Hands-On Technology Camps

See our exciting lineup of summer, intersession, and trackout camps, including drones, digital creativity, game design, and PC building! In Durham and Raleigh. Ages 11-18.

Computer Classes for Beginners

Mondays from Feb. 27 to Mar. 20, 6 pm – 8 pm
FREE. Ages 11+

These four classes will help new computer users learn basic skills and get comfortable using Microsoft Windows, office programs, and the Internet. These classes are great for beginners with little or no computer experience.

  • Computer Basics. Learn how to use Windows, including basic programs, multitasking, saving, copying, and deleting files, organizing folders, and using USB drives.
  • Office Programs. Learn how to use free LibreOffice programs to create simple documents, including text formatting and page layout. Get an introduction to creating spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Internet Basics. Learn how to browse websites, find good info using Google searches, complete forms and send files, and use email.
  • Social Media and Smart Sharing. Learn about social media sites, protecting your privacy, avoiding scams, and enjoying and sharing photos, music, and videos.

Online Job Searching 101

Feb. 1 and Feb. 8, 6-8 pm
$5. Grades 6-8

Middle schoolers: join us to experience the joy of coding! Learn important programing skills using Java with the easy-to-understand Project Greenfoot. The concepts learned in this class will apply to any programming language. Get a head start in this fun, hands-on class. No coding experience needed.

Internet Security and Privacy

Mon, May 22, 6-8 pm
$5. Ages 16+

Browse safe! Learn how to avoid scams and hoaxes. Keep viruses and malware from invading your PC. Find out how to secure your online accounts with strong passwords and prevent hacking and identity theft. Use our tips and tricks to stay safe and secure online.

Our digital literacy and technology training program inspires success by teaching critical computer and Internet skills.

Questions? Contact us at classes@kramden.org.

Scholarships: Many Kramden classes are free. Need-based scholarships are available for other classes. To apply for a scholarship, email us for an application form.

Volunteer as an assistant instructor or even lead a class. Email us to find out how you can help.

Kramden’s classes are taught in the Lenovo Learning Lab at our office in Durham. Get directions.