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    YouthSpark Programs get kids of all ages coding games and apps, creating digital art, powering up their study skills, and having a blast in the process.

    Minecraft Hour of Code

    Minecraft Hour of Code

    Join us for a free Minecraft Hour of Code Workshop at your local Microsoft Store. Microsoft is committed to ensuring all young people are future ready by learning basic digital skills such as coding. The new Minecraft tutorial introduces players to the Agent, and offers over 10 levels where players will learn how to use loops, debugging, and functions. By learning these basic coding concepts, players will design their own solutions to puzzles and watch the Agent execute their coded commands. Register today, and get ready to play.

    YouthSpark Camps

    YouthSpark Camps

    See your child’s creativity and confidence shine through hands-on learning experiences with the latest technology. Join us at Microsoft Store for free 90-minute Hour of Code™ Workshops for kids ages 8 and over. Kids ages 8-12 and 13 and over will learn how to create digital art in our Fresh Paint Workshops. Kids ages 6-8 will learn to tell stories with Make Your Own Story with PowerPoint and Word. Discover more about these and other YouthSpark Camps at your Microsoft Store. Discover these camps and more at your Microsoft Store.

    YouthSpark Field Trips

    YouthSpark Field Trips

    Book a YouthSpark Field Trip at Microsoft Store where kids get hands-on as they learn to code, design games, and get creative with the latest apps and technologies. Our all-new Field Trips introduce them to Touch Develop, PicsArt, and Surface Pro 4 to get them familiar with the coding environment while exploring and having fun. YouthSpark Field Trips are free, two-hour events for students 8 and older. Contact your local Microsoft Store, and ask for the Community Development Specialist to book your Field Trip today.

    YouthSpark Classes

    YouthSpark Classes

    Go back to school with new productivity and organizational skills for the classroom and life. Productivity Tools for School is our new, in-depth, four-part YouthSpark Class series designed to empower students ages 13 and older with critical organizational and technology skills to help them do more throughout their education and career. Our Office Student Productivity Workshop teaches students how to have more fun studying and get creative with Office 365, which includes their favorite apps like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Discover these classes and more at your Microsoft Store.

    The parent, legal guardian or authorized adult caregiver of every camp participant under 17 years of age must provide a signed Participation Agreement and remain in the Microsoft Store for the duration of the event.

    Extend your experience

    Microsoft Imagine

    YouthSpark Camps include tutorials from Microsoft Imagine for programs like ProjectSpark, TouchDevelop and Kodu Game Lab! Whether you’re building a game, designing an app, or launching a project, Microsoft Imagine will help you develop your idea and boldly bring it to life. For free coding activities to extend your YouthSpark Camp experience, visit Microsoft Imagine.

    Run a YouthSpark Camp

    Would you like to run a YouthSpark Camp at your nonprofit organization? Download our YouthSpark Camp content including the leader guide, PowerPoint, participant handbook and certificate and start teaching coding camps today!

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