10TH Annual Geek Squad Academy offers a 2-day summer camp to educate students about tech jobs

Summer camp runs July 20-21, 2016
Posted: 8:54 AM, Jul 20, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-20 08:54:36-04

More tech jobs will be opening up in the next decade, so it’s a good time right now for young people to explore what job opportunities are out there. That’s what the Best Buy Geek Squad Academy offers in its annual summer camp on July 20 to 21.

The fun, interactive tech experience is aimed at Detroit youth ages 10 – 18, and it's FREE!

The Geek Squad will cover such topics as digital music and filmmaking, 3-D design, HTML coding, circuitry and so much more.

BEST BUY’S GEEK SQUAD ACADEMY – Technology Skills Summer Camp

WHEN: Wednesday & Thursday

July 20 – 21, 2016

9:30am – 3:30pm

WHERE: Golightly Education Center

5536 St. Antoine Street, Detroit, MI

WHO: Detroit  youth ages 10-18


Please arrive 30 minutes early and bring a sack lunch.


Technology education is becoming increasingly necessary - up to 77 percent of jobs will require tech skills in the next decade. The Geek Squad Academy is a program that’s been spreading the word to underserved youth for a decade through summer camps.

The Geek Squad will partner with the Golightly Education Center to educate students about technology skills that will be needed in the years to come. There will be lectures and hands-on activities.

The camp is open to middle and high school students ages 10-18.

The Detroit camp is one of more than 30 summer camps around the U.S. aimed at inspiring teenagers to think about jobs in the tech industry.

Each camp will serve from 100 to 400 students.