240 kids, 6 technology camps, one amazing summer.

240 kids, 6 technology camps, one amazing summer.

What does a summer with the #GirlsLearningCode & #KidsLearningCode Camp look like? A glimpse of our summer with the innovators of tomorrow!

Here at the Girls and Kids Learning Code Camps, we’re deeply passionate about empowering the next generation of technological builders. We aim to encourage young minds to construct and deconstruct the technological environment around them. Allowing them to understand that they’re not only consumers of technology, but builders as well! Throughout our summer, hosted by the Read more…

Meet the Calgary Pre-teen Bringing Technology to Her Peers

Meet the Calgary Pre-teen Bringing Technology to Her Peers

Girls Learning Code alum Lauren Voisin is no ordinary girl -- when she's not playing with her sister, she's running a robotics company!

If you asked me to describe Lauren Voisin to you in one word, I would probably ask you to allow me three, instead. And those would likely be: effervescent, bright, and full of heart (okay, that last one was a bit of a cheat!). The point is, Lauren Voisin is a girl whose essence isn’t Read more…

The Power of Confidence

The Power of Confidence

Ladies Learning Code asked leading women in STEM, design and entrepreneurship to share their success stories. Here’s what they revealed.

Women are underrepresented in STEM fields – that’s hardly news as the issue has gained notable traction in the media and within organizations in recent years. At Ladies Learning Code, we’re committed to closing the gender gap in technology by teaching women through beginner friendly programs that provide practical tech skills and arguably something even more important Read more…

A Look Inside the Real World of Digital Literacy: Girls Learning Code Camp Visits Architech!

A Look Inside the Real World of Digital Literacy: Girls Learning Code Camp Visits Architech!

A peak inside our #GirlsLearningCode Digital Drawing Camp's visit to Architech.

This past Thursday, our friends (and generous sponsors!) at Architech opened their office doors with welcome arms to our #GirlsLearningCode 7-9 year old girls Digital Drawing Camp. Our camps, run by Ladies Learning Code, a non-for profit organization that promotes technological learning amongst women, girls and kids, is a one week technology based camp where girls Read more…

Kingston, Here We Come!

Kingston, Here We Come!

We're launching our Kingston Chapter on National Learn to Code Day this September!

We’re thrilled to announce that Ladies Learning Code is headed to Kingston!  In August of 2011, we hosted our first ever workshop in Toronto and today we are adding Kingston to the growing list of 29 Chapters that include Vancouver, Ottawa, Halifax, London, Edmonton, Montreal and Calgary. The city has a strong and growing tech scene that we’re Read more…

The road to 10,000 learners starts with a single app

The road to 10,000 learners starts with a single app

How will we know if we’re successful on the code:mobile? How will we track and share our progress along the way?

When we started planning the code:mobile journey – a road trip across Canada teaching kids to code we knew we wanted to teach a lot of kids – like A LOT.  As an impact driven organization we’re always about maximizing our reach and we want to expose as many Canadians to code as we can. Read more…

We’re turning 5!

We’re turning 5!

August 6th marks five years since we hosted our very first workshop - an Intro to JavaScript workshop in Toronto.

August 6th marks five years since we hosted our very first workshop – an Intro to JavaScript workshop in Toronto. Since then, we’ve hosted over 900 workshops in 29 cities coast to coast — and reached over 40,000 learners. Wow. Time flies when you’re having as much fun as we are! In celebration of our Read more…