Tech Events

COVID-19 Notes: The health and safety of our participants, staff, and of everyone in our community is a top priority here at Geering Up. We are continuing to follow the BC Centre for Disease Control and UBC’s Covid-19 safety guidelines and we will notify you in case of any updates impacting these events.

Join us for Saturday workshops of tech-focused excitement! We are hosting introductory and intermediate workshops using different tech platforms with a focus on programming, looping in relevant and current applications, and showing the exciting possibilities of the tech industry through digital skills literacy!

  • Events Run from October 2022 – April 2023
    See the Events Schedule below for specific dates
  • Saturday Sessions: 10AM – 2PM
  • Location Varies
    See the Events Schedule below for specific locations
  • Cost:
    All Events are FREE

The above event will all be hosted in person at QAI | SFU Surrey Campus. We ask that you still register via the link above so that we have an accurate count of attendees.



Date | Time:Event Details:Grades:Registration Status:Location:
March 25, 2023 | 10AM - 2PMMech & TechGrades 5 - 7Registration is OpenQAI | SFU Surrey



Mech and Tech

In this event, students will have the opportunity to try a mix of offerings from both UBC Geering Up and SFU Science Al!ve. Students will get to try hands-on computer engineering activities, including bread-boarding, binary, and more!  This event will take place at QAI, SFU Surrey Campus.

GRADE LEVELS: Grades 5-7


Don’t be discouraged! We often open up a couple of seats a few days before our events due to cancellations. We encourage you to still sign up!

Yes, you can register for more than 1 session.


Thank you, CanCode!

Thanks to CanCode, a renewed two-year investment in coding and digital skills development from the Government of Canada, Geering Up will be hosting more events, workshops, and initiatives to inspire youth through innovative, experiential, and hands-on activities.

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