At CS4All hackathons, students from all over New York City are challenged to work together to reimagine their communities and how technology gets used.
Hackathons are ideal for focusing on new or familiar programming languages. Students are given the opportunity to work in fresh and exciting environments, learn how to rapidly prototype ideas, and create working demos. They then develop and present their ideas to judges and other students. Look at these recaps and pictures from our past hackathons.
Up to 100 middle and high schools from across NYC are invited to participate in this bracketed game design competition; winning teams at the school- and borough-level will advance to a final, citywide competition facilitated by the not-for-profit, Games for Change.
Any school can host their own hackathon with the CS4All Hack Packs! Each Hack Pack contains a teacher guide, student worksheets, day-of slideshow, and scoring rubric. All files are editable.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
CS4All hosted its biggest hackathon yet at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan! With a focus on user experience (UX) design, students spent the day creating mobile apps for the museum’s collection.
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Design a life hack that helps prepare your peers for college and career success! Compete in teams for awesome prizes using Mozilla Thimble. New to coding? All levels are welcome!
Below is just a handful of the many incredible professionals who have given their time to support New York City youth interested in computer science.