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Welcome to theCoderSchool
23 Warren St store 4,
Between Church and Broadway

(646)397-8417tribeca@thecoderschool.com

Hey super-parent! We're happy you're looking for options to get your kids learning to code. It's SUCH an amazing skill to learn and will help your kids in more ways than you can imagine! We're super excited to be bringing Silicon Valley's #1 kids coding program to the area to help your kids get going, so read on and let's get our kids coding!

At theCoderSchool, we want to do more than just teach coding. We want aspiring coders to use their new found passion as a stepping stone to thinking outside the box, as a way to channel their ideas in a creative way and most importantly, to have fun. Interested? Fill out the form and we'll be in touch shortly to tell you more!

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Our Philosophy

Looking for coding lessons for kids in Tribeca, NY? We're here to help. We believe every kid is different, so we teach them accordingly. Our expert coders teach our students in a super-small two to one ratio, allowing our Code Coaches to personalize projects built to suit each student. Kids are able to move at their own pace and engage in things that interest them most.

Our Programs

Our coding school's flagship after-school program, Code Coaching, combines a super-small 2:1 teaching ratio with individualized curriculum. Although Code Coaching works from novice to advanced coders, we also offer entry-level classes for those looking for a more traditional class in a larger ratio, as well as @school classes and our ever popular coding camps.

Our System

We're part of a nationwide system of over 65 locations around the country, teaching over 7,000 students every week with the brainpower of 1000+ expert Code Coaches®. Headquartered and founded in Silicon Valley since 2014, we're proud of the impact theCoderSchool has had on communities everywhere. Find out more about Who We Are in our brand video .

How Students Progress

OUR CODER TREE

See our visualization of what kids are learning and a sampling of possibilities.

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Our Coder Tree

OUR CODER STORY

Find our coding roadmap that goes beyond coding custom apps to building a story for college

Camp Schedule By Week

Let's get ready for summer camps! Our camps are run in our school from 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm Mon-Fri. All of our camps will be held in-person at our school facility in Tribeca. Kids bring their own water bottles and snacks and we'll take care of the rest! Students will code throughout the week then demonstrate their creations to parents and families at the end of the last day. What better way to keep your kids' brains active this summer?! The age ranges are suggested guidelines only -- your student may have different experience levels, so please check with us if you are unsure. These camps fill-up quickly, so be sure to sign up now!
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Week Format Camp Ages Price
07/08-07/12 9am-12pm Game Development We'll be using cool drag-n-drop languages like Scratch to create some cool new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. No prior coding experience is needed. Ages 7-10 Ages 7-10 $399
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07/08-07/12 1pm-4pm Python Startup We don't have a pet snake for our schools, so we'll settle for introducing you to Python, one of the most popular coding languages today. No prior Python experience necessary, but basic typing skills are required. Ages 10-14 Ages 10-14 $399
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07/15-07/19 9am-12pm Nintendo Switch Camp Using the Game Builder Garage platform, students will create fun and graphical games using input and outputs. Games can vary from car racing, obstacle courses, and creating 3D homes and buildings. Requirements: Game builder Garage download (one time fee of $29.99) and students must bring their own Nintendo Switch for coding. For ages 7+ only please. Aimed at our beginner coders. Ages 7+ Ages 7+ $399
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07/15-07/19 9am - 12pm Game Development We'll be using cool drag-n-drop languages like Scratch to create some cool new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. No prior coding experience is needed. Ages 7+ Ages 7+ $399
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07/15-07/19 1pm-4pm Python & 3D Printing Python is the fastest growing language these days. Used by Google, Facebook and Instagram! Students will create their own fun custom projects in Python using the turtle library. Projects are aimed at beginner coders. Fun platforms used to teach will be Minecraft and Trinket. Students will also learn how to use Tinkercad and 3D print their own small custom object! Ages 10-14 Ages 10-14 $425
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07/22-07/26 9am-12pm Minecraft & Roblox Camp Using Minecraft Education Edition, students will use block coding to follow instructions and help save the sheep on the farm or polar bears in the arctic. Aimed at our beginner coders. Students will have the opportunity to play Minecraft in their own worlds. All equipment will be provided. No experience or minimal experience required. Ages 7+ Ages 7+ $399
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07/22-07/26 9am-12pm Python & Java Principles, students will learn the basics of python and Java coding. Students will create projects ranging from tic tac toe, to a slot machine, and more. 10+ 10+ $399
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07/22-07/26 1pm-4pm Roblox Play Roblox is quite the hype these days! Learn to customize your own Roblox game by learning a gaming language called Lua, using Roblox studio. Specific hardware requirements for Roblox Camp: all students must bring in their own laptops to participate in this camp. Aimed at beginners and Roblox lovers! Ages 9-14 Ages 9-14 $399
07/22-07/26 1pm-4pm 3D Printing & Aritifical Intelligence Students will also learn how to use Tinkercad and 3D print their own small custom object! Using Google’s Machine Learning platform, students will learn the basics of how Artificial Intelligence works. Ages 10+ Ages 10+ $425
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07/29-08/02 9am-12pm Coding Robots in Scratch Build it, then code it! The field of robotics is growing faster than ever, appearing everywhere from our homes to video games to drones. Learn to build their own Robotics kit that will be provided. They will get to take home their Robots at end of camp. Ages 7+ Ages 7+ $450
07/29-08/02 1pm-4pm Python & Artificial Intelligence  Using Google’s Machine Learning platform, students will learn the basics of how Artificial Intelligence works. Python is the fastest growing language in the world, used by Google, Facebook and Instagram, to name a few. Students will create their own fun custom projects in Python. Topics covered are: loops, if then statements, variables, and more. Aimed at our beginner coders. All equipment will be provided. For ages 10+ only please. Ages 10-14 Ages 10-14 $399
07/29-08/02 1pm-4pm Game Development We'll be using cool drag-n-drop languages like Scratch to create some cool new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. No prior coding experience is needed. Ages 7-10 Ages 7-10 $399
(New Camp Alert)

