Our First Scratch Hackathon!

  On May 27, TriValley Coder Dojo held our first Scratch Hackathon! Written by: Kristin Goedert Photos: Kristin Goedert   TriV wanted to offer our youth members the experience of participating in a Hackathon event, and all of the learning opportunities that surround a hackathon. Although hackathons are typically only available to teens and adults…

Meet The Mentor: Josephine Lam

Code Monkey Mentor Extraordinaire Written by: Jocelyn Combs and Valerie Freitas; Photo credit: Jocelyn Combs Josephine started attending TriValley CoderDojo meetings last summer. She was looking for coding classes for her sons, because they enjoyed computer games so much, but her family found the club instead, and since then they have never looked back. Although Josephine is…

Farewell to Special Friends

Volunteers Honored for Contributions Written by: Jocelyn Combs and Valerie Freitas Photo Credits: Jocelyn Combs, Chika Sekimoto, and Munish Matai In 2013, Jamie Heston, a Bay Area native and Hayward resident, was looking for a way for her two home-schooled sons, Ashton and Kaleb, to learn programming. She tried to teach them herself with discs…

Check Out Our Featured Projects

Our Featured Projects page showcases a few of our member Scratch projects and provides links to our TriValley CoderDojo Scratch Studio.  Members can share their creations with friends and family and they can create along with you using the links to the games that were presented.  We’re proud of what our young programmers have created!…