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Introduction to Scratch Coding Camp: Sports

  • 06/11/2018
  • 06/14/2018
  • 4 sessions
  • 06/11/2018, 1:30 PM 5:00 PM
  • 06/12/2018, 1:30 PM 5:00 PM
  • 06/13/2018, 1:30 PM 5:00 PM
  • 06/14/2018, 1:30 PM 5:00 PM
  • Valley Community Center, 4444 Fuller Road, West Des Moines Iowa
  • 15

In this introductory coding camp, students age nine or above learn basic computer science principles and coding skills while programming computers with Scratch, a block-based visual programming language. In each session of this 14-hour camp, students are presented computer science principles, complete unplugged activities and receive instruction to create eight different sports-themed projects:  

  1. Victory Celebration
  2. Sports Commentary
  3. Net Sports
  4. Fitness Gadget Commercial
  5. All-Star Passing Drill
  6. Batter Up
  7. Extreme Sports
  8. Post-Game Interview
Students will also take part in digital citizenship discussions as well as physical activities, snacks and drinks between projects. 


Your $95 registration includes use of computers and accessories, all materials, daily snacks, drinks and camp souvenirs. Registration for this camp is through Valley Community Center's online camp system. 



  • Youth ages 9 and above
  • Experience with keyboard and mouse
  • Completed online registration form
Please review our list of frequently asked questions for more information about Scratch classes and camps.

CS First is a program of Google and licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab and is available for free at scratch.mit.edu

YouthCode is a program of Impacting The Next Generation Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
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