Gaming Bootcamp hosts camps that teach kids to write code, by targeting what they love — video games. Read more
Registration is open for Hack Sioux Falls, are you signed up?
Over a dozen kids are already signed up, this might sell out.
These challenges will take kids on a journey that will teach them electronics, hardware, software, soldering, functional design, user design, and creative thinking. While it will be run as a competition, it is meant to be a cooperative challenge where teams are encouraged to help each other with their projects.
5 Reasons to Participate in Startup Weekend
Sioux Falls is hosting their 4th Startup Weekend November 10-12 at Zeal.
Sioux Falls Startup Weekend is back for their 4th installment! This year they’ll be at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, November 10-12. In just 48 hours you’ll receive the resources, connections, and knowledge to go from idea to execution. And as you learn how to create a real company, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders, entrepreneurs, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. Read more
Girls Breaker Day Recap
The first ever Girls Breaker Day is in the books, and what a fantastic time everyone had. Kids and parents both commented about how much fun that they had learning about technology. I’m still getting phone calls and messages from people. Read more
Girls Breaker Day | Free STEM event
Another great event for area girls
By the age of 10, most girls have decided that computers, electronics, engineering, science, and math are not cool, too complicated, or just for boys.
On July 29 from 10 am to 3 pm, we are inviting all girls between the ages of 9 and 14 to join us at The Journey Group where we will help demystifying how electronics and appliances work by letting girls explore them by taking them apart in a safe and educational environment. The entire event is completely free, and I would like the moms also to join them. Read more
Free Girls Breaker Day Event
After a girls maker day event last fall, I had an idea of hosting a girls un-maker day event — I called it Girls Breaker Day. It’s just as it sounds; we’re going to invite girls to bring their broken electronics and then take them apart to see what makes them tick. In addition to their items, we are going to have a hundred old computers and miscellaneous items that they can disassemble down to the raw parts and then build something creative with the parts. Read more