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Las Vegas, NV

9330 W Sahara Ave Suite 150, Las Vegas, NV 89117
In Village Square in South Summerlin
Map(702)527-2107lasvegas@thecoderschool.com
PROUD PARTNERS OF THECongressional App Challenge
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We are theCoderSchool Las Vegas! Silicon Valley's Elite Kids Coding Program in Las Vegas! We teach all levels of coding for kids, from beginning, block-based coding, to advanced computer programming languages such as C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, advanced 3-D gaming platforms like Unity. We also offer High School Computer Science AP Exam Prep! Our students have won many national and local computing awards.

We are partnered with The Congressional App Challenge, the most prestigious prize in student computer science, and every year our students win the top prizes.

Voted Best of Las Vegas GOLD for Summer Camps!!

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Code Coaching®

Code Coaching® is our core philosophy, and what our school is all about!  We believe that every student is different, and that kids should learn in the way that works best for each child. How? Our Code Coaches® - they're the magic sauce!  Unlike some coding schools, we don't just leave the kids in front of a computer, expecting the software to teach them how to code. Nor do we force all kids to go through the same curriculum or projects, regardless of their skills and interests. Instead, our Code Coaches® customize their lessons for each child, and focus on a 2 on 1 mentee-mentor relationship with our kids so our students can get the focused attention they need.

Code Coaching® works for kids of all ages and skill levels, from novice to advanced. From game development to web apps, Python to Java, or even niche technologies like AI and beyond, our Coaches can help your kids achieve their goals.

Sessions run one or two hours a week (your choice), at the same time every week on a schedule that works for both you and our assigned Coach. Check out our video for more info!

Coding Lessons for Kids in Las Vegas, NV

Coding takes practice, and we believe getting kids to code consistently throughout the year is the only way they'll really learn to code. theCoderSchool has a staff of hundreds of Code Coaches all around the country, so we know a thing or two about mentoring students in computer science. That's why our after-school coding classes for kids revolve around this relationship, providing a long-term mentor in a Code Coach to teach kids to code, from someone who's an expert coder themselves. Conveniently situated near great schools like Doral Academy and The Meadows School, theCoderSchool Las Vegas is located a few miles off the Las Vegas Strip. Looking for a location on the other side of town? Check out our Henderson location too.

Programs at theCoderSchool

Our coding school's flagship after-school program, Code Coaching®, combines a super-small 2:1 teaching ratio with individualized curriculum so kids are able to move at their own pace, doing things that interest them most. While Code Coaching is our premium program, we also offer a more traditional Code Class for those looking for either software-driven or static-curriculum teaching in a larger ratio. And during summer and holiday breaks, we offer Coding Camps. When available, programs are offered in both in-person and virtual formats. Contact us to find out more and get a free trial today.

theCoderSchool System

We're part of a nationwide system of passionate owners in over 55 locations around the country, teaching over 6,000 students every week with the brainpower of 800+ expert Code Coaches®. We're proud of the impact theCoderSchool has had on communities everywhere since our brand was founded 7 and a half years ago, way back in August of 2014. In short, we know a thing or two about teaching kids to code - so let's get to it!

What Kids Learn

We believe that every student learns in his or her own way, not only in what they want to work on, but how fast and how much. Our Coder Tree® is a visualization of our students' learning options as they grow and a sampling of some of the topics we teach. Find more details about what kids are learning by checking out our Coder Tree®.

Tracking Progress

Our suite of proprietary tools* chart weekly progress by tracking concepts and apps, and longer term progress by identifying skills to build their individual Coder Tree®. Get an idea of our progress tools by clicking through a Sample Student's Student Portal to see for yourself.

* Used by participating locations, check your location for availability

Apps We Build

Congressional App Challenge

Each year, theCoderSchool partners with the Congressional App Challenge, a nationwide coding contest run by districts of the U.S. Congress. Take a look at our recent winners, or ask about our App Gallery to see more apps!

