STEAMcenter / Makerspace

Our STEAMcenter & Makerspace is home to most of the Club's STEAM programming.  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math).

Our Makerspace currently has:

  • A Makerbot Replicator+ 3D Printer
  • A Makerbot 5th Gen Replicator 3D Printer
  • A Glowforge Laser Cutter
  • Dremel Platinum 42000
  • Dremel 220 Workstation & Drill Press
  • Two 27" Surface Studio 2s
  • Access to ALL Adobe apps (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, After Effects, etc)
  • 12 Surface Pro 7s
  • 12 Samsung 10.1" tablets
  • 2 Surface Pro 6s
  • 5 iPads (6th gen)
  • A printer, networked to each station for members to print homework and projects
  • 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
  • a 27" iMac
  • a 70" 1080 HD touch screen SmartBoard
  • 17 Digital Cameras
  • 2 camcorders
  • 1 4K GoPro camera
  • 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
  • A substantial and always growing D.I.Y electronics kit (arduinos, Raspberry Pi's, Breadboards, Adafruit Circuit Playgrounds, soldering tools)
  • 2 Electronics Labs
  • Nintendo Switch
  • 20 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:

  • CAD (Computer Assisted Design)
  • 3D Printing
  • Virtual Reality/Immersive Education
  • Video Game Design
  • Electronics
  • Littlebits
  • Laser Cutting
  • Digital Visual Arts
  • Hack the Planet
  • App Creator
  • Netsmartz Internet Safety Course
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Digital Music Composition
  • Animation
  • Movie Making
  • Video editing
  • Robotics
  • Building with Bobby
  • Prop Design
  • Weird Science
  • Guitar Lessons
  • Piano Lessons
  • Drums and percussion lessons
  • Audio recording
  • Coding
  • My.Future
  • *NEW*  SCRATCH THE SURFACE (an ongoing group art challenge that is focused on improving skill and developing positive drawing and visual art habits.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the current prompt.

 

 

STEAM & Makerspace Director

 

Bobby Ackroyd  (ext 105)

bobbyackroyd@yahoo.com