#1 PA Days for Kids

Rated #1 Kids Programs (Toronto Life Magazine)

Unleash Your Child’s Potential

Fun, Safe and Educational

What do Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Bill Gates have in common in their educational backgrounds?

No, they didn’t all go to Ivy League universities – but they all went to technology summer camps or after-school programs.

MakerKids runs award-winning kids summer camps, after-school programs and parties on Robotics, Coding and Minecraft. But what we’re really all about is helping kids develop the skills and confidence to become innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs.

Graduates of our programs have started their own businesses, presented their projects on national TV, and been featured in magazines. What will your child create?

#1 STEM Programs for Kids

Coding Programs for Kids

Coding

Robotics Programs for Kids

Robotics

Minecraft Programs for Kids

Minecraft

Give Your Child the Skills of the Future

Your child will learn the skills and mindsets needed to change the world.

MakerKids specializes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs with highly trained instructors. We run camps, after-school programs, private classes and more.
STEM jobs are in demand and an increasing number of careers look for STEM skills. Studies show that kids decide between ages 7-12 whether they will consider STEM as a career option.

The key is having positive exposure to STEM. Maybe it’s time your child got excited about STEM with us?

21st Century Skills

Kids have gone from having emotional or academic difficulties to leading clubs, improving their marks, and taking on more responsibility and ownership at home.

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Technical Skills

Your kids will learn from NASA-educated entrepreneurs, teachers and engineers. These professional skills will help them become leaders in their future careers.

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Social Skills

Your kids will feel like they fit in with this community of like-minded peers and feel a sense of belonging. Kids make friends, learn conflict resolution skills, and collaborate to build amazing projects.

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Weekday
PA Days

PA Day Fridays

Hours:
9AM-3:30PM

Before care: 8-9AM
After care: 3:30-6PM
Please send a nut-free lunch and snacks.

Three Age
Groups

Grades 1-2: Neutrons
Grades 3-5: Protons
Grades 6-8: Atoms

Daily Outdoor
Play Time

Weather permitting, we take kids to a nearby family-friendly park for outdoor games for at least an hour a day.

1:8 Ratio

1:8 Maker-Mentor to Student ratio, or better. All instructors are police-checked, first-aid trained, triple-reference checked, and highly trained.

Join our Kids PA Days:
Robotics, Coding, and Minecraft

Reserve your child’s spot in our leading-edge PA Days

STEM Camps for Kids

Idea Incubator STEM PA Days

If you’re looking for inspiring STEM education, this is the right place! In each PA Day, kids make something awesome, create their own projects and collaborate with others. We aim to create a transformative experience for kids to empower them to be creators, not consumers, find their inner talents and discover skills they can use throughout their lives.

Kids will build leadership skills, meet other kids who are makers, make their own projects, and more – with a mix of hands-on, technical and creative projects.

Check out all our PA days throughout the year. Each PA day has a different theme. Kids will learn a variety of STEM skills through robotics, coding and Minecraft.

Hear what people have to say about MakerKids

“I think that MakerKids is doing some outstanding things for kids. Let’s get more kids into making.”

Carlos Contreras, Director of Education, Intel

“MakerKids is a cool place where it’s cool to be smart.”

Massimo Banzi, CEO, Arduino

“My boys flourish here and look forward to it every week. They show social skills improvement and more confidence since coming to MakerKids and finding their “tribe.”

Tammy Isbell, Actress

“Kids come in here not knowing what they can do and they leave with a phenomenal amount of self-confidence and capability.”

Rod Fitzsimmons-Frey

Accreditations, Awards & Recognitions

Check out some of MakerKids’ recent awards!

Success Story

Serena (12 years old) participated in MakerKids’ Robotics program. She used wearable technology to create a hat that lights up. She published a guide about it in OWL Magazine. Imagine what she could be when she grows up.

Meet Ariel, One of Our Maker-Mentors

Hello, my name is Ariel! I have worked for the YMCA, volunteered for day camps and had a number of placements in other learning spaces such as TDSB classrooms and the Boys and Girls Club. I completed my undergrad at Ryerson University where I studied Early Childhood Education. I most recently earned my Bachelors of Education at University of Ontario Institute of Technology where I graduated with the highest distinction. More simply put, I love learning.

Specialties: Teaching children with unique skills and abilities, meeting diverse learning needs and optimism!

Locations: The Original Makerspaces for Kids

Established in 2010, MakerKids is the original makerspace concept for kids. Our fun and funky makerspaces inspire kids to imagine the possibilities of what they can create. Check out our Inspiration Station to see the latest gadgets, borrow maker books from our Learning Library, and check out projects that other kids have built. Our spaces are nut-free and in amazing neighbourhoods with many shops, restaurants, and cafes to explore.

Future Classrooms

Space is limited. Sign up for Coding, Robotics, or Minecraft programs or camps today!

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Call us at 1-844-MAKERKIDS to book your camp, program or party today!

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We have programs in Toronto and are coming to more cities soon

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