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CoderDojo 5th Birthday Celebration!

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Dogpatch Labs

CHQ Building



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The CoderDojo movement recently turned 5 years old AND an official CoderDojo book has been released! To celebrate these milestones we are hosting a celebration here at the CoderDojo Foundation HQ, Dogpatch Labs, Dublin. The celebration will have 2 tracks, one for CoderDojo youths and one for adult supporters details below:

Youth event:

We will be hostin an open Dojo for kids aged 7-17 to attend! On the day there will be 5 different topics hosted in each of the spaces available, 1 topic for each year of CoderDojo! This will be a fun event for youth to get involved and learn all about coding and tech, with added CAKE and party games!

The sessions available for kids to join are:

  1. Scratch
  2. HTML - Websites
  3. Hardware
  4. App inventor
  5. Games - Unity

Youth Schedule

12:00 - 12:30 Registration

12:15 - 13:45 Dojos running!

13:45 - 14:00 Show and tell

14:00 - 14:30 Special Guest

14:30 - 15:00 Nano Book give away, CAKE & Party games!

Grown ups are welcome too!

This event is also open to all CoderDojo community supporters. On the day there will also be industry panels where we will hear from CoderDojo alumni about the impact of the movement on them, as well as veteran CoderDojo volunteers about why the crucial role they believe CoderDojo is playing in young creators lives.


12:00 - 12:30 Reception

12:30 - 12:40 Opening address

12:50 - 13:10 CoderDojo alumni panel moderated by Giustina

13:15 - 13:35 CoderDojo mentor panel with mentors

13:35 - 13:55 CoderDojo industry panel featuring CoderDojo Community Supporters

13:45 - 14:00 Dojo: Show and tell

14:00 End

14:30 - 15:00 Birthday CAKE in the mezz (Optional)

What you need:

- All youth participants will need to bring their our own laptop and charger. If you are unable to bring one please contact us directly ( to and we will see if we can proved a machine for ou.

Please note:

- All youth attendees to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

- There will be photographs taken on the day, if you wish not to be included in these please notify us during registration on the day.

If you have any questions please contact us on:

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