Tue, April 21
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Code is everywhere. Come learn to create your own code!
Join us for this all-girls Scratch workshop during spring vacation.
In this step-by-step workshop we’ll be building our own video games. If you’ve ever played a computer game you know that they usually follow certain patterns. In this workshop we’ll learn how to build a basic “chase” or “treasure hunt” game. We’ll learn how to design different characters, and how to program some to move on their own and others to move with the keyboard or mouse. We’ll learn how to program what happens when one character “catches” another. At the end, we’ll have a chance to play the games we’ve created!
This workshop is part of series that Holyoke Codes is offering to help people get involved in coding in a supportive environment. Using Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the incredible worldwide Scratch online community.
Scratch helps people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
All levels of scratch experience are welcome to attend. We will have instruction with paper tutorials, offer additional challenges, and provide general support for those who want to explore Scratch on their own. There will also be opportunities to share ideas and techniques with other coders.
The event is ideal for girls aged 7 to 127. Girls under 17 should come with an adult. Laptops are available at the MGHPCC but please bring one, if you you’d like.
Please register to let us know you are coming. Space is limited.
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