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Coding Clubs

Computer Science for Grades 3-5 and 6-8

Throughout the Clubs, members will:

  • Learn to see themselves as computer scientists.
  • Gain exposure to project management and problem-solving techniques.
  • Learn in a safe and supportive environment of peers and role models.
  • Learn the foundational computer science concepts that form the basis for all programming languages.

There is no cost to participate in NDGTS Coding Club, but registration is required. Please complete the form below to register for the Winter 2024 session.


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Registration is CLOSED

Grades 3-5

Complete unplugged or plugged challenges in Scratch after reading each chapter in the Girls Who Code non-fiction book, Learn to Code and Change the World, or fiction book, the Friendship Code.

NDGTS Coding Club for grades 3-5 meets Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:15 pm at Gateway to Science.

Grades 6-8

Learn a variety of programming languages, including Scratch, Swift, Python, and JavaScript. Girls Who Code Projects offer a range of difficulties for beginner programmers who have little to no experience programming to more advanced learners who will engage in more advanced topics like data structures.

Coding Club for grades 6-8 meets Mondays from 3:45 to 5:00 pm at Simle Middle School.

Contact Arin via email at with questions or call the North Dakota’s Gateway to Science office at 701-258-1975.