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Youth in Computer Science Program

Program Description

Over two weeks of the summer camp, students enrolled in this program will be able to virtually meet computer scientists and professors from schools across the U.S. and learn from their experiences and expertise.


Participants will be able to:

  •  interact with other like-minded peers who are driven to learn

  •  gain career insights and new knowledge through interactive games

  •  learn about data structures and real world applications using Computer Science

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Who Should Apply?

Students are welcome to apply if they meet the following criteria:

  • Have an interest in learning from leaders in the computer science field

  • By the program start date, the applicant is age 13-18. Or 9th-12th grade

  • Understand that the program will run according to EST

  • Lower income students are highly encouraged to apply

* The Youth in Computer Science Program does not discriminate based on age, race, gender, or religion. As long as all requirements are met, the applicant will be considered.

Program Cost

This program is free of cost to all high school students. We are a nonprofit receiving funding through our sponsors and donations.

Important Dates
  • Application Opens: January 15, 2022

  • Application Closes: April 15, 2022

  • Decisions Released: by May 1st, 2022

  • Program in Session: June 13, 2022

Application Details

For the 2022 Teens in Computer Science Program, applicants should expect to provide the following:

  • An online application accessed and sent through this website

  • A detailed response to a short essay question

  • Description of up to 5 extracurricular activities done outside of school

Admission decisions to the program will be emailed through the email used when applying. All students should expect to receive a decision before May 1st 2022. Students under 18 will be required to have a parent or guardian fill out an online permission form in order to participate. Basic information such as school, name, and grade will also be asked on the application.

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