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Sisterhood ReCoded Camp Comes to Muskingum County Area

Sisterhood ReCoded, a coding camp for girls 11 to 14 years old, will be held this summer on the campus of Muskingum University. Part of a national summer campaign, the camp is designed to engage young girls with interactive, fun, technology while making like-minded friends and meeting college mentors who have a passion about technology. New Concord,’s Sisterhood ReCoded is sponsored by Muskingum University’s Science Division and the AspireIT program division of National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT).

Registration ends on June 15, and camp dates are August 19 and 26 and September 2 and 9. Muskingum University’s site is hosting a total of 30 participants. Registration for Sisterhood ReCoded is free, and transportation assistance may be available.

Participants will create an Android mobile application in order to solve a problem of the camper’s choice. Emily Vanasdale and Regina Baker, Muskingum University computer science students, and Muskingum University Assistant Professor Jay Shaffstall, assistant professor of computer science, will lead, instruct and assist participants. Sisterhood ReCoded is one of 54 camps around the country and the only one in Ohio.

For more information or to register, visit the website or email Professor Shaffstall. To learn more about NCWIT AspireIT, visit