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Located in Water Valley, MS, the non-profit Base Camp Coding Academy (BCCA) is a hands-on, challenging and fun program, designed to train recent high school graduates to be software engineers. In a small classroom setting, students work with real world technologies to learn the fundamentals of coding, app development and the life leadership skills they will need to be successful in their career and competitive in the job market. The year-long program is free to students thanks to the support of Sustaining Sponsors including the MorganWhite Group, CoreLogic, Renasant Bank, CSpire, and FedEx and aims to help address the private sector’s historical shortage of high-tech skilled labor by training local youth to fill the positions. Every year, Mississippi has 1,200 unfilled computing jobs and less than 200 computer science graduates. Everest, also located in Water Valley, Miss., is a partnership with Northwest Mississippi Community College, The City of Water Valley, Delta Regional Authority, and corporate and philanthropic sponsors to develop Mississippi’s first Rural Education and Innovation Hub providing tech and tech adjacent workforce training in this previously underserved region of Mississippi.


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Base Camp Coding Academy Receives TVA funds to launch Base Camp Coding Academy Graduate Institute

More Released on March 8, 2022

Base Camp Coding Academy Graduation Ceremonies and New Staff

More Released on August 18, 2021

Mississippi’s Base Camp Coding Academy Hosts C Spire at new Everest Facility

More Released on November 5, 2020

Mississippi’s Base Camp Coding Academy Welcomes a New Executive Director with its 2021 Class

More Released on September 18, 2020

Renasant Bank and CoreLogic Latest Summit Sponsors Supporting the Expanded Mission of Base Camp Coding Academy

More Released on June 26, 2019

Morgan White Group joins expanding roster of corporate partners supporting Base Camp Coding Academy, a Mississippi-based non-profit computer coding program

More Released on January 8, 2019

Mississippi Based Coding Academy Adds Silicon Valley Talent and Expands Leadership Team

More Released on November 9, 2018