School Choice Workshop
Dec
16
2:30 PM14:30

School Choice Workshop

Jump start your future with Code in the School’s “School Choice Workshop”! Our workshop will help you navigate the school choice process in Baltimore City Public Schools. Come talk to school representatives to learn more about the high schools in Baltimore that offer a computer science pathway.

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Computer Science Education Week - Hour of Code
Dec
3
to Dec 7

Computer Science Education Week - Hour of Code

Do you believe every child in Baltimore should have the opportunity to learn about computer science? Volunteer to teach the Hour of Code during Computer Science Week 2018 and help make Baltimore The City that Codes.

Volunteers will be matched with a participating Baltimore City Public Schools to teach or assist with an Hour of Code activity. No computer science experience is needed, and you can choose the day and time most convenient for you.

This city-wide initiative is organized by a collaboration among Code in the Schools, Accenture, Baltimore City Public Schools and Code.org.

Click the event title for more information and to sign up to volunteer.

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Game Jam 6.0
Nov
10
8:00 AM08:00

Game Jam 6.0

Game Jam is back! In this free one day event, aspiring video game developers in middle and high school come together in teams to create a game in less than 12 hours based on a theme revealed the day of the event. The 2017 game jam attracted 70 youth from around the city, and provided them t-shirts, three meals, and prizes at the end of the event.

Participants will use Unity Game Engine tools package to design and code video games based on a theme announced the morning of the event. Teams have all day to work on their games and will be judged by a panel of tech professionals. This event is free and open to the public.

Registration is now closed.

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2nd Annual Girls in CS Summit
Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00

2nd Annual Girls in CS Summit

  • Coppin State University, Science and Technology Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Code in the Schools and Coppin State University invite girls across the Greater Baltimore Area to participate in the 2nd Annual Girls in (CS) Computer Science Summit.

The Summit aims to expose young women who have not traditionally had access to computer science education to a dynamic day of workshops and networking with leading female technologists and computer scientists. The Summit will also introduce participants to Coppin State University and share information about enrolling the university’s Computer Science program.

This event is in-part sponsored by SmartLogic. Click the event title for more information.

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May
24
6:30 PM18:30

Code in the Schools + Department of General Services Student Showcase 2018

Code in the Schools and The Department of General Services have teamed up to create a technology career pipeline program for Baltimore City students.

Join us in celebrating and showcasing the students and their Python projects from the past semester at our end of the year showcase! Students will present their projects to attendees and a group of expert panelists, and afterwards, attendees will get a chance to talk with the students about their work. Light refreshments and drinks provided.

For more information and to RSVP, click here

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Mar
24
9:00 AM09:00

Youth Data Day

Ever wonder the average speed of all pitches thrown over an entire MLB season? Or maybe you want to know how to influence people using social media. Whatever it is, it's rooted in data! 
Come out for a fun and interactive day of workshops and learn from real data scientists! This event is free. Breakfast, lunch, and swag bag provided to all participants.
This event is for high school aged youth.  

Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.

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Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Prodigy Program Spring Showcase and 5 Year Celebration

Join us in celebrating another successful semester of our advanced computer science training class for high-school students, Prodigy Program. Students from the web development, game design, and Python courses will present their projects from the semester to family, friends, and industry partners. We will also be celebrating our 5 year anniversary and will have light refreshments available. 

Please RSVP to info@codeintheschools.org

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Nov
11
8:00 AM08:00

5th Annual Game Jam

In this free one day event, aspiring video game developers in 6th through 12th grade come together in teams to rapidly create a game based on a theme revealed the day of the event. The 2016 game jam attracted 60 youth from around the city, and provided them t-shirts, three meals, and prizes at the end of the event.

Register to volunteer as a team coach here.

Student registration is now closed.

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Sep
23
9:00 AM09:00

Girls in CS Summit

Code in the Schools invites high school-aged young women across the Greater Baltimore Area to participate in the Girls in CS (Computer Science) Summit at our offices in Station North. The Summit aims to expose young women who have not traditionally had access to computer science education to a dynamic day of workshops, panels, and networking with leading industry professionals. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

This is a FREE event open to young women in grades 9-12. No prior computer science education is required! 

Please register by September 22, 2017!

Click HERE to register.

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Jul
14
to Jul 16

Artscape

As part of Arstcape, we provide free, interactive, educational activities for youth, and families, and give them the chance to have their video games displayed to an audience of more than 350,000.

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Mar
11
9:00 AM09:00

Free Code.org PD for K-8 Educators

Join us for a free professional development workshop for K-8 educators. By the end of the workshop you will know how to -

  • create a classroom on Code.org
  • onboard your students to this classroom
  • facilitate fun unplugged and plugged-in activities
  • advocate for CS education in your school

At the end of the workshop, you will receive a curriculum guide book, a swag bag, and a certificate of participation. To sign-up, click this link.

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Feb
23
5:00 PM17:00

Net//Work with Technical.ly Baltimore

NET/WORK is a technology jobs fair showcasing vibrant companies seeking talent and talented people seeking work. Nothing stiff or stuffy about it. The companies at NET/WORK are psyched to show off their company culture—and get to know you outside of your resume. Code in the Schools is participating as an employer partner.

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