$30 – $180

Coding for Kids | Game Makers w/ Scratch (Level 1 + 2) - ANNEX

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Centre for Social Innovation - Annex

720 Bathurst Street

Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

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One of our most popular 'coding for kids' school programs!

Kids learn how to code cool video games and projects - including game structure, graphics, sound, animation and characters - using Scratch, an introductory programming language created by MIT and used by millions of budding programmers worldwide.

Already coded before? Kids create more sophisticated games that included advanced features -- so every child progresses at his/her own pace.

To see photos and videos of Codezilla's Game Makers workshops, please click on any of the links below:


Workshop Details

This 6-week program is a great introduction or re-fresher to the fundamentals of coding. Kids create interactive video games that build upon their math, logic and problem-solving skills and can present their project to the class.

  • COST: Early Bird Pricing = $170 / Regular Price = $180 (No HST)
  • DATES: Sundays, Apr 8 - May 13, 2018
  • TIMES: 2:30 - 4pm (9 hrs over 6 weeks)
  • REQUIREMENTS: Kids are encouraged to bring their own laptop or a Codezilla chromebook may be provided
  • CURRICULUM: Each workshop includes Basic and Advanced games so kids can progress at their own pace.


Why Should Kids Code?

  1. CODING IS A SUPER SKILL: Instead of simply playing a video game, kids learn how to create a video game! This helps build their confidence, technical skills, and perseverance (grit) to succeed.
  2. CODING HELPS WITH MATH: Coding uses math skills like logic, patterns, sequences and coordinates -- and it's more engaging than workbooks or tutoring programs.
  3. CODING LEADS TO JOB OPPORTUNITIES: there will be +1M well-paying and unfilled computing jobs by 2020, yet less than 3% of degrees are in computer science.

Who Is This Workshop For?

  • Beginner/Intermediate Level - No prior coding experience required. Basic and Advanced project levels to ensure that all kids progress according to their abilities.
  • Projects specially designed to appeal to both boys and girls.
  • Parents are welcome to relax in the CSI lounge area.
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