The Hour of Code™ is a program, launched in 2013 by Code.org, to give every kid in America an hour of computer science instruction. Every year, during Computer Science Education Week, schools, businesses, and volunteer groups are encouraged to hold Hour of Code™ events and spread this powerful knowledge.
Seattle CoderDojo is proud to present its 5th annual Hour of Code™ event in partnership with Amazon.com at their beautiful and capacious downtown Meeting Center. We will have a selection of lessons available for all ages, from pre-readers to teens.
We’re also proud to welcome Amazon Future Engineers and their teen guests who will be working on exciting new Hour of Code™ lessons featuring Amazon technologies like Alexa and Amazon Web Services.
What to bring:
- A child in K-12 who wants to learn (or learn more) about computer science and programming.
- A parent or guardian to hang out on site (no drop-offs).
- A laptop or tablet (we cannot guarantee we will have any equipment to loan).
- A thirst for knowledge.
Where do I park?
There is parking under the building available for $2.50 for the day (up to 10 hours). At just a 5-10 minute walk from Westlake Center, consider coming for the event, then walking in the downtown core for some lunch and holiday shopping.
Can I volunteer?
We have tickets below for technical and non-technical volunteers. Technical volunteers will help kids with the lessons when they get stuck. Non-technical volunteers will help with check-in, wrangling, and other things to make sure everyone gets where they’re supposed to be. Volunteers should arrive no later than 9 AM for orientation and set-up.
9:30 AM – doors open for check-in
10 AM – Welcome, instructions, brief keynote speech, doorprize drawing
10:30 AM – Get coding.
12 PM – Get out (you don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here)