Spring 2016 NYC Youth Programs & Events

HackBCA High School Hackathon | Register
Date: April 2nd, 12pm - April 3rd, 4pm
Location: Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ.
Ages: High School

hackBCA III is the third annual hackathon hosted at the Bergen County Academies high school in Hackensack, New Jersey. Created and planned solely by students, hackBCA is open to all high school students who are interested in exploring computer science.

Who's the next STEAM Dream Team? | Register
Date: March 19, 2016, 10am-3pm
Location: NYU Tandon School of Engineering, 5 Metrotech Roadway, Brooklyn, NY
Ages: 8-12th graders

Delta Rho Omega, in conjunction with New York University Tandon School of Engineering and the Ivy Rose Foundation, Incorporated, will be hosting a Youth Summit on Saturday, March 19, 2016, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Summit will be held at New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering. The theme for the youth summit is, “Who’s The Next STEAM Dream Team?”The summit consists of workshops and competition, focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) for students. We will also provide specialized workshops for the parents in attendance."

Date: Every Friday in January (except January 22) and February, 6 pm–8pm
Location: New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street), New York, NY 10024
Ages: All Ages

Building on the games and technologies on display in our groundbreaking exhibition Silicon City, parents and children learn how to code in interactive workshops during our Pay-as-you-wish Friday evenings. In this drop-in lab, visitors will learn how to animate a simple cartoon using a coding program for beginners called “Scratch.” Educators will also be on hand in the exhibition gallery to explain how technology has evolved in New York City. Coding workshops are provided by Google.org.

DefHacks | Register
Date: April 16-17th
Location: Manhattan
Ages: High School Students

Are you a high school student who wants to test their coding skills? Want to show off what you know? Want to learn, code, and have the chance to get free swag and maybe win an award?

QueensHack | Register
Date: April 23rd-24th, 3pm
Location: Queens
Ages: High School and Undergraduate College Students

QueensHack is the first student-run hackathon in Queens, NY, led by a group of dedicated high school and college students striving to promote an interest in computer science. Over the course of 24-hours, participants will create awesome projects and showcase their creativity. Beginners and experts alike will have the opportunity to work together to improve their skills and impress the judges.


Brooklyn Youth Media Festival | Register

Date: May 25, 2016
Location: BRIC House (647 Fulton @ Rockwell Place)
Deadline: April 14, 2016
Ages: Under 21

Calling Aspiring Filmmakers and Animators:
We are excited to announce that BRIC is presenting its 3rd annual Brooklyn Youth Media Festival!

Concrete Stories is focused on unique stories made by youth under 21, that have been overlooked. Submissions can include but are not limited to short films, documentaries, music videos and animations.

This is a chance to have your work showcased at BRIC House, one of the leading presenters of free cultural programming in New York City, alongside other Brooklyn media makers.

Submissions will be accepted online at bricyouthmediafestival.com through April 14, 2016.