  • Help health care workers with code blue
    2021 Winner - Sarasota FL
    Help health care workers with code blue
  • Chat room with built-in AI
    2021 Winner - Buffalo NY
    Chat room with built-in AI
  • Gem collection game in Python
    2021 Winner - Folsom CA
    Gem collection game in Python
  • Education resource for all communities
    2021 Winner - Syosset NY
    Education resource for all communities
  • Drone/AI social distance detection
    2020 Winner - Buffalo NY
    Drone/AI social distance detection
  • Teen job/volunteer matching
    2020 Winner - St Louis MO
    Teen job/volunteer matching
  • 3D Max Game in HTML
    2020 Winner - Folsom CA
    3D Max Game in HTML
  • Note taking for online learning
    2020 Winner - Las Vegas NV
    Note taking for online learning
  • Help make food decisions for health
    2020 Winner - Buffalo, NY
    Help make food decisions for health
  • Distribute restaurant leftovers
    2020 Winner - Syosset NY
    Distribute restaurant leftovers

Summer Camps now Available!!!!

Voted Best of Las Vegas Summer Camp Gold!!!

Our School Break Camps are Academically Rigorous AND Fun! We run our camps from 9:00 am-3:00 pm Mon-Fri with coding and off-screen instruction. Kids take a lunch break around 11:30 am, and after they wash their hands, return to coding. Kids code throughout the week, then demo their week's creations on Friday afternoon. What better way to get your kids ENGAGED and EDUCATED during their Break?!
Plus, we have a very low student-to-teacher ratio, so your kids really learn to code.

FREE Early drop-off and late pick-up available.

Not sure what camp to sign up for? Call, text or email us!
Busy schedule? Want to sign-up for a half-day camp instead of a full-day? Just ask!
(702)527-2107 lasvegas@thecoderschool.com

Looking for a Coding Camp in Henderson instead of Summerlin? Go to Henderson.theCoderSchool.com

Camps enrollments are limited, so sign-up now!

No Cancellation Fee If You Sign-Up Early! ALL CAMPS ARE FULLY REFUNDABLE WITH 7 DAYS NOTICE

Coding Camp Descriptions

(Looking for more details? You can also read more about our main camps.)

