Summer Program 2017

Startups for Kids: Coding/Leadership Program

OVERVIEW

Welcome! Sophia Tree and Alpha Bench are partnering up this summer to create a unique experience for aspiring young entrepreneurs.

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DETAILS

WEEKS:

8/14-8/18 in Waltham, MA (Bentley University campus)

8/28-9/1 in Belmont, MA

AGE: 9+ (mature 8-year-olds will be considered)

TUITION: $500/week

DAILY SCHEDULE

8:30-9:00        Early Arrival (extra fee)
9:00-10:15      Coding Session I
10:15-10:45    Free Time
10:45-12:00    Coding Session II
12:00-1:00      Lunch / Outdoor Time
1:00-2:15        Leadership Session I
2:15-2:45        Free Time
2:45-4:00        Leadership Session II
4:00-5:30        Extended Day (extra fee)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

Coding
Using the Python programming language, students will learn basic programming concepts that will develop them into versatile coders. Programming challenges of varying levels of difficulties will be presented each day.
 

Leadership
Using case studies and interactive activities, students will learn tools and essentials to help them develop their business ideas. Students will learn not only business sense but what will also translate into life skills, including goal-setting, speaking and presenting, working on a team, and more. On the last day, parents are invited to watch the teams pitch their ideas.

Free Time
This is an important part of the day where students will be able to wrap up coding projects or meet with team members for additional brainstorming or discussions. Coaches will be available to provide advice/feedback.

REGISTRATION

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Early Arrival rate is $6/day or $25/week. Extended Day rate is $12/day or $50/week.

Upon registration, please send full payment in the form of a check payable to:

Sophia Tree LLC
P.O. Box 253
Belmont, MA 02478

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Students will need to bring a laptop with Python 3.5 installed; both Windows and MAC OS are fine. Students should have administrative privileges to allow for the installation of any missing Python libraries.

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