Coderdojo is a global collaboration providing free and open learning to young people, especially in programming technology. All skillsets are welcome, including those with no experience.
Those with more advanced knowledge will be assisted in creating more advanced projects. Please arrive promptly at 9:30am.
All ages will need a parent to sign a permission slip upon arrival. Kids under 13 will requre a parent to remain on site during the session.
Q. How old does my child have to be?
A. Ages 4-17 are welcome and will need a parent to sign a permission slip. Ages 13 and under must be accompanied by a parent during the session.
Q. How long are sessions?
A. Sessions are 1.5 hours, from 9:30am to 11:00am one Saturday per month.
Q. What does attendance cost?
A. Attending CoderDojo sessions is free thanks to our volunteers and sponsors.
Q. Where are sessions located?
A. Sessions are held in the art room at Blue Springs South High School, 1200 SE Adams Dairy Pkwy, Blue Springs, MO 64014.
Q. Do I need to bring anything?
A. Yes, your child should come with a wifi-enabled laptop. Loaner devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Q. Do I have to stay with my child for the sessions?
A. If your child is younger than 13, your presence is required. All parents are welcome to gather in a special area provided, so feel free to bring work or entertainment for the duration.
Q. Does my child need prior knowledge to attend?
A. No. Kids can learn from the ground up.
Q. My child is looking for more advanced development resources, will they still benefit from attending?
A. Yes. Many of the mentors are experienced developers with advanced skills and understanding of more difficult concepts.