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CodeDay Philly

Making students fall in love with code

CodeDay is a national movement empowering high school students to discover the wonders of computer science.

[](/sbwave) Coding, programming, and computer analytics don’t seem like very sexy careers. Having Applications Software Developer etched in the nameplate on your desk? Perhaps even less so. But did you know that developers and programmers are among the highest paid members of the workforce, right out of college?

[](/karmahappy2) According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for jobs in STEM fields are expected to rise as much as 25% in the next 5 years.

[](/sbbored) How do kids and young students, equipped with one-in-a-million aspirations of rock stardom and Hollywood, embrace a profession with great growth rates and quite a bit higher than average income?

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Spring 2015 @ Venturef0rth
info Making an App
Fall 2014 @ Benjamin's Desk
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Spring 2015 @ Venturef0rth
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Winter 2015 @ 3401 Innovation Center
info Community Mentors
Fall 2015 @ CHEHacks
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This is CodeDay Philly.


[](/scootybelle) For 24 hours we invite students ranging from middle school through college level, of all experience levels, whether you don’t know anything about programming or you’ve been doing it for several years, to just come, build something cool, whether it’s a game or an app, to meet other programmers in the area and network across the country.

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478+

Students Reached

125

Amazing Projects

60

Workshop Hours

Low Cost, High Return

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We inspire students with no prior interest in coding. After attending an event, 80% of these students are still pursuing coding three months later.

Commitment to Diversity

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Nationwide, 43% of our participants are girls, 38% are from Title I schools, and 21% are from a under-represented ethnic group.

Our next event is happening

May 21-22 2016

at Tonic Deisgn Co


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Register using promo code HSHACKERS for a discount.

History of CodeDay Philly

2014

Spring Fall

2015

Winter Spring Fall

2016

Winter Spring Fall

2017

Winter Spring Fall

May 24-25 2014 @ Venturef0rth

Our inaugural event was a massive success.

November 8-9 2014 @ Benjamin's Desk

Our second event was hosted in Philadelphia's coolest coworking spaces.

Feburary 14-15 2015 @ IC3401 & Point.io

Students build cool apps at the Science Center.

May 24-25 2015 @ Venturef0rth

Back to where we started at VentureF0rth!

November 7-8 2015 @ Cherry Hill Public Library

CodeDay returned this fall as CHEHacks, organized by Cherry Hill students.

Feburary 13-14 2016 @ Tonic Design Co

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May 21-22 2016 @ Tonic Design Co

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November 2016 @ TBD

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Expanding our Reach

[](/sweetiereach-d-r "Let's do this!") CodeDay Philly was so successful that we have started events in New Jersey & DC. I am personally looking into starting even more events in Central PA, Baltimore, Delaware, and other east coast communities.

Help us bring CodeDay to even more cities in 2016!

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CodeDay is run by StudentRND, a Washingon-based 501(c)(3) public charity. Donations are tax-deductable.

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