Summer Camps

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Know any students looking for summer jobs?

Boolean Girl is hiring high school and college students for summer camp Instructor and Instructor in Training positions.  

That is right, we are hiring high school and college students for our summer camps.

We also have marketing, engineering and non-engineering internships for college students that want to join our product development team for the summer. 

Details here.  https://booleangirl.org/jobs/

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 SOLD OUT

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.  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 - SOLD OUT

July 16-20 Arlington Location: Yorktown HS - SOLD OUT

July 23-27 Arlington Location: Yorktown HS

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