STREAM Coding Boot Camp

This program provides an experience for rising 7th and 8th grade students to learn computer coding in the summer regardless of their background in STREAM. These courses are intended to equip students with coding languages (HTML, CSS, JQuery, and Java Script) that can be used across all STREAM fields. Selected students will work to learn a coding language for 6 weeks with an opportunity to attend field trips and after successful completion of the program be given a laptop.

Key Criteria of STREAM Boot Camp participants include:

· Participate in morning Yoga and Guided Mediation

· Participate in various seminars including Leadership Development, Financial Literacy, and Entrepreneurship

· Create and present a website for a business idea during the closing program

· This program is at no cost to the student.

· We will only accept 20 Innovators (students) for the Boot Camp; 10 boys and 10 girls.

The STREAM Coding Boot Camp is a competitive program that requires an application and student interview.

There are (3) essay questions that are a part of the application process for the STREAM Coding Boot Camp.

· If you could master a computer coding language, how would you use it? (100 words or less )

· How could you make your community better by learning a computer coding language? (100 words or less)

· Why should you be selected to participate in the Coding Boot Camp? (100 – 200 words)

Our 2017 community partner was:

Inglenook K-8 School

4120 Inglenook St.

Birmingham, Alabama 35217

(Near the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport)

STREAM Coding Boot Camp began promptly from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm on Monday – Friday.

Dismissal Policy:

If an Innovator is absent for 2 – 3 days, they will be placed on probation.

If an Innovator is absent for 4 days total, they will forfeit their free computer and will be asked to leave the program for early dismissal.

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4. STREAM in the Community

STREAM Innovations participates in various community affairs to support the Birmingham metropolitan area, promote our programs, and provide educational activities at community events.

We provide science demonstrations at community events in parks, YMCAs, along with STEM events libraries, and schools