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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 every Saturday 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 (with 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: Registered program participants and their families will need to purchase Fleet admission in addition to the Tinkerers' Club activity fee. Registered Tinkerers' Club participants should enter the museum though the main rotunda entrance and arrive at the Tinkering Studio (located on the Science Center's 1st floor next to Cellular Journey) by 10:30 a.m. to enjoy the fun!

Science Center members can always enjoy access to the exhibit galleries with their current membership pass. Members must purchase 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:

December

December 6: The Tinkerers' Club has been cancel and instead will have a December Nights activity!

December Nights: Borax Snowflakes

Tinkerers will use chemical and engineering skills to create their own sparkly snowflakes. Give them away as gifts or use them to decorate your home. 

December 13

The Science of Snow Globes

Explore the design and creation of snow globes! Tinkerers will get the chance to make their own snow globe to take home or give away as a holiday gift.    

December 20

Borax Snowflakes: Chemistry and Crystals

Tinkerers will use chemical and engineering skills to create their own sparkly snowflakes. Give them away as gifts or use them to decorate your home.

December 27

The Science of Snow Globes

Explore the design and creation of snow globes! Tinkerers will get the chance to make their own snow globe to take home or give away as a holiday gift. 

January

January 10

Soldering Skills Lab and Wind Energy

Tinkerers will learn to solder, power a motor and create a super-fast, spinning turbine to take home!

January 17

Science of Serigraphy

Science of Serigraphy In this special two-class workshop Tinkerers will explore the science of serigraphy, also known as screen printing.  In the first class, Tinkerers will use eco-friendly ingredients to make their own printing medium and begin building their printing screen. In the second workshop, Tinkerers will finish the construction of their printing screens and make their very own eco-friendly screen prints. Workshop admission will be sold in a two-class block for January 17 and 21. Special rates apply.   

January 24

Science of Serigraphy

Science of Serigraphy In this special two-class workshop Tinkerers will explore the science of serigraphy, also known as screen printing.  In the first class, Tinkerers will use eco-friendly ingredients to make their own printing medium and begin building their printing screen. In the second workshop, Tinkerers will finish the construction of their printing screens and make their very own eco-friendly screen prints. Workshop admission will be sold in a two-class block for January 17 and 21. Special rates apply.

January 31

Soldering Skills Lab and Wind Energy

Tinkerers will learn to solder, power a motor and create a super-fast, spinning turbine to take home!

February

February 7

Rocket to the Moon!

Tinkerers will design a Hydro Pump Rocket, similar to what is used on the space shuttle! This project demonstrates rocket propulsion. 

February 14

Basic Building and Chemical Skills Lab: Pinhole Cameras and Printing

In this special two-class workshop Tinkerers will explore photography techniques and design their own pinhole camera.  Tinkerers can create Van Dyke prints of their outdoor images. Workshop admission will be sold in a two-class block for February 14 and 21. Special rates apply.

February 21

Basic Building and Chemical Skills Lab: Pinhole Cameras and Printing

In this special two-class workshop Tinkerers will explore photography techniques and design their own pinhole camera.  Tinkerers can create Van Dyke prints of their outdoor images. Workshop admission will be sold in a two-class block for February 14 and 21. Special rates apply.

February 28

Rocket to the Moon!

Tinkerers will design a Hydro Pump Rocket, similar to what is used on the space shuttle! This project demonstrates rocket propulsion.