And yes, Github makes it incredibly easy to get large groups collaborating together on projects using Git. No doubt about that.
On a side note, why would you bother with an A+ or Network+ and just not focus on getting your NA and then the others?
I'm only a sophomore in college right now. Need to get something to shove my foot in those ever-closing doors other than "lots of experience working with CyanogenMod and running one of the most popular android mirroring sites". For most recruiters, that'll go over their head. A pair of certs on the other hand, will at least catch somebody's eye.
BASIC is the Computer Science equivalent of `Scientific Creationism'.