Calling Young Makers!

There is a new Young Maker Workshop series being offered at the Science Center on select weekends specifically for children ages 8-14 who want to design, build, and create. The Young Maker Workshops will highlight various skills and projects in Dr. Dare’s Lab.

These project-based workshops will teach new skills and get kids making. Children and families can work together to build and collaborate. Throughout the year we will hold various projects from circuit building, soldering, Arduino programming, and raspberry pi.

No registration is required, so just plan to arrive at Dr. Dare’s laboratory (located on Level 4) to get a seat for the workshop. These workshops are included with paid admission or membership to the Science Center.



Upcoming Dates:

July 19 & 20: Making Simple Machine Automata

Automata are self operating machines. This workshop will show how simple materials like foam, feathers and carboard can be turned into moving mechanical parts like cams, levers and gears.

August 16 & 17: Soldering and Circuitry

Visitors can learn the basics of soldering, which is a skill used in a variety of electronics and circuitry projects. This workshop will require a waiver for all participants.


These select weekends will also feature local maker projects. If you are a maker and want to showcase one of your projects, you can email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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