Mission

Tech it Out Philly teaches students how to use computer science in fun and meaningful applications. Together, we can build websites to change the world. Our students make websites that address the most pressing social issues of our time. Tech it Out Philly provides a safe space for students to explore CS with talented mentors to help along the way.

"No one's born a computer scientist, but with a little hard work, and some math and science, just about anyone can become one."

-President Barack Obama

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FAQ

Is it free?

Yes, it is! Totally free for all. Thanks to Google's igniteCS program for funding Tech it Out Philly.

What do I bring?

Nothing but your excitement. We'll provide computers, hardware, food and drinks, and SEPTA tokens.

Do I need prior experience?

Not at all. We will teach all of our projects from start to finish, without any assumptions about participant's prior skill levels.

Who's eligible to sign up?

Any Philly high school (9th-12th grade) student is encouraged to sign up.

Meet the Team

Elena Tomlinson

Computer science '19

Director

Jacob Bass

Computer science '18

Director

Amelia Goodman

Computer science & gender studies '17

Founder