Events

Astro Pi - Online

Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station! Adult mentors can work with teams in any location to join this project, whether in local libraries, schools, community centres, or at home!

The European Astro Pi Challenge is a project by the ESA Education Office, in collaboration with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, offering primary and secondary school students the amazing opportunity to run scientific investigations on the International Space Station (ISS) by means of computer coding.

Two missions are available:

Mission Space Lab

Registration closes: 29th October
Location: Online - across the world

  • A scientific mission for young people no older than 19.
  • Design an experiment, receive free computer hardware to work with, and write the Python code to carry it out.
  • Your code could be uploaded to the International Space Station and run for three hours (two orbits).

Mission Zero

Registration closes: 26th November
Location: Online - across the world

  • A non-competitive mission for young people no older than 14.
  • Write a simple Python program that shows your message and the temperature.
  • Your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds.

This year's competition has just opened register now to choose your mission!

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Astro Pi - Montreal Science Centre

Date: November 12, 2017
Location: Montreal, QC

“Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station! No special hardware is needed to take part, and your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds!”

Code Club Canada, Kids Code Jeunesse, and the Montreal Science Centre are inviting kids aged 10 to 12, to sign up for for Astro Pi in teams of two or more. The teams who complete their Python projects in Trinket are guaranteed to have their code run on the International Space Station! Be one of the first Canadian children to have your code in space!

Montreal - Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm

Montreal Science Centre
2 de la Commune St W
Montreal, QC
H2Y 4B2

Morning Registration Afternoon Registration

Astro Pi - Ottawa

Date: November 18, 2017
Location: Ottawa, ON

“Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station! No special hardware is needed to take part, and your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds!”

Code Club Canada, Kids Code Jeunesse, and the Canada Aviation and Space Museum are inviting kids aged 10 to 12, to sign up for for Astro Pi in teams of two or more. The teams who complete their Python projects in Trinket are guaranteed to have their code run on the International Space Station! Be one of the first Canadian children to have your code in space!

Ottawa - Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm

Canada Aviation and Space Museum
11 Aviation Parkway
Ottawa, ON
K1K 4Y5

Morning Registration Afternoon Registration

Astro Pi - Edmonton

Date: November 18, 2017
Location: Edmonton, AB

“Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station! No special hardware is needed to take part, and your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds!”

Code Club Canada, Kids Code Jeunesse, and the Telus World of Science Edmonton are inviting kids aged 10 to 12, to sign up for for Astro Pi in teams of two or more. The teams who complete their Python projects in Trinket are guaranteed to have their code run on the International Space Station! Be one of the first Canadian children to have your code in space!

Edmonton - Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm

Telus World of Science Edmonton
11211 142 St NW
Edmonton, AB
T5M 4A1

Morning Registration Afternoon Registration

Astro Pi - Vancouver

Date: November 18 and 19, 2017
Location: Vancouver, BC

“Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station! No special hardware is needed to take part, and your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds!”

Code Club Canada, Kids Code Jeunesse, and Science World at TELUS World of Science are inviting kids aged 10 to 12, to sign up for for Astro Pi in teams of two or more. The teams who complete their Python projects in Trinket are guaranteed to have their code run on the International Space Station! Be one of the first Canadian children to have your code in space!

Vancouver - Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 10am - 12pm

Science World at TELUS World of Science
1455 Quebec Street
Vancouver, BC
V6A 3Z7

Saturday Registration Sunday Registration

Astro Pi - Montreal Pycon Canada

Date: November 19, 2017
Location: Montreal, QC

“Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station! No special hardware is needed to take part, and your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds!”

Code Club Canada, Kids Code Jeunesse, and Pycon Canada are inviting kids aged 10 to 12, to sign up for for Astro Pi in teams of two or more. The teams who complete their Python projects in Trinket are guaranteed to have their code run on the International Space Station! Be one of the first Canadian children to have your code in space!

Montreal - Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm

Pycon Canada
405 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est
Montreal, QC
H2L 2C4

Morning Registration Afternoon Registration

Astro Pi - Toronto

Date: November 19, 2017
Location: Toronto, ON

“Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station! No special hardware is needed to take part, and your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds!”

Code Club Canada, Kids Code Jeunesse, and Coder Dojo Toronto are inviting kids aged 10 to 12, to sign up for for Astro Pi in teams of two or more. The teams who complete their Python projects in Trinket are guaranteed to have their code run on the International Space Station! Be one of the first Canadian children to have your code in space!

Toronto - Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 10am - 12pm

Bitmaker Labs
220 King St W., Suite 200
Toronto, ON
M5H 1K4

Registration

Astro Pi - Kitchener

Date: November 19, 2017
Location: Kitchener, ON

“Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where student-written code is run on the International Space Station! No special hardware is needed to take part, and your code is guaranteed to run in space for 30 seconds!”

Code Club Canada, Kids Code Jeunesse, and THEMUSEUM are inviting kids aged 10 to 12, to sign up for for Astro Pi in teams of two or more. The teams who complete their Python projects in Trinket are guaranteed to have their code run on the International Space Station! Be one of the first Canadian children to have your code in space!

Kitchener - Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 1pm - 3pm

THEMUSEUM
10 King Street West
Kitchener, ON
N2G 1A3

Registration

PAST EVENTS


CODE CLUB CANADA LAUNCH

Date: September 17
Location: Bibliothèque Benny

Kids Code Jeunesse is proud to announce the launch of Code Club Canada! We want you and your kids to be part of the celebrations! Join us on Sunday, September 17th at the Benny Fab located in Bibliothèque Benny for a free coding workshop and demos. The day begins with a 2-hr Scratch workshop for kids based on Chris Hadfield’s book, The Darkest Dark as a part of Science Literacy Week followed by hardware demos for families to try coding with HTML, Python, a Sense HAT, a Raspberry Pi and a Microbit from Code Club projects.

Our Code Club team will also be on hand to help answer any questions you may have regarding digital skills education for your child in Canada.

Schedule:

11-1pm: The Darkest Dark Scratch workshop (for kids) (Registration required, spaces limited: 514-872-4636)
1-2pm: Code project hardware demos (All ages, Open to public)
2-3pm: Information session for potential volunteers and club hosts with the Quebec regional coordinator.

For more information about the Code Club Canada launch contact: bry@kidscodejeunesse.org Communications Coordinator

MOONHACK

Date: August 15, 2017
Location: Online - across the world

In 2016, #Moonhack broke a world record with 10,207 Aussie kids all coding on the same day. This year Code Club Australia is going global by aiming to have over 100,000 kids all over the world coding for Moonhack! An international network of Code Clubs including @CodeClubCanada @CodeClubSpain @CodeClubNZ @CodeClubBrasil @CodeClubFrance @CodeClubBD are joining @CodeClubAus Moonhack World Record setting event for kids aged 8-18! today to say you will be joining in on the worldwide fun on August 15th with the freely available multi-language Moonhack projects or to make your own coding project with a moon theme. Code all day and submit your project on time to be counted! Find out more today so you are ready for launch day! Moonhack 2017 will be launching from New Zealand , the closest country to the International Date Line and continue around the globe for August 15th in every country. Let us know where you are Moonhacking from with #Moonhack #Getkidscoding

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