Code Creators Camp: Building Apps From Scratch (Middle School)

Eligibility Requirements

Rising sixth through eighth graders (ages 11–13) 


Mies Campus 


Session Four: July 8–12

This session will take place from 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


$600; a $100 deposit is due at the time of registration


Program Description

The objective of the program is to provide students with an introductory experience to app development. Students will learn how to use an app development tool to create a real-life application. In addition, students will learn the process for software development, such as design and testing. Students will learn how to create effective and meaningful user interfaces that will make their apps user friendly. Students will also learn how to collaborate, design, and develop algorithms.

Example Activities

  • Add sound and images to apps
  • Create dual-language apps
  • Create a real-life app 
  • Learn from and talk with an experienced software engineer


Illinois Tech Adjunct Professor Anita F. Debarlaben


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