Here’s the info for that Codecreate event and “Hour of Code” that we were talking about this morning. – Mike
EVENT: “Codecreate” Prince George – A Free ‘Hour of Code’ Event for Youth ages 8 to 18
WHEN: Saturday, 12 December 2015 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (PST)
WHERE: Centre for Learning Alternatives, John McInnis School – 3400 Westwood Dr
INFO: 400 students – ages 8 to 18 in four cities in BC (including Prince George) will spend the day learning how to code alongside 20+ experienced mentors for free.
This province-wide Codecreate event series is held in celebration of the ‘Hour of Code’, a grassroots global computer literacy awareness campaign aimed at encouraging tens of millions of students around the world to try an Hour of Code.
“Take an hour to learn more about the technology that touches every part of our lives. That’s how you can prepare yourself with the skills you’ll need for your future.” – Barack Obama (2014 Hour of Code kick-off address)
Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event (that’s what this is). For information about the Hour of Code, visit hourofcode.com/ca.
Students and Mentor Volunteers must pre register online: http://codecreate.ca/