Charleston is one of the cities piloting the CS First program, and the clubs are run by volunteers in the community. The Google ladies were seeking volunteers from the Charleston Women in Tech group to help run an all-girls code camp, as well as volunteer to run a CS First club session in any of our local schools. Interested? Sign up to be a guru!
Online Learning Options
Looking to learn code, but aren't in school anymore? Here a few online resources to help get you started:
Udacity: try their Introduction to Computer Science course, a college course taught online, for free. It might take you up to 3 months to complete, but you'll learn Python and computer science basic principles.
Learn in Charleston
Want to learn from an actual human being? Good thing Charleston offers a few options for those wanting some more hands-on assistance with their learning and the chance to meet local industry partners.
The Iron Yard located just off of Shem Creek, the Iron Yard Charleston is 3 months of intensive instruction, plus assistance securing a job offer after graduation.
CODEcamp Charleston is a community-sourced training program offered by the Charleston Digital Corridor. Choose from a front-end track, back-end track, or an assortment of electives and seminars.