Can my child attend Rebecca CoderDojo?
Rebecca CoderDojo students must be:
- Between 8 and 16 years old
- Identify as female
- Accompanied by a parent or guardian if under 13, for the entire event
- Registered for the event on Eventbrite
I’ve never done anything like this before / my daughter has never done anything like this before. Is Rebecca CoderDojo for me?
When is the next CoderDojo?
During the school year, we hold monthly events and the dates are posted here on the website. Check out the Schedule to find the next event!
When do you release tickets?
Tickets are released two weeks before each event, on Sundays at 6pm. The link to register via Eventbrite will be available online and sent out via email. To receive event notifications, subscribe to our google group.
Is CoderDojo safe?
Yes! Protecting the safety of all our “coding ninjas” is very important to us. Mandatory background checks are performed for all volunteers prior to events.
For children under 13, we require that a parent remains on site for the duration of the event.
Who is Rebecca?
Rebecca CoderDojo is named in honor of Rebecca Schatz, founder and former executive director of Code Savvy and captures the spirit of Rebecca’s lasting inspiration to encourage all of us. Learn more about Rebecca’s life and legacy:
- The Voice of the Innovator: Inspiring Story of Rebecca Schatz
- Twin Cities kids can tinker as techies, thanks to her
- Rebecca CoderDojo Honors Founders Legacy With Coding Camp for Girls
Why only girls?
Think of Rebecca CoderDojo kind of like girl scouts for coding – there’s not a lot of space focused on younger girls in tech, and Rebecca CoderDojo works to provide that space. Rebecca CoderDojo makes space for young girls to feel safe, encouraged, and inspired as they build our future! Learn more about encouraging young women in tech:
- Teach girls bravery, not perfection (TED talk)
- Women-only spaces are a hack
- 8 ways you can empower girls to learn coding
- Why we need coding clubs for girls
How can I get involved?
Rebecca CoderDojo is made possible through the generous work of our volunteers. We need mentors and coordinators to make our events run – learn more on our Volunteer page.
Do you need and/or accept donations?
Yes, we accept donations! You can make a tax-deductible donation to Rebecca CoderDojo via Code Savvy’s secure online donation form. Code Savvy is a registered 501(c)(3) Minnesota nonprofit.