Summer Enrichment Program

Participant Information

When

June 27 - July 1, 2011
10 a.m - 3 p.m. daily
The program will begin promptly at 10 a.m. each morning. Please plan to arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the first session.

Where

Harney Science Center room 235
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Campus map: http://web.usfca.edu/campusmap/
Directions: http://web.usfca.edu/directions/
Tips: Harney Science center is at the intersection of Golden Gate Ave and Chabot Terrace, roughly at 2450 Golden Gate Ave. Bus 5 and 31 come near, on Fulton ave and Turk ave. Harney Science Center on Google Map

Frequently Asked Questions

What will the program include?

The program is designed to introduce young women to the opportunities available to them in the field of computer science. The program will emphasize hands-on activities such as taking apart computers, programming Android phone app, and tracing how your computer reaches popular websites such as Facebook.com. The program will also feature talks by prominent women in the field of computer science and a field trip to a local tech company, Google this year.

Do I need to find transportation to and from USF?

Yes. You are responsible for your transportation to and from campus each day.

Do I need to bring my lunch?

No. Lunch will be provided each day.

Who is eligible?

Young women who will be juniors or seniors in the 2011/2012 academic year are eligible to apply.

What is the cost?

A program fee of $40 is required with the application. The fee is refundable if space fills before your application is processed. However, the fee is non-refundable once you are selected to participate in the program. Space will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Is experience necessary?

No! No prior computer experience is necessary.