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  • Alexa Café Held at Simmons College

    Summer programs for girls ages 10-15

Alexa Café Held at Simmons College

In 1999, our independent family company set out to reinvent “camp” for the 21st century. Today, we’re the number #1 tech camp on the planet, with summer technology programs for kids and teens held at over 150 prestigious campuses nationwide. At Simmons College is Boston, MA, we offer Alexa Café, an all-girls learning experience for ages 10-15 emphasizing coding, web design, leadership, entrepreneurship, brand identity, and philanthropy. Creative ideas come to life around café tables in a fresh, inviting setting, as instructors mentor each student. Join the movement! Visit AlexaCafe.com for more information..

Please note: Per Massachusetts state law, “This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local Board of Health. Parents may request copies of background check, health care and discipline policies as well as procedures for filing grievances.” (105 CMR 430.00, 430.190 C, D)

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Alexa Café Program Details

Ages 10-15 | All-Girls | Weeklong | Coding, Web Design, Visual Arts, Leadership, and More

You’re invited to a warm, inspiring environment where girls collaborate to better our world! At Alexa Café, you’ll tap into the power of coding, video game design, engineering, and more, exploring leadership, entrepreneurship, and philanthropy along the way. Big ideas take shape around café tables, and meaningful projects come to life in just one week.

Code.org reports that while over 50% of the U.S. population is female, women make up only 12% of computer science undergrads. Alexa Café—named after iD Tech co-founder Alexa Ingram-Cauchi—was designed to address this pervasive gender gap by providing a space that empowers girls to innovate and create change within STEM fields and beyond.

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About Simmons College

Welcome to our Boston summer camps for girls held at Simmons College! This private women’s liberal arts and professional education institution began over one hundred years ago with the revolutionary idea that women should be able to earn independent livelihoods and live meaningful lives.

With a focus on fostering leadership, making a global difference, and educating women for their own empowerment, Simmons College is an ideal addition to our Alexa Café locations. The campus lies in the heart of vibrant and historical Boston, which is known as the best “college town” in America, and is surrounded by art, music, history, and culture. The campus itself has many lounge spaces, tech spaces, meeting rooms, and outdoor spots to foster collaboration and creativity. Come explore this prestigious and inspiring college with us!

Campus Info: Held at Simmons College
Boston, MA 02115

Please note: Map and campus details are for general information only. Once you enroll, you will have access to our specific location on campus.

Quick Simmons College Facts

Founded: 1899

Mascot: Sharks

Colors: Yellow and blue

Student Population: 5,700

Schools & Colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Management, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, School of Library and Information Science, School of Social Work.

Campus Highlights: Located immediately adjacent to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and parkland Back Bay Fens.

Clubs & Organizations: The world’s first MBA program designed specifically for women.

Rankings:

  • #1 ranked MBA program for women in the Princeton Review
  • Made the 2015 Forbes list of “America’s Best Colleges”

Notable Alumni: Denise Di Novi (film producer), Rehema Ellis (NBC News correspondent), Ann M. Fudge (businesswoman, former CEO of Young & Rubicam), Anne Williams Wheaton (publicist and first White House Associate Press Secretary).

Nearby Airports: Boston Logan International Airport is located approximately half an hour northeast.