11445 SW WOODLEE HEIGHTS CT, PORTLAND, OR 97219, US
Our mission is to diversify the community of ponderers and creators by equipping the next generation with the tools of technology, thinking, and leadership to improve the world, bit by bit.
We strive for low-cost programs to teach and encourage students, especially girls and other underrepresented youths in the STEM community, to code, to examine the world, and to lead. We currently offer three programs: Hello World, Form and Function, and Uncommon Sense. Hello World is a summer camp aimed at teaching middle school girls the inner workings of websites. Form and Function is a free after-school program empowering middle schoolers with the tools web development. Uncommon Sense allows high schoolers to examine the world critically and see things with a skeptical eye. For our paid programs, we ensure that scholarships are readily available to ensure all can enjoy our programs. In addition to sharing the gift of code and knowledge, we train student volunteers through hands-on learning to adopt the responsibility, initiative, and dedication critical to strong leadership. We started as a summer camp to teach middle school girls how to code, and the following year, we expanded to clubs for middle schools and high schools. In 2020, we also incorporated critical thinking as one of our services.
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
April 10, 2021
Must be at least 14
Instructors/Helpers: ~3 hours a day the week of the program , 1 hour a week on volunteer training in the weeks leading up to the camp; Curriculum Volunteers: ~1.5-2.5 hours a week, but can be very flexible
Have a solid understanding of Python and neural networks with Keras and Tensorflow or be willing to learn