summer maker CLUB 2020
ART, TECH & DESIGN
Rising 4th grade and up The ultimate youth makerspace experience! The goal of Summer Makers is to create excitement and energy around making. We provide young makers a mix of technical and creative skills that foster confidence in their ability to bring ideas and designs to life.
Rising 4th graders and up
Monday-Friday 9am-3pm $625
Extended Hours 3-5pm $40/day
Each Day at Summer Makers provides time for...
Encouraging discussions around making and asking questions about "How stuff works?"
Working on a group or collaborative making project
Sharing and presentation of ideas
AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN A NEW SKILL:
Learning or furthering a skill in the makerspace environment
Choosing from a variety of making projects or continuing on with a previous project
Exploring the rich world of a STEAM-based, Art-Tech maker environment including design software and principals, laser cutting, woodworking, CNC milling, art, electronics, 3D printing, sewing and fiber arts
SPACE FOR EXPLORATION, TRIAL, AND REFLECTION:
Fostering independence and critical thinking.
Helping develop resiliency by reflecting on what worked, what didn’t, and why.
9am - Arrival
9am-9:30am - Group activity or learning opportunity
9:30am-12pm - Visits to 2 of 3 making stations
12pm-1pm - Lunch and group activity. Possible outdoor time (weather dependent)
1pm-2pm - Final making station
2pm-3pm - Open Studio - a relaxed time to further explore and tryout new making techniques, work on independent projects or continue working on station projects
3pm-5pm (extended day)
Arrival/Departure: The Makery is conveniently located on Sewall Street (near Trader Joe’s). There is metered parking along Sewall Avenue. Adults are welcome to come inside for droff-off and pick-up however, we can arrange assistance with outdoor meetup.
Break Times: Weather permitting we will take children outdoors to local parks for fun, games, and activities. During inclimate or extreme weather conditions students are able to gather in our comfortable lounge areas for activities and games.
Lunch: Students should bring a lunch. We are not a nut-free facility, but we ask that students only bring nut-free food items since they will be eating together. Refrigeration is available.
Refunds minus 5% processing fee issued with written cancellation requests 30 days prior to the start date of the program. 50% minus 5% processing fee refunds issued up to two weeks prior to start date of the program.
*If you have other questions or would like to discuss any special circumstances, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-230-9621