Scratch Day is coming!!!


Attend an event

Scratch Day is a worldwide network of gatherings, where people come together to meet other Scratchers, share projects and experiences, and learn more about Scratch.

In 2013 there have been 188 events in 47 countries. Explore the map or check out the events list to learn more about Scratch Day events being planned around the world.

Here’s the Scratch Day 2013 welcome video from members of the Scratch Team to you and your Scratch Day participants.

Please share pictures, videos, and projects from your event!

You can also see the maps and events from 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009.

Organize an event

You can plan many different types of activities for Scratch Day. For example, you could organize:
hands-on workshops to introduce newcomers to Scratch
exhibitions to showcase projects by local Scratchers
sessions where educators share Scratch experiences
informal gatherings where Scratchers can share ideas
This site was created to support people in planning Scratch Day events – big or small. There are resources to help design activities, and forums to discuss and ask questions.
What will your Scratch Day look like?

Kids GAME Writing Class @ OCC

OCC Class Teaches Youngsters to Write Computer Games
8-Week Series Begins February 11


Orange Coast College Community Education is offering an after-school S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) program that will introduce youngsters, ages 9 to 15, to creative computing with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Scratch programming tool, using a design-based learning approach.

“Learn How to Write Computer Games” will be offered for eight weeks on Tuesdays, February 11 through April 1.

Sessions are one hour, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Computer Center 109.
Registration fee is $149.
Sign up online at or call (714) 432-5154.
Registration can also be completed at the OCC Bursar’s Office at (714) 432-5880, x1.

Class presenter, Greg Beutler, was a systems engineer for 26 years and has a BS degree in electrical engineering. He is enthusiastic about kids and learning.

What: Learn How to Write Computer Games

When: Tuesdays, February 11-April 1, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Where: Orange Coast College Computer Center 109
2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa

Registration: $149, register online at
or by phone at (714) 432-5880

Contact: OCC Community Education
(714) 432-5154