May 5, 2021

MCPS Middle Schoolers Can Now Register for Free Virtual Summer Camp on Coding

“Swift” is an easy-to-understand programming language used by professional developers to create world-class apps. Rising sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in Montgomery County middle schools can now register for a virtual free and fun week of summer camp to learn Swift from coding experts in sessions from July 12 through Aug. 13.

Campers will learn to code with Swift Playgrounds — a free app for iPad that makes getting started with Swift code interactive. The camp will have “live” activities with instructors (through Zoom conference and coding activities) from 1-4 p.m. each day. Additional optional activities will include coding and prototype design in the mornings and afternoons outside of scheduled time.

iPads will be provided to the students.

The camp will focus on code that is interactive, intuitive and easy to read and write. The summer experience will include Career Pathway Days where students will have opportunities to interact with leading local IT companies to talk about future careers.

The program will conclude with a fun certificate of completion and other surprises to ensure a memorable, valuable summer experience.

More information about the camp is available at,

Students can directly register for camp at