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Week Format Camp Ages Price
6/5 - 6/9 IN-Person Code a Concert with Python Using Python and Ruby our campers will learn how to take code and turn it into music! We will look at how the two languages of Python and Ruby can be used in order to create songs using the fundamentals that are invaluable in all facets of coding such as loops, user input, iteration, and functions, all through a musical lens. Throughout the week we will create a multitude of songs and beats, and at the end we will host our very own Code Concert! Ages 9+ Ages 9+ $499
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6/5 - 6/9 IN-Person Game Development A Game Development A We'll be using languages like Scratch or Python to create some awesome new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. Content will be different from Game Development B. Ages 7+ Ages 7+ $499
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6/12 - 6/16 IN-Person Mobile Madness From the day Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone in 2007, smartphones have been slowly taking over all of our worlds. Our Mobile Madness camps get our intermediate coders introduced to the world of mobile app development by coding mobile apps that can be sent to any smart phone! Ages 9+ Ages 9+ $499
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6/12- 6/16 IN-Person Game Development B Game Development B We'll be using languages like Scratch or Python to create some awesome new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. Content will be different from Games Development A. Ages 7+ Ages 7+ $499
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6/19-6/23 IN-Person Game Development A Game Development A We'll be using languages like Scratch or Python to create some awesome new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. Content will be different from Game Development B. Ages 7+ Ages 7+ $499
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6/19 - 6/23 IN-Person RL AI and Esport Camp We will build Rocket League AI Bots using Scratch or Python so see how the AI of Rocket Leagues works! Easy to understand but tough to master, Rocket League is one of the most fun and accessible games in the world. Mechanics and game sense are important to Rocket League, and we will improve our camper’s individual skills and ability to play as a team. Ages 9+ Ages 9+ $499
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6/26 - 6/30 IN-Person Game Development B Game Development B We'll be using languages like Scratch or Python to create some awesome new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. Content will be different from Games Development A. Ages 7+ Ages 7+ $499
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6/26 - 6/30 IN-Person Advanced Web Dev/JavaScript This Camp is for Coders who are already familiar with the basics of HTML and CSS. We will focus on the advanced aspects of HTML and CSS like responsive design and UX/UI design, as well as using JavaScript to add interactivity to a website. This will take the campers' websites to a whole new level. The campers will learn how to apply JavaScript in order to make programs and games exist inside of their web pages, and throughout the week they will learn much more on how websites operate! Ages 10+ Ages 10+ $499
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7/10 - 7/14 IN-Person Build (or Break) a Computer Camp! What's inside that black box? Coding is not all about software. There is hardware involved too! Would you like your child to learn how to build a real computer? In this camp your kids can build their own computer and bring it home with them at the end. (The price of the camp does not include the computer components.) Ages 9+ Ages 9+ $499
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7/10 - 7/14 IN-Person Game Development A Game Development A We'll be using languages like Scratch or Python to create some awesome new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. Content will be different from Games Are Awesome B. Ages 7+ Ages 7+ $499
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7/17 - 7/21 Full Day Game Development B Game Development B We'll be using languages like Scratch or Python to create some awesome new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. Content will be different from Games Development A. Ages 7+ Ages 7+ $499
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7/17 - 7/21 IN-Person Virtual Reality (VR) Coding Camp Are your kids ready to code Virtual Reality? In our VR Coding camp your kid will use Oculus headsets and Unity to create their own simulated “virtual” environments. A VR headset is not required but can be used during the Camp. Ages 9+ Ages 9+ $499
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7/24 - 7/28 Full Day Python Startup We don't have a pet snake for our schools, so we'll settle for introducing you to Python, one of the official programming languages of Google! Start slowly or code fast, this camp is for our intermediate coders – no Python experience necessary! Ages 9+ Ages 9+ $499
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7/24 - 7/28 IN-Person Microbit - Computer Engineering Coding Camp The Micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that introduces kids to how software and hardware work together. It has an LED light display, buttons, sensors and many input/output features that you can program and physically interact with. During this camp we’ll introduce the kids to this powerhouse pint sized computer and the world of Computer Engineering, which combines software with hardware! We can’t wait! Ages 9+ Ages 9+ $499
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Our Testimonials

  • "My son is so excited to learn to code. The owners are extremely friendly. The class sizes are small and the prices are reasonable."
    Joanne L., Las Vegas
  • "The owners were great getting us in and showing us around so we knew what to expect. They have great coaches that they personally match up with the students. They have worked with my child through many programs and different levels. it has been a great fit for us from the beginning!"
    Abbey C., Henderson
  • "...what a pleasure it has been to work with you and your staff. When we found you, we were looking for something to engage my son and further his education in ways that the school district wasn't able to accomplish. We have been overjoyed at what he has learned and how quickly he advanced to more complex tasks. Keep up the great work you all are doing! "
    Tara S., Las Vegas

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Our Upcoming Events

The Congressional App Challenge

The Congressional App Challenge is back for another year of inspiring the next generation of American STEM talent! The Congressional App Challenge is a district-specific competition where Members of Congress invite students to create their own original apps with the chance to win nationwide recognition. theCoderSchool is official partners of The Congressional App Challenge, and every year our students win the top prizes for Southern Nevada! The 2022 Congressional App Challenge will officially launch in June. Want to get your kids involved? Sign-Up for a Free Coding Session Now!

