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''Intermediate Programming in Python'' (entering grades 6-12) (5 days)

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Branson School

39 Fernhill Avenue

Ross, CA 94957

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WHO: For tech-loving kids entering grades 9-12. Advanced middle schoolers welcome, too. Sixteen participants max. Suggested for kids who have already completed MVGATE "Intro to Python" or equivalent experience. If you're new to Python, see our entry-level course 7/30-8-3 or 8/13-17.

WHEN: Mon 8/13 through Fri 8/17, from 1:00-4:00pm (note changed time)

ACTIVITIES: Python is the essential language for gaming, internet, and scientific programming. In the Intermediate Programming in Python course you will push what you already know to new levels and acquire new skills in object-oriented game development. Throughout the course you will learn the value of the iterative process of debugging, testing and refining your work. We'll have an outdoor break with snack midway.

WHAT TO BRING: Bring a Mac or Windows or Linux laptop. (For a few kids we can supply a computer. Inquire at info@mvgate.org.)

LOCATION: "Programming in Python" will be held at Branson School. Easy drop-off & pick-up on campus. Parents are responsible for timely pick-up at 4:00pm session end.

INSTRUCTOR: Tony Pound has been teaching computer science at The Branson School in Ross since August 2016. He currently teaches classes in web design, Java, Python and iOS mobile application development. He holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Psychology and Computing from the University of Plymouth (UK) and a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Bath (UK). Tony previously worked for a leading cellphone company in England as a software developer and team leader from 1998 to 2005 prior to becoming a computer science teacher. He was chair of computer science at Priory Community School in North Somerset, England from 2006 to 2015.

REFUND POLICY: Full refund with 30+ days advance notice; half refund 7+ days; refunds not guaranteed under 7 days

SCHOLARSHIPS: Reduced-price registrations are available; inquire at info@mvgate.org. This camp will attract talented young people from all over Marin.

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Branson School

39 Fernhill Avenue

Ross, CA 94957

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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