Codelicious & Girl Scouts Partner To Teach Young Girls Valuable Coding Skills

CARMEL, IN - (1/19/17) - Codelicious is partnering with Girl Scouts of Central Indiana for a hands-on computer session where Girl Scout Brownies will earn their Computer Expert Badge. The event takes place on Saturday, January 21 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
“We are thrilled to partner with Girl Scouts for the Brownie Computer Expert Badge activity,” said Christine McDonnell, CEO of Codelicious. “At Codelcious, we help kids build confidence, have fun, and gain valuable technology skills for their future. This mission directly aligns with Girl Scouts’ mission of building confidence and empowering young girls.” During this class, Brownie Scouts will earn their Computer Expert Badge by: ● Planning their dream vacation ● Digitally creating a picture of their favorite destination ● Developing an animated story to document the virtual trip using Scratch programming language ● Researching women who have influenced computer science “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are subjects every girl can love and pursue,” said Deana Potterf, Chief Communications Officer of Girl Scouts of Central Indiana. “At Girl Scouts, we are driven to empower girls to excel in these exciting and enriching fields. Through events like this one with Codelicious, we can give girls a safe place to try new things - without fear of judgement or failure.” Media is encouraged to attend this event. McDonnell will be there to answer any questions or provide more information about the event. Details are listed below: ● Event Title: Brownie Computer Expert Badge ● Date: January 21, 2017 ● Time: 9:00 - 11:00 ● Location: 600 E Carmel Drive Codelicious and Girl Scouts of Central Indiana are attending the Passport to High Tech event on March 18, 2017 at Conner Prairie. Both groups will have hands-on and interactive booths for students and parents to learn more about ways to get involved. Follow us on Twitter @CodeliciousHQ and @GirlScoutsIN for more information and registration details. For more information, please visit www.codelicious.com and https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/. Media Contact: Christine McDonnell CEO, Codelicious m: 615.804.9134 w: cmcdonnell@codelicious.com
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About Codelicious

Codelcious offers in person, progressively challenging coding classes for kids age 8-18. Codelicious is focused on kids first and prides itself on a safe, supportive and collaborative learning culture. Classes are offered at a variety of levels beginning with basic coding skills and concepts including learning Scratch. Codelicious also offers advanced courses for students in a range of topics including web development, app development, JavaScript, digital marketing and more. All classes contain a confidence building component, collaboration among teams and internet safety and security modules. Learn code. Build Confidence. Have fun. For further information on Codelicious, visit www.codelicious.com.


About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We’re 2.7 million strong—1.9 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe girls can change the world. It began over 100 years ago with one woman, Girl Scouts’ founder Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low, who believed in the power of every girl. She organized the first Girl Scout troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, and every year since, we've made her vision a reality, helping girls discover their strengths, passions, and talents. Today we continue the Girl Scout mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs for girls from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to do something amazing. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org or call 855.GSCIN.4U.