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App Camp For Girls Expands in 2016; Deadline To Apply is March 17

Mar 03, 2016 - App Camp For Girls is expanding in Summer 2016. An inaugural camp session will be held in Phoenix, Arizona. Camp sessions will also take place in established locations: Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington; and Vancouver, British Columbia. At App Camp For Girls, campers receive a broad introduction to the process of iOS app development, from brainstorming and designing ideas to building and pitching their apps. The deadline for applying for the first round of acceptances is March 17, 2016.


App Camp For Girls Releases Quiz Compendium App

Apr 28, 2015 - App Camp For Girls releases the Quiz Compendium for iOS devices, a collection of 15 personality quiz apps created by middle school girls in one week at camp. Using Macs, the girls worked together in project teams from a bare-bones template in Xcode to create all the quiz content & adapt the code to make a functional quiz app. App Camp For Girls is a non-profit organization aimed at tipping the scales of gender imbalance in software with accessible educational programs focused on iOS development.


App Camp For Girls Launches New Locations; Deadline To Apply is March 17

Mar 04, 2015 - App Camp For Girls is launching two new locations in Summer 2015. Camp sessions will take place in Vancouver, BC, and Martinsville, NJ, along with established locations Portland, OR, and Seattle, WA. Campers receive a broad introduction to the process of iOS app development, from brainstorming and designing ideas to building and pitching their apps. The girls use Mac computers and Xcode to build their apps and run them on iPod touch devices. Deadline to apply is March 17, 2015.


Inaugural App Camp For Girls Seattle Finishes With Campers Pitching Apps

Aug 06, 2014 - On August 8, 2014, the inaugural session of App Camp For Girls in Seattle culminates in a pitch session at which the campers will present their apps to a panel of Seattle's leading tech businesswomen. At the week-long program, an all-female staff of developers and designers teaches girls how to design and build iPhone apps. Founder Jean MacDonald, a software industry veteran, came up with the idea as a way to encourage more girls and women to enter the field of mobile app development.