CoderDojo participation is always free and open to all. CoderDojo has is 100% free for those who are attending and their parents. One rule for kids: Be cool!

Philly CoderDojo is a worldwide network of FREE, volunteer-led, community-based programming clubs. Anyone from the age of 7 to 17 can visit a Dojo and learn how to code, build websites, apps, or games and explore technology in a laid-back, creative, fun and social environment. CLICK TO JOIN

Q: What is my child going to learn?

A: CoderDojo is not curriculum based, so every Dojo covers different topics. Often young people will start with Scratch, a visual programming tool, or by building their own website.

Visit our first-timer and resources pages for more info!

Q: What does my child need to bring?

A: In most Dojos you will need to bring a laptop. If you don’t have one check with the Dojo as some Dojos have spare laptops to lend. Don’t forget curiosity and a positive attitude too!

Q: Can parents help?

A: Yes, you can absolutely help! If you have technical skills you can mentor at the Dojo. Ifnot, you can help out with registrations, check-in, and promoting the Dojo both online and offline.

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