Facebook Bootcamp

Grand Circus is excited to announce the Facebook Bootcamp! This special coding bootcamp will combine our Front-End curriculum with React, a Facebook framework. The program will begin on October 16 in both Grand Rapids and Detroit. We've partnered with Accenture, a leading global professional services company, to guarantee round one interviews for all students of this program. Accenture will also hire a select amount of graduates who complete the Facebook bootcamp.

The program is fully funded for residents of West and Southeast Michigan.

Detroit & Grand Rapids applications are now closed.

What will I learn?

We will specifically target the HTML5 and CSS3 standards. Some of the concepts you’ll learn include:

  • HTML5/CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • React
  • Node.js, NPM
  • AJAX / json


Before you start the bootcamp classroom sessions, you’ll complete two weeks of mandatory at-home learning. This work provides the foundation for the bootcamp lessons and covers fundamentals that all successful developers need to know.

Once you start classroom sessions, you’ll be on-site at Grand Circus either in Detroit and Grand Rapids Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.

  • Grand Rapids location: Start Garden, 40 Pearl St. NW
  • Detroit location: downtown Detroit, 1570 Woodward


  • Some experience in a back-end programming language (can be on your own, in a professional setting or schooling)
  • A college degree or some college coursework
  • The ability to be resourceful and figure things out on his/her own (students should utilize Google or other tools to solve problems before asking for assistance while problem solving)
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience (full time, 32 hours a week or more working in a professional setting)
  • The ability to receive and give both positive and constructive feedback in a professional setting, work with a team of people of diverse backgrounds and are comfortable being uncomfortable with the things you don’t know
  • A growth mindset, great attitude and excitement to learn at lightning speed
  • A passion for helping others in a collaborative environment
Marina Kassel

I love being excited every morning, getting stumped every afternoon and repeating. But with some understanding in there, too.

— Marina Kassel
Front-End Developer, TM Productions

Costs & Financing

Total Tuition: Free

This bootcamp is sponsored by Facebook.

Application Process

Applications for this program will be highly competitive. Our team will be accepting students on a rolling basis, based on phone and in-person interviews as well as exemplary completion of the Front-End pre-work. Each step of the application process is required, and our team will notify each candidate if they have made it to the next round on a rolling basis.

Detroit & Grand Rapids applications are now closed

Class Dates

Facebook Bootcamp

October 16 - December 8 — Apply by Sept. 7, 2017
Please note: Acceptance into this program will be done on a rolling basis. Applications will close once the class is full.

Frequently Asked Questions

More Answers

This bootcamp is not currently accepting applications.

Contact us to be the first to know when applications reopen!