Codemakers 101: An introduction to robotics and programming!

Registration for January 2018 now open!

How old do I need to be to join?

This program is for students who are in grades 4-7 in the 2017/2018 school year.

Program Dates/Times

This program runs every second Saturday from 1-4pm (please note that the time is diferent from previous programs).

Dates: January 13th, January 27th, February 10th, February 24th, March 10, March 24th, April 7th

Program Cost

Fall Session: $112 ($16/session)

Codemakers 102: An intermediate course in programming!

Registration for January 2018 will open November 1st.

How old do I need to be to join?

This program is for students who are in grades 4-8 in the 2017/2018 school year who either have previous experience with programming or have taken Codemakers 101.

Program Dates/Times

This program runs every second Saturday from 9:30am-12:30pm.

Dates: January 13th, January 27th, February 10th, February 24th, March 10, March 24th, April 7th

Program Cost

Fall Session: $112 ($16/session)

Programming is fun!

Can you dream it? Then you can program it!

In Codemakers 101, students will be given the tools to make their own movies, video games and robots!

Participants will use the online programming language Scratch and state-of-the-art Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots:

Scratch is fun and visual online programming language that allows students to easily create video games or movies and provides a nice introduction to the big, exciting world of programming!

EV3 Mindstorm robots are made of a toy that we're all familiar with, LEGO! It allows students to not only build their own robot, but make it come to life by programming it themselves with Lego's EV3 software.

Programming is important!

In the future, everyone will need to know how to code!

Not because every job will require programming (though software development talent is in short supply in the United States and Canada), but because programming teaches students how to solve problems, not just on a computer.

By thinking like a programmer, students learn to approach things from the bottom up, by breaking big problems into smaller, easier problems.

Coding has been called the most important skill to have in the 21st century