We offer summer camps and clubs for girls entering middle and high school who are
interested in computers and IT. Our goal is to increase the number of girls in the
Midlands who consider IT and other STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)
careers by giving them the opportunity to learn about IT and coding in a fun and interactive
GGIT is staffed by dedicated professors and students across campus.
Ruchi Bhosale (2016 Co-Leader and planned 2017 Co-Leader)
Ruchi Bhosale (2016 Co-Leader and planned 2017 Co-Leader) is a rising junior majoring
in Computer Engineering. When she's not coding, she's always drawing or dancing. Ruchi
is on USC's only fusion dance team called USC Moksha, and will be starting her minor
in Fashion Merchandise next semester.
Madison Pickrel (2016 and 2017 Program Leader) is a rising junior at the University
of South Carolina majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics! Outside of the classroom,
she works as a waitress at a local restaurant. When she's trying to relax and have
fun, she enjoys travelling to different places and going hiking.
Dr. Toni Williams
Dr. Toni Williams is an assistant professor in the Department of Instruction and Teacher
Education at the University of South Carolina. Her research focuses on middle level
teacher education and issues of diversity and social justice. When she is not teaching
she loves spending time with her family.
We want everyone to get a chance to learn with us. If cost could keep your daughter
from coming to camp, please fill out the financial assistance form by April 14. Decisions will be made April 17. Later applications will be considered
if aid is still available, with decisions made within 5 business days.
Registration and Fees
Ready to register? Please register online. Camp costs for one week range from $110 to $120.
Before camp starts, our sponsors have some forms:
The National Center for Women and IT Consent and Release form: available soon. Our
Program ID is 5019.
Health Forms. Please fill out the Health History Form and the Treatment Agreement.
The University of South Carolina Liability and Waiver form.
You will receive these from the University's Continuing Education and Conferences
(CEC) program after you have registered for the camp. You will return them to CEC
or bring them to camp the first day.
Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.