Play-Based Coding and Robotics Camps and After-school Programs for Kids in Toronto



CODE-IT HACKS is Toronto's well-established STEM school for kids in Toronto. We offer play-based virtual and in-person  programs for kids in Coding, Robotics and Electronics. Our highly trained team of STEM professionals are committed to imparting foundational STEM skills in a safe, carefree and fun environment.  

Why Learn Coding and Robotics with us?

Small class size 
We only accept 8 students in all after school programs in-person and virtual. We take pride in teaching the best quality education at a safe pace

Teams Work

Students work in small teams with rotational leadership opportunities for all students

Play based concepts  

Make sure your child puts on their sneakers. We will play fun games that will teach them coding concepts that they will never forget!

Project  based curriculum 

Students will make connection with real world by designing projects that are solution centric


Students will work on a number of projects and will build their portfolio of digital projects

Mentorship Opportunities

Students completing the program are invited to programs to assist with other programs to reinforce their learning and mentor younger students


Our Methodology

With Collaborative learning, Code-it Hacks learner will be a:

Problem Solver
Logical Thinker
Team player

At Code-it Hacks, we don't just code. We prepare students for understanding the entire life cycle of the digital world.

Based on the collaborative learning principles, students work in small groups and are mentored to unleash their imagination in brainstorming ideas, which are then journaled in their "Design Journal".  No code is written until a mock idea is debated and collaborated on. Each week a leader is assigned to the group who is mentored to facilitate the design discussions and present the ideas at the end of the class.

In each course, students will not only learn the building blocks of coding, but will also take away the essential life skills of leadership, team building and conflict resolution.

In the Media..

Equitable STEM opportunities for all youth - Global news - The Morning Show


STEM DIY - During Lockdown

Shirin Merchant, Founder of Code-it Hacks speaks with CP24

The Owl Magazine visits Code-it Hacks and and gave it thumbs up fr play-based coding program

Famous Kids Magazine,  Chickadee visits Code-it Hacks and shares the experience first hand. Read More

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Shirin Merchant, Founder of Code-it Hacks talks in depth about STEM, gender disparity and engaging more women in STEM with Finance is Personal host, Elizabeth Naumovski

The IT Nerd featurs Code-it Hacks play-based methodology
Kid Coding program with Code-it Hacks at Toronto Runymead Public Librry

The IT NERD shares our story on Play-based STEM! 

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