UW-Whitewater CyberGirlz

This event has concluded.  Check back in December for 2019 camp details.


CyberGirlz is a two day camp designed for incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls who are interested in learning more about computer technology. Campers are instructed by a combination of UW-Whitewater staff, students and IT professionals and participate in a number of fun activities which will introduce topics ranging from digital video to programming and game design.  This camp is available to girls entering grades 6-8 in Fall 2018.

Date: July 24 - 25, 2018

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Registrations accepted online until noon 7/10/18. We do accept walk up registrations, if not sold out.

Fee: $15

Scholarship:  Are available to those with special circumstances.  Indicate your circumstance in the registration and use promo code REQFULLSCHOLAR to request a full scholarship or REQHALFSCHOLAR to request a half scholarship at check out.  Scholarship requests cannot be applied after you register and pay.  You will be notified by July 1, 2018 via email if you have been awarded a scholarship.  

Fees Include

The fee covers lunch, instruction, a t-shirt and insurance.

Refunds

Early cancellations will receive a full refund minus 6% cancellation fee if the cancellation is requested at least 7 days prior to the event.  NO REFUNDS will be given for no shows or registrants sent home for disciplinary reasons.  All cancellation requests must be submitted to cesevents@uww.edu; provide registrant's name and event title.  Refunds will be returned to name and address of payer.

Pre-camp information will be available on this website three weeks prior to the start of camp. Pre-camp information includes health form, check-in and out times with locations, daily schedule, what to bring and other important information you will need to know before attending camp. Each camper must complete the healthEcamper online form 24 hours prior to arrival for each camp they attend; no camper will be allowed to participate without completing the form. Use the email address provided to register for this camp as your user name on the healthEcamper website to avoid receiving emails from us indicating you have not completed this health form.

Info Packet Available 3 weeks prior to event.

Summer Camp Rules

UW-Whitewater will hold all campers responsible for their conduct. Serious misconduct or disruption will lead to immediate dismissal from camp. Campers dismissed from the camp will not receive a refund. Review Summer Camp Rules for more details.

Driving Directions

Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here.  A campus map can be found here.  Campus building addresses can be found here.

Parking

Parking permits are required to park on campus. You may park for free at the location and time of check-in and check-out. All other locations and times you will need to have a parking permit to avoid a ticket.

Registration Terms & Conditions

By registering for an event, you agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions. Please review the Registration Terms and Conditions for more details.

Be aware that we advise you to leave all non-essential, portable electronic devices at home (iPod, iTouch, cell phones, etc), but ultimately it is your decision. We will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items.

What Will Campers Do?

Registrants will be divided by grade level to complete activities. Sample topics are listed below:

6th grade:
Programming with Scratch or Android Mobile App Development
Robot Design, Construction and Programming
Web Design

7th grade:
Robotics, Circuitry and Network design
Computer Breakdown and Repair
Internet Security and Computer Programming

8th grade:
Social Entrepreneurship
Advanced web design and software programming
Gaming and technical product design

Insurance

Each camper will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $7,500 and $300 maximum dental insurance. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.

Special Notice

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

Registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will  be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.