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Tinkerers' Club

Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club

Stop by on Saturdays to play, innovate and solve problems with other curious minds in the Tinkerers’ Club, led by our in-house inventors. Take your invention home and share your creation and stories with friends. Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended.

 

Price per project:

Members: $17
Nonm
embers: $20

 

Get Tickets!

 

Gallery admission is not required. Tinkerers who would like to enjoy the rest of the Fleet after the workshop may purchase admission at a discounted rate. Participants meet at the main entrance ticket counter at 10:15 a.m.

Science Center members can always enjoy access to the exhibit galleries with their current membership pass. Members must purchase Tinkerers' Club tickets at the ticket counter.

Quantities are limited and may not be available the day of the activity. Sign up early to secure your spot!

Questions? Call the Fleet at: (619) 238-1233 ext. 806


SCHEDULE:

February

February 4

Marionettes

Learn how marionettes work and make your own to take home.

Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended. Prices (per project): $17 members; $20 nonmembers. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.

 

 

February 11

Magnetic Sculptures

Use the power of magnets to make amazing sculptures. Ages 10+

Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended. Prices (per project): $17 members; $20 nonmembers. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.

 

 

February 18

Automatas and Kinetic Art

Explore how simple machines such as cams and levers work and can be used to create moving mechanical sculptures. Ages 6+

Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended. Prices (per project): $17 members; $20 nonmembers. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.

 

 

February 25

Marshmallow Shooters

Design and create your own PVC marshmallow shooter that uses air pressure to make marshmallows fly! Ages: 10+

Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended. Prices (per project): $17 members; $20 nonmembers. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.

 

 

March

March 4

Magnetic Slime

Explore subjects like magnetic forces, texture and color theory by using only four simple ingredients to make magnetic slime. Ages: 7+

Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended. Special Rates Apply: $20 members; $25 nonmembers. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.

 

 

March 11

DREAM BIG: Google Cardboard

Want to experience virtual reality at your fingertips?  Custom your very own Google cardboard headset. Explore places you've never seen from your most comfortable chair. Ages 7+, Smartphone not included

Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended. Special Rates Apply: $20 members; $25 nonmembers. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.

 

 

March 25

Intro to Arduino

Do you have what it takes to create the next great interactive technological experience. Join us to learn the basics of programming Arduino to control a circuit. Ages 10+

Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended. Special Rates Apply: $20 members; $25 nonmembers. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.