CODE CENTRAL IN THE PRESS
Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) attended the Code Central One Year Anniversary celebration. Code Central is an after-school technology center in Las Vegas that is dedicated to teaching Nevada’s young people about the fundamentals of programming, app development, and computer science. Rosen discussed her two bipartisan STEM education proposals, which recently passed the House as one combined bill.
Our Center Co-Founder and Director, Eric, was the recipient of the "Community Exemplary Award" for the 2017 Las Vegas Top Exec Tech Awards.
Weaver began learning these skills at a summer camp at Code Central, Henderson’s first brick-and-mortar center aimed at teaching kids how to write software code. Code Central, which was opened in March by Eric and Brian Mendelsohn, teaches kids computer skills that the brothers say are essential in today’s job market. .
Code Central held its first workshop for the Girl Scouts Sept. 25, which included families that travelled from as far as Mesquite.
To help kids develop an interest in STEM fields, Code Central is offering summer camps centered around robotics, coding, and programming in Minecraft. Students as young as 7 years old and as old as 17 are eligible to enroll in the weeklong camps, which cater to both beginner and experienced programmers.
About 40 students and their parents attended the free course Sunday, where they learned about building robots and writing code. Students tinkered with circuits on a tiny motherboard. From there, they learned how to program their devices.