Computing Science

Explore Computing Science (K-12)

Learn more about teaching computing in your classroom

Learn more about our High School Internship Program

Learn more about the Iverson Challenge Exam

About Explore CS

Explore CS initiatives are run by the Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta to get K-12 students as excited about computing as we are!

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Latest News & Events

Iverson Exam registration now open

The Iverson Exam is a great opportunity for high school students to test their problem solving skills (individually or in teams) and get a closer look at some of the research being done in our department. It will be held on Wednesday, May 23 this year. Find out more about qualifications and registration.

High School Internship Program applications for 2018 now being accepted

The High School Internship Program is a great opportunity to explore the field of computing science and work with one of our research groups for the summer! Submit your HIP application (along with supporting documents) by Friday, April 6! See the application page for more details.

Summer camp 2018 registration opening soon!

Registration opens Thursday, February 1! Check out the Science Summer Camps site for details.

*New this year* are:

  • Chemistry camps (grades 1-4)
  • Digital Creator Explorers (grades 5-6)
  • More Nature camps
  • More all-girl sessions for popular camps like Minecraft Explorers (grades 5-6) and Game Design Challengers (grades 7-8)