2021 Black Girls CODE Summer Camp Bay Area (Ages 10-17)

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Redwood Day School

3245 Sheffield Ave

Oakland, CA 94602

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Black Girls CODE In-Person Summer Camp Bay Area for Ages 10-17!

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Our two week camp provides hands-on, project-based instruction, where campers ages 10-17 engage in tech instruction. The camp meets from 9AM-4PM with lunch, breaks, community building, field trips and of course coding! Our camps offer a space where girls can learn computer science and coding principles in the company of other girls, with mentorship from women they can see themselves becoming. 

Create applications, Open your mind to the ever changing world of tech, Design robotic systems, and Engineer innovative solutions. Students will be introduced to many applications of coding through mini projects. These projects will cover robotics, website development, app development, circuitry, and more! Students will work together to develop solutions to real-world problems while using fun technology. No experience is required to participate in this camp. Students will need a laptop and access to the internet to participate in the camp.

The Vision 

Technology shapes everyone’s lives all over the world and will only continue to expand, therefore, everyone should have an opportunity to shape and create it. We want to make sure that Black girls and girls of color are not only included in this tech revolution but are prepared to take on leadership roles within this field and/or start their own STEM organizations for social good. 


IMPORTANT: Once you register for this event please complete the online student profile and photo, liability and emergency contact forms which can be found at this link on our website: http://www.blackgirlscode.com/parents.html.  Please bring signed copies of the forms on the first day of camp.  


Scholarships are provided on a sliding scale based on the need of the participant. Scholarships are first come first serve with limited space. Please click HERE to apply.

Covid-19 Protocols

Black Girls CODE is excited to return to limited in-person events. As an organization, we continue to uphold COVID safety standards as recommended by the Center for Disease Control and local guidance. As standards change and updates are made available, we will continue to inform and update our camper families with the most accurate information. If we postpone an in-person camp location due to Covid, we will shift to a virtual model with the same dates. The following protocols define our approach to encouraging and maintaining a safe learning environment.

  • Equipment and touch points will be wiped down on a regular basis throughout the day.
  • All supplies and equipment will be provided for use by individual campers.
  • All meals and snacks will be provided for each camper. There will be no sharing of food.
  • Families are required to complete a symptom checker form daily and submit it by 7:30AM. Campers/their family showing symptoms will not be able to attend.
  • Masks are mandatory in buildings and in outdoor spaces when physical distancing is difficult.
  • Campers will be divided into small learning pods. Each pod will have a set group of adults (tech instructor, tech assistant, classroom assistant and junior camp counselor) who support camper learning.
  • Physical distancing will be maintained for all activities.


Imagine. Build. Create.

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Refund Policy:

Before May 25, 2021, the registration fee (minus transaction fee) is fully refundable.

After June 1, 2021, if you choose to withdraw your camper from a session, there will be no refund or credit.

We do not offer refunds for cancellations after the above dates and/or no-shows for virtual camp. There are no other credits or “make- up days” for missed days, no exceptions. Refunds may take four weeks for processing.

If we postpone an in-person camp location due to Covid, we will shift to a virtual model with the same dates.

Please contact pearl@blackgirlscode.org with any questions.

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Redwood Day School

3245 Sheffield Ave

Oakland, CA 94602

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Organizer of 2021 Black Girls CODE Summer Camp Bay Area (Ages 10-17)

Our mission is to increase diversity in the technology space by empowering young women of color between the ages of 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders and creators.


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