Classes

In Kids Teach Tech Classes, students learn to code fun projects and games. These fun and exciting classes are created by Youth for Youth with plenty of personal attention to ensure every student succeeds.

Upcoming Classes

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Black History Month - Black Futures & Game Coding

In Person / Urban League Bay Area Office @ Oakland City Center
February 24th @ 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Join Kids Teach Tech and Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area Saturday, February 24th for a fun game coding class. Everything will be introduced from the ground up, so no experience is required. Youth 8-18 apply today!

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Recent Classes & Events

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MLK Creativity Contest and Robotics Class

In Person / Urban League Bay Area Office @ Oakland City Center
January 13th @ 10:00am - 12:30pm PST

Join Kids Teach Tech and Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area Saturday, January 13th for a fun and interactive Robotics class and a Creativity Contest! Contest entries can be any creative expression (dance, poetry, essays, art, etc.) that represent the Black History Movement or MLK's Legacy. Youth 8-18 apply today for the robotics class and submit creativity entries by January 11th to try for the $500 first place prize!

*You can use the “Apply Now” button below to learn more and apply to the Robotics class. Once confirmed, submit an optional entry to the Creativity Contest.

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Create Your Own Website - Class Series 

In Person / Kids Teach Tech @ Bishop Ranch San Ramon
November 4-5 @ 12:00pm - 4:30pm PST

Did you ever want to create your own website? We have a new FREE Weekend Class Series for youth in High School and Middle School to learn! No experience is required.

This Class Series is for youth in 6th through 12th grade and held in partnership with Comcast, Bishop Ranch, Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area Digital Connectors program, and Berkeley Engineering IEOR.

Join both days, or the first day only. See more details on the exciting concepts we will be covering by clicking the “Apply Now” button below.

*You can use the “Apply Now” button below for all our classes in the 6 class series to be held on November 4th and 5th at Bishop Ranch San Ramon.

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Create Your Own Website - Class Series 

In Person / Urban League Bay Area Office @ Oakland City Center
December 2-3 @ 12:00pm - 4:30pm PST

Did you ever want to create your own website? We have a new FREE Weekend Class Series for youth in High School and Middle School to learn! No experience is required.

This Class Series is for youth in 6th through 12th grade and held in partnership with Comcast, Bishop Ranch, Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area Digital Connectors program, and Berkeley Engineering IEOR.

Join both days, or the first day only. See more details on the exciting concepts we will be covering by clicking the “Apply Now” button below.

*You can use the “Apply Now” button below for all our classes in the 6 class series to be held on November 4th and 5th at Bishop Ranch San Ramon.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration - Game Coding 

In Person or Virtual Option / Kids Teach Tech @ Bishop Ranch San Ramon
October 15th @ 12:00pm - 1:45pm PST

Join Kids Teach Tech, Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area, and UC Berkeley Engineering, for our 5th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. This will be an exciting Game Coding class creating the Snakes and Berries Game in Scratch programming. No experience required. This event is FREE of cost and recommended for 2nd through 12th graders.  

*You can use the “Apply Now” button below for one or both of our classes to be held on October 15th at Bishop Ranch San Ramon.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration - Robotics

In Person / Kids Teach Tech @ Bishop Ranch San Ramon
October 15th @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm PST

Join Kids Teach Tech, Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area, and UC Berkeley Engineering, for our 5th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. This will be an incredible robotics event that combines the thrill of learning to code with exhilarating challenge activities and mind-boggling maze races. No experience required. This event is FREE of cost and recommended for 2nd through 12th graders. 

En Espanol: ¡Únase a nosotros para un increíble evento de robótica que combina la emoción de aprender a programar con emocionantes actividades de desafío y carreras de laberintos alucinantes!"

*You can use the “Apply Now” button below for one or both of our classes to be held on October 15th at Bishop Ranch San Ramon.

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3rd Annual Engineering Summer Camp!

In Person @ UC Berkeley College of Engineering or Virtual option/ Level 1 / June 12-16 @ 10:00am - 3:00pm PST

Join Kids Teach Tech and UC Berkeley Engineering, in partnership with Georgia Tech and Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area for our 3rd Annual Engineering Summer Camps on June 12th - 16th from 10am to 3pm in person at UC Berkeley College of Engineering or virtually if you live outside the Bay Area. Applications are now open for High School students who want to be students in the program, High School students who want to join Kids Teach Tech to be Teachers in this program, and College Level Engineering students interested in being Coaches and volunteers.

