MakerKids 2018-05-13T13:11:05+00:00

Every kid is capable of brilliant creation and utter destruction. Kind of like the universe. Or a new menu item at Burger King. So why not take them to a place where they can do both while getting a good grasp on some STEAM skills? “Makerspaces” are basically workshops where creative kids can design, develop, code, and construct whatever springs from their imagination, and they’re probably closer to you than you think. And, while most target adults, here’s the shortlist of best makerspaces for kids preschool and up. Because if you’re not allowed have an arc welder in a garage, you may as well play with someone else’s.

Programs and Classes

Fix or Destroy – Repair Cafe – June 23, 2018

Join us this Saturday, June 23, from 10 to 4 for TWO great events that were made for each other. Repair Café is a day of service to the community where our volunteer repair folk will help you fix your [...]

Teacher Meet-up and Support Group

Teachers: Do you need to de-stress? Do you need help with lessons or centers? MakerSpace Make and Mingle is designed to help you with your lessons and provide you an outlet to unwind. Join us Mondays from 7-9 pm for [...]

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Festival Focus: Take it Apart

Caution, some disassembly is required. This warning should come on all gadgets, mechanical or electronic, and should encourage the object's owner to get every last bit of value from their purchase or gift. Yes, please recycle your junk electronics on [...]

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Summer Camps

Are your kids engaged in hands-on learning of science, technology, arts and crafts that is fun, challenging, and rewarding?

The Greenbelt MakerSpace will host seven five-day camps, 9:00-3:30, during spring break and the summer. Before-camp and after-camp care is available as an option.

Taste of Tech Camp
Minecraft Camp
Steam Camp