Joy and Beauty of Computing (JBC)

Target Audience:  Montana High School Teachers
Location:  Butte, MT
Date:  June 25-29, 2018


Learn the JBC curriculum so you can offer the course at your high school, potentially as dual enrollment.

JBC Camp Participants
JBC class at Sentinel HS, Missoula [photo courtesy of Todd Goodrich, UM photographer]


Computational Thinking, Python programming, Topics in CS.

This course is geared toward high school teachers who may be offering the JBC curriculum in their local schools. Other interested educators are welcome to attend as well.

Click here to view the curriculum.


Limited travel money and stipends are available. Register early to receive priority consideration for this additional funding.  Register Here!

Yolanda helping a camp participant


Yolanda Reimer
University of Montana

Jeff Braun
Montana Tech

Tim Olson
Salish Kootenai College

Hunter Lloyd
Montana State University

Participation Requirements

  • Must be willing to take free online python course prior to arrival. Estimated time to complete is approximately 15 hours.
  • Attend at least one additional weekend workshop in the fall of 2018, location and date TBD.

JBC for Credit (Optional)

You can now take the summer JBC course and earn credits. More information about this will be posted soon.

Register Online

Registrations are still being accepted and funding is still available!

To register, please complete the Registration Form.

For more information, please contact Yolanda Reimer at or Jeff Braun at

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This workshop is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant no. CNS-1639841