Summer Family Fun Day 2015

tHANK YOU!

Hope everyone had an awesome time at the Fun Day yesterday – we certainly did!
The winners of our competitions were as follows:

Scratch Competition
Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Scratch competition. All the entries were great and everyone had fun trying them out.
1st Prize – Family Pass for Jump Lanes – Minion Thief by Declan Roe
2nd Prize – Family Pass for Brunswick Moviebowl- Space Adventure! by Liam Condren
3rd Prize – Coding for Kids book – Jake’s Crazy Boats by Jake McLaughlin
4th Prize – Frozen Kids Hamper – Butterfly Catcher Pro by Oliver Yeoman
5th Prize – Coding for Kids book – Asphalt 8 by Brendan Roe

Best Project Competition
Tiernan Devlin won a family pass for Brunswick Moviebowl for his great work in developing a Wild West themed game using Game Maker Studio. Well Done Tiernan!

Mindstorm Obstacle Course
The best time around our Mindstorm Obstacle course was tightly contested throughout the day. Close to 100 people tried their luck but the winner was Eli Norris with an astonishing 21.2 seconds and the runner-up was Declan Roe with 24.8 seconds.

Raffle
Thank you to everyone who bought tickets for our raffle. The winners were:
1st Prize – Tickets for 2 for Paintballing or Karting at Campsie Karting Centre – Declan Roe
2nd Prize – Family tickets for Ghost Stories at Waterside Theatre – Tiernan Devlin
3rd Prize – Family pass for Jump Lanes – Peter Mc Ginty
4th Prize – Family pass for Jump Lanes – Abbie Williamson
5th Prize – Minions Hamper – Keenan & Evan Gallagher

We’d like to thank everyone who helped make this event such a success; either by helping organise it, sponsoring our competitions or participating on the day – Jump Lanes, Brunswick Moviebowl, Campsie Karting Centre,Waterside Theatre, Poplar Design, ISRC Magee at Ulster University, Stephen Coyle, 8081 Workspace, Ilex Derry-Londonderry, Arts & Culture Dept at Derry City and Strabane District Council, FabLab NI, Nerve Centre, Culture Tech Festival and of course our fellow CoderDojo mentors. Thank you!

Also, thank you to everyone who attended and took part on the day.

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It’s back And it’s bigger than ever! 

We are pleased to announce the return of our Annual Summer Fun Day. This year it will be held in Eighty81 at Ebrington Square as part of The Curiosity Gallery.

It will take place on Saturday 22nd August, 10am – 4pm.

There will be lots of fun to be had by cosplaying,  LEGO Mindstorm robot, games development, Raspberry Pi Arcade, Arduino demos and much more.

There are some great prizes to be won too for Best Cosplay, Best Time Around Mindstorm Obstacle Course, Best Scratch Project (more details below) and Best Project.

Scratch Competition
1st Prize – Family Pass for Jump Lanes Trampolining Centre
Runner Up – Scratch Book

Mindstorm Competition
1st Prize – Family Pass for Jump Lanes Trampolining Centre
Runner Up – Scratch Book

Cosplay Competition
1st Prize – Family Pass for Brunswick Moviebowl
Runner Up – Kids Hamper

Best Project Competition
1st Prize – Family Pass for Brunswick Moviebowl
Runner Up – Scratch Book

Raffle
1st – Tickets for 2 to go karting or paintballing at Campsie Karting Centre
2nd – Family Pass for Ghost Stories at Waterside Theatre
3rd – Family Pass for Jump Lanes Trampolining Centre
4th – Family Pass for Jump Lanes Trampolining Centre
5th – Kids Hamper

Fun day poster (For Web)

Scratch_Competition[1]We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped put this event together: Brunswick Moviebowl, Campsie Karting Centre, Derry City and Strabane District Council, Eighty81, Intelligent Systems Research Centre at Ulster University, Jump Lanes Trampolining and Waterside Theatre. Our dojo could not continue without the support of local organisations and companies, and of course that of our mentors, parents and ninjas, so all help is greatly appreciated. If you would like to sponsor one of our future events, please see our Sponsorship Page or email us at derrycoderdojo@gmail.com.

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