Creative Coders Workshops

Summer 2020 Course Registration

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Overview

Students will explore a variety of topics in PEER's tech workshops! This summer we are offering online coding courses (via Zoom) for students who are graduating from grades 2 though 6.  The sesssions will use a variety of platforms and are designed to accomodate students who have different levels of experience. Each series will consist of five one-hour sessions. Students can participate in both series as content will change for each series.

Students will need access to computers and WiFi to participate in the sessions.

 

Courses
 
For students entering grade 3:
 
Exploring Coding - In this 5 week course, students will build on basic coding concepts and create simple programs to demonstrate their new skills. Platforms will be Scratch and code.org. (Class limit: 10)
 
For students entering grades 4 - 7:
 
Creating with Scratch - Our most popular (5 week) course in which students develop a variety of projects and games of various types.  Never the same game twice!  (Class limit: 12)
 
3D Printing (Computer Aided Design) - This 5 week course shows students how to model 3D objects with a computer and delivers the 3D printed model of the object.  Enthusiastic students will be able to create a print each week.  Prints will be dropped off in mail boxes or on porches.  (Class limit: 12)
 
Arcade Game Design (intro to Javascript) - This 5 week course uses Microsoft's Makecode Arcade to introduce students to Javascript game design.  (Class limit: 12)
 
For students entering grades 5 - 7:

Intro to Computer Science with Javascript - This 8 week course is only for enthusiatic coders.  In this course the students will systematically go through the process of designing games in Javascript.  It will utilize code.org's Game Lab platform.  There are additional parental requirements which will be communicated upon request/registration.  (Class limit: 8)

 
 
Select Desired Workshop(s)
 
 
                    June/July                                                                          July/August
Exploring Coding - Entering Grade 3
  Mondays 2:00 - 3:00, June 8 - July 6
   Mondays 2:00 - 3:00, July 13 - Aug 10
  Mondays 3:30 - 4:30, June 8 - July 6
   Mondays 3:30 - 4:30, July 13 - Aug 10
Creating with Scratch - Entering Grades 4 - 5
  Mondays 11:00 - 12:00, June 8 - July 6
  Mondays 11:00 - 12:00, July 13 - Aug 10 
  Mondays 3:00 - 4:00, June 8 - July 6
 Mondays 3:00 - 4:00, July 13 - Aug 10 
Creating with Scratch - Entering Grades 6 - 7
  Wednesdays 1:30 - 2:30, June 10 - July 8
Wednesdays 1:30 - 2:30, July 15 - Aug 12 
  Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:00, June 10 - July 8
Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:00, July 15 - Aug 12
3D Printing - Entering Grades 4 - 7
  Mondays 1:30 - 2:30, June 8 - July 6
Mondays 1:30 - 2:30, July 13 - Aug 10
  Wednesdays 1:30 - 2:30, June 10 - July 8
Wednesdays 1:30 - 2:30, July 15 - Aug 12
Arcade Game Design (Intro to Javascript) - Entering Grades 4 - 7
  Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:30, June 9 - July 7
  Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:30, July 14 - Aug 11 
  Tuesdays 11:00 - 12:00, June 9 - July 7
 Tuesdays 11:00 - 12:00, July 14 - Aug 11
  Thursdays 1:30 - 2:30, June 11 - July 9
 Thursdays 1:30 - 2:30, July 16 - Aug 13
Intro to Computer Science with Javascript - Entering Grades 5 - 7
  Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:30, June 10 - July 29
  Thursdays 3:00 - 4:30, June 11 - July 30
   
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Contact us for information on multi-session, sibling, small group and summer pass discounts.  Sign up three friends and receive your first session free.
Registrations are non-refundable.
By completing this enrollment form, I agree to the following:
 
1) Parental Consent and Release
 
I understand my student will be attending virtual classes via Zoom and that they need access to a Chromebook, laptop, or other device and they will need reliable internet to participate.
 
I agree to allow the enrolled student to attend and participate in any activities associated with this online workshop. I hereby release, discharge, indemnify, and agree to hold harmless all program staff and or volunteers from any and all liability for personal injuries and/or damages, injury, or illness that may be incurred at these sessions. 
 
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