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Microsoft to offer summer camps for kids
Starting June 2, Microsoft will kick off FREE YouthSpark Summer Camps hosted at Microsoft retail stores across the nation. Camps include programing designed to teach kids computer science skills in fun and engaging ways including learning how to build, publish and bring mobile games to life, as well as produce and design their own digital movies.
In addition, Microsoft will bring back the DigiGirlz high-tech camps, with single-day and multi-day programs held at multiple locations worldwide to give high school girls the opportunity to learn about careers in technology.
Microsoft also is sponsoring a Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program this year on Microsoft’s Redmond campus. Over the course of seven weeks, 20 female high school students will participate in intensive instruction in robotics, web design and mobile development with engaging, career focused mentorship and exposure led by the industry’s top female entrepreneurs and engineers.
To learn more about Microsoft’s summer programs for students and where they can sign up for summer camp classes, visit the Microsoft Citizenship blog post. These programs are all part of the Microsoft YouthSpark initiative, which is dedicated to connecting young people with opportunities for education, entrepreneurship and employment.