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Host your own jam

We're excited to launch our Jam in a Box kits for schools and afterschool programs. Each box includes everything you need for an engaging and impactful family engagement event around coding.

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Flexible Design

Jams are flexible in their design and can be created for students K-12, at a variety of skill levels and with a variety of coding tracks (exploration of programming languages, cyber security, computationaal thinking, digital citizenship, game design, etc.).


This video, from a community-wide Jam held in Austin, TX, captures the essence of how these events inspire parents, students and community volunteers.


Customized Boxes

  • Bilingual Elementary school

  • Bilingual Middle/High school

  • Cyber security (in development)

  • For the visually-impaired (in development)

What’s in a Box?

  • Guidebook with instructions, logistics, timeline and sample resources

  • 12 Physical and unplugged computing activities in English and Spanish - enough to design 6 coding activity stations (TEKS aligned)

  • Supplies and materials to host the activities for up to 100 students and their significant adults

  • Tip sheet on creating an inclusive event for neurodiverse kids

  • Coaching and support from the Youth Code Jam Home Team

  • Webinar training on how to host a successful event