CoderDojo Ninjas wow the crowds at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2015


Welcome to the BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2015

Thanks to the generosity of the BT Young Scientist Exhibition, CoderDojo had a stand in the industries hall where CoderDojo Ninjas and the winners from the This is Not a Game Challenge joined forces to showcase their cool projects for the attendees.

CoderDojo Community Projects

Over the 3 days there was a total of 15 projects showcased by the CoderDojo community with members traveling from across the country to showcase their cool projects!


Harvey and his AR-Drone with face targeting!


Ronan (Monaghan CoderDojo) demoes his project


Niall (Wexford CoderDojo) demoes his knowledge of making games with swift!

Also at the the stand we ran HTML sessions using the CoderDojo “My first website” Sushi cards, bite sized learning for young people to complete their first website. These sessions were a hit with the youth at the event and the sessions booked out quickly every day! Over the 3 days we thought over 100 young people to create their first website!


Barry (Limerick CoderDojo) Mentors the HTML sessions at the stand.

Congrats to the This is Not a Game Winners!

The This is Not a Game Challenge is an initiative launched by the U.S. Embassy in Dublin, the CoderDojo Foundation and Griffith College to give secondary level students the tools to create video games with a social conscience! At the event the winning teams were presented a medal by the US Ambassador for their participation in the challenge.


The Winners of the This is Not a Game challenge get awarded their medals by the US Ambassador!

See some of the winning projects below:


Vanessa, Catrina, Lauren and Mary Moloney (CoderDojo Foundation, global CEO)


David (Cork CoderDojo) shows his game “Marlin Brando” to attendees


Team Frazzle shows the US Ambassador their game

Congrats to the CoderDojo members that won a BT Young Scientist Award!


Photo opp with all the CoderDojo community members at the BT Young Scientist event!

More images from BTYSTE!


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