Welcome to Kids 4 Coding!
YOUR CHILD IS REGISTERED TO ATTEND:
Minecraft Code Wizards: Ages 7-9
FULL-DAY Session: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Location: The Roxbury Latin School, 101 St Theresa Ave, West Roxbury, MA 02132
WHAT TO BRING
1. 2 Snacks
3. Refillable Water Bottle
5. Laptop computer, power cord & computer mouse
6. Hat (recommended on extreme heat days)
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. Minecraft Java Edition: https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/get-minecraft
Minecraft Announcement: After March 10, 2022, a Microsoft Account will be required to play Minecraft: Java Edition.
STEPS TO MIGRATE YOUR ACCOUNT to a Minecraft Microsoft Account:
3. Minecraft EDU launcher: (need both launchers installed: Java Edition & Minecraft EDU)
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: 800-484-2664 | Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm only