Delivery Drones, Autonomous Cars, Artistic Robots & You!

Can computers make coffee? Drive cars? What about art. Can computers become creative or self conscious? Learn more about delivery drones, autonomous cars, artistic robots & you! Codecraft Lab is hosting a open house and tech-talk with computer scientist Stephanie Galbo for middle and high school aged students in Brevard at the Lab on Friday, August 7th from 5 PM – 7 PM. Anyone is welcome to stop by at any time during the event, participate, or just listen in on a fun & interesting discussion about job automation, what computers can and can’t do, and the future of computing. The […]

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Tomorrow is Today

by Julie Krebs, Fiona McCrae, & Maya Mojica Codecraft Lab Volunteers The coders at the Codecraft Lab “Adventures in Programming with Scratch & Makey Makey”  summer camp had a pleasant surprise on Tuesday when Stephanie Galbo, a software engineer at Harris, joined us at the Lab for an interesting presentation about Job Automation. Stephanie graduated from UCF with a degree computer science and is extremely passionate about coding and computers. The kids were interested to learn about robots that are helping out in the workforce today, and technology that may yet improve job safety and efficiency tomorrow. A few of the young […]

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Codecraft Lab Expands Time & Space for Learning

Codecraft Lab Expands Time & Space for Learning: A Short Video Documentary. Why should kids learn to be digital creators, and computer programmers? Check out this video about Codecraft Lab for answers and a peek into some of the amazing things our students can do. Thank you to 142 Productions  for helping us tell our story with the National Writing Project. Pitch Event. Congratulations to Codecraft students Graeme Mojica and Chris Ibach for winning first place in the Junior PitchSeries on May 8. Grame and Chris won with a pitch about their online adventure game in which users must learn […]

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Local Students Create Computer Apps

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: May 4, 2015 Melbourne, FL Contact: Deborah Haar Clark Codecraft Lab PR Volunteer (321) 223-7045  ∙  deb@debclark.net   LOCAL STUDENTS CREATE COMPUTER APPS, COMPETE TO SEE WHICH MOST BENEFITS THE SPACE COAST   Four tech-savvy children are doing something many adults fear more than death—pitching ideas for computer apps they are creating to an audience that will publicly judge which one offers the most benefit to the Space Coast. All for a chance to win $100 and some ice cream. The Junior PitchSeries, taking place at 6 pm on May 8 during Friday Fest in […]

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Grand Opening Celebration, Indeed!

The Grand Opening of Codecraft Lab was a wonderful event, and a delightful evening with friends, both new and old! We are so excited about our new EGAD home, and thank everyone who joined us to celebrate and support our mission to create curriculum and opportunities for all kids to learn computer programming. A very special and heartfelt thank you to ALL of our wonderful sponsors and event donors! We could not have done this without each of you!!  In our next blog post we will gush in more detail, but for today we can to start by sharing the stunning candid event photography […]

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STEM Events

A lot is happening at Codecraft Lab and we want you to know about and to be a part of each event, so please mark your calendars with the following dates. Sunday March 1st, 2-4pm Space Coast Minecraft Users Group A monitored LAN server environment, users will break into small groups and play collaboratively to complete a themed build challenge. Bring your laptop or PE and join us for STEM fun! Monday March 2nd, 12pm (ish) Computer Programming Summer Camp Our full camp schedule and registration will be available online only (here!) as a first come, first serve process. When the […]

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Fall 2014: A Look Back at AWESOME

Congratulations on your continued success at Codecraft Lab! With the completion of the fall semester we have seen our amazing kids take on not just an Hour of Code, but months of dedicated learning and creating! Before we get back to the future ahead, let’s take a look at what has been accomplished in the last few months of 2014. New and experienced Codecrafters alike tackled problem solving puzzles. Using drag and drop code blocks they quickly gained more experience with the power of sequential thinking, loops, and the basic structure of JavaScript. Congratulations to Justin and Hakeem for finishing […]

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Holiday Code Jam!

Yvette’s Music Studio is hosting a holiday open house  & Code Jam! Stop by the studio at 411 Ocean Ave immediately following the Melbourne Beach Parade on December 14th to hear a great musical performance by the John Quinlivan Band and chat with teachers from the studio, see the space and meet Yvette. Also during the open house, Codecraft Lab will host an “Hour of Code” event in honor of CS Education week! Stop by to participate, see their lab space, and to learn more about their services. […]

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Space Coast Minecraft Users Group

The Space Coast Minecraft Users Group (SCMUG) is organized to bring game fans together for collaborative play, as well as for powerful learning. As a users group we will share, brainstorm, and self-organize for projects and planning. We hold free monthly meetings in the Melbourne, FL area featuring discussions, presentations, build-off challenges, and a monitored LAN server environment. Keep Informed About SCMUG events! Join our mailing list. Our Next Meetup Date: Sunday, December 1, 2013 Time: 2-4PM, come anytime Who Is Invited: Open to the public, free of charge. ALL minors MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No unattended children will be allowed. […]

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