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  • Weekly Snapshot: Summer Camp Photos from July 25, 2014

    Welcome to the eighth installment of our Summer 2014 Weekly Snapshot! Check back each Friday for a handful of awesome camp photos from across the U.S.! Here are some of our favorite shots from this week:   Attack of the onesies at iD Tech Camps held at Macalester!   Polka dots galore!   Collaboration!   [...]

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  • Weekly Snapshot: Summer Camp Photos from July 18, 2014

    Welcome to the seventh installment of our Summer 2014 Weekly Snapshot! Check back each Friday for a handful of excellent camp photos from coast to coast! Enjoy some of our favorite photos from this week:   Museum tour at iD Programming Academy!   Happy in the labs!   Alexa Cafe is awesome!   Making memories! [...]

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  • Alexa Café: Something Magical is Happening Here

    Yesterday, I had the opportunity to visit Alexa Café, our new all-girls tech program, held at Palo Alto High School! I have been writing about Alexa Café since the idea for the program was initially conceived, so naturally, I was extremely excited to see how the real thing compared to the version I have been envisioning [...]

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  • Weekly Snapshot: Summer Camp Photos from July 11, 2014

    Welcome to the sixth installment of our Summer 2014 Weekly Snapshot! Check back each Friday for a handful of excellent camp photos from coast to coast! Some of our fave photos from this week: So studious!   Museum tour at iD Film Academy!   New pals!   Customary pie-in-the-face!   Relaxing outdoors!   Pizza time! [...]

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  • Girls’ Scholarship Spotlight: Annabelle Traveled from CA to AZ to Pursue Tech

    Earlier this year, we ran a scholarship campaign that enabled more than 160 girls to attend iD Tech Camps–our flagship, co-ed, summer tech program for ages 7-17–for free. The initiative was designed to engage more girls in technology, given that over 50% of the U.S. population is female, yet only 14% of computer science majors [...]

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  • Summer Camp Essentials: What to Pack When Attending iD Tech

    Our 2014 season is underway and more and more camps are starting each week across the U.S.! Is your session starting soon? Are you getting antsy about what to bring along? Fear not, iD Techies. We’ve compiled a handy Summer Camp Packing Checklist so you can breathe easy and focus on more important stuff…like having [...]

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  • Remembering Dr. Chandre Butler, Inspirational iD Tech Staffer, Mentor, and Friend

    Last year, the iD Tech community mourned the loss of revered summer staffer Dr. Chandre Butler, who served as Lead Instructor at iD Tech Camps held at TCU and Director at iD Game Design & Development Academy held at Emory. Chandre, who held a Ph. D in Engineering, was devoted to inspiring campers, particularly minority [...]

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  • Weekly Snapshot: Summer Camp Photos from July 4, 2014

    Happy 4th of July, and welcome to the fifth installment of our Summer 2014 Weekly Snapshot! Check back each Friday for a handful of awesome camp photos from coast to coast! Some of our favorite photos from this week: Customary pie-in-the-face!   The college experience!   Music break!   Polaroids!   New friends!   Victory! [...]

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  • Unlimited Creativity: Google’s “Made with Code” Is a Hit with Girls

    In an effort to inspire the next generation of female coders, Google has launched “Made with Code,” an online campaign and learning platform for girls. Designed to highlight the endless creative possibilities of coding, Made with Code features projects such as 3D bracelet design (with free printing and shipping by Shapeways), 2D character design, GIF [...]

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  • Weekly Snapshot: Summer Camp Photos from June 27, 2014

    Welcome to the fourth installment of our Summer 2014 Weekly Snapshot! Check back each Friday for a handful of awesome camp photos from coast to coast! Some of our favorite photos from this week: New friends!   Everybody smile!   Minecraft-y costumes!   Matching hats!   Super cool staff!   Photobomb!   The question master! [...]

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