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Helping Children Create with Technology - Mansfield
Sat 6 May 2017, 10:30 – 12:00 BST
Are you an adult with a bit of spare time and a passion for technology?
Could you help children to make digital games, stories and animations?
We're holding an open morning at Mansfield Library for adults to come and find out more about what we do.
Lots of children in the Mansfield area would love to have the help of a volunteer at their local school, library or community venue. You don't have to be a computer genius to get involved and we provide free training and ongoing support.
At our open morning you can:
- Program a rocket animation to fly home to Earth
- Create a scrolling name badge on a BBC micro:bit
- Fix bugs and complete our Flappy Parrot game
- Find out more about Code Club
If you can program your broadband box, download an app on your smart phone or love solving puzzles, then this Open Morning is for you!
“I am not a computer programmer and work in digital marketing. Code Club has definitely shown me learning new digital skills isn’t hard. If the kids can do it, so can I.” Elbrie de Kock, Code Club volunteer
If you have any questions in advance of the session, please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org or @codeclubemids
We look forward to meeting you there!
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Please see the library website at:
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Our minimum age for volunteers / mentors is 17. If you have your own children who you would like to bring along, you are welcome to. However, this is not an event for children, and they will remain under your supervision throughout the morning.