Self-Guided Coding Resources:

“provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States and also organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged more than 15% of all students in the world.” (Grades K-12)

Google CS First

“A free computer science curriculum that makes coding easy to teach and fun to learn.” (Grades K-12)

Lessons are also available in Spanish. 


“Scratch is a programming language and an online community w​here children can program and share interactive media such as stories, games, and animation”. (Grades 5-12)

“Kids learn core programming concepts through engaging games developed with real teachers and kids.” Available for free until June 30th, 2020. (Grades K-4)


*In-person programs are temporarily paused.

The codePHX initiative provides coding, robotics and 3D modeling classes for youth ages 4 to 17.  Classes are offered on a rotating basis at the following facilities...

  • Bret Tarver Learning Center
    (1516 N. 35th Ave.)
    +Registration required
  • Burton Barr Central Library
    (1221 N. Central Ave.)
    +Drop-in location

  • Cesar Chavez Library
    (3635 W. Baseline Rd.)
    +Drop-in location
  • Cholla Library
    (10050 Metro Pkwy.)
    +Drop-in location
  • Deer Valley Community Center
    (2001 W. Wahalla Ln.)
    +Registration required

  • Desert Sage Library
    (7602 W. Encanto Blvd.)
    +Drop-in location
  • Harmon Library
    (1325 S. 5th Ave.)
    +Drop-in location
  • Ironwood Library
    (4333 E. Chandler Blvd.)
    +Drop-in location
  • Mountain View Community Center
    (1104 E. Grovers Ave.)
    +Registration required
  • Palo Verde Library
    (4402 N. 51st Ave.)
    +Drop-in location
  • South Mountain Community Center
    (212 E. Alta Vista Rd.)
    +Registration required

  • Sunnyslope Youth Center
    (1702 W. Peoria Ave.)
    +Registration required
  • Vernell Coleman Recreation Center
    (830 W. Tonto St.)
    +Registration required
  • Yucca Library
    (5648 N. 15th Ave.)
    +Drop-in location

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codePHX Partners

Phoenix (IDA) Industrial Development Authority  Arizona Community Foundation