The Girl Scouts of San Diego are currently crowdfunding a new app coding project for an iOS game called Marshmallow Run. The project has just three days to go and over $10,000 left before reaching its goal on Kickstarter.
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If funded, the money from the Kickstarter campaign will be used to supply computers to area troops for helping girls learn to code and develop the game and more:
- A set of computers to bring to area troops.
- A meeting space
- Creating and maintaining Apple Developer and Google Play accounts for Girl Scouts San Diego and getting XCode and Android Studio onto enough computers to be able to host development classes.
- Web hosting for the web version of the game
- Stipend for enough teachers for the program so that participating girls will get hands-on instruction and be able to build and launch the game according to schedule.
- Providing as much instructional time as possible to any Girl Scout San Diego troops who would like to participate.
- Materials to support the Rewards program.
While you can make a pledge at any level, the campaign includes rewards from $15 pledges to $2500 with rewards ranging from a thank you in the game’s scrolling credits to beta access and much more.
The project has been gaining more attention over the last few days, but it still has a long way to go before it’s fully funded. You can check out the project on Kickstarter.