CoderDojos hosting youth coding, programming events beginning Monday

KEARNEY – Youth will learn about computer coding, building websites, creating apps and exploring technology at upcoming programming events hosted by Kearney Area CoderDojos.

The events include separate sessions at University of Nebraska at Kearney and are hosted by UNK’s Computer Science and Information Technology Department.

CoderDojos are from 6 to 8 p.m. at UNK’s Otto Olsen Building room 110 on Feb. 19, March 19 and April 16.

Students may attend one, two or all sessions. There is no cost to attend. The CoderDojo experience is individualized for each student.

CoderDojos are unstructured, open-source coding clubs for students ages 8-17. Participants are introduced to computer programming. Parents are welcome to stay.

CSIT faculty and students at UNK, along with area IT professionals, will assist as mentors.

Students may bring their own devices to use. UNK also will have computers available.

For more information or to register, call 308.865.8370 or visit


Writer: Todd Gottula, Director of Communications, 308.865.8454,
Source: Sherri Harms, Computer Science and IT, 308.865.8123,

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