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Register for the 2016 Workshop in Greensboro NC
Alice Programming Camp for Girls in Greensboro, NC
Alice is the software used in the computer camp for girls in Greensboro, NC

Spend two weeks creating virtual worlds while learning about programming!

The 2013 Alice Workshop classThe 2017 Workshop:
Participants will create stories and computer games using 3D animation. The Alice interface is user friendly and easy to learn; students will begin designing a virtual world the very first day. A memory stick with Alice loaded on it are included so students can continue to learn and work with Alice after the class is over.

Participants: Open to rising 6th through 9th grade girls.

Location:  Guilford College in Greensboro, NC
 (A map and parking directions will be forwarded to participants prior to the start of the session)

Dates:  Session 1: June 19 - June 30 (filled)
Dates:  Session 2: July 10 - July 21
Registration for the 2017 workshops is now open.
Class size is limited so register on-line today to reserve your spot in this year’s workshop.

Time:  Classes meet on weekdays, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost: $300 per student per session.  Fee includes a memory stick with the Alice program loaded on it (students will also save their virtual worlds on the memory stick), and lessons and guidance from our Alice Workshop Instructors.


Alice Programming Workshop for Girls Instructor Dana MurphyClaire Laffan
(Lead Instructor):
graduates from Northern Guilford High School this year and will attend Yale University this fall. She is an NCWIT Aspire IT national runner up and programming enthusiast. Claire is also familiar with C based languages and Java programming. In her spare time, she enjoys learning about mathematics, physics, and working on Arduino projects. This will be Claire’s fourth year working with the Alice Programming Workshop for Girls, and fifth year programming with Alice.

Gabrielle Campbell (TA):
Gabby is a rising sophomore at Northwest Guilford High School. She's an active member of the school’s award winning Energy Wise Club. She participated in the Alice Workshop for two years while she was in middle school. Gabby will be attending Weaver Academy for programming in the fall. She plans to pursue a degree in programming.

Teaching Assistants
are interviewed each spring and will be announced before the workshop begins.  Most assistants are previous workshop participants.  If you’d like to be considered for a teaching assistant position with future workshops, please email the instructor to be placed on the contact list for next year.

Previous Instructors:

Aleis is a cofounder and former lead instructor for the Alice Programming Workshop for GirlsAleis Murphy  graduated in 2016 with a Masters from the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering.  She is now working with IBM in Bethesda, MD as a Technology Solutions Specialist.  Aleis has been programming with Alice since high school,  and was a co-founder of the Alice Programming Workshop for Girls. 

Alice Programming Workshop for Girls Instructor Dana MurphyDana Murphy is a Master’s student in the Stanford University Computer Science program. In additional to working as a programmer with the Virtual Reality Lab Team on the Stanford campus, Dana will intern with Google this summer to improve Android apps for people with disabilities.  Dana has been programming with Alice since middle school, and has created dozens of animated stories and games.  Dana is co-founder of the Alice Programming Workshop for Girls, and a workshop instructor since 2011.  Although she is no longer actively instructing the Workshop, Dana has helped to transition the workshop to the next generation of young women helping each other pursue an interest in technology.

Melissa is a teaching assistant at the programming workshop for girls in Greensboro NCMelissa Murphy graduated from University of Virginia this year.  She will start her job as a technical consultant for the Federal Group with Accenture in Washington, DC this summer.  Melissa was an instructor with the Alice Programming Workshop for Girls from 2013 through 2015 

Register for the 2017 Alice Programming Workshop for Girls in Greensboro, NC