CodeFest is a computer science festival that aims to provide young people the opportunity to experience coding by working in a team to develop a computer game or animation that solves a mystery challenge! No programming experience is required. Prizes will be awarded and there will be a special guest appearance. We can’t wait to see what you will create at CodeFest Miami!

In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, Code.org’s “Hour of Code” initiative to introduce millions of young people to computer programming, and in partnership with Miami-Dade County Schools, FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences’s CodeFest will be held on Sunday, December 9th at 11:30am in FIU’s Tech Station, located in PG6.



If you’re interested in furthering your child’s computer science education, FIU’s SCIS students performs weekly community outreach where they teach students how to code using the curriculum of Code.org for K-5, and Scratch. The schools outlined in the map are the schools that contain computer science outreach programs. 

If you’re interested in starting coding clubs or classes in your child’s school, contact your school administration or PTSA. Afterwards, please contact us at mcharter@fiu.edu!

FIU also offers training for teachers in K-12. Contact FIU Regional Code.org Partner at academy-admin@cis.fiu.edu to learn more!




Site Resources

If your child is interested in computer science, here are a few websites they can explore. Some of these sites are lecture-based, while others allow children to build their own projects.

Learn computational thinking through various block-based lessons featuring popular characters like Elsa from Frozen!


Create online projects using a simple,
visual-based programming language

Browser-based computer game that uses RPG mechanics to teach students programming using Javascript and Python



Thank you for supporting CodeFest 2018!