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Training: Jan. 4th – 23rd
Project Build Time: Jan. 29th- 31st
Educators, college students, and community
members with or without coding experience can be
involved in the community program. By participating
as a mentor, college students can explore computer
science and engage with industry experts during
the program, and educators have an opportunity to
learn to code and bring valuable new skills into their
classroom as a result of participating.
Sign up here to become a mentor:
We rely on the generous donations and sponsorships
from corporations and individuals in order for us
to provide this program at no cost to students. To
get involved and become a sponsor, visit wctd.org/
This January, our 6th annual Code-A-Thon will be
fully online. Students will be placed in teams of
4 with 1 mentor. Training begins on January 4th,
curriculum covers learning to code HTML and CSS,
web development using React. Sessions are required
for participation in program. Teams are determined
based on levels of competition. Visit our website for
specific details for levels of competition and required
knowledge for each level.
Team Building Activities will support students
working collaboratively in a gamified way, competing
for prizes! During the weekend of January 29th,
students will have 48-hours to complete projects.
Project presentations take place on January 31st.
Top 3 teams win prizes!
Students will utilize Office 365 and the Microsoft
Teams platform through a virtual-live instructor-led
format. Students must be between 13-18 years of
age to participate.
Sign up here for student registration for the