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Squirrel Girls Tech Camp 2016 Registration Open

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Girls 4-6 grade encouraged to apply now for Squirrel Girls Tech Camp in NEPA!

NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, is excited to announce locations and dates for this year’s STEM education day camp: Squirrel Girls Tech Camp (SGTC). Click links below for information and registration:

Squirrel Girls Tech Camp is a one week camp experience, that offers the opportunity for girls in grades 4 through 6 to explore STEM topics in an encouraging, creative, and confidence-building environment, from 10:00am – 2:30pm. The curriculum incorporates a variety of media and hands-on activities, including lessons on computer science and programming, animation, game creation, digital music, robotics, internet safety, graphic design, and digital etiquette. The fun-filled, engaging, and educational experience at camp continues on with additional software to keep creating and building at home.

The camp will be open to 25 registrants in Monroe County and 50 registrants in Luzerne County, at a cost of $50 per child. A limited number of scholarships are available for families unable to pay the registration fee, thanks to the generous support of NEPA BlogCon attendees and sponsors. Scholarship applications, as well as registration details and forms, are available at the registration websites linked above.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES!

Squirrel Girls Tech Camp also has opportunities for volunteer Instructors and Tech Camp Assistants. Join us for half a day or the whole week, it’s such a rewarding experience. Need a work excuse? We’re more than happy to provide one to your employer.

  • For volunteer opportunities in Monroe County, click here.
  • For volunteer opportunities in Luzerne County, click here.

ABOUT NEPA BLOGCON & SGTC

SGTC is a project of NEPA BlogCon, co-sponsored by TecBridge, a regional collegial organization that collaboratively strives to create and embrace entrepreneurial opportunities with the purpose of growing technology and biotechnology wealth within Northeastern Pennsylvania. Other 2016 partners include The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber, Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18, and East Stroudsburg University.

NEPA BlogCon, founded in 2012, is the region’s only blogging and social media conference. It is designed to bring together bloggers of all experience levels, as well as those interested in marketing, social media, creativity, leadership, and branding. Each year, NEPA BlogCon draws hundreds of attendees to the region from blog local communities and the tri-state area. All proceeds from NEPA BlogCon support the growth of Squirrel Girls Tech Camp. This year, NEPA BlogCon will be held October 15, at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

 

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Author: Karla Porter

Karla Porter is a Human Capital & New Media Consultant and serves as Director of Program Development & Marketing for The Arc of Luzerne County. She keeps a keen eye on labor and employment trends nationally and in the region and is a frequent speaker on careers, employment and social networking, specifically LinkedIn. She is an INTP who juggles 4 professional blogs and 1 personal one – where all the cat pics go.

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