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Teen Technology Camp Pages
Teen Technology Camp Information
What is Teen Technology Camp?
Teen Technology Camp is a week long technology-based Summer Camp for teens aged 13 to 15 sponsored by the Memphis Chapter of the Society for Information Management and the City of Memphis Public Library.
Its goal is to provide teens with the opportunity to:
- Develop a better understanding of IT career choices prior to graduating High School
- Be exposed to some fun aspects of technology
- Be exposed to good role models for IT careers
2013 Teen Tech Camp July 15-20, 9:30-3:30 Weekdays; 10:00-12:00 Saturday
- Teen Tech Camp will be held at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111
- Teen Tech Camp applications are available at any Memphis Public Library location, or download and print the following form:
- Application Deadline:
The application must be returned to any Memphis Public Library by May 3, 2013. All portions must be completed for consideration. Permission from a parent or guardian, and a recommendation from a teacher are required. Former Teen Tech Camp attendees may apply to volunteer, but are not eligible to be campers.
A mandatory orientation session will be held on the evening of Thursday, July 11, 2013, 6-8pm for those whose applications have been accepted and their parents.
- More Information:
- Call 901-415-2732 to leave a message
Teen Tech Camp is funded by the Memphis Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM).The camp provides with hands-on computer technology learning opportunities for students who will be 13-15 years old by June 30, 2013.
Monday through Friday, participants will start the day working on a project with professionals in the field. Campers will also work with the "Scratch" programming language, developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other creative software such as Audacity.
Saturday, campers will present their work and a recognition ceremony will follow.
Lunch will be provided by the library each weekday.
Teen Tech Camp Application
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