Formerly "Elmhurst Coding Camp", 630 Code started in the Summer of 2017 with 25 participants over 3 weeks. Mathnasium of Elmhurst graciously allowed us to use their location and has been an important partner to us from the beginning.
We have now taught over 150 students over 3 summers + 2 winter sessions!
We teach a variety of Computer Science and Robotics topics, but also focus on themes outside of just pure coding, such as creativity, problem-solving, and working as a team — all of which make you a better Computer Scientist!
Founder and Teacher
Amelia O'Halloran is studying Computer Science at Brown University. She has taught Computer Science and Math for 6 years, including teaching coding at the French American School of Rhode Island and working as a Computer Science Teaching Assistant. At Brown, she helps run Computer Science workshops for students of all levels and works on software for Brown Space Engineering. Her favorite part of Computer Science is Cybersecurity!
Kamil Nocon is a student at the University of Illinois studying Mechanical Engineering with an interest in Computer Science. He has tutored kids in math for over three years, including working as an instructor at Mathnasium in Elmhurst. At school, Kamil is part of a team designing a Formula-style racecar and hopes to work in the automotive industry in the future. He is
thrilled to be a part of the 630 Code team!
Founder and Teacher
Lauren Sussman is studying Computer Science and Physics at Tulane University. She has taught a variety of STEM topics to middle schoolers in New Orleans and has been tutoring kids in math for over five years, including working at Mathnasium in Elmhurst. She's currently working at Tulane creating neural networks using Python to improve quantum information networks. She is very interested in space and wants to one day be an Aerospace Engineer!
Sam Toreja is a student at the University of Illinois studying Industrial Engineering and plans to pursue a concentration in Economics and Finance. At school, Sam is involved in the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, and also plans to rush a professional business or engineering fraternity. Sam also has experience coaching kids in basketball, golf, and lacrosse. Sam is excited to be working with 630 Code!
Mollie is a senior at York Community High School, taking AP Computer Science this year. She has been on a variety of STEM-related activities, such as: Math Team, Science Olympiad, and Math Club. Outside of school, she coaches youth lacrosse, and also works at Mathnasium as a instructor. She hopes to study math in college!