What We Look For
Any Mississippi student in their senior year of high school may be nominated by an unrelated adult with insight into the student’s aptitude and motivation.
Have a Strong Heart and Mind
Becoming a fantastic software developer takes hard work and dedication.
Show Up, Work Hard
Commit to working with your peers every weekday for 12 months to master this skill set.
Graduate & Land a Job
Base Camp supports its graduates in their job search with interview skills training, resume building and warm introductions to our corporate partners and sponsors.
Every graduate carries the reputation of Base Camp with them into the workforce. We expect them to represent!
Base Camp students contribute all they have: their time, hard work, and dedication. Base Camp provides the rest, ensuring social and economic barriers do not prevent our best and brightest from joining the future tech workforce of Mississippi.
Every student accepted into Base Camp Coding Academy receives a 100% scholarship, thanks to the generous support of our business and philanthropic partners.
The curriculum at Base Camp Coding Academy is anything but static. We want our graduates to have a competitive leg up in the industry, so we prep them with the latest and greatest in tools and technology. Our curriculum committee of industry leaders meets quarterly to review recent advancements in software engineering and make adjustments to the curriculum as necessary. Throughout the year, Base Campers will be trained in:
“They take young moldable minds and not only accentuate their best qualities, but also shed light on ways to continuously grow yourself well past graduation. It is THE place to attend for driven and curious individuals.”
– Angie Unda, Class of 20204>
“Base Camp changed my life! I could not be more grateful for the opportunities this program provided for me in the software industry. My decision to attend the program was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life.”
– Trey Shelton, Class of 20184>
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