Code with FIRST Canada

Virtual Programs with FIRST Canada

Online coding 1 hour classes where kids can learn about logic, structure, sequence and creative expression!  Join us for a 60-minute Coding Workshop to give kids a taste of what coding and programming are all about! They will be able to share what they have created with friends and family and explore more at home. All virtual workshops will be led by 2 or more live instructors from the world of FIRST Robotics Canada and Gracious Professionalism as well as equity, inclusion and diversity will be at the heart of all sessions. Children will learn logic, structure, creative thinking, sequencing, algorithmic thinking and programming languages.

Overview

Yellow Lego Head

Code-able (ages 6-9) 
The world needs your voice!  You can say something with your words, your music, your courage, your creativity, your robot, or simply with your presence. Join in for a fun, interactive, online, session where you will learn to give your virtual robot a voice and discover more about your voice too. Registration is free and class sizes are limited.  Active parent support will be required. Take advantage of this parent/child bonding opportunity as you learn to code together and help your child understand their voice matters. Sessions will be recorded so that segments can be used in future promotional materials.

Registration

Please click below to secure a spot for the Code-Able session. A representative from FIRST Canada will be in touch via email to confirm your child’s spot and share other program details with you prior to the start of the session. Please note sessions will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis and that active parent support is required.

FTC Sim

FTC SIM Ages 10+

What you will learn: Coding FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Blocks in a simulated FIRST Tech Challenge programming environment.  Start with the basics and move your way up through increasingly difficult challenges!  Good luck, and have fun! FTC SIM is dynamic and has been curated and refined by seasoned industry specialists along with an internal technology team to learn the basics of programming on “standard” pre-designed FTC robots.

Registration

Please click below to secure a spot for the FTC SIM session. An email will be sent out to you with confirmation on your registration. Please note sessions will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

FRC Online Coding Ages 14-18

FIRST Canada is offering FREE virtual coding sessions for FRC students. Whether you are just starting or are a seasoned coder there is something for you! Join us for some fun and learning every Monday starting October 18th, 2021 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm (ET). Topics will include An Introduction to JavFIRST Canada is offering FREE virtual coding sessions for FRC students. Whether you are just starting or are a seasoned coder, there is something for you! Join us for fun and learning every Monday beginning October 18th, 2021, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm (ET). Topics will include An Introduction to Java – Part 1 – Variables + Basic Syntax, Introduction to Java for FRC Robots – Installation of the Software and Simple Robot Program with Drive, Sensors, and Actuators For a complete list of topics and dates and information on how to join, click the red button below.a – Part 1 – Variables + Basic Syntax,  Introduction to Java for FRC Robots – Installation of the Software and Simple Robot Program with Drive, Sensors, and Actuators For a full list of topics and dates and information on how to join click the red button below.