Level up by becoming a coder this summer with Girls Who Code! Choose your own adventure through our free virtual programs that teach you the computer science skills you need to make an impact while you gain insight into the tech industry and unlock lifelong college and career support. You’ll even get to meet inspiring industry professionals through virtual events like cyber trivia, alumni panels, escape rooms, TED-style talks, and more! 

  • In our 2-week Summer Immersion Program for current 9th-11th graders, you’ll learn how to get creative with code in our brand-new game design course! Join a supportive community of teachers and peers in live virtual classrooms hosted by industry-leading companies like MetLife, Bank of America, and Accenture. By the end of the program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of game design, UX, and the iterative design process as you build a suite of short games using p5.js, a JavaScript library for creative coding. You can even apply for laptop and hotspot access and $300 grants for financial support!
  • In our 6-week Self-Paced Program for current 9th-12th graders, you’ll learn to code through independent study and real-world projects. By the end of the program, you’ll earn beginner-level certificates of completion in HTML, CSS, or JavaScript for web development or intermediate-level certificates of completion in Python for cybersecurity or data science.
Program Dates SIP Round 1: Friday, June 16th – Friday, June 30th 

*note that round 1 will start on Friday, Juneteenth observed on Monday 6/19

Round 2: Monday, July 10th – Friday, July 21st

Round 3: Monday, July 31st – Friday, August 11th

  • Students cannot miss more than 2 days of the program in order to complete
  • SPP will run Monday, July 3rd – Friday, August 11th 

All high school girls and non-binary students can apply, including past participants! Apply at girlswhocode.com/summerapply by February 15th for priority consideration or by March 24th for the general application deadline. 

For more information on our virtual Summer Programs, check out our website or attend a webinar.