Frequently Asked Questions

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General

When is CoderDojo Belfast on?

CoderDojo Belfast runs every 2nd Saturday during term time.

What you need to bring

If you have one, a laptop. If not we have machines that you can use.
If you do not have a laptop please try to bring a USB memory stick to save your work on!
You MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian if you are under 14! (Very important). Your parent/guardian must stay with you during the session.

Who can attend?

We accept new coders all the time, so if you want to start just get a ticket below! Please note it is currently first come first served.
You must be aged between 6-16.
You must have an interest in computers and how to program them even if you haven’t done this before.
We require a parent or guardian to accompany and stay with under 14s.

What does it cost?

CoderDojo Belfast is FREE!

What do you do at CoderDojo Belfast?

For those who haven’t been before you will be taken through 3 week induction which consists of classroom based lessons on Gamemaker and AppInventor.
For those who have already completed the 3 week induction (or attended 3 weeks of CoderDojo Belfast before) you can follow along with various tutorials in technologies such as:
Gamemaker
AppInventor (Android mobile phone apps)
HTML/CSS/Web
Raspberry Pi
Lego Mindstorms (ages 6-10)
Others coming soon!

Assistance with the tutorials will be provided by the mentors.
If you are already working on a project (in any technology) come along to see if we can be of assistance!

How can i get further information on CoderDojo Belfast?

If you question is not answered here please contact us using the contact link at the top of the page or tweet us at @CoderDojoBMC

 

Venue Information

Where is CoderDojo Belfast?

CoderDojo Belfast is at Belfast Metropolitan Colleges Titanic Quarter Campus.

The address is:
Belfast Metropolitan College
Titanic Quarter Campus
7 Queens Road
Belfast
BT3 9DT

 

 

Parking Information

Please note Belfast Metropolitan College’s basement car park is not open on Saturdays and surface car parking spaces around the building are reserved for authorised users.
Please do not park in them as you will be clamped. There is no on street parking – please do not park on the double yellow lines around the building as you will get a ticket. Please use the Titanic Quarter pay and display surface car park at the rear of the building or the Titanic/Odyssey car parks

Session on 28th October Cancelled

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