Dive into a five-day immersion program developed to ignite and inspire future female engineers and further their pursuit of a career in computer science.

Come to Code Camp 2018.

Selectees will join us in our San Francisco office for five life-changing days of coding workshops, leadership sessions, and networking opportunities with female engineers from across the U.S., UK, and Canada. All expenses paid.

San Francisco


August 13 to 17


20 women


Only 20% of software developers are women. Square is committed to improving this ratio.

Code Camp launched in 2010 to inspire, educate, and empower the next generation of women in technology.

Program details

A complete coding experience

Learn, build, gain insight, and develop your skills working closely with Square engineers.

The Code Camp community

Build important connections with a growing group of inspiring women from around the world.

Flight and accommodations

Round-trip flight to San Francisco and shared hotel room expenses are covered in full.

The schedule

June 15

Applications Due

July 13

Winners Notified

August 13–17

College Code Camp in SF


  • Enrolled as a full-time student at a U.S., UK, or Canadian university
  • Pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical major
  • A self-identified woman who is 18 years or older


“At Code Camp, we got to take things apart, make new things, and meet interesting people.”

Katherine Ye, Princeton University

“I can speak for the rest of the campers when I say Square empowered each and every one of us.”

Chelsea Carr, Michigan State University

“Code Camp was one of the most incredible experiences I’ve had. We learned, we laughed, we grew.”

Sumaiya Hashmi, Claremont McKenna College

“There is something magical about being surrounded by women with shared interests and diverse backgrounds.”

Shana Hiu, University of California, Berkeley

Code Camp in the News


Google and Square Recruit Girls Early to Tackle Tech’s Gender Problem

The Corner

Campfire Camaraderie

Yahoo News

Twitter Co-Founder Talks About Women in Tech, Says ‘There’s a Leadership Crisis’

Let's chat.

Email us your questions at codecamp@squareup.com.