Welcome to Kids 4 Coding!
YOUR CHILD IS REGISTERED TO ATTEND:
Minecraft Code Wizards: Ages 7-9
Afternoon HALF-DAY Session: Mon-Fri 1:00-4:00pm
Location: The Cambridge Matignon High School, 1 Matignon Rd, Cambridge, MA 02140
WHAT TO BRING
2. Refillable Water Bottle
3. Laptop computer, power cord & computer mouse
WHAT NOT TO BRING
3. Food items containing nuts or nut butter
WHAT TO INSTALL ON YOUR COMPUTER (prior to class)
1. Scratch Programming: https://scratch.mit.edu/
Sign up for a free account & remember to bring your login credentials!
2. Students do not need a Minecraft account for the afternoon session, but they must install the Minecraft EDU launcher:
Please install on Windows or Mac laptops only. The curriculum is not compatible with iPads or tablets.
PERSONAL LAPTOPS: Please write the ADMINISTRATIVE PASSWORD on a notecard or tape it to your child’s laptop. Don’t forget to include the power cord and a mouse! Kids 4 Coding is not responsible for lost power cords, mice, flash drives, etc.
LAPTOP RENTALS: Please reserve a laptop rental at least 4-days in advance of your class. Due to the high demand, we cannot guarantee a rental without advance notice.
Cell phones must remain out of sight and in silent mode during instructional time.
Follow the school's road signs to the designated drop-off/pickup area. Early drop-off begins at 8:30am. Please do not leave your child unattended outside or inside of the building before 8:30am. Students must check in with a staff member before entering the building. Please exit vehicles on the curbside.
There is a 5-minute grace period for late pickup. Beyond 5 minutes, a late fee of $1 per minute will be charged. For late pickup beyond 15 minutes, additional fees will apply.
CARPOOLING WITH OTHER PARENTS/FAMILY MEMBERS:
Please provide a handwritten note at drop-off if a friend or relative is picking up your child.
Cleaning & Sanitizing:
We will clean equipment and work surfaces before and after each group enters the classroom.
Hand Sanitizer: Will be available in all classrooms
Vaccinations: Not required
Face Masks: Optional
Staff & Student Pre-Screening:
Please pre-screen daily for COVID-19 symptoms.
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Daily Temperature Checks:
Staff will check student temperatures daily at check in.
COVID-19 Symptoms at Camp
If a child becomes sick or exhibits COVID-19 symptoms, we will separate the student from the group and make contact with the parent. A staff member will wait with the student until a parent arrives at the school.
If your child has a severe food or bee allergy, please consider bringing an EpiPen. Please write the child's name on the outside of the container.
To reach the program manager onsite: 404-682-4443 | Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm only