Inventor Engineering Camp
July 19, 2021
1938 Market Street, Tacoma WA
CLASS DESCRIPTION: Youth Camps are for ages 8-15 and are 5 days long. Camp’s focus will be on learning the elements of design thinking while also being introduced to 2D and 3D design skills. Design thinking is an integral process in the world of inventing and will help expand camper’s views on problem solving. While things like prototyping and testing will be gone over, topics such as empathy centered design and effective brainstorming will also be covered. Campers will learn problem solving skills while also learning basic 3D skills through 3D printing and basic 2D design skills through laser cutting. By the end of the week campers will have designed and built multiple projects to take home! Cost $260 plus $90 lab fee.
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: Class is supported in part by Tacoma Creates with need-based scholarships available for residents of the City of Tacoma! Please submit a scholarship application here or contact us for assistance.
COVID NOTICE: Class size limited to 8 in-lab participants. Participants will practice safe distancing and will be needing to wear face masks. Fablab will also provide comfortable face shields to participants. In Lab, classes may be canceled if state guidelines regarding group gatherings are restricted.