MakerSpace Camp

Mechanical Movements:

Step inside our Maker Space and use workshop tools to construct fun moving mechanisms while learning about mechanical principles.

 

Monday 11/20: Linkages – Linkages are critical elements in the design of everyday objects. Create your own design to take home.

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 11/21: String Activated – Make your custom creation move with string and other clever design techniques.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 11/22: Automaton – Bring a something like a cat, dog, fish, or dinosaur to life using cranks, cams, followers, push rods and other mechanisms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December Camps

Dec. 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st and/or22nd

Crazy Contraptions:

Building a Rube Goldberg machine is an excellent way to learn about the 6 simple machines. Students will use the tools and materials in our Maker Space to design, create, problem solve, and improve their individual components.  These components will link together to form one large, multi-step machine.

 

12/18-22: Attend any or all days as each day involves adding new components to whatever was created the day before.

 

 

 

 

Dec. 27th, 28th and/or 29th

Wood – N – Workshop:

It’s all about working with wood for this series. Students will learn how to safely use the shop tools in our Maker Space to create fun wooden objects. Each day will focus on a different woodworking project to make and take home.

 

Wednesday 12/27/17: Box it Up – Create a box of your own design like a treasure box, pencil box, or keepsake box.

 

Thursday 12/28/17: Make it Move – Create something that moves either literally or figuratively. Ideas like race-cars, rockets, boats, robots, cranes.

 

Friday 12/29/17: Make a Game – Create your own wooden game to challenge your friends and family. Ideas like Tower of Hanoi and Golf Tee Elimination.

 

 

 

 

January Camps

Jan. 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Crazy Contraptions:

Building a Rube Goldberg machine is an excellent way to learn about the 6 simple machines. Students will use the tools and materials in our Maker Space to design, create, problem solve, and improve their individual components.  These components will link together to form one large, multi-step machine.

 

2nd – 5th: Attend any or all days as each day involves adding new components to whatever was created the day before.

 

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