CoderDojo Harrogate

  • First session of 2023

    It was great to see some familiar and new faces at our first 2023 session today. We had Ninjas working on Scratch projects, Unity and even C++ on a 30 year old Commodore Amiga 1200!

  • New Year New Project?

    Need some inspiration? The Raspberry Pi Foundation have a great project finder resource: From here you can select the type of software/language you’d like to work on, or find a project for hardware (Raspberry Pi, micro:bit and more) or by the topic that you’re interested in! Unity If you’re interested in getting into Unity, […]

  • Advent of Code

    If you fancy a daily coding challenge, why not try You have a new challenge every day in December (you can go back to past days if you miss any) and can code in any language you like!

  • Sunday 7th November

    Great session today with more ninjas returning to the Everyman after the long lockdown break and showing their skills with various languages from making games in Scratch to creating an operating system using Rust or even writing assembly code. We also welcomed a new ninja who worked with one of our mentors to look at […]

  • Sunday 17th October

    Great session at the Everyman this morning with some new Ninjas showing our mentors their coding skills. Lots of python ideas and a new racing game have kept us entertained. A new ninja has started using this beginners book to help with learning the code for scratch.

  • Colour chart for Python code

    Helpful colour chart when doing turtle projects!

  • Back at the Everyman

    With lockdown rules lifting we have restarted the Sunday morning sessions at the Everyman in Harrogate. We will be here every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from 10am – 1pm. 2021 Sessions Sunday 3rd October Sunday 17th October Sunday 7th November Sunday 21st November Sunday 5th December Break until the New Year Online […]

  • Discord Virtual Sessions

    We’re going to try running our Virtual CoderDojo sessions using Discord. Discord is a social platform aimed at gamers and will allow us to run a server with different channels to allow communication between out mentors and Ninjas (text chat, voice & video calls, screen sharing). Parent’s guide to Discord Check out this guide for […]

  • At home activities

    With the UK in #lockdown we thought it might be useful to provide some useful links for projects that Ninjas can do from the comfort of their own homes! The Raspberry Pi Foundation has some ideas You could try an Hour of Code Take part in our latest Game Jam: Isolation Attend our virtual CoderDojo […]

  • Virtual Sessions

    Discord After looking at a few collaboration tools, we’ve setup a Discord server and think this has great potential for running virtual sessions. You can join our discord server using the link provided when you sign up for your free place on Eventbrite: There are several channels available for you to chat about and […]