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Engineering Summer Camp - Level 2

In Person @ UC Berkeley College of Engineering or Virtual option/ Level 2 / July 24-28 @ 10:00am - 3:00pm PST

Join Kids Teach Tech and UC Berkeley Engineering, in partnership with Georgia Tech and Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area for our 3rd Annual Engineering Summer Camps on July 24th - 28th from 10am to 3pm in person at UC Berkeley College of Engineering or virtually if you live outside the Bay Area. Students will learn Data Science and Artificial Intelligence concepts, and do fun hands on projects in Python Programming. An introduction to Python will be provided, so no experience is required. This FREE camp is open to all High School and Middle School students ready to learn some seriously fun coding and technology!

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3rd Annual Girl Power!

Oakland Urban League Office / Saturday March 25th @ 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Join Kids Teach Tech and Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area on Saturday, March 25th from 10am to 12pm in Oakland for our 3rd Annual Girl Power Event with a fun game coding class in Scratch Programming created and taught by the Girl Power Team!

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Python 3 Class Series

Virtual / Zoom / Sundays March 5, 12, 19 @ 9:00am - 11:00am PST

Introducing our new Python track, where students take three classes, each one building off the previous one. Don’t miss out on the fun - be sure to sign up to learn how to make some cool projects! Space is Limited in this popular FREE class. 
3/5: Make a Story/Madlibs (Grades 4+)
3/12: Guess the Number Game (Grades 5+)
3/19: Rock, Paper, Scissors (Grades 6+)

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Human Centered Design Workshop

In Person / Oakland City Center / Saturday, March 18th @ 10:00am - 2:30pm PST

Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area and EPAM Systems are offering Kids Teach Tech's community this chance to learn Human Centered Design through fun hands on projects where youth will help their animal explorer thrive on a new planet. FREE and recommended most for youth in 3rd and 4th grade! 

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3D Design and Printing 2-Class Camp

In Person / Kids Teach Tech @ Bishop Ranch in San Ramon / Sundays March 5 & 12 @ 12:30pm - 5:00pm

Join Kids Teach Tech as we take a deep dive into the basics of 3D design and manufacturing in a 2-class camp!  This class is open to 6th-12th graders of all skill levels, with students learning about the engineering design process, CAD modeling, and 3D printing, where you will be able to take home a 3D print of your own design! Get ready for hands-on learning, interactive experiences, and a class taught by kids, for kids. Space is Limited in this popular FREE class!

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Black History Month Youth Celebration

In Person / Richmond Civic Center / Saturday, February 25th @ 10:30am - 12:30pm PST

Join Kids Teach Tech and Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area on Saturday, February 25th from 10:30am to 12:30pm at Richmond Civic Center for a Black History Month Celebration with Special Guest Honorable Congressman Garamendi and a fun Robotics Class. FREE for students ages 8-18! Space is limited in this popular class.

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Story Time with Meekah!

Oakland Urban League Office / Saturday February 11th @ 2:30pm PST

(1 hour) - Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area is offering Kids Teach Tech a special celebrity event for our youngest family members. Is your 0-10 year old a huge Meekah and Blippi fan? Bring them to a very special Storytime and Photos with Meekah to celebrate Black History Month! Space is limited, so if you are interested apply today!

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Tesla Robotics Tour

In Person / Tesla Factory in Fremont / Monday, February 6th @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tesla and Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area are offering our youth community an exclusive Tour of Tesla's amazing Robotics.

This is an application, since space is very limited and we must give priority to High School students from underrepresented communities. All can apply and we will notify you to let you know the status. Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Thursday, January 26th.

Please specify if you will need assistance with transportation to Tesla's factory in Fremont for this event. We are trying to arrange transportation, but spaces will be limited.

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Visual Programming with Sphero Bolt Robotics

In Person / Kids Teach Tech @ Bishop Ranch in San Ramon / Sunday, February 5th @ 10:00am - 11:15am 

Students ages 8 and up learn the basics of programming logic and problem solving by using a drag and drop block interface to code a Sphero Bolt to change colors, display images, and navigate a maze and obstacle course. Coding comes to life with Sphero Bolt!

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Virtual Reality Experience and Game Coding

In Person / Kids Teach Tech @ Bishop Ranch in San Ramon / Sunday, February 5th @ 11:30am - 1:30pm 

This class is for students in grades 6-12 who want to experience Virtual Reality, code their own Metaverse (Level 1), with the option to code a Virtual Reality Game using C# and Unity (Level 2). Students have the option to attend Level 1 or both Levels 1 and 2.

This popular debut of our long-awaited Virtual Reality classes has filled up. Please join the waiting list and we will notify you if anyone does not confirm attendance, or when we open applications for our Oakland Virtual Reality classes in February. 

