Fall 2017

August 21 – December 22

Closed: Sept 4, Nov 10, Nov 20-24, Dec 25 – Jan 5

Our After School Programs are for youth in grades 5-8.  Registration is required.  Our programs have monthly themes and projects. Programs are offered Monday – Thursday from 3-5 pm and Fridays 3-6pm.

Registration opens August 1, 2017

Maker 101

August 21 – Sept 1
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday 3-6pm

Maker Bootcamp: trains new & returning members on tools, equipment, & techniques

+ Architecture basics
+ Hot Glue & Xacto Knives
+ 3D modeling
+ Designing for Laser Cutting
+ Circuits & Switches
+ Foundational logic for coding

Places

September 5 – 29
CLOSED Sept 4
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday  3-6pm

Design 1: Cardboard Worlds
+  Architecture
+ Switches & Circuits

Design 2: Replicas
+ 3D Modeling & Printing
+ Laser Cutting

Code 1 & 2: Creating Reality 
+ Switches 101
+ Coding with Scratch
+ customized Makey Makey controller
+ Hack Makey Makey
+ Arduino
+ LEDs, Motors, Buzzers, Buttons

LunaTech: Digital Storytelling
+ Photography & Photoshop
+ film editing with Final Cut

Mystery

October 2 – November 3
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday  3-6pm

Design 1: Upcycled Mystery Suits/Costumes
+  Fabrication 101

Design 2: Trick or Treat Machines
+ 3D Modeling & Printing
+ Laser Cutting
+ LEDs, motors, sensors

Code 1 & 2: Electronic Pumpkins & Ghastly Ghoul Detection 
+ Arduino
+ LEDs, Motors, Buzzers, Buttons, Sensors

LunaTech: Wearable Tech
+ Sewing 101
+ Circuits & Switches

Designs for Good

November 6 – Dec 1
CLOSED Nov 10, 20-24
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday  3-6pm

Design 1: Cardboard Automata
+ Mechanisms & Movement
+ Laser Cutting

Design 2: DIY Toy Design
+ 3D Modeling & Printing
+ Laser Cutting
+ Textiles 101

Code 1 & 2: Apps for Good 
+ App Inventor and/or Xcode

LunaTech: Record a Podcast
+ Audio Engineering
+ Broadcast Journalism 101

Light

Dec 4 – 22
CLOSED Dec 25 – Jan 5
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday  3-6pm

Design 1: Light Up Trinkets
+ 3D Modeling & Printing
+ Laser Cutting

Design 2: Dark Detecting Circuit Creatures
+ Circuits & Switches
+ Soldering

Code 1 & 2: Arduino Light Display
+ Arduino
+ LEDs, switches

LunaTech: Paper Circuits
+ Circuits & Switches
+ Paper craft 101

Sensors & Senses

January 8 – February 2
CLOSED Jan 15
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday 3-6pm

Design 1: 3D Printed Animal Night Lights
+ 3D Modeling  & Printing
+ Circuit Design & Breadboarding
+ Soldering

Design 2: Cardboard Robots
+ Mechanical Movements
+ Sensor Circuit Design

Code 1 & 2: Circuit Circus 
+ Switches 101
+ Coding with Scratch
+ customized Makey Makey controller
+ Hack Makey Makey
+ Arduino
+ LEDs, Photocells, Motors, Buttons

LunaTech: Photo Essays
+ Photography & Photoshop

Sound

February 5 – March 2
CLOSED Feb 19 – 23
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday 3-6pm

Design 1: DIY Operation Game
+ Laser Cutting & Design
+ Circuit Design & Breadboarding

Design 2: Circuit Bending w/Sound
+ Contact Mics
+ Toy Take-Aparts

Code 1 & 2: Coding Music
+ Recording sound with Soundflower & Audacity
+ DIY Music Box

LunaTech: Visualizing Soundwaves
+ Laser Cutting Audio

Reactions

March 5 – 30
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday 3-6pm

Design 1 & 2: Rube Goldberg Machines
+ Simple Machines
+ Designing for Engineers

Code 1 & 2: Electronic Fortune Tellers 
+ ICs, timer, switch, resistors

LunaTech: Homemade Chemistry
+ Bath Bombs, Sugar Scrubs, Face masks
+ Slime
+ Mug cakes

Environment & Sustainability

April 2 – May 4
CLOSED April 9 – 13
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday 3-6pm

Design 1: Build a Garden / Greenhouse
+ Construction
+ Gardening 101

Design 2: Arduino Auto-Watering System
+ Arduino
+ Motors

Code 1 & 2: Solar Charging Station
+ Solar Energy 101

LunaTech: Recylced & Upcylced Art
+ Aluminum Can Creatures

Culture & Heritage

May 7 –  June 1
CLOSED May 16 – 18, 28
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday 3-6pm

Design 1 & 2: Where I come From
+ Laser Cut Maps
+ 3D printed landmarks
+ Customized Screen prints

Code 1 & 2: Tracker App
+ Build an app or game that handles a given set of data

LunaTech: Faces of our Past
+ Laser Cut Pictures

Inventing 101

June 4 – 8
Monday – Thursday 3-5pm  |  Friday 3-6pm

Explore, Tinker, Experiment with all you’ve learned this year in the Makerspace & Build something you’ve never built before

+ Cardboard Construction
+ Laser Cutting
+ 3D Printing
+ Circuits & Switches
+ Makey Makey & Arduino
+ Sewing
+ Painting & Crafting
+ Code in Scratch, App Inventor, XCode, Arduino, Processing, etc.