When: Saturday April 22nd 2017 from 1:00pm â€“ 4:00pm
Where: Hamilton Public Library – Central Library (circuit 4.0 – zone 3), 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton, Ontario
This is a beginner to middle level workshop for local Hamilton students in Grades 4-8.
Whether you are new to the world of â€˜codeâ€™ or you want to â€˜level-upâ€™ your coding skills, this is your chance to create your own video game! Note: this workshop provides nutritional snacks and computers. All workshop attendees require a FREE Scratch account in order to participate. Bus tickets are available to those who require transportation. A parent/guardian must pick up their child at 4:00 pm.
This workshop experience offers local Hamilton students the opportunity to learn how to use their creativity and problem-solving skills to create a video game! The workshop will focus on the use of Scratch, an easy-to-use online platform where participants will learn the basics of software programming through recipe-style drag and drop technology. They will have the opportunity to explore various templates and add text, links, images and audio as they customize their very own video game! After the session, they will be able to continue to explore to develop their coding skills and even show you their masterpiece!