Young Makers

We’ve developed a number of programs for Young Makers between the age of 13 and 18. If you’d like more information about the opportunities listed below, get in touch with us.

Field Trips (Grades 5-12)

We have a variety of Field Trips for school groups and homeschoolers who want to get hands-on experiences making things. Some of our popular offerings include woodworking, printmaking, electronics, and ceramics.

Learn more about our Field Trips

Girl Scouts

We offer many guided programs at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum and Brinn Labs that will help you meet your STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art/design, and math) badge requirements.

Learn more about our Girl Scouts programming

Boy Scouts

We offer many guided programs at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum and Brinn Labs that will help you meet your specific project and merit badge requirements.

Learn more about our Boy Scouts programming

Summer Sessions for Students (Age 13 and up)

Hands-on learning experiences that emphasize practical maker skills and STEAM education, past summer session themes have include stop-motion animation, 3D design and printing, rough and finish carpentry, learn to solder and more.

Learn more about our Summer Sessions

Lab Interns (Age 15 and up)

Brinn Labs will select a small number of experienced young makers to serve as Lab Interns on a semi-annual basis. Interns will receive training to support classes, workshops and events at Brinn Labs and the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum and are required to help facilitate a minimum of two classes per month. Interns are welcome to attend one class or workshops per month in acknowledgment of their volunteer support.

Learn more about Internships

Young Makers Portfolios

Work with our experienced teaching artists on the development and creation of portfolios that showcase the skills, creativity and commitment involved in your original work for competitive awards and college admissions. By appointment; rates begin at $25/hour and vary depending on portfolio content (physical works, videos, links, GISTs, etc.).