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Maker Camp
Fri 7/26/2013 at 2:00 PM -- Fri 8/16/2013 at 4:00 PM
TechShop Pittsburgh

Maker Camp is coming to TechShop Pittsburgh!

Maker Camp is a free virtual summer camp for teens where you can build fun DIY projects from MAKE and Google+. Build friendships while building! No maker experience necessary.

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, TechShop Pittsburgh will be hosting free Maker Camp sessions, open to ages 8-15 (call the Front Desk to register kids ages 13 or under - (412)345-7182). Mondays and Wednesdays are Build Days where you will build a cool project in two hours. Every Friday, we will stream a live Virtual Field Trip to awesome maker places and spaces.


Register for upcoming Maker Camp sessions here!

Friday July 12th Camp Kickoff 1:00-2:00PM: TechShop intro and tour. 2:00-4:00PM: Virtual Field Trip: America's Fastest Sailboats

Monday July 15th Build Day: Learn to Solder 2:00-4:00PM FULL

Wednesday July 17th Build Day: Air Rockets! 2:00-4:00PM FULL

Friday July 19th Virtual Field Trip 2:00-4:00PM: NASA Ames SpaceShop in California, and NASA Headquarters in Washington DC 

Monday July 22nd Build Day: My First Laser Project 2:00-4:00PM FULL

Wednesday July 24th Build Day: Chocolate Molds 2:00-4:00PM FULL

Friday July 26th Virtual Field Trip 2:00-4:00PM:
Google's Project Loon

Monday July 29th Build Day: 3D Printed Heads! 2:00-4:00PM FULL

Wednesday July 31st Build Day: Stickers and Silk Screening 2:00-4:00PM FULL

Friday August 2nd Virtual Field Trip 2:00-4:00PM: Hacking with Hallmark

Monday August 5th Build Day: Banana Piano! 2:00-4:00PM FULL

Wednesday August 7th Build Day: Circuit Bending 2:00-4:00PM

Friday August 9th Virtual Field Trip 2:00-4:00PM: Not on Tour

Monday August 12th Build Day: Stop Motion Creations 2:00-4:00PM FULL

Wednesday August 14th Build Day: Textiles Identity 2:00-4:00PM FULL

Friday August 16th End of Camp DIY Ice Cream Party 2:00-4:00PM


Stay tuned for updates!




Maker Camp is open to both members and non-members of TechShop Pittsburgh, ages 8-15 and is totally FREE! 


NOTE: Parents or guardians are responsible for the drop-off AND pick-up of campers. Parents or guardians are welcome to stay for camp sessions. If you are a parent or guardian registering your child for Maker Camp, please let the front desk know the age and name of the child so we can do check in at the start of camp. Thanks!