Youth - Scratch (Computer Coding)

Imagine creating your own games, interactive stories or animated art!

Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy for people to make all different kinds of creative projects. With Scratch you can make things walk, talk, sing, dance, bounce, fly, win, lose, challenge or draw. Used by all different people all across the world, you are bound to make tons of different projects. It teaches you about programming while utilizing geometry, logic, systems, relationship concepts, pre-algebra, and so many more skills!

Our YMCA Scratch program is designed as a progressive multi-level program. The higher levels build on complexity, creativity, teamwork, and student independence. 

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Metuchen YMCA

Scratch Level 1 (Ages 8-16 years)
"SCRATCH "is programming language and an online community where children can program and share interactive media such as stories, games and animation with people from all over the world. As children create with Scratch, they learn to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically. Scratch is designed and maintained by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab.

One hour class, once a week
Ages 8-16
  • Scratch Level 1 (Ages 8-16 years )

Edison YMCA

South Amboy YMCA

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Robotics (8-16 years)
Using Legos and coding learning in Scratch classes, students will learn to build and code robotics
  • Robotics

Check back for our Spring II Session classes