STEAMcenter / Makerspace

Our STEAMcenter & Makerspace is home to most of the Club's STEAM programming.  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math).   (Please scroll to the bottom to view our September 2018 schedule.)

Our Makerspace currently has:

  • 13 Computer stations running Windows Multipoint Server
  • 10 Samsung 10.1" tablets
  • A printer, networked to each station for members to print homework and projects
  • A Makerbot Replicator 3D Printer (5th Gen)
  • A Flashforge 3D Printer
  • A Glowforge Laser Cutter
  • An Alienware/Oculus Immersive Education Virtual Reality station
  • Multiple robotics kits
  • The LittleBits Master Classroom Kit
  • Access to a wide array of power tools and hand tools
  • an iMac with Adobe Creative Cloud dedicated for moviemaking and animation
  • a 70" 1080 HD touch screen SmartBoard, which doubles as a security monitor for the computer stations
  • 17 Digital Cameras
  • 2 camcorders
  • a Celvano Digital Piano
  • 5 Yamaha Keyboards
  • 7 guitars
  • 5 Alesis Digital Drum Pads
  • Percussion Instruments
  • 2 LaunchPads
  • 1 Akai MPC Touch Music Production Center
  • An always growing D.I.Y electronics kit (arduinos, Raspberry Pi's, Breadboards, soldering tools)
  • 2 Electronics Labs
  • 12 feet of standing workbenches with cutting/measuring mats, and a power supply
  • Hundreds of titles from the Make: Library
  • Sonos Ones w/ virtual assistant
  • and more...New equipment, hardware, software, and tools are constantly arriving in our STEAMCenter

 

We offer a variety of classes and programs throughout the year such as:

 

  • 3D Printing & CAD (Computer Assisted Design)
  • Virtual Reality/Immersive Education
  • Video Game Design
  • Littlebits
  • Laser Cutting
  • App Creator
  • Netsmartz Internet Safety Course
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Digital Music Composition
  • Animation
  • Movie Making
  • Video editing
  • Robotics
  • Building with Bobby
  • Prop Design
  • Guitar Lessons
  • Piano Lessons
  • Drums and percussion lessons
  • Audio recording
  • Coding
  • and more classes are added every year!

STEAM & Makerspace Director

 

Bobby Ackroyd  (ext 105)

bobbyackroyd@yahoo.com