Computer Science & Technology Academy

Student's and Faculty Discuss Computer Science and Technology in a classroom setting.
Program is open to students entering grades 10–12 and recent high school graduates.

In the Computer Science & Technology Academy students will explore the relationships and differences between computer science, coding, app development, and software engineering.

This pre-college summer program gives students the opportunity to explore within our collaborative community by getting direct instruction from industry-expert faculty and participating in hands-on projects that help them understand which of these fields would be the best fit for their career interests. This academy is open to students of all genders.

This program is designed for:

  • Students entering grades 10–12 and recent high school graduates
  • Students who are interested in working in technology
  • Students who want to understand the differences between app development, computer science, software engineering, and coding
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Pre-College Summer Program Details

Computer Science & Technology Academy

Session II – Residential

Students entering grades 10–12 and recent high school graduates
July 25 – August 5, 2022
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Get a Jump Start on College Education

In the Computer Science & Technology Academy, students will:

  • Learn the differences between app development, computer science, software engineering and coding
  • Study the technologies and programs that go into creating and running different computer-based technologies
  • Discover which of these fields is their true area of interest before applying to colleges
  • Learn new skills and work collaboratively with other students who are also passionate about computer science and technology

Learn From the Best

During this pre-college summer program, students work closely with Champlain College professors who teach our Computer Science & Innovation and App Development courses. These professors have extensive expertise and professional connections in the computer science and technology fields.

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Make Friends

Program attendees will have a lot in common with their fellow students. By working together in the classroom, living together in the residence halls, and enjoying extracurricular activities, students form friendships that last far beyond the length of the Academy.

Experience Champlain College

In an ever-changing world, Champlain College is renowned for preparing future leaders in the most sought-after career fields and professions that today’s students are most passionate about. Explore our facilities, learn from our expert faculty, and enjoy our beautiful campus.

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Example of a Daily Schedule

The daily program will include morning and afternoon instruction, and a combination of instruction and recreational activities in the evenings. We’ll work right through the weekend to take full advantage of the time we have together!

8:30 – 9:00 AMMorning Meeting
9:15 AM – 12:15 PMClassroom Instruction
12:15 – 2:00 PMLunch and Recreation
2:00 – 5:00 PMClassroom Instruction
7:00 – 10:00 PMEvening Lab / Recreation Activity

Experience College Before College

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Absolutely enroll your child. Taking this Academy changed the course of my child’s future. He now knows what he wants to pursue in college and can’t wait to get started. Without this Academy, my son might have wasted his first year in college.
Parent of Program Attendee

Learn More About Pre-College Summer Programs at Champlain College

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