MakerPlace Workshops - Kentucky Science Center
Programs & Camps

MakerPlace Workshops

Programs & Camps

MakerPlace Workshops

Tinker, hack, design, and build – the Maker movement empowers the next generation of inventors and the MakerPlace gives them the tools to explore their creative ideas. Workshops are designed for ages 8 or older.

 

Skill Building: Power Tools

Have you ever used a power drill or saw? It is free skills session, participants will practice how to use power tools in a practical and safe way. Note, safety instructions will be included.

March 23rd

March 23

Price: Free with exhibit admission.

Time: 1:00-2:00 P.M.

A 1:2 adult-to-child ratio (exception for Girl Scout troops).

Let’s Make a Thing Workshop: Heat tools

This workshop is a mash up off activities you can do with a heat gun. Choose between decorating a candle, melting plastic to create a flower, tiny drawing, and more!

April 20th

April 20

Price:

  • Non member: $15 ($10 per additional participant)
  • Member: $10
  • ($5 per additional participant)

Time: 1:00- 2:00P.M.

A 1:2 adult-to-child ratio (exception for Girl Scout troops).

Skill Building: Soldering

This is back by popular demand! Learn and practice the skill of soldering in this free skills session.

April 27th

April 27th

Price: Free with exhibit admission.

Time: 1:00-2:00P.M..

A 1:2 adult-to-child ratio (exception for Girl Scout troops).

Let’s Make a Thing Workshop: DIY Dog Toy

Add on to your Dog Days celebration with this unique workshop! Participants will make their own dog toy for their favorite four-legged friend.

May 11th

May 11

Price:

  • Non member: $15 ($10 per additional participant)
  • Member: $10
  • ($5 per additional participant)

Time: 1:00-2:00P.M.

A 1:2 adult-to-child ratio (exception for Girl Scout troops).

Skill Building: Paper folding/ cutting

The possibilities with paper are endless! Paper is a unique and over looked maker skill. We will be folding and cutting paper into unique patterns.

May 18th

May 18

Price: Free with exhibit admission.

Time: 1:00- 2:00 P.M.

A 1:2 adult-to-child ratio (exception for Girl Scout troops).