Teachers apply to join the year-long program.
Teacher applications are vetted; new teachers are accepted into program and returning teachers rejoin.
Teachers are trained during 2 days of professional development; game courses launch in schools.
Educators receive additional training and prep for the competition.
Competition opens for submissions; students have two months to submit their games.
Submission portal closes; games are evaluated by industry professionals.
Student finalists showcase their games and winners are revealed at a culminating Awards Ceremony.
If you’re looking for even more opportunities to do cool projects with technology, here are a few more teen programs offered in New York City.
CODENOW – Practice coding at your own pace throughout high school.
iD TECH + TECH ROCKET – Offering camps and year-round online coding courses for kids.
NEW YORK CODE + DESIGN ACADEMY – Hands-on coding courses.
NEW YORK ON TECH – TECH360 is a free, 9-week after-school program for 10th-12th graders enrolled in NYC schools. Learn the fundamentals of web development, develop a portfolio of technology projects, gain priority eligibility into the Tech Flex Leaders program and get to participate in professionals opportunities at companies in NYC.
PER SCHOLAS: NEW YORK – Free IT job training in cities where it is needed most.
PIXEL ACADEMY MINI CAMPS – Single-day mini-camps on most school holidays throughout the fall in NYC.
THE CODING SPACE – Coding for students of all ages, beginners through advanced.
THE KNOWLEDGE HOUSE – Program dedicated to bringing innovation, technology and entrepreneurship to the south Bronx.
ZANIAC – Several programs are offered after school and during the summer to teach students K-8 math and technology through project-based learning. Programs run through the office on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.