Attending CodeMash? Bringing the family? Head over here to learn more, and register your family for KidzMash 2020:

Last year we had over 1,000 kidz attend over the course of all four days. KidzMash registration is free!

What’s going on at KidzMash this year?

  • Sessionz – sessions geared for kidz. They are currently listed along with regular attendee sessions under the Format “KidzMash Sessionz”. Session times will be announced when CodeMash schedule is released.
  • Divez – 2 hour sessions for older kidz. They are currently listed along with regular attendee sessions under the Format “KidzMash Divez”. Ticket required – times to be announced when the CodeMash schedule is released.
  • Makerz – A space for budding mad scientists!
  • Hangoutz – Hang out, get to know other kidz and parentz. Sharks not allowed.
  • Moviez and Waterpark are included. This is open to attendees and families even if you aren’t staying at the Kalahari.
  • Special Session Tickets will also be available at a later date.

A few important reminders:

  • Per the insurance provider for CodeMash, unattended minors are not allowed at the conference.
  • Only CodeMash-badged Speakers/Staff/Attendees may enter Kilimanjaro Ballroom (Main Dining Hall) during meal times.
  • If you’re planning on staying at Great Wolf Lodge with your little ones, we’d like to remind you that the reservation window for discounted (CodeMash room block) rooms closes Nov 15.

New: This year we are excited to announce that we have added cash-and-carry lunch food in Marrakesh as another option (besides the restaurants) for families.

Check out the KidzMash page for all of the details,

For more information about the general session format of CodeMash, and other helpful information, read this article!

FYI: CodeMash attendees who are staying at Great Wolf Lodge, receive the following benefits:

  • 20% off at retail: Buckhorn Exchange Gift Shop; Bear Essentials Swim Shop; Magiquest Game—Harry Potter-esque scavenger hunt game
  • 25% off food: Gitchigoomie Grill; Dunkin’ Donuts; Hungry as a Wolf (pizza, subs, salads); Buckets (waterpark snack bar)

What about special activities like Laser Tag, Artemis, etc.?

  • A limited number of tickets will be made available for special activities, similar to past years.
  • Tickets are released prior to the conference, and also during the conference. We will send email communications with more details.