Piloted in 2012 and officially launched in Chicago, New York City, Boston, Detroit, and San Francisco in 2013, Girls Who Code Clubs are expanding nationally to offer computer science education and tech industry exposure to 6th-12th grade girls during the academic year.* If you’d like to volunteer to instruct a Girls Who Code Club, please note the 2nd round deadline is September 15. While we’re no longer accepting applications for Fall 2014 Clubs, we encourage you to submit an application by September 15 to launch your Club in January 2015!
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We partner with non-profits including schools, libraries, and community based organizations to bring Girls Who Code Clubs to communities all across the country. Middle school and high school girls, teachers, school administrators, and non-profit program or library managers are eligible to start Clubs. To learn more about starting Clubs, please click here for more information about our launch process, and here for answers to FAQs.
- Monthly, project based activities
- Opportunity to build real world software including mobile apps and games
- 40 hours of instruction per school year
- An end of year, student-choice, final project that impacts your community
You may now click here to receive the most current Girls Who Code Clubs Curriculum.
To qualify to teach a Girls Who Code Club, instructors must have at least the equivalent of 3 semesters of college-level Computer Science education. We take care of the rest with our proprietary training in computer science curriculum delivery and classroom management techniques to launch a successful Girls Who Code Club in any setting. The ideal instructor is a software engineer or former engineer in a managerial role. Click here to learn more about becoming an instructor. *Any girl under the age of 13 interested in starting a Club must have a parent apply on her behalf.