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Mission Bit provides computer science courses that expose high school students from underserved and underrepresented communities to multiple coding languages. We design our classrooms with project based, small group, learning in mind. Fall and Spring courses run for 13 weeks, 4 hours a week. During the summer, we run intensive introductory and advanced courses that last 6 weeks, respectively. In addition to our classes, we offer students a field trip to a Bay Area tech company, career and college advising related to the technology field, and an opportunity to showcase their group projects to a large community of supporters during our Demo Day event at the end of the term.

There are no GPA requirements and any San Francisco public or charter school student is encouraged to apply. Given the lack of diversity in the tech industry and our focus on equity, we accept applications from students of color and girls who attend private schools in San Francisco, as well.

Sign up for Spring 2019 Classes:

Game Design with Unity

 Gateway High School

Meets:
Tuesday and Thursday 4pm - 6pm.

Dates:
February 4, 2019 to April 27, 2019

In this class students will learn the fundamentals of Game Design. They will learn how to create a 2D game in Unity without writing any code using The Explorer Game Kit. No previous experience required.

Web Design 101

 Mission High School

Meets:
Tuesday and Thursday 4pm - 6pm.

Dates:
February 4, 2019 to April 27, 2019

This course is specifically designed for students with little to no coding experience. Students will learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, as well as some core programming concepts through project based instruction. Throughout the semester, students will build 3 websites: an adventure game, a portfolio, and a final project of their choice.

Game Design with Unity

 Mission High School

Meets:
Monday and Wednesday 4pm - 6pm.

Dates:
February 4, 2019 to April 27, 2019

In this class students will learn the fundamentals of Game Design. They will learn how to create a 2D game in Unity without writing any code using The Explorer Game Kit. No previous experience required.

Web Design 101

 Lincoln High School

Meets:
Monday and Wednesday 4pm - 6pm.

Dates:
February 4, 2019 to April 27, 2019

This course is specifically designed for students with little to no coding experience. Students will learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, as well as some core programming concepts through project based instruction. Throughout the semester, students will build 3 websites: an adventure game, a portfolio, and a final project of their choice.

Game Design with Unity

 Lincoln High School

Meets:
Tuesday and Thursday 4pm - 6pm.

Dates:
February 4, 2019 to April 27, 2019

In this class students will learn the fundamentals of Game Design. They will learn how to create a 2D game in Unity without writing any code using The Explorer Game Kit. No previous experience required.

Web Design 101

 Arise HS - Oakland

Meets:
Monday 4:15pm - 6:15pm and Wednesday 2:15pm - 4:15pm.

Dates:
February 4, 2019 to April 27, 2019

This course is specifically designed for students with little to no coding experience. Students will learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, as well as some core programming concepts through project based instruction. Throughout the semester, students will build 3 websites: an adventure game, a portfolio, and a final project of their choice.

Entrepreneurs in Residence

 Mission Bit HQ

Meets:
Monday and Wednesday 4pm - 6pm.

Dates:
February 4, 2019 to April 27, 2019

This course is referral only. You must be recommended by a Mission Bit instructor, staff member or a former member of the EiR program. EiRs will work on a select number of projects that will allow them to build the skills entrepreneurial skills. EiRs will work directly with Mission Bit CEO Stevon Cook throughout the semester.

For Spring 2019 Courses:

Mission Bit has a selective admissions process. We seek to create a strong learning community with committed young people who bring a variety of perspectives to the classroom. We highly encourage all interested students to apply.
To be considered for admissions, students are required to take part in a group interview. Applicants will receive an invitation to be interviewed after the registration deadline has passed. Interviews will take place on Saturday, January 26, 2018. Please provide accurate email information to receive your invitation.
Each term ends with Demo Day, which is a required event for students. Friends and family are strongly encouraged to attend; please mark your calendar for Saturday, April 27, 2019.
Registration Deadline is Friday, January 18, 2019 at 5pm.

For additional questions about registration, please contact us at [email protected]