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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

Join us for the Tinkerers’ Club on Saturdays in the Tinkering Studio! Dream it, create it, and take it home!

Tinkerers are invited to learn new skills and make awesome take-home projects! Open to tinkerers of all ages (tinkerers 12 and under require an accompanying adult). From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.

 


Price per project:

Nonmembers $15, members $12. Please note online fees may apply.


Please Note: 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 online or at the ticket counter.

Quantities are limited and may not be available the day of the activity. Sign up early to secure your spot! All applicable online fees apply. No tickets can be bought online the day of the event.

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


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SCHEDULE:

June

June 6

Basic Ballistics: Marshmallow Shooters

Why eat marshmallows when you can launch them at your friends? Join us this Saturday to use power tools and ingenuity to design and construct your very own marshmallow launching device.

June 13

Circus Engineering: Marionettes

Do you have what it takes to be a puppeteer?  Take a piece of the circus home with you, by designing your very own marionette using recycled materials, PVC and wood, and using basic tool skills to bring your marionette to life.

June 20

Basic Ballistics: Marshmallow Shooters

Why eat marshmallows when you can launch them at your friends? Join us this Saturday to use power tools and ingenuity to design and construct your very own marshmallow launching device.

June 27

Circus Engineering: Marionettes

Do you have what it takes to be a puppeteer?  Take a piece of the circus home with you, by designing your very own marionette using recycled materials, PVC and wood, and using basic tool skills to bring your marionette to life.


July

July 4

Hydro Pump Rockets

This 4th of July the Tinkerers’ Club will celebrate by designing our own a hydro pump rockets! Tinkerers can explore compressed air, propulsion and see how far their rockets can go.  Caution: You May Get Splashed! 

July 11 & 18

Basic Building Workshop: Onegar Catapults

In this very special two-week workshop Tinkerers will learn how to use a hammer, saw and other basic building tools to create their own onegar catapults. Catapults can be used to launch objects at friends, cereal in your mouth or trash into the bin! 

July 25

Pendulum Panting

Tinkerers will design their very own light weight table-top pendulum painter using PVC and other materials. Explore the physics concepts of motion and vibration as the pendulum bob is filled with paint to create geometric shapes on paper!  Warning: This activity will get messy.  

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