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MLK Tribute with Exploration and Robotics

In Person / Urban League Oakland Office / Saturday, January 21st @ 10am - 12pm PST

Join Kids Teach Tech in Person in the new Kids Teach Tech classroom at the Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area's Oakland City Center office for a youth tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. Then join an interactive immersive experience with robotics and 3D printing. Next code a Sphero Bolt robot to change colors and navigate a maze and obstacle course. Experiences created and taught by youth for youth, Kids Teach Tech style. Click the red button below for more information and to register.

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Signature Classes

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Create a Moving Sprite - Intro to Scratch Programming

(1.5 hour) - Students ages 7 and up learn essential programming concepts with Scratch, a platform developed at MIT. Using drag and drop in a simple block-like interface, students can make a character move in specific ways with colorful visuals. This is Kids Teach Tech's most popular class!

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Making Newton's Apple - Beginning Scratch Programming

(1.5 hours) - This class is for students ages 8 and up who want to learn beginning programming concepts with Scratch, a platform developed at MIT. Using drag and drop in a simple block-like interface, students will create a simple game to catch a bouncing apple. In this class students learn not only scratch programming, but also how to collaborate with peers to solve problems.

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Sharks And Minnows - Beginning Scratch Programming

(1.5 hours) - This class is for students ages 8 and up who want to learn beginning programming concepts with Scratch, a platform developed at MIT. Using drag and drop in a simple block-like interface, students will create a fun game where they catch as many fish as possible before the jellyfish eat them. Our Introduction to Scratch Programming Class or equivalent is recommended as a prerequisite to this class.

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Maze Game - Beginning Scratch Programming

(1.5 hours) - Students age 8 and up can learn how to code a playable Maze game that isn't too easy and isn't too hard to code. Players go through an intricate series of lines forming the maze itself, trying to reach the apple at the end. Touch the lines/maze, and they'll go right back to the start point. In the end, it's an engaging and enjoyable class while they can learn and gain knowledge.

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Star Pong - Beginning Scratch Programming

(1.5 hours) - Students age 8 and up can learn how to code a Star Pong game.  Students will create a simple and fun star-studded version of the Classic Arcade game "Pong".  Our Introduction to Scratch Programming Class or equivalent is recommended as a prerequisite to this class.

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Snake and Berries Game - Intermediate Scratch Programming

(2 hours) - Students ages 8 and up learn intermediate Scratch programming, a platform developed at MIT, to create a moving sprite and turn it into a game where the user controls a snake which travels around and eats berries. Our Introduction to Scratch Programming Class or equivalent is recommended as a prerequisite to this class.

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Cat vs. Wand Game - Intermediate Scratch Programming

(1.5 hour) - Students ages 9 and up learn Intermediate Scratch programming, a platform developed at MIT, to create a two player Cat vs. Wand game. Our Introduction to Scratch Programming Class or equivalent is recommended as a prerequisite to this class.

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Animated Name - Intermediate Scratch Programming

(1.5 hour) - Students ages 8 and up learn intermediate Scratch programming, a platform developed at MIT, to put their own name or initials up in lights. Our Introduction to Scratch Programming Class or equivalent is recommended as a prerequisite to this class.

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Space Destroyer - Advanced Scratch Programming

(2 hours) - Students 10 and up learn principles that they can use in other programming projects. Students develop a Space Destroyer Game for a final project using advanced Scratch Programming. Our Intermediate Scratch Programming Class or equivalent is recommended as a prerequisite to this class.

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Flappy Bird Game - Advanced Scratch Programming

(2 hours) - Students 10 and up learn principles that they can use in other programming projects. Students learn how to code the iconic Flappy Bird Game in Scratch, a platform developed at MIT.
Our Introduction to Scratch Programming Class or equivalent is recommended as a prerequisite to this class.

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Penalty Kick - Advanced Scratch Programming

(2.5 hours) - Students ages 10 and up learn intermediate Scratch programming, a platform developed at MIT to learn how to code a playable Soccer game. Students will try to out-kick a computer opponent in a high stakes soccer penalty kick game. Our Intermediate Scratch Programming Class or equivalent is recommended as a prerequisite to this class.

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Code a Story - Introduction to Python

(1.5 hour) - Students ages 9 and up learn introductory programming concepts using Python, This is a fun first level class where students learn simple commands and logic, while using Python to create a custom story.

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Build a Calculator - Programming Basics with Python

(2 hour) - Students ages 11 and up learn the basics of coding in Python, and then build a working calculator. This is our second level Python class, and includes additional learning on logic and loops. 

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Visual Programming with Sphero Bolt Robotics 

(1.5 hour) - Students ages 8 and up learn the basics of programming logic and problem solving by using a drag and drop block interface to code a Sphero Bolt to change colors, display images, and navigate a Space maze and obstacle course. See a video of Kids Teach Tech teaching this exciting class below. Coding comes to life with Sphero Bolt!