School Info

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9330 W Sahara Ave Suite 150, Las Vegas, NV 89117
In Village Square in South Summerlin
(702)527-2107
lasvegas@thecoderschool.com
Monday: 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Thursday: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday: 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
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Meet Our Owners

Noel and Danielle Mateo

Noel and Danielle along with their two children, Alexandra and Michael, moved to Las Vegas from The Big Island of Hawaii 18 years ago. Both their son Michael and their daughter, Alexandra, graduated from Las Vegas Academy of the Arts. Alexandra is currently attending the University of Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law and Michael is a senior at the University of Nevada, Reno. Since Noel and Danielle raised their two children in the Las Vegas Valley, they have a strong bond with the community. They want to give something back to Las Vegas now that their children are grown, so they teamed up with Silicon Valley’s number one children’s coding school, to open the first two theCoderSchool locations in Las Vegas and Henderson!

Meet Our Code Coaches® Too!

We've got plenty of Coaches, and tons of Comp Sci experience tucked inside! Who's the best Coach for you? I guess you'll have to come on in for a free trial to find out! Roll over a pic to see if we jotted down their background!
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We're always looking for great Code Coaches. Shoot us an email with resumé to see if we're a fit!

Frequently Asked Questions

How can coding help kids?

Many folks might think learning to code is so kids can actually code an app. Honestly, that's not usually the case! Coding real-life apps is tough. Despite what the media says, your kid is not writing some million dollar app by themselves in a month. Instead, coding helps kid *solve problems*. Coding is all about debugging and logically thinking through the fix. Breaking a large problem into smaller parts, logical sequencing, these are all important problem solving skills for any kid (or adult!). A second benefit is confidence and passion in technology. There's plenty of time for kids to learn the latest real tech (which changes all the time), but the time to build passion for technology (and a foundational knowledge base) is when they're young!

What is the best coding language to learn as a beginner?

The truth is, Scratch is amazing for a beginner at ANY AGE. If someone is truly a beginner, a platform like Scratch can allow them to create and engage much more quickly. Older kids (say 11 and up) can soon move to a language like Python or Javascript. Just remember that it takes a LOT MORE work to get Python/Javascript to do the same thing as Scratch - so the kids will need some patience. No matter what anyone tells you please DO NOT start learning with Java or C++! Those languages are too advanced to start with, and we've seen it too often - kids will give up because it's so hard! Definition of backfiring!

What is the best age to start coding?

It depends - we think the best age is the age they want to do it! Listen, there's plenty of time to *really* learn to code - there's a reason Comp Sci is a really tough college degree. The important thing in the younger years is to bring out the desire and passion to learn more - that's why at theCoderSchool we customize our projects based on the student's interests and really focus on engagement before learning.

Can a 6 year old do coding?

Sure! Kids this young are just developing their sense of logic. While some advanced 6 year olds are ready to dive into learning Scratch, many are better off with fun learning apps like Kodable or Scratch Jr..

How do kids learn to code?

Same way adults do! The best way to learn something is to just DO it. It's not about all the theory and fancy words, it's about just doing it over and over again. If you're a parent with a college degree, think back. How much of that theoretical curriculum did you really use in your job? Or did you really learn your job by DOING your job? It's the same with kids, we'll mentor and guide them, but most importantly, we'll get them to code something custom that they want to code!

Does coding require reading?

It definitely requires a little bit of reading and comprehension. Even coding with blocks requires some reading, albeit not as much. More importantly when kids move on to typed languages like Python or Javascript - they have to know how to type! If they can't type, coding typed languages is more than frustrating, often causing kids to quit.

Where is the best place to learn coding for kids?

We're a little bit biased, but we think it's theCoderSchool! There's no better way to learn anything, including coding, than just doing it with a mentor to guide you. Online or in person, our Code Coaches will give you that low-ratio full attention that every kid deserves!

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What is theCoderSchool? We are an after-school drop-off (and virtual) program for kids learning to code - a coding school! There's after-school kung fu. There's after-school music lessons, sports, art, tutoring, Chinese, you name it, it's out there. But coding for kids? We're among the first of many, and the largest in Silicon Valley with more locations on the way around the country. The future will be ever more dependent on technology so let's get our young generation ready. Learn to Code, Change the World®.

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