Code Creators Camp: Building Apps From Scratch

Eligibility Requirements

Rising ninth through 12th graders. To participate in the residential experience, students must be at least 15 years old.


 Mies Campus


Session Three: June 24–28

This session will take place from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


Residential: $1,500; a $100 deposit is due at the time of registration

Commuter: $650; a $100 deposit is due at the time of registration


Program Description

The objective of this 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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