All CS Department camps are free and held on NMSU’s main campus in Las Cruces.
The YWiC camps and CS Adventures camp will be held in Science Hall, the Verizon Innovative Learning program will be held in Science Hall, O’Donnell Hall, and the Engineering complex.
YWiC Summer Camp for Young Women in High School
June 3 – 14, 2019
This two-week camp will be held Monday – Friday, 5 hours each day, for 30 HS young women. This includes YWiC alumni and those young women new to YWiC.
Join us to explore computer science through fun builds and learning to code! Computing skills will get you the job of your dreams someday, so join us this summer and celebrate your innate abilities for understanding how to help your neighbors, solve community issues, and discover your talents for integrating technologies.
This is not an introduction to computers camp, but a walk with programming, computational thinking, and new technologies. Young women will explore Arduino microprocessors using Lilypads, learn Java, explore Cybersecurity and Encryption, build robots, and master drag-n-drop programming through game design.
June 17 – 28, 2019
For 30 high school students, co-gender.
Join this fun and elite computer camp, and become a creator of new technologies and programming! Explore Arduino microprocessors, Galileo development boards, Smart Grid Technologies, and learn Python, C, and more. This camp provides a broad foundation for computer science, to empower our area high school students in CS and computational thinking.
Acceptance into this program will be based on answers provided on the application, the availability of the student applicant to participate in the full two weeks of the program, plus targeted regional, gender, and age distributions.
YWiC Summer Camp for Middle School girls
July 8 – 19, 2019
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Are you ready to create, build and learn programming in a fun and friendly environment? Computer Science projects will include Game Design, Robotics, CyberSecurity, and Encryption, plus Modeling and Simulation!
This is not an introduction to computers camp, but a walk with programming, computational thinking, and new technologies.
This YWiC Summer Camp for girls is reserved for 30 YWiC alumi and new participants in middle school, rising into 6th, 7th, and 8th grades, to be held Monday – Friday on the NMSU campus in Science Hall. Camp will include lunch, materials and supplies, an opportunity to win technology prizes, plus swag (bags, notepads, pens, etc.).
Verizon Innovative Learning Minority Males Year-Long Program
Summer 2019, School Year 2019-2020
For boys in middle school, rising into 6th – 8th grades.
Summer Camp Info:
July 8 – 25, 2019, M-TH
Santa Fe Project YoGUT-C (YOung women Growing Up Thinking Computationally), co-sponsored by NMSU CS
A day camp for young women in 9-12 grades held in Santa Fe. No cost to participate! Information coming soon!
Young Women in Computing (YWiC)Resource Site
The Young Women in Computing (YWiC) resource site provides example activities, curriculum, and other resources for other enthusiastic group who might want to organize outreach activities in their local communities.
For more information, visit the YWiC website at http://ywic.nmsu.edu; follow on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/nmsuYWIC or twitter at https://twitter.com/YWiC_NMSU; or email NMSU CS Outreach at cgraham (at) cs.nmsu.edu.
CS Professional Development: Designed for teachers in mid and high school, and the hero’s teaching UK12 DISSECT initiatives, Computer Science, AP CS Principles, etc., and those interested in broadening their coding expertise!