Cracking the Code
Turn your app ideas into a reality.
Have you been swept up in the world of Among Us, TikTok, or other social media apps? Are you the next tech innovator? Explorers will discover the world of computer science and how to solve problems utilizing technology. Students will have the opportunity to learn from tech industry leaders, and put computer programming into practice to create their own adventures.
At a Glance
Dates: June 7 – 10 and July 19 – 22
Who Can Apply?: 6th – 8th grade students
Program Length: Monday – Thursday
Program Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm (EST)
Program Tuition: $595
Location: Online – Zoom
*Courses carry no secondary school or college credit. Upon completion of the program, an official Wake Forest University certificate of achievement will be awarded to all Cracking the Code participants.
What You’ll Explore
- Computer Science
- Business & Entrepreneurship
- App Design
- Coding & Programming
- Career Exploration
- Coding Lab
- App Design Workshop
- Game Design
- Pitch Your Project
- Networking & Career Exploration
*Virtual experiences are subject to change.
Cracking the Code Cost
Online | $595
A Day in the Life
- 1:00 pm Explorers Log In
- 1:05 pm Introduction of Academic Partner & Group Icebreaker
- 1:15 pm Coding workshop
- 2:25 pm Break
- 2:30 pm Live lecture: Introduction to game design
- 3:15 pm Explorer Q & A
- 3:30 pm Deacon Discussion – Break Out Rooms
- 3:55 pm Debrief
- 4:00 pm Explorers Log Off
*The “A Day in the Life” sample schedule is subject to change.