Code Savvy

Make programming your superpower


Our Educator Programs are designed to develop coding awareness, skills and resources among K-12 and after-school educators through hands-on workshops, conferences and mentoring, all with a focus on equity in computing

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The main focus of Code Savvy is the development of opportunities for youth to engage in coding activities. Mentor provide support and encouragement for youth ages 8-17 in a variety of environments and locations through the Twin Cities and greater MN area.

  • Technovation Challenge

    (young women ages 12-18 design and code mobile apps as they participate in this global coding and entrepreneurial challenge) + the festive Appapalooza Learn More
  • CoderDojo Twin Cities

    Free, mentored coding environment for kids 8-16. Started April 2013 and has welcomed 1000+ young coders to explore web and app design, gaming, systems and electronics. Learn More
  • Rebecca CoderDojo

    Free mentored coding environment for girls and young women ages 8-16. Started February 2016 and has welcomed 130+ young girl coders to explore Scratch, App Inventor, Python, and Arduino. Learn More
  • Northfield CoderDojo

    Minnesota’s most rural chapter of CoderDojo, focused on giving young people a free, supportive, open-ended environment for learning and advancing technology skills. We offer coders ages 6-18 a safe space to be creators and not just consumers of technology Learn More
  • Code Clubs

    Partners with community sites in low opportunity neighborhoods to teach kids to code in after school programs Learn More
  • Code Camps

    Wide variety of summer programming for youth ages 6-17 Learn More
  • Digital Empowerment Academy

    North Minneapolis teens explore digital literacy and coding Learn More

Volunteer Opportunities

Be a Code Savvy Mentor

Interested in helping inspire the next generation? Find out how you can be a Code Savvy mentor with one of our programs.


Code Savvy strives to make kids and teens more code-savvy through creative educational programs and services. We incubate and support community-based programs that bring technology and know-how to local kids and educators, all the while championing gender and ethnic diversity. Code Savvy is dedicated to ensuring the next generation of computer science professionals represents the billions of users of tomorrow’s innovative technologies.

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