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Open to students in grades 6-8, our new program gives middle school students access to materials and instruction that promote STEAM learning and fun through skill-building and exploration. The Makers’ Corner is a creative, progressive work/play space for students that provides them with a wide variety of construction and design skills to achieve their visions. Student will have access to most materials on all days of the program, for a free-flow, high-choice environment. They will receive training to earn a “license” to use specific tools, and then have access to all tools on which they have been trained.
CLUBS & SKills Offered in the makerspace
Variety of arts programming: screenprinting, fiber arts, sculpture, etc...
Scratch computer programming
Photography/videography and photo/video editing
3-D Design & Printing
Stop Motion Animation
Sewing (Hand, machine) & other fabric construction
Electronics & robotics
Construction with foam core, cardboard, wood, piping, etc.
Engineering Challenges: Designs to solve real-life problems
...and much more!
WHat Happens in a typical day?
A teacher-led club activity OR daily demonstration
Open Workshop Time
In the later part of the afternoon, students will have an opportunity for homework and outdoor recreation
Tuition Rates are monthly
2:45-6:00 on Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri- $124/day
2:00-6:00 on Tues- $152
Full Time Discount- $609
2:45-4:15 on Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri- $85
2:00-4:15 on Tues- $128
2:45-4:15 (2:00-4:15 on Tues) for the duration of a 6-8 week club
(Registration & pricing for this will begin in the fall)
Room 8 at the Underwood Elementary School
(Separate from the elementary program)
101 Vernon St, Newton, MA, 02458
Email Makers' Corner Coordinator Kate Finnan firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrating 40 Years of Social and Emotional Enrichment
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