19. October 2019 - 13:00
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Earn-A-Computer FREE - Saturday afternoons (1:00-2:30 pm) starting October 19 | St. Louis BWorks | Saturday, 19. October 2019

EARN-A-COMPUTER IS FREE - although we do ask for a $25 refundable fee upon registration. The $25 Registration Fee will be refunded upon successful completion of the course which has the following 4 requirements:

* Earn-A-Computer students must attend all 6 consecutive classes to earn their computer.
* We request that a parent/guardian attend the first 30 minutes of the first day.
* Each family is limited to 2 students per course, and 2 computers overall.
* Students must be between the ages of 8 and 17.


WHEN & WHERE ARE CLASSES: Dates for this session of EAC are from 1:00-2:30 pm on the following Saturdays: Oct 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23

Classes take place at St. Louis BWorks, located in Soulard at 2414 Menard Street, St. Louis, MO 63104.


DESCRIPTION: Earn-A-Computer is a hands-on youth class that teaches participants how to set and achieve goals!  After completing a consecutive series of 6 (90 minutes) classes, your student will receive a refurbished computer (desktop/tower), monitor, keyboard, mouse, flash drive, and network cable*. The operating system we install is Linux Mint OS (not Windows or Mac OS). This class covers the following topics: Introduction to computers, and the Internet as well as safety on the Internet, Word processing, Creating presentations, Computer programming, and Computer connection.

ABOUT THE REGISTRATION FEE: We normally don't charge anything to youth participating in our program, unfortunately, we have a number of no-shows sign up for classes and this reduces the overall number of students who participate. The $25 class fee that will be refunded upon completion of the six-week program. Please do not let this stop you from attending - a waiver is available for those who are not able to pay the deposit.