Coding for Kids

CODING FOR KIDS

WANT TO GET CODING THIS SUMMER?


Every Saturday Morning for the month of July, we will be holding FREE virtual coding workshops that will put your coding skills to the test!

Join us to build and play-test a full video game in Scratch! Scratch is a powerful block-based coding tool for creating games and animations. Don’t worry if you haven’t used scratch before, as it’s easy to use and suited for all ages. 

Every Saturday morning, we will spend an hour adding to our game projects with a Science North Bluecoat to guide you. 

Before you know it, you will be a Scratch coding master!

AVAILABLE AT 10:00AM—11:00AM ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:


Saturday, July 11th

Saturday, July 18th

Saturday, July 25th

Saturday, AUGUST 1st


REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE FREE ONLINE WORKSHOPS.

PLEASE REGISTER USING THE FORM HERE:

In person drop-in workshops are also available. No registration required! Limited to a maximum of 8 participants. No experience required! Admission to Science North is not required to participate in the workshops.

move your bot


SATURDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOP

We will be bringing robots and cool new tech into CanCode for the month of March that will put your coding skills to the test! We have incorporated more of the LEGO® WeDo's and Ev3 kits, as well as bringing in Microbits. Microbit is a pocket sized fully programmable computer that’s used for children’s programming education. Come in during our morning workshops on Saturdays to try them all out!

AVAILABLE AT 2:00PM–5:00PM ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:

  • Saturday, July 11th
  • Saturday, July 18th
  • Saturday, July 25th
  • Saturday, August 1st

SUNDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS

Every Sunday morning, we hold a scratch programing workshop. Scratch is a powerful block-base coding tool for creating games and animations. Don’t worry if you haven’t used scratch before, as it’s easy to use and suited for all ages. many of our blue coats will guide you through it. Before you know it, you will be a scratch coding master!

AVAILABLE AT 10:00AM–1:00PM ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:

  • Sunday, July 5th
  • Sunday, July 12th
  • Sunday, July 19th
  • Sunday, July 26th

MOVE YOUR BOT

Extend your coding experiences with opportunities to explore an assortment of coding tools. Bluecoats will be on hand to assist participants but the exploration is meant to be self-directed. Length of stay can be determined by individual interest and engagement levels.

AVAILABLE AT 2:00PM–5:00PM ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:

  • Sunday, July 5th
  • Sunday, July 12th
  • Sunday, July 19th
  • Sunday, July 26th

If you need any more information, please contact Nina Nesseth, Staff Scientist at nesseth [at] sciencenorth.ca or (705) 522-3701, ext. 359 or Jonah Baryliuk, Science Communicator at baryliukjonah [at] sciencenorth.ca



REGISTRATION FORM

ALL FIELDS ARE REQUIRED

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