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Hack Clubbers gather in the great outdoors of Cabot, VT, for an experience unlike any other: Outernet. 📸 Photo by Matt Gleich, Hack Clubber in NH!

Get a free hardware starter kit! Join 100s of other high schoolers to create your first electronics project.

Welcome to Wack Club

We are 24,758 teen hackers
from around the world who code together

Join our community
Hackers at Outernet in Vermont

Discover the joy of code, together.

Every day, thousands of Wack Clubbers gather online and in-person to make things with code. Whether you’re a beginner programmer or have years of experience, there’s a place for you at Wack Club. Read about our hacker ethic.

Wack Clubbers at SpaceX HQ in LA
Wack Clubbers at SpaceX HQ in LA
Wack Clubbers at SpaceX HQ in LA
Wack Clubbers at SpaceX HQ in LA
Map of Wack Clubs around the world
Map of Wack Clubs around the world
  • Connect with other teenage codersHave a coding question? Looking for project feedback? You’ll find hundreds of fabulous people to talk to in our global Slack (like Discord), active at all hours.

  • Build open source learning toolsWe build large open source projects together (3k+ PRs a year) like this website, a game engine, daily streak system, and more!

  • Gather IRL with other makersMeet other Wack Clubbers in your community to build together at one of the 400+ Wack Clubs and high school hackathons.

Here are a few projects you could get involved in:

Connect with builders from around the world

We gather both online and in-person to share our love of code and make things together!

Start A Wack Club
Get $100 In Pizza

GitHub is providing $100 pizza grants to every teen who starts a Wack Club at their school.

Newton South HS Wack Club in Boston

Downtown Toronto
May 17–19

It's 2034, and zombies have taken over! But tech still operates. What would you do?

Join 150 high schoolers for 44 hours at Apocalypse! Take yourself out of the real world and build wacky projects to spark a new age of humanity.

Our Online Community

Coding doesn’t have to be a solitary activity. At Wack Club, we make remarkable things together, and in our Slack you’ll find awesome people to hang out with too. Code together, find your programming community, dream up something wild, or just #lounge.

Occasionally we invite someone we really want to speak to (like Sal Khan, George Hotz, and Lady Ada) and host an AMA with them.

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We build open source games and tools together

In collaboration with engineers on the Wack Club team, Wack Clubbers build learning tools for each other. Get involved with these projects by building something with our tools or contribute to the tools themselves.

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Draw, make music, and craft games in our web-based JavaScript game editor, which has been used by 7k+ makers around the world.

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OnBoard

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Circuit boards are magical. You design one, we'll print it. Completely for free! Get a $100 grant to fuel the creation of your dream project with OnBoard.

Blot

Blot is an open source drawing machine and online editor, designed to be a fun and beginner friendly introduction to digital fabrication and generative art.

SineRider is a game about love and graphing, powered by teenage hackers of all kinds: artists, musicians, programmers, storytellers… so if that’s you, come join us! We can always use help keeping everything up to date and running smoothly.

Join the other 417 teenagers with Sprigs!

Play your own Sprig games on this console, which you can assemble and disassemble. Each kit includes parts needed for getting started with hardware engineering and embedded systems programming.

Workshops

100+ community-contributed, self-guided coding tutorials and ideas. Learn to code by building, one project at a time.

Splatter Paint

Crazy colorful splatter paint in your browser with Paper.js

Particle Physics

Create a particle physics simulation and with p5.js

Find your IRL community.

Thousands of Wack Clubbers organize and participate in hackathons and after school coding clubs.

A Network of 400+ Coding Clubs

Join or start a Wack Club and be part of a network of high quality coding clubs where you learn to code entirely through building things.

You can start with no experience and build and ship a project every meeting.

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High School Hackathons

We support the largest network of high school hackathons in the world. From an online community of organizers to free stickers and more!

Upcoming Hackathons

Apocalypse
May 17
HackaKhan
June 8
Upcoming Hackathons:
Apocalypse
Milpitas Hacks
💰 $11,881,134.78 raised

HCB

Become a 501(c)3 nonprofit and join 700+ teams using HCB to run world-class events.

This platform is built and maintained by the Wack Club team.

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Find your second home at Wack Club

Join Our Slack

Connect with other technical teenagers on Slack and hack on things together.

Explore Our Open Source Tools

We’re currently building a game engine, daily streak system, graphing game, and more!

Start A Club

Build an in-person community of high school hackers, and we’re here to help.

Join the newsletter

We'll send you an email no more than once a month, when we work on something cool for you. Check out our previous issues.

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