At this time, the Building Blocks for Our Future:  Using Computer Science to Design a Better Tomorrow summer camp set for June 22-26, 2020, will still be held as scheduled. We are closely monitoring the situation with the community’s best interest in mind, as part of Penn State’s efforts to maintain public health and safety in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. 


If the camp is canceled, we will notify you as soon as possible. For the latest Penn State updates and information, visit

Building Blocks for Our Future: Using Computer Science to Design a Better Tomorrow

June 22-26, 2020

Computer Science and Engineering Camp for Girls

Want to explore how one person—like you!—can change the world? Experience how computer science designs are constructed as building blocks in both virtual and physical worlds. Discover a new way of computational thinking that will provide you a new outlook on life. 

This summer camp is geared toward providing middle-school girls with an opportunity to explore how they can become a designer of new technology using ideas rooted in computer science and engineering. They will interact directly with world-renowned computer scientists at different stages of their careers. They will witness how research is performed at top universities and high-tech companies. They will experience first-hand how to build and program virtual worlds and automatic devices. They will see how they can drive the future through creativity and imagination. 

WHO: Open to anyone entering 7th to 9th grades
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m, June 22-26, 2020
WHERE: Westgate Building
COST: $225

For more information, please contact Diane Bucha at 814-863-6740 or


  • When

  • Monday, June 22, 2020 - Friday, June 26, 2020

  • Where

  • The Pennsylvania State University
    W375 Westgate Building
    University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

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