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The Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre has announced the start of registration for the 2015 W.TEC Girls Technology Camp.

Themed “Geeky Divas – Grooming ICTpreneurs”, the two-week bootcamp is targeted at students between the ages 13 and 17 in middle school and high school. It seeks to expose them to technology and mentoring.

In a release made available to TechCabal, the organization said, “[the program has] the objective of helping girls develop an early interest in computers and other information technology.”

The camp will be accepting 40 girls for the program and will expose them to Alice Programming, Mobile Application Designing (using App Inventor), Digital Video Production, other tools like Mind-map, blogger, Social Media, and Excursions to technology companies.

The two weeks program will cost NGN 50,000 ($251) per student and will cover tuition, feeding, boarding, educational resources and excursions. W. TEC also stated that there will be Scholarships for public schools.

The technology camp will run from August 2 to 15, 2015. Interested applicants can register here.

 

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