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3 Day Junior Code Camp: Ages 8 - 11 @ Hawthorn

  • Swinburne University John Street Hawthorn, VIC, 3122 Australia (map)

This January Code Like a Girl is launching their school holiday Code Camps in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology!

Three jam-packed days of interactive fun where the girls will get to tinker, build and design across several technology platforms such as apps, games and websites! Your curious little budding coder will build confidence, skills and meet new friends.

Code Like a Girl’s Code Camp compliments the Digital Technologies curriculum. We put a great emphasis on providing girls with a nurturing environment to comfortably learn and explore different areas of coding at their own pace, based on their interests.

Our Code Camp is small in size at around 20 girls per cohort, and led by women who work in the tech and education industry. Our facilitators provide girls with inspirational female role models, not only addressing some of the barriers to women’s participation in STEM and entrepreneurship, but also encouraging more girls to realise their potential.


Example schedule
9.30am-10.00am: Drop-off and registration
10:00am-11.30am: Offline computational thinking activities
11.30am-12.00am: Morning tea
12.00am-1.30pm: Coding activities and tutorials
1.30pm-2:30pm: Supervised lunch and play
2:30-4:30pm: Coding activities and tutorials
4:30-4:45pm: Pickup

Our Team
We have a team of experienced and dedicated facilitators from Code Like a Girl and Swinburne University who will facilitate and supervise the workshops. All tutors have a contagious passion for technology and have a current working with children check.

What should I pack in my child's bag?
- Pencil case
- Notebook
- Please ensure your child has sunscreen applied before arriving
- A morning tea snack, packed lunch and drink just as you would pack for their regular school lunch

No Device? No drama!

No Device? No drama!

Do I need to bring my own device?
No, we will have all technology equipment on site

My child has never coded. Is this program suitable?
Yes! Your child will learn basic coding concepts using both online and offline activities and games. She will work through the program at their own pace.

My child has attended a coding class before. Will this still be useful?
Yes! This is a great opportunity for your budding coder to meet like-minded friends and apply her skills to new projects. There will be a number of open-ended activities that will extend your child and keep them feeling engaged and challenged.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Should my child attend all three days?
Yes. The concepts introduced will build on the previous sessions.


An education partnership with


We strive to make our events and workshops as accessible as possible to our audience and with the support of our generous sponsors and partners we are able to offer our events and workshops for free or at a significantly-low fee.

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