Youth Programs

E-Sports Demo Session

Sunday, Nov. 24 | 4-6 p.m.

Do you love to play video games? Have you spent hours playing Madden or Fortnite? Join us at the East Valley JCC as we debut our monthly E-Sports Program with a free demo session! Madden, Fortnite and refreshments will be waiting for you! 

Winners will win prizes! 

For gamers in third grade and up. Contact Sam Schuman, camp, youth and family director, for more information:  Send an email or call 480-897-0588. 

 

Coding and Programming class

Coming in January 2020!

Students adventure through code as they begin exploring coding fundamentals using block-based coding in Pencilcode and Scratch. No prior typing experience or coding experience required. Sculpt your coding muscles in this adventure and leave having learned to code! 

This eight-week course starts in January 2020 and will be held on Thursdays.  Check back for details. 

Cost is $85 per coder. 

Contact Sam Schuman, camp, youth and family director, for more information:  Send an email or call 480-897-0588

Teen Programs

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