Our Testimonials

  • "Excellent staff, reasonable prices, and most important they make it fun for kids to learn coding. My son is always excited to go back and work on his game."
    Mathew J.
  • "My daughter has been going to The Coder School for over five years and absolutely loves it!"
    Nathan W.
  • "My son loves to go here. He looks forward to it all week. They have great communication and make sure the kids are really engaged ."
    Kaylon P.
  • "Staff is great. They have managed to turn my son's technology obsession into a creative (instead of just observing you tube videos) outlet. Now instead of just watching videos or playing games...he is creating his games."
    Russell H.
  • "I was unsure at first but every time my daughter finishes a class she is excited and happy and looks forward to it every week! Nothing better than incorporating fun with education!"
    Sabari P.
  • "What you have brought [here] is simply amazing! Your coaches are fantastic and I couldn't ask for a better learning environment for my son to do his thing and expand his knowledge!"
    Bonnie D.
  • "My son absolutely loves this coding school! The coaches are fabulous!"
    Lisa A.
  • "We love theCoderSchool! My 9 year old son started 1:1 lessons there 6 months ago (he is shy, so I thought 1:1 would be good for him to start with that). He LOVES it!"
    Allison D.

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Apps We Build

Each year, theCoderSchool partners with the Congressional App Challenge, a nationwide coding contest run by districts of the U.S. Congress. Some of our students have won this prestigious prize, met their U.S. Congressperson, and even flown to DC for the winners event. Take a look at some recent CAC winners from theCoderSchool, or browse through our Live App Gallery to see custom apps our students are building!

School Info

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23 Warren St store 4
Between Church and Broadway
(646)397-8417
tribeca@thecoderschool.com
Monday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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Meet Our Owner and GM

Tammy Nguyen

My name is Tammy Nguyen and I’ll be the General Manager/Owner of theCoderSchool Tribeca location. This location will be the first one in New York City. Before moving to New York City, I was a prolific Real Estate and Mortgage professional in San Francisco Bay Area, earning #1 rep status five years straight at her brokerage for volume of transactions and loans. I earned my BS from San Francisco State University. In my free time, I bring my competitive spirit to running, having completed 6 major marathons, it is something I am very passionate about. Additionally, my true obsession is cooking, as I have tried cooking hundreds of different recipes originating from all corners of the globe. As a mom, I also love helping my daughters, Chloe and Kelis navigate their way through their teen years.

I decided to focus on coding education when I moved to New York and there was a dearth of hands-on coding schools for my daughters, Chloe (13 yo) and Kelis (12 yo). Coding schools were few and far between, and the ones available had poor teacher-student ratios and non-progressive teaching methodologies. I wanted my daughters to have role models and aspirations to be the next Sergey Brin, Bill Gates or Sheryl Sandberg. If I was able to expose Chloe and Kelis to a fun and engaging way to learn coding, then they could make their own decision to go deeper in pursuit of an eventual career in technology.

I wanted to do something at scale after realizing many families are having similar challenges to finding coding programs that can be relevant and stick. I believe in the possibility of enabling every child in New York with the opportunity to learn coding in a way that keeps them interested and engaged. Feel free to reach out to me directly at tammy@thecoderschool.com

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.

How do I get accepted into a college computer science program?

These days, top colleges are incredibly selective. Learning to code by itself probably won't help you stand out enough. Instead, consider building a unique Coder Story. Can we help? Sure can!

What are the benefits of kids learning to code?

Children of all ages can benefit from learning coding skills, and students who get hands-on experience with computer programming go on to excel in other subjects Coding helps students gain computer proficiency and build real-world problem-solving skills. Exploring technology is essential for computer literacy. Building fundamental coding skills encourages creativity, promotes teamwork, and enhances spatial intelligence and logical thinking skills. Kids of all ages can learn computer science. For teenagers, learning how to code leads to the development of transferable skills that can be applied in future careers or workplaces. If your student is interested in data science or machine learning, a self-paced course in computer programming can help pave their path.

As you and your family consider coding programs, it helps to keep in mind:

  • The age of the student (we can teach kids as young as six)
  • Their individual interests (such as Lego, Roblox, robotics, video game design, or artificial intelligence)
  • Any previous hands-on experience with coding (even exposure to mobile apps or playing with Minecraft counts)
  • Preferred learning style (we offer both flexible and structured curricula and support self-paced learning)
  • Social skills (some students learn best in one-on-one lessons, while others favor teamwork)

    Whether the student wants to explore Minecraft modding in Minecraft camp, is interested in HTML, or wants to learn block-based coding like CSS, our interactive classes provide a great coding experience.

    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!

    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!
  • Read about Private+Semi-Private Coaching, Virtual Learning, Coding Classes, Robotics, Python, Scratch, or Video Game Coding
    or check out our general blog or our student blogs

    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 classes for kids? Founded in 2013, we're 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®.

    Got a question? Email us at tribeca@thecoderschool.com!

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