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Youth Events Calendar

Find youth programs, events and summer camps for kids and teens. Each section shows the next several events. To find more, checkout the calendar on the main Events page or use the search box to filter events by key words.

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Questions about an events: Email makerschooladmin@nova-labs.org


Upcoming events

    • 12 Sep 2022
    • 9:30 AM
    • 19 Dec 2022
    • 12:30 PM
    • Nova Labs, 3850 Jermantown Road, Fairfax, VA (Classroom 2)
    • 6
    Register


    In Makers on Fire, middle school & high school home-school students will learn about the role of technology in the world while applying those principles to a variety of hands-on projects. This class focuses on the fundamental skills, processes and materials of technology:  the engineering design process, computer science, 3D design, rapid manufacturing and more.  Students will use laser cutters, microcontrollers, servos, program retro video games, learn to use the 3D printer and more!

    Teens enrolled in Makers on Fire can access MakerTeen Studio at half the regular rate. Teens must provide their own materials for Studio projects

    Scholarships available.  Please email scholarships@nova-labs.org apply.  

    Class meets weekly on Mondays on the following dates.

    Sept 12, 19, 26,
    Oct 3, 17, 24
    Nov 7, 14, 28
    Dec. 5, 12, 19

    If you register for this session, PLEASE read your confirmation email for further information.

    • 12 Sep 2022
    • 5:30 PM
    • 19 Dec 2022
    • 8:30 PM
    • Nova Labs, 3850 Jermantown Road, Fairfax, VA (Classroom 2)
    Register


    Introducing MakerSchool’s newest offering, The MakerTeen Studio Hours.  This time is perfect for your teen that wants to discover making with their own projects and dreams with supervised mentorship.  Perfect for the maker who wants to make at their own pace.  MakerTeens can utilize 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC mills, woodworking, metalworking and more during this after school time.  

    Teens enrolled in Makers on Fire can access MakerTeen Studio at half the regular rate. Teens must provide their own materials for Studio projects

    Scholarships available.  Please email scholarships@nova-labs.org to apply.  

    Class meets weekly on Mondays on the following dates.

    If you register for this session, PLEASE read your confirmation email for further information.

    • 28 Sep 2022
    • 4:30 PM
    • 7 Dec 2022
    • 6:30 PM
    • Nova Labs, 3850 Jermantown Road, Fairfax, VA (Classroom 2)
    • 2
    Register


    Fabiana Cesa, Nova Labs’ resident artist and maker, will journey with your student through a series of long-term projects that involve planning, design, art, engineering, technology, and the kitchen sink! Past Makerclass projects for this age group have been: creating historical dioramas, building aerodynamic planes, designing computer games and electronic devices, binding books, and creating toolboxes and racecars out of wood.

    Our makerclasses are designed to introduce your child to a variety of crafts, skills, and materials, while growing their planning and executive function skills. This class inspires a love of the maker process.

    Class meets weekly on Wednesdays on the following dates.

    Sept 28

    Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26

    Nov 2, 9, 16, 30

    Dec. 7

    If you register for this class, PLEASE read your confirmation email for further information.

    • 29 Sep 2022
    • 4:30 PM
    • 8 Dec 2022
    • 6:30 PM
    • Nova Labs, 3850 Jermantown Road, Fairfax, VA (Classroom 2)
    • 8
    Register


    Fabiana Cesa, Nova Labs’ resident artist and maker, will journey with your student through a series of long-term projects that involve planning, design, art, engineering, technology, and the kitchen sink! Past Makerclass projects for this age group have been: creating historical dioramas, building aerodynamic planes, designing computer games and electronic devices, binding books, and creating toolboxes and racecars out of wood.

    Our makerclasses are designed to introduce your child to a variety of crafts, skills, and materials, while growing their planning and executive function skills. This class inspires a love of the maker process.

    Class meets weekly on Thursdays on the following dates.

    Sept 29

    Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27

    Nov 3, 10, 17,
    12/1, 12/8

    If you register for this class, PLEASE read your confirmation email for further information.

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