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Summer Pre College Web Development Hybrid Program at UC Berkeley

Dates and Tuition

Please check the course dates carefully as each course's schedule and holidays may be different.

Weekly course hours – 27

Age Range - 14-18 yrs

Session DatesDuration
7/2/20237/14/2023
2 weeks

This academic camp at UC Berkeley is the perfect gateway to Web Development Hybrid Program for 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 years olds.

Web Development Hybrid Program at UC Berkeley

From Design, Development, and Debugging to APIs and Alorgrithms

Course Overview

Students in our Hybrid program receive a truly unique, immersive experience coupling our in-person and online programs. Students will stay at our quintessential dormitories at UC Berkeley, while taking classes online from top notch staff recruited from across the globe. We will have spaces set up for students to go and attend their online class and join their classmates from around the world.

Program Highlights

  • The basics of coding: Learn in the essential markup and coding languages of the web: HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Mobile-first, responsive design: This is the default of the modern web. Learn coding frameworks and techniques that ensure that your web sites work well on all screen sizes.
  • Software tools: Learn which software tools are most popular in the world of today’s editors including Figma and Adobe XD.
  • Databases: Learn the basics and how to store/work with data to drive your website.
  • APIs: Understand how to use APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) so you can communicate with other websites all over the web.
  • Effective debugging: Learn with tools like Chrome Developer Tools that might help you make sure your code works perfectly on every browser.
  • Git and Github: This is the industry standard for collaborating on, sharing and hosting software on the internet.

Topics you'll explore

Course Structure:

Hands-On Learning

This innovative college-level course in partnership with iXperience is perfectly designed to help high schoolers gain real world knowledge and experience before committing to a Web Development path in college. You will get the opportunity to apply your newly gained skills to a hands-on project for a positive cause. While specific briefs vary from course to course, all of the projects are selected to perfectly complement the skills covered in class and enable students to make a real-world impact. Courses take place from 9am - 12pm Pacific Time 2-4 hours of homework every week day.

  • Week 1: Focus on picking up new industry-relevant skills at a rapid pace.
  • Week 2: Collaborate on a social impact project that you can add to your resume and discuss in job interviews.

Excursions at UC Berkeley

Students may visit Stantec, one of the world’s top-tier design engineering firms. At Mission Bay, Stantec is helping the University of California, San Francisco transform cancer care. In Golden Gate Park, they partnered to design the California Academy of Sciences, one of the world’s greenest museums. Students may get the opportunity to visit technology companies such as Thunkable and Google Geo Education. In the past, thunkable staff members described their scholastic and career journeys and the different responsibilities that they have with the team. Students also got a behind the scenes tour of Google, where they heard an insightful talk from the Google Earth Education Team.

Activities & Trips

Since we are based in Berkeley, San Francisco and Silicon Valley are also at our doorstep. We will explore the world-class resources of the entire region to expose you to one of the most innovative and exciting areas in the entire world. Additionally, we’ll enjoy the fun attractions in the vicinity. All excursions are fully supervised by Summer Springboard staff.

Berkeley, California

  • As is true in most college towns, UC Berkeley is the community's arts and culture center. During your free time, you'll have time to explore the area around downtown Berkeley. Enjoy locally-sourced inspiration wherever you turn: scenic parks, famous stages, and renowned restaurants.

San Francisco & Golden Gate Bridge

  • What better way to explore a city than a scavenger hunt around San Francisco. As students travel through the city, they are tasked to take photos and some famous landmarks: Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, Ghirardelli Square, and a cable car!

Track-Specific Excursions

  • In order to take full advantage of everything the Bay Area offers, each academic program may also take subject matter specific excursions to help round out the student experience. Previous visits have included: Google, Facebook, Bloomberg TV, San Francisco Chronicle, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, and more.

California's Great America

  • California's Great America is a 100-acre amusement park located in Santa Clara. The park has appeared in 1994 films Beverly Hills Cop III and Getting Even with Dad. One of its most notable attractions, Gold Striker, has been featured as a top-ranked wooden roller coaster in Amusement Today's annual Golden Ticket Awards publication.

UC Berkeley

Summer Springboard program for high school students on the campus of UC Berkeley.

Campus Overview

• Visit some of the most dynamic and innovative companies and organizations in Silicon Valley and across the Bay Area, such as Apple, Stanford University, and other institutions. • Explore some of the most famous landmarks in San Francisco: The Golden Gate Bridge, Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square, Fisherman's Wharf, and more! • Cheer on the San Francisco Giants baseball team and enjoy America's favorite summer pastime. • Have fun at California's Great America amusement park featuring Gold Striker, a top-ranked wooden roller coaster.

Accommodation

Just like a college student at UC Berkeley, students share a dorm room with roommates and use a common bathroom. Floors are gender-segregated and rooms contain an extra-long twin size bed, desks, drawers, mirror and a closet. Your Resident Advisor (RA) will live on your hall to create a community, provide support, plan activities and help you get the most out of your stay at Berkeley. Other members of the Summer Springboard staff also live on campus and are available to support students and tackle emergencies, 24 hours a day.

Security

All dormitories have 24-hour security and use electronic keys to enter each building and dorm room. Cal security is on 24-hour patrol and available to any student that may need assistance during the Berkeley summer program for high school students.

Facilities

Your dormitory is part of a complex of buildings around a courtyard. Each building has laundry facilities, lounges and high speed wireless internet throughout. The university is committed to providing a healthy, smoke-free environment for students, faculty and staff. Accordingly, no smoking is permitted in student rooms or inside buildings, including lounges and balconies.

Dining

Most meals on campus will be at the local dining hall, conveniently located near our dormitory. We can accommodate diets such as vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, kosher, halal, or specific food allergies.

Session Dates

Any course for a student under the age of 18 includes a transportation option.
Our packages are designed to be all-inclusive. We will contact you after checkout with info of exact items included.

SessionStartEndDurationPrice
2 Weeks Full Board7/2/20237/14/20232 weeks$5,698.00
2 Weeks Full Board
Start Date7/2/2023
End Date7/14/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price$5,698.00
299 Fremont St, 2110, San Francisco, USA