|We are THRILLED to announce that Cargas, a Lancaster-based, employee-owned software company offering software from Microsoft, Sage, Salesforce, and HubSpot, as well as custom-developed products, will host a Hybrid Classroom for All Star Code’s Summer Intensive Program! ASC is a leading national organization educating young men of color in computer science, exposing scholars to tech entrepreneurship, and providing them with tools for success in the tech industry.
ASC’s Summer Intensive is a FREE, rigorous 6-week coding education program that embeds mentorship and personal & professional life skills instruction- all in a fun, engaging virtual environment. Laptops & WiFi hotspots are provided to every enrolled scholar & devices are the students’ to keep at the conclusion of the program. Scholars will earn $15/hr stipends to participate. For the 2023 Summer Intensive Program, thanks to the generosity of The Steinman Foundation & Lancaster County STEM Alliance, 40 fully-funded slots are available to Lancaster County students & registration is open!
Who can apply for the Summer Intensive?A Scholar who is a rising 9-12th grade student OR 2023 HS graduate A Scholar who identifies as a male student of color Willingness to engage in ASC’s 3 pillars: Dare Greatly, Celebrate Failure & Tell Your Story Interest but not necessarily experience in coding, computer science, technology & entrepreneurship GPA is NOT evaluated for consideration in the program Students with IEPs and English Language Learners are encouraged to apply! Specialized assistance is provided & daily office hours are available for extra supportLancaster County students will have the unique opportunity to learn on-site at Cargas in the Hybrid Classroom. They’ll benefit from an in-person Summer Intensive Coordinator available to support their virtual learning, experience an industry leader’s incredible environment and hear from Cargas team members first-hand. And did we mention PING-PONG? Its true- Cargas’ space at 101 N. Queen Street in Lancaster is second to none, and we are excited to share this with our Summer Intensive students! Attending the Hybrid Classroom is not a requirement for participation, and students can join remotely from wherever they’re located. Please help us spread the word about this opportunity, and encourage eligible students to apply today!