Core Courses

Core Courses

Learning to code is like learning a new language and young minds learn fast. However, training needs commitment and practice. Our core classes are designed to suit your kids learning needs. The courses are tailored keeping in mind the age and previous experience of the kids. We challenge the kids through homework and mini projects and ensure that they are ready to graduate to the next program.

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Launchpad Pre-Basics

(ages 6+)

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Launchpad Coding 101

(ages 8+)

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Launchpad Coding 201

(ages 10+)

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Launchpad Coding 301

(ages 12+)

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Launchpad Advanced Course

(ages: 15-16)

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Computing Olympiad Prep Courses

Launchpad Pre Basics (LP01)

This course is designed for kids with no programming experience. The course is designed to make kids comfortable with computers and teach the basics of coding through interactive programs.

The 18 week, one hour per week, course focuses on developing key skills in kids.
  • Keyboard Basics
  • Navigating in Computer
  • Work on interactive programs like Scratch Jr, Scratch, Cubetto, Tynker etc.
  • Learn Basics of Computer Programming
  • Develop Logical Thinking
  • Progress Report for All Students
  • Capstone Project- that the Kids will present to the class enhancing their public speaking.
Pre-requisites-
  • No Programming Experience Required
  • Laptop/Ipad Required

Launchpad Coding 101 (LP101)

This course is designed for kids ages 8+. The course is designed to move students past mobile and computer gaming to creating their own games and codes.

The 18 week, one hour per week, course focuses on developing key skills in kids
  • Explore the fundamentals of computer science using block-based language
  • Learn about syntax, loops and conditionals
  • Work on python and python graphics.
  • Involves concepts of Math and English
  • Develop Logical Thinking
  • Progress Report for All Students
  • Capstone Project- that the Kids will present to the class enhancing their public speaking.
Pre-requisites-
  • Launchpad pre-basics or exemption approved by Launchpad staff.
  • Laptop/Ipad Required

Launchpad Coding 201 (LP201)

This course is designed for kids ages 10+. Let’s develop some technically challenging apps and games. Students deepen their understanding on algorithms, data, internet etc.

The 18 week, one hour per week, course focuses on developing key skills in kids.
  • Explore the fundamentals of computer science using block-based language
  • Learn about syntax, loops and conditionals
  • Work on python, web design, javascript, and html.
  • Develop logical thinking and critical problem solving
  • Progress report for all students
  • Capstone project- that the kids will present to the class enhancing their public speaking.
Pre-requisites-
  • Launchpad 101 or exemption approved by Launchpad staff.
  • Laptop required

Launchpad Coding 301 (LP301)

This course is designed for kids ages 12+. Learn about complex programs and graphical usage in computers.

The 18 week, one hour per week, course focuses on developing key skills in kids.
  • Work on Python graphics, html, web development etc.
  • Develop logical thinking and critical problem solving
  • Progress report for all students
  • Capstone project- that the kids will present to the class enhancing their public speaking.
Pre-requisites-
  • Launchpad 201 or exemption approved by Launchpad staff.
  • Laptop required

Launchpad Coding Advanced (LP401)

This course is designed for kids ages 15-16. Now we are diving deep into developing complex web development. Get ready for university level coding and be prepared for the advanced level program.

The 18 week, one hour per week, course focuses on developing key skills in kids.
  • Learn about syntax, loops and conditionals
  • Work on C++, complex python programs etc.
  • Develop logical thinking and critical problem solving
  • Capstone project- that the kids will present to the class enhancing their public speaking.
Pre-requisites-
  • Launchpad 301 or exemption approved by Launchpad staff.
  • Laptop required

Olympiad Prep Course

This 6 month course is designed to prepare students for Canadian Computing Olympiad. Please contact us for this special course. This course requires the students to be evaluated by Launchpad’s Technical head.