STEAMcenter / Makerspace

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

Our Makerspace currently has:

  • A Makerbot Replicator+ 3D Printer
  • A Makerbot 5th Gen Replicator 3D Printer
  • A Glowforge Laser Cutter
  • A separate Music Production Studio (courtesy of our friends at Music and Youth)
  • A Dremel Platinum 4200
  • A 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
  • 8 24' iMacs
  • 12 Samsung 10.1" tablets
  • 2 Surface Pro 6s
  • 6 iPads
  • 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 70" 1080 HD touch screen SmartBoard
  • 17 Digital Cameras
  • 2 camcorders
  • 1 4K GoPro camera
  • a Celvano Digital Piano
  • 2 Focusrite 2i2 Audio Interfaces
  • 2 M Audio Keystation49 MK3 Keyboard controllers
  • 5 Yamaha Keyboards
  • 7 guitars
  • 1 bass
  • A dedicated iMac/Creative Cloud Video production station
  • 5 Fender Fullerton Ukuleles
  • 5 Alesis Digital Drum Pads
  • Percussion Instruments
  • 2 LaunchPads
  • 1 Akai MPC Touch Music Production Center
  • Six Akai mini MK3 keyboard MIDI contollers
  • A substantial and always growing D.I.Y electronics kit (arduinos, Raspberry Pi's, Breadboards, Adafruit Circuit Playgrounds, soldering tools)
  • 2 Electronics Labs
  • 11 Makey Makeys
  • Nintendo Switch
  • 30 feet of workbenches (both standing and sitting) 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

Variety of classes and programs offered:

  • 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
  • Ukulele Lessons
  • Bass Lessons
  • Drums and Percussion Lessons
  • Audio recording
  • Digital Music Composition
  • Coding
  • Chess Tournaments
  • Scratch the Surface (an ongoing group art challenge that is focused on improving skill and developing positive drawing and visual art habits.)
  • (Coming in 2023) Podcast Production and Distribution
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In 2022 our STEAMcenter Makerspace received an extremely generous grant of $100,000 from The Cummings Foundation.  This grant not only allowed us to open our new classroom, but will provide us with additional staff and even more cutting-edge STEAM equipment for years to come.  To find out more info about the Cummings Foundation, CLICK HERE