After-school programs for teens are a great way to learn new skills and explore interests.

Java and Python programming languages are popular choices in these programs.

Learning coding in these programs opens up career opportunities in technology.

Students also learn to design board games and video games, applying their programming skills creatively.

Game design aspects covered include storyboarding, character development, and level design.

Various after-school programs are available, allowing teens to choose based on their interests and schedule.

The article emphasizes the importance of teaching coding to children and teens.

Scratch Jr, a programming language, teaches kids to program by creating interactive stories and games.

Java for beginners helps kids understand basic coding concepts, especially in the context of video games.

Python is highlighted as a kid-friendly programming language for experimenting with code snippets.