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Maven Youth - Free Summer Camp for LGBT+ Youth in Bay Area


Hello There, My name is Monica Arrambide with Maven Youth. Maven Youth is a nonprofit offering free summer camp programming for LGBT+ Youth in the Bay Area. We collaborate with local youth-serving organizations/programs and LGBT+ tech professionals to provide Free Summer Tech Camps across the nation for queer and underrepresented youth between the ages of 14-19. I’m reaching out to encourage you to share this free camp with youth in your school or community. Below are the details of our two-week summer tech camp. If you know someone who would be interested in attending, please share this with them! Please note this camp is to teach youth how to build a video game and apps from scratch. NO PRIOR CODING experience needed to attend. Free Summer Camp for LGBT+ Youth and Allies (in-person camp) Learn to build a video game & explore careers in the tech sector June 12th - June 23rd 9 am - 4:30 pm M-F 14-19yrs San Francisco, California Several learning tracks to choose from:

  • Narrative Video Game Writing – Learn how to write engaging, powerful narratives for your own graphic novel video game.

  • Digital Visual Designer– Unleash your inner creativity to design the visual style of your game, using digital art technology.

  • Programming/Coding – Dive into the basics of Python computer programming to bring your game to life!

  • Marketing Promotional Designer - Learn how to market a product from start to finish

Teams will form to build a high-quality LGBT+ Graphic Novel Video Game together. Learn marketing, branding, and game development in this 2 week camp for LGBT+ Youth!! Visit tech companies, meet LGBT+ developers, digital artists, and game story builders to explore the role of queer people in tech. Camp is from 9am - 4:30pm - All meals provided! No experience needed! Camp is led and designed by LGBT+ Youth! Meet the leadership team. Space is limited – Apply Now! For more information contact: sam@mavenyouth.org

Monica Ann Arrambide CEO | Maven Youth She/He Mix it up w: www.mavenyouth.org e: monica@mavenyouth.org ph: 210-705-9287

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