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Angelo State to host Summer Code Camp for teens

The camp is free and open to junior high and high school-aged students.
Credit: Angelo State University

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State University's Department of Computer Science will host its annual ASU Code Camp for junior high and high school students June 13-17. Participants will have the option to attend the camp in person or online.

The interactive, five-day camp is free and open to students interested in computer programming, coding and creating animations using JavaScript programming language and tools. Instructors include ASU faculty and students, as well as professionals from TCP, which sponsors the camp.

Dr. Erdogan Dogdu, Code Camp director and chair of the Computer Science Department, said in a press release from ASU, "The camp is free to attend for all students, and no previous programming experience is required. About 100 students attend the camp every summer, and they learn a lot in just one week, a stepping stone for successful careers in computer science."

Camp participants will work with the instructors in hands-on programming. Daily sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. On-campus seating is limited to 100 students.

Technology required to participate online includes a personal computer or laptop and internet access. On-campus sessions will be in the computer classrooms in the Mathematics-Computer Science Building, 2200 Dena Drive.

Advance registration is required and can be completed online on the Code Camp website at angelo.edu/code-camp.

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