Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Louisiana Girl Scouts Building Computers at Geek Squad Summer Academy!

Louisiana's Donaldsonville Chief reports that Best Buy’s Geek Squad Summer Academy is being offered to girls, ages 10 to 14, in Baton Rouge. Girl Scouts Louisiana East, who is hosting the two-day academy, was selected as one of only 23 partners nationwide, through a competitive application process.

“Geek Squad Summer Academy is open to all girls, not just Girl Scouts,” said Jill Pollard, Vice President of Program and Volunteerism at the local Girl Scout council. “This is an opportunity for any girl interested in technology to learn new skills in a fun, interactive environment.”

According to Pollard, the team building activities include a PC build where girls will learn to tear down and re-build a computer, computer programming, digital photography, and digital music. Girls will learn some of the most popular music creation techniques with music creation software, as well as picture-taking techniques through advance photography methods used by professional photographers. For more information, look here.