2017 Summer Queer Youth Tech Camps
All campers will build a video game together. Apply their talents in writing/storytelling, artistry and code using a simple text based game developer tool. Maven Summer Tech Camp welcomes all level of talents. This opportunity provides campers the ability to meet LGBT+ Tech professionals who build games, apps and create animation.
We partner with local LGBT+ youth serving organizations and LGBT+ tech professionals to provide free 1-2 week tech camps for LGBT+ youth between the ages of 14-19.
LGBT+ Youth Tech Camps:
- Transform the tech sector through consciousness raising and collaborative partnerships
- Connect LGBT+ nonprofits with tech industry resources and volunteers
- Increase the visibility of the LGBT+ community in technology
- Expose LGBT+ youth to a career pipeline into the tech sector
This free summer camp/summit includes:
- Breakfast, lunch, and TONS of snacks!
- Tour of tech companies
- LGBT+ tech professionals Mentors
- Training in coding/programming and game creation
- Social justice and diversity in technology awareness
- Team building and networking
- Prizes and Gift Bags