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W.TEC is now accepting applications for 2018 She Creates and the Early Innovators,  Technology Camps, taking place in Lagos and Anambra states in  July – September.

The She Creates Camp is a two-week technology programme, which empowers girls to contribute meaningfully to the digital economy and improve their economic opportunities. The long-term goal of the camp is to increase the number of women working with and using information technology productively for professional and leadership activities.

The Early Innovators Camp harnesses the innate curiosity of children aged 5 to 10 years by introducing them to computing and science concepts through play and exploration over a 2-week camp.

Our 2018 sponsors for our camps are Google.orgOracle, Laureates College and Swift NetworksKenneth Dike Memorial eLibrary.

During the camp, girls will participate in technology workshops and leadership activities. Evaluations of previous camps show enhanced leadership skills; creativity; problem-solving and communication abilities in the girls as a result of attending the camp.

In 2018, W.TEC is hosting the following camps:

1.) SHE CREATES CAMP (Lagos- Mainland)

Date: Sunday, August 5th – Saturday, August 18th (2-week residential camp)
Fee: N50,000 per student (Covers tuition, feeding, boarding, educational resources, and excursions)

To Register: Complete the online form or contact [email protected] or  call 0812.126.7721 for more information

Technology Workshops:
1.    Mobile Applications Development with Android-Studio
2.    3D Design and Printing
3.    Renewable Energy (Solar Technology)
4.    Data Analysis using Power-BI
5.    Software Design
6.    Digital Music production.

2.) SHE CREATES CAMP (Lagos- Lekki)

Date: Monday, July 23rd – Friday, August 3rd (2-week non-residential camp, 9AM – 2.30PM)
Fee: N 50,000 per student (Covers tuition, feeding, educational resources ) plus N10,000 for pickups after 2.30PM

To Register: Complete the online form or contact  [email protected] or
call 0806.311.4709 for more information

Technology Workshops:
1.    LEGO Robotics Programming
2.    Data Analysis using Power-BI
3.    Software Design

3.) SHE CREATES CAMP (Awka- Anambra State)

Date:  Monday, August 20th- Saturday, September 1st (2-weeks non-residential camp, 9 am – 4 pm)

Fee: N 15,000 per student (Covers tuition, feeding, educational resources )
To Register: Complete the online form or contact Tochi on 0810.556.2646 and [email protected] or 0705.893.6746

Technology Workshops:
1.    Website Design using Mobirise
2.    Animation Programming using Alice
3.    Skills acquisition.

4.) EARLY INNOVATORS CAMP (Lagos- Mainland)

Date:  Monday, August 6th- Friday, August 17th (2-week non-residential camp, 9AM – 2.30PM)
Fee: N 8,000 per child
To Register: Complete the online form or contact  [email protected]   or call  0812.126.7721       

Technology Workshops:

  •   Animation using Scratch programming

Target Audience:
The ”She Creates” is a girls-only tech camp of which its candidates
must be  smart, curious and between 13 and 17 years of age and
interested in and enjoy using computers and exploring digital technology
The ”Early Innovators” camp is a tech camp for children between the
ages of 5 and 10 years.

The W.TEC Girls Technology Camp is highly competitive and we would love that your girls participate this year so kindly apply early.

Watch this video to see what our 2015 camp alumna had to say about their experience at the camp and also view pictures from our 2017 Lagos camp & 2017 Kids camp

For general information about any of our camps, please email [email protected]ng

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