The Top Coding Camps In Brisbane
By: Carolyn Tate, ellaslist
Nov 23, 2018
If you’ve got a budding engineer or programmer in your house, why not harness that energy and get them learning early. There are plenty of fun coding camps and classes they can take that will have them understanding your electronics better than you do before they even get to primary school.
Bricks 4 Kidz
The Queensland Government has set a target of teaching coding and robotics in all schools by 2020, and this is a great way to supplement that, or get a jump on the plan. Kids will learn to code their own LEGO robot in these fun school workshops, using WeDo software and LEGO Mindstorms. So fun, they won’t even know they’re
Website: Bricks 4 Kidz
Where: Various locations – see website
When: See website
Junior Engineers runs classes at various locations across the city, with all the latest in digital technology. Your kids can imagine, create and develop robots, video games, wearable technology, and other exciting creations. The classes are challenging but always fun, running on weekends or during the holidays – and some are even online.
Website: Junior Engineers
Where: See website for locations
When: See website for times
Building Block Studio
If you’re looking for something more intimate and personal, this husband-and-wife-run learning centre at Sandgate offers classes in robotics, coding and electronics. They also build a lot of LEGO and Minecraft-based learning into their programs. They run school holiday programs to keep little minds busy during the school break too.
Website: Building Block Studio
Where: 75 Rainbow Street, Sandgate
When: See website for various dates and times
Coder Kiz is run by volunteers and is a registered not-for-profit that exists purely to give students a high-energy, hands-on technology education. They offer a variety of tech pathways for kids so they can follow their interests and discover and pursue their passions.
Website: Coder Kiz
Where: Courses run at council libraries, schools and community spaces around Brisbane.
When: Check website
Learn coding during the school term or join in the holiday hackafun. Coding Kids gives children aged 7-15 the opportunity to create something awesome. They can turn your child’s interest in computers into something creative, productive and educational – all while remaining heaps of fun.
Website: Coding Kids
Where: Yeronga, Bulimba and Hendra – see website for details
When: See website for dates
Looking for more fun things to keep your little brainiacs occupied? Check out these great things to do in Brisbane:
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Image credit: Coder Kids