Bring a Friend Week!

Bring a Friend Week!

From March 21 to April 2, your child may bring a friend to class. Kids can share their projects, build something awesome together and learn new skills collaboratively. If your child would like to bring a friend (ages 7-12) to their class, let us know. Please send us...
Emerging STEM Careers Featuring Kids!

Emerging STEM Careers Featuring Kids!

Image Via: stem-works.com STEM careers (also known as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) are becoming more popular. With how awesome these four crucial life skills are, it’s really no surprise that there are more careers opening in these fields. The...
Get to Know a Mentor!

Get to Know a Mentor!

My name is Amy, and I am a mentor at MakerKids. This is me. (My co-worker from YMCA Camp Chief Hector is on the left and I’m on the right! We had just spent a day canoeing the Red Deer river in Alberta, and somehow our lunch break turned into a mud party.) If I...
Fall in Love with Making

Fall in Love with Making

The maker movement means kids are learning how to code, build robots, and modify their electronics. It’s essentially STEM in a fun, educational package that sets your child up for the future job market of our high-tech world. You can find the maker spirit all around...
Family Day Activities

Family Day Activities

Did you know that Monday, February 20th, is family day? Here at MakerKids, we strongly encourage parents/guardians to get together with their children and do something that is not only fun, but educational, too! What better day to try something new than on family day?...
Family Day at MakerKids!

Family Day at MakerKids!

Join us for a day of making and creating! Our 2 workshops are designed for both adult and child. We also have drop in sessions after our workshops for you to learn more and advance your inventions. Our kids STEM programs teach and encourage a wide variety of skills....