Grades 4-12 (Ages 9-18)

In-person Makerspace

Makerspace is a My Tech High exclusive Youth Program at Thanksgiving Point where students learn to explore their imaginations and design their ideas. Picture a science lab, woodshop, computer lab, and art studio blended together for a hands-on educational experience. Available courses include:

  • Makerspace Junior (Grades 4-5, Ages 9-10) lays the foundation of a maker mindset and future Makerspace courses with an introduction to design and creation.

  • Makerspace Foundations (Grades 6-8, Ages 11-13) helps you take your designs to the next level by studying design and creation in detail. Learn to build the ideas that are in your mind. Bring your imagination and create real solutions to real problems.

  • Makerspace Advanced (Grades 9-12, Ages 14-18) gives experience with woodworking tools and helps you take your projects even further. Whether you have worked in a Makerspace or are still new, this class is your opportunity to learn and create.

Schedule Information:

  • Makerspace carries a required $65 materials fee, payable to the lab during online registration and reimbursable from Technology Allowance

2024-2025 Class Schedule:

  • Makerspace Junior
    • Monday 1-3 pm, Tuesday 10 am-12 pm, or Wednesday 10 am-12 pm

  • Makerspace Foundations
    • Tuesday 1-3 pm, Wednesday 1-3 pm, or Thursday 10 am-12 pm

  • Makerspace Advanced
    •  Thursday 1-3 pm

Demo Account Information

  • There is currently no demo available for this program.

What's Available:

  • Multiple experienced instructors and a creative environment where collaboration is encouraged.

Learn More:

  • View a Showcase of Makerspace classes and projects


Q: Can any My Tech High Student participate?

A: Makerspace is available to full-year students in grades 4-12. Weekly class attendance is expected.

Q: How do I register for Makerspace?

A: Add Makerspace to Schedule Builder. Note: Only approved schedules in InfoCenter will have a guaranteed spot in this program. Students with submitted schedules will be placed on a wait list until their schedule is approved.

Enrolled students will be emailed detailed information at the start of the school year.

Contact us

If you have questions, please reach out!