KidzCode - After School

The UX & Web Design team at HardScrabble is collaborating with the Wintergreen Community Arts Center to offer KidzCode beginning September 17, 2018.

Additionally, KidzCode/Scratch will be offered by HardScrabble Solutions Founder, Lillie Lavado, through the SAD1 Adult & Community Education department beginning October 2, 2018.  This KidzCode series will primarily use Massachusetts Institute of Technology drag-and-drop programming software.  Students in grades 4-6 are welcome to enroll for the eight-week session.  Only $45!

KidzCode introduces children to coding fun! We explore computer programming concepts with a different theme each week. Lessons include plugged and unplugged activities that reinforce abstract coding concepts. 

Afterschool Arts at Wintergreen follows a different schedule.  Grades K-3 meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm; Grades 4-8 meet Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Only $50 per 6-Week Session!

To register:

Wintergreen: 207-762-3576, or message on Facebook

SAD1: 207-764-4776,, or online via CourseStorm

KidzCode - Summer Daze

KidzCode – Summer Daze will introduce your children to coding fun! We explore computer programming concepts with a different summer theme each week. Your children will be amazed at how we bridge learning with exciting and entertaining activities. We will be taking activities outside, too! Lessons always include plugged and unplugged activities that reinforce abstract coding concepts.

Six-weeks prepaid: $50
Drop-in*: $10/week
*Join anytime!

Mondays 10:00 – 12:00 pm

Materials are drawn from,, and include plugged and unplugged activities. Open to ages 5+ with pre-readers okay. Drop-off your children or stay and enjoy our posh coworking space. Our curriculum is appropriate and tailored for each child’s interest and level. Attendees will receive access to our virtual classroom to extend learning at home.

Private lessons available. After school program will be offered through SAD 1 Adult & Community Education this Fall. Saturday classes will be offered atHardScrabble Solutions.

Check out this article in TheCounty.ME, The Star-Herald about KidzCode:

For registration info contact:
UX & Web Design Team at HardScrabble Solutions
445 Main St, Presque Isle, ME 04769

KidzCode - Winter Daze

KidzCode introduces children in grades K – 6 to computer programming techniques that they will use to develop their own digital content. Children will have the freedom to proceed at their individual pace with guidance from our instructor, Lillie Lavado and vetted interns. Children will build upon lessons previously acquired culminating in a final project in June. Materials are drawn from and include plugged and unplugged activities.

Each four-week session costs $40 per child with three time options. Drop-in price for one class is $12. Students are welcome to join anytime!

Please select one time at registration:
Saturdays 9:00 – 10:00 am
Wednesdays 9:00 – 10:00 am
Wednesdays 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Children are welcome to arrive by school bus. Wednesday morning sessions are designed for Homeschooling children.

Check out this article in The Star-Herald about KidzCode:

Financial aid is available case-by-case, please don’t hesitate to ask.