Welcome to CoderDojo Nelson

CoderDojo is a worldwide network of independent, volunteer led programming clubs for young people. CoderDojo Nelson meets at NMIT, Nelson on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8pm. CoderDojo Nelson is also affiliated with Code Club Aotearoa.


CoderDojo is FREE but registration is required as there are limited spaces available. Registration is by term. New people are still welcome to join after the term starts if we still have spaces available. You can email us at coderdojonelson@gmail.com and we’ll let you know if spaces are available or put you on a waiting list.

Term 2 of 2019 started on 8th May. Final session of the term will be 26th June. We still have spaces this term so it is possible to join during the term. If you are joining during the term, please register and then get in touch by email. If you wish to be notified of registration for term 3, send an email to coderdojonelson@gmail.com to add your name to our notifications list.

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Session Activities

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Some of the Technologies & Learning Resources we use

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7 months ago

Aidan Curran

A big day for our 'Ninjas of CoderDojo' team taking part in NZ Aquabots competition run by Ministry of Inspiration. We entered a 6 member team, (ages ranging from 9 to 13) and they all did us proud, starting off by giving a presentation at Garin college and then competing in multiple challenges at Richmond Aquatic Centre where they had to control the under-water robot that they built to complete under-water tasks such as manipulating and retrieving objects. Our aquabot (under-water robot) performed quite well and our team all did an excellent job completing some tasks that they had not much practice for. We learned a lot from it about how we can improve and do even better and we are already making plans for a return next year! Our youngest team member, Finn (9yrs), put together a web page documenting the team and the project - theninjasofcoderdojo.tk. A big thanks to Nathalie Lacaze Campbell for organising CoderDojo's participation in this awesome event! ...

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9 months ago

CoderDojo Nelson NZ

#MeetTheMakers of Maker Faire Wellington! This is Issy from VEX Robotics. An avid duplo and block builder as a child, she ended up starting VEX when she was only 13! Meet other talented innovators like Issy at Maker Faire Wellington, Sunday 4 November. Book your tickets today! 🤖 #makeshowtell #makersgonnamake #makerfairewgtn #makerfaire ...

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