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Maker Camp Training: Sessions with CodeJoy!Expired

Jul 1, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Pacific

What You'll Do:

This summer, experience an exciting new opportunity with Maker Camp: Daily live interactive robotics shows with CodeJoy!

About the Show: CodeJoy’s revolutionary new show puts students in the driver’s seat – teaching them to code, then watching as their code controls CodeJoy’s cardboard robot world in real time! Join Kelsey and her robot friends, Matt the Robot, Elby, and all the rest, as we learn to code and solve interesting problems. How do robots dance? What does a robot’s memory look like? How can YOU play robot mini golf? Students will code their way through these and more! Shows change weekly for 5 weeks and include:

  • Robot Mini Golf : Program real motors and play robot Mini Golf LIVE!
  • Robot Aerobics : Puppeteer live robot dancers in a robot dance class!
  • Robot Memories : Help Grandma Dotty fix her broken memories by coding motors and LEDs!
  • Robot Relaxation : Calm down some anxious robots with LEDs and breathing techniques!

About the Experience: Students log into the CodeJoy.Live site individually from a computer or Chromebook. All live video, live chat, and live coding run through the site. No special hardware, software, or experience is necessary. Students’ video is off, and chats are private to the host, and no student data is saved, so all CodeJoy shows are completely secure. Participation in these 45 minute shows is limited to 50 participants each show, and with 300 affiliate Maker Camps this summer, spots will fill up quickly! Be sure to reserve your campers’ spots today!

Maker Camp Community Partners, attend this session to learn WHAT the show is, get an INTERACTIVE demo, and learn HOW to sign your students up to attend! Not a registered Maker Camp? Register your Maker Camp today.

What You'll Need:

Please join this informational session from a computer or Chromebook if possible, as we will be demonstrating the site and would like you to be able to easily navigate between the meeting and the site.


About your Facilitator:

CodeJoy has been an innovator in the space of live, interactive shows since their founding in 2019, and has planned and hosted hundreds of shows and served over 7,000 students. Since March 2021 alone, they have done over 200 shows and served 4,000 students with these particular shows.


  • CodeJoy LLC

    CodeJoy produces live, interactive, student-facing shows that get kids coding and controlling the pre-built robots in their studio. Their 45 minute sessions center around a narrative, and kids use code to help Kelsey and her robot friends solve problems.

    Kelsey Derringer, CodeJoy’s on-screen teacher, is an educator with 18+ years of classroom and professional development experience. She specializes in teaching robotics and coding to non-CS teachers, helping them bring creative robotics into other subject areas. 

    Matt Chilbert, CodeJoy’s director, is an educational media producer with 10+ years of classroom experience and 20+ years of experience in filmmaking, including working at Sesame Workshop and the Jim Henson Company. He specializes in creating story-driven learning experiences that use filmmaking techniques to keep kids’ minds focused on learning goals.

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  • Jul 1, 2021 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm (Pacific)
Age Range: 18+
Have questions or comments? Email us at makercampus@make.co

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