 22207 United States
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In this special half day camp, Boolean Girl introduces girls to computer science fundamentals at a young age through a series of unique projects and hands-on challenges in this summer camp designed for girls new to programming. Turn this into a full day camp by registering for www.firstservetennis.com and we will pick up your child from tennis camp.

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Girls Computer Programming, Audrey Moore REC, Fairfax VA

July 16 @ 9:00 am - July 20 @ 4:00 pm
Audrey Moore RECenter, 8100 Braddock Rd
Annandale, VA 22003 United States
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(8-13 yrs.) Boolean Girl introduces girls to computer science fundamentals through a series of projects and
hands-on challenges. Our goal is to mix play and programming. Campers take turns writing a script using
interactive tiles for the rest of the class to act out. These short stories are then reproduced in Scratch, a
programming language.

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Arlington HALF DAY Camp July 16-20 – Pair with First Serve Tennis, Yorktown HS

July 16 @ 12:15 pm - July 20 @ 3:30 pm
YorkTown HighSchool, 5200 Yorktown Blvd
Arlington, VA 22207 United States
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In this special half day camp, Boolean Girl introduces girls to computer science fundamentals at a young age through a series of unique projects and hands-on challenges in this summer camp designed for girls new to programming. Turn this into a full day camp by registering for www.firstservetennis.com and we will pick up your child from tennis camp.

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Girls Computer Programming Camps (Beginner), Arlington July 23-27, Yorktown HS

July 23 @ 12:00 am - July 27 @ 12:00 am
YorkTown HighSchool, 5200 Yorktown Blvd
Arlington, VA 22207 United States
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Boolean Girl introduces girls to computer science fundamentals at a young age through a series of unique projects and hands-on challenges in a variety of summer camps this week:
Camps this week are at a single location and include:

- Half day camp, pair with First Serve Tennis to turn this in to a full day of camp
- Full day Scratch programming for beginners
- Full day Scratch programming for non-beginners (advanced camp)

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Arlington HALF DAY Camp July 23-27 – Pair with First Serve Tennis, Yorktown HS

July 23 @ 12:15 pm - July 27 @ 3:30 pm
YorkTown HighSchool, 5200 Yorktown Blvd
Arlington, VA 22207 United States
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In this special half day camp, Boolean Girl introduces girls to computer science fundamentals at a young age through a series of unique projects and hands-on challenges in this summer camp designed for girls new to programming. Turn this into a full day camp by registering for www.firstservetennis.com and we will pick up your child from tennis camp.

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Girls Computer Programming, Springhill Rec, Fairfax VA

July 30 @ 9:00 am - August 3 @ 4:00 pm
Springhill Rec, 1239 Spring Hill Rd
Mclean, VA 22102 United States
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(8-13 yrs.) Boolean Girl introduces girls to computer science fundamentals through a series of projects and hands-on challenges. Our goal is to mix play and programming. Campers take turns writing a script using interactive tiles for the rest of the class to act out. These short stories are then reproduced in Scratch, a programming language. SpHill REC 9am-4pm 175 222 1301 7/30-8/03 $350

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August 2018

Girls Computer Programming, South Run Rec, Fairfax, VA

August 6 @ 9:00 am - August 10 @ 4:00 pm
South Run REC, 7550 Reservation Dr
Springfield, 22153 United States
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Girls Computer Programming Camps (Beginner), Arlington Aug 6-10, Patrick Henry ES

August 6 @ 9:00 am - August 10 @ 3:00 pm
Patrick Henry Elementary School, 701 S Highland St
Arlington, VA 22204 United States
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Boolean Girl introduces girls to computer science fundamentals at a young age through a series of unique projects and hands-on challenges in this summer camp designed for girls new to programming.

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