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Ages:Kids, Teens
Cost:$$ see below
Category:Summer Camps
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codemakers photoCODEMAKERS™ offers Intro, Intermediate, and Advanced Python programming courses to teens ages 13 and older. ​

We teach programming much the same way colleges do - by using Python to develop conceptual and technical skills that are easily transferable to other programming languages. ​​

Eight of the top 10 computer science departments in the U.S. (including MIT) now use Python rather than Java or C++ to teach basic computer programming.

Our courses are taught by Boston area computer science majors and grad students, with teaching assistance provided by Belmont High School students.

CODEMAKERS™ is staffed at all times by programmer-instructors ready to answer coding questions, lead games, challenges and special events, and supervise social activities.

CODEMAKERS™ monthly membership includes all course materials, team projects, gaming events, drop-in hours, and social gatherings. ​

Our week-long Summer Camp (morning or afternoon) covers the full Intro to Python course:

Level I - Strings / Variables / Loops / Conditional Statements
Level II - Random Functions / List Comprehensions
Level III - Standard Library Functions / Building Functions
Level IV - Objects and Classes / Selection Sort / Binary Search
Coders also practice their skills working on familiar games and new challenges:

Level II - Scrabble Scores, Basic Combat, Dragon
Level III - Bird Bingo, Plinko, Yahtzee, Monte Carlo Simulation
Level IV - Adventure Game, Racing Simulator, Population Simulator
Intro to Python Summer Course

Typical Daily Schedule

Time allotted Arrival, setup, and announcements ​ - 15 mins
Small group programming workshop ​with lead instructor ​- 45 mins
Break / self-paced practice - 15 mins
Small group coding practice ​with instructor/teaching assistant - 60 mins
Break / self-paced practice - 15 mins
​Small group team coding project, wrap-up - 30 mins

Coders receive a Certificate of Achievement upon completion of the Summer Session.

No coding prerequisites. Coders must bring their own laptop and headphones.

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Summer Camp Weekdays 9:00am - 12:00pm
Summer Hours 9:00am – 7:00pm Weekdays / 10:00am - 7:00pm Weekends
School Days 3:00p - 7:00p Weekdays / 10:00a - 7:00pm Weekends

COST↑ top

$349 per week / $279 Fourth of July week




68 Leonard Street, Belmont, MA, 02478 map
Phone: 617-855-5618

68 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478


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