Middle and High School Girls Invited to AspireIT Summer Camp
in grades 6-12 in Lee and Collier counties will delve into the world of
technology thanks to the AspireIT Programming Technology Summer Camp.
by Hodges University’s Fisher School of Technology, AspireIT is a summer camp
devoted to teaching girls about coding, game and app development, digital
design and robotics.
this program has been expanded to include girls in grades K-12.However, to
allow our program leader the ability to build a solid curriculum that will best
impact our girls, we decided that grades 6-12 would be better option for our
particular camp,” said Tracey Lanham, professor and program chair of the
computer information technology programs in the Fisher School of Technology at
year’s program, “Making a Difference – Girls, Technology and Social Change,”
will focus on utilizing programming to promote social change, focusing
specifically on the Blue Zones Projects. Girls will learn about technology and
team building skills, and how programming applies to robotics.
Lee County AspireIT camp will take place on June 17, June 18, June 24 and June
25 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the H Building room H219 on the Fort Myers
campus, which is located at 4501 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33966. Registration
is available online.
Collier County AspireIT camp will take place on July 22, July 23, July 29 and
July 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Gaynor Building room G245 on the
Naples campus, which is located at 2655 Northbrooke Drive, Naples, FL 34119.
cost to attend the camp is $20. Each participant will receive a program
participant kit, which includes a bag, parental information and additional
resources furnished by the National Center for Women and Information
Technology. Lunch will also be included.
more information, contact Tracey Lanham at email@example.com
or (239) 938-7779. Camp registration is available online for Lee County at http://bit.ly/1Wx4xJo
and Collier County at http://bit.ly/1ZdDIYx.
the Fisher School of Technology:
School of Technology was one of the first academic schools established at
Hodges University. Renamed the Fisher School of Technology in 2011, students in
this school have a desire to explore technology and how it can be used to
improve the way we conduct business or the way we live our lives.