Join us for our 15th Anniversary Scratch Celebration

This year marks the 15th Anniversary of Scratch, the world’s largest free creative coding platform for kids. We hope you’ll join us on May 19, 2022 between 6 and 7:30 pm ET or May 20, 2022, between 8 and 9:30 am ET for a 15th Anniversary Scratch Celebration during Scratch Week.

The free event will be fully virtual, with segments built for networking and interactive experiences. The event will feature live ASL interpretation and audio-based language interpretation will include Spanish, Portuguese and Japanese. Scratchers under 18 do not need to register for the event, but are welcome to join our YouTube livestream on May 19. We invite caregivers, educators, and other adults to register and make an optional donation below.

Event Highlights

At the celebration, you can expect:

  • Live Scratch and ScratchJr Create-Alongs
  • Live Q&As with Scratch Team Members
  • Scratch Founder Mitch Resnick reflecting on history of Scratch
  • Scratch Executive Director Shawna Young providing glimpse at future of Scratch
  • Happy Birthday messages from special guests
  • After party featuring a live DJ set
  • Downloadable Scratch gift for all guests


The Scratch Celebration is made possible by the generous support of the following sponsors:

Collaboration Circle
Bloomberg Philanthropies

Imagination Circle
Gotham Gives
Two Sigma

Play Circle
Great Hill Partners

To ensure that Scratch can continue providing young people with digital tools and opportunities to imagine, create, share, and learn, we are partnering with like-minded organizations that can make a real impact

Your support by sponsoring Scratch Celebration, with customizable opportunities at all levels, will enable us to make the celebration available free of charge to thousands of children and educators around the world.

Would you like to be part of our global Scratch Celebration? Learn more about sponsor levels, benefits and thought leadership opportunities:

The Scratch Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with Tax ID number 46-2612143.

To learn more about how you can support Scratch, please contact the Philanthropy Team at