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Coding4TX is excited to partner with Youth Code Jam SATX to bring this popular event to our city with the inaugural Youth Code Jam ATX! Approximately 100 students, in grades 3 through 8, and their parents or guardians will attend, circulating a dozen stations featuring different coding languages and CS skills, each offering various activities or challenges. We need YOU to help us develop, organize, and staff those stations and provide a memorable experience for these families.

Youth Code Jam mentors share their technical expertise with students and help inspire the next generation of computer science gurus. All we ask is a few hours -- we'll also tempt you with pizza and a free T-shirt! -- and a willingness to encourage, guide, and inspire students!

Key Questions

Volunteers and station leaders can design the curriculum and activities based on their expertise. Past stations have included activities involving Scratch, cyber security, Arduino, Java, Web design (HTML), mobile apps, Python, C programming, Cloud, etc. Each station will have varied levels of challenges -- beginner, intermediate, advanced -- so students and their parent or guardian are able to attempt any topic no matter their ability level.

Expected Outcomes

Youth Code Jam encourages students and their families to explore and enjoy coding and computer science, and hopefully inspire them to continue their pursuit at home and throughout their academic career.


Event Date

02/10/2018 02:00 PM  Eastern Time 

Event Location

George I. Sanchez Buidling, University of Texas at Austin, 1912 Speedway , Austin ,TX ,78712

Approximate location shown on map below


Mindy Arbaugh

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Douglas Holtsinger

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Philip Carinhas Zenoss

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Christina Hoang

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Liana Nicklaus ARM

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Siraj Ismail IBM

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Stacy Hackenberg ChickTech Austin

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Edward Doan Google

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Kirk Morrow IBM

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Lauren Guckert ARM

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Link Clark Coding4TX

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Gina Higby

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SnakeByte 4546 Vandegrift ViperBots

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Fatemeh Radaei The University of Texas at Austin
InPerson Session Type
Classes or Programs
Grade 3   Grade 4   Grade 5   Grade 6   Grade 7   Grade 8  
No. of Students
Computer Science  Coding  Scratch  C Programming  Java  Arduino  Python  HTML + CSS  Mobile App Developer