Patasala Computer Interest Group (PCIG)

Namaste and welcome to Patasala Computer Interest Group. Recognizing that technological advances are current and the future, Ganesha Patasala has created this facility for technology users to interconnect and share knowledge of computer science trends. This group will be led by experienced Information Technology professionals from various industries. This group is open to all from grade 4 to seniors in high school. Our teachers will create sub groups and offer short courses as per member interest. Use the join us link on this page to join.  

Timing : 3:00 PM to 4:00PM Saturdays

Location: Senior Center 

Happy computing

Questions?: Mail patasala@nyganeshtemple.org

Group Meetings

PCIG Meetings will be held every Saturday when no other courses are scheduled. All members are welcome to attend. We cover a wide range of topics

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Elementary and Middle school

Our youngest members start from 4th grade. We have perfect courses to introduce young members to the world of computing

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Higher Grades

If you are in high school, we will help you with your IT questions. Join us in our discussions on IT careers or programs that teach you to effectively use computers to complete school projects.

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Arduino Programming

Physical and Virtual world come together in this unique program. Create your own traffic lights and self aware robots. Join us for fun filled arduino programming courses.  

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Join Us

This group is open to children fromgrade 4 to seniors in high school. Registration is a must. Use the form to register and join.

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Class Updates


Current project is progressing well and almost at the end stage. From next week , we will start with a new topic,  Operating Systems. We will continue to complete the current project as well.
Starting March 25th, we will start our Google CS Club. This is scratch programming but with a structured guidelines from Google. The first set of activities will be coding for Games.
We will be building the list of exiting Games as mentioned below.
 * Racing Game
* Maze Game
* Platform Game
* Escape Game
* Launcher Game
* Quest Game
and Cave Surfing Game.
We will divide the section in two parts. 20 minutes will be dedicated for a technology topic and the next 40 minutes will be dedicated for coding.
Current Topic : Operating Systems