Hi, I did Girls Who Code summer camp and Kode With Klossy summer camp (both are coding camps), and I'm interested in pursuing Computer Science major.
However, these are free 2 week camps, and I think they're pretty easy to get accepted into. So, I'm not too sure if they're great ECs to include in the common app.
Free summer camps actually look better than paid ones! Applications for these are generally much more competitive as with paid camps a lot of people are automatically prevented from applying due to an inability to pay for the program. Unless you have 10 other stellar extracurriculars that are far more impressive, I would include it!
Remember your activities should show involvement and diversity. Listing 10 "like" things isn't as powerful as showing diverse activities. As long as you don't have a ton of other coding camps, I think it's a good one to include!
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