Capital Community College

Summer Computer Science Program


Capital Community College is offering our 4th annual Summer Computer Science Program for middle school students aged 12-15. The Summer Computer Science Program provides a stimulating, active, and fun learning environment for students to explore and learn computer science through hands-on activities.

Our Summer 2017 Computer Science Program is a two-week program scheduled for:

June 19th - June 30th, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm

The Summer Computer Science Program is a hands-on, project-oriented program that challenges students to explore technology and use technology to solve real-world problems. Students work individually and in teams to develop and apply computational thinking skills.

Each student in the Summer 2017 Program will study two topics:

Topic #1 - Mobile App Development

Learn fundamentals of computer programming though designing and developing Android apps.

Topic #2 - Cybersecurity

Learn fundamentals of computer networking, computer forensics and cybersecurity through hands-on labs and games.

Youth Development

Throughout the summer program, students participate in youth development and leadership activities to build:

Program Cost

The Summer Computer Science Program costs $275 per student. Need-based scholarships are available for Hartford and East Hartford residents. Students are provided lunch each day throughout the program.


Students must have their own transportation to and from the college.
Student Drop-Off begins at 8:10am. Student Pick-Up is between 4:10 and 4:30pm.

Application Process

Who Can Apply?

The Summer Computer Science Program is designed BOTH for students with no knowledge of computer science, and for students with previous knowledge. Previous knowledge is not required - what is required is an interest and eagerness to learn.

How to Apply?

Parents/guardians must complete an application form.

Application Form

Click here to download application form

Submitting Applications

Completed application forms can be e-mailed to:, or faxed to (860) 906 5009,
or mailed to:

Summer CS Programs
Attn: Seth Freeman
Capital Community College
950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103

Application Deadline

All applications must be returned by Friday April 28th, 2017. Please apply early. Limited seats are available.


For questions regarding the application process, or more other information regarding Capital Community College's Summer Computer Science Program, contact Professor Seth Freeman,, (860) 906 5249.