Ages 7-10

Bold Idea uses Google's CS First program to introduce computer science to our youngest students. The program involves block-based coding using Scratch and are themed to attract students with varied interests.

Program Goals

  • Increase confidence when using computers
  • Instill courage to try new things
  • Grow perseverance when tackling difficult problems
  • Provide a sense of belonging in technology for underrepresented students
  • Demonstrate the impact that CS has in careers and communities
 

Spring 2017 Schedule for CS First

Open Enrollment

Families are welcome to register their students for any of the following locations that best fits their schedule and geography. Cost: $140 per student. Financial assistance available.

Location

The MIX Coworking & Creative Space
9125 Diceman Drive, Dallas, TX 75218

Frisco Athletic Center (FAC)
5828 Nancy Jane
Frisco, TX 75035

UT Dallas Arts & Technology Building
800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080

Bottle Rocket 
14841 Dallas Pkwy, Floor 8
Addison, TX 75254

Day/Time

Saturdays,
10am - 12pm




Saturdays,
9:30am - 11:30am



Saturdays, 
1pm - 3pm




Saturdays, 
10am - 12pm

Start Date

Feb. 4




Feb. 4




Feb. 4





Feb. 4


 

End
Date

Apr. 15




May 18




Apr. 15





Apr. 15


 

no session

Mar. 11




Mar. 4




Mar. 11





Mar. 11

Questions about registration?

Contact Ben Davis, ben@boldidea.org, 972-415-6277

 

Partner Locations

Bold Idea is offering program at public schools and community centers we are partnered with
- at no cost to the families these locations serve. These include:

Date/Time

Wednesdays,
4:30 - 6pm



Thursdays, 3:45 - 5:30pm

Start
Date

Feb. 8



Jan. 25

End
Date

Apr. 19



Apr. 5

No session

Mar. 15



Mar. 16

Want to suggest a school or community center?

Contact Robyn Brown, robyn@boldidea.org, 972-765-1943


Project Themes

The CS First program offers a variety of themes, such as music, art, and game design, that are designed to capture a student's existing interests, while introducing them to core computer science concepts. 

  • Storytelling
  • Friends
  • Fashion & Design
  • Art
  • Social Media
  • Sports
  • and more!