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NEW-CODING ACADEMY at College of San Mateo

11-14 years of age!!

2024 Dates:  Session 1: 6/17-6/28, Session 2: 7/8-7/19,  Session 3: 7/22-8/2


Price:  $700.00 per 2 week 1/2 day session

Calling all future coders, programmers, cyber spies, & designers! Explore a series of coding languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python through introductory projects and design challenges. Learn the basics to get started on your coding journey and become the next coding prodigy! Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Additionally, with the world’s increased reliance on digital data, cyber security is more important than ever! In this class you are all that stands between a group of international hackers launching cyber attacks and world peace. Through a series of challenges, students will learn to apply tools used by professional digital forensics teams to crack codes and use encryption. Working in teams you will collect clues, recover lost data, and explore the tools of the trade to become the next great cyber spy! 


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Dates & Times

Session Length
Sessions 1, 2 and 3 will run for 2 weeks 1/2 day AM schedule from 9am-1pm..

Session Dates 
Session 1 (10 days): 6/17-6/28
Session 2  (10 days): 7/8-7/19 
Session 3 (10 days): 7/22-8/2

Class Times 
Each 2-week session includes an am 4 hours of class per day.  There will be a 10-minute break during the 10:30-11:30am time period.


  The Bay Area Pathways Academy™ will be a game-changer in San Mateo County’s efforts to disrupt the cycle of summer learning loss. I’m pleased to endorse such an innovative and comprehensive program.  
— Bonnie Hansen, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, Sequoia Union High School District