Summer Programs

We offer week long Summer Camps and single day Summer Sessions.

 

Summer Camps

Be A Maker Half-Day Camp (rising 2nd and 3rd graders)

Young Makers Half-Day Camp (rising 4th and 5th graders)

Maker Skills Half-Day Camp (rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders)

Check out our event calendar for upcoming camp dates and times. 

Summer Sessions

Brinn Labs’ Wildcard Wednesdays (Summer Sessions) series is for Students age 13 to 16 and held weekly, Weds. July 8 – August 28th.

Wednesday sessions are devoted to specific maker skills, with demonstrations, instruction and projects, so you can practice what you have learned – that’s where the wildcard comes in!

Single sessions are $40; five sessions bundle for $160.

Tickets and event information available on our Event Calendar.

Wildcard Wednesdays 2019 Schedule

July 10

Natural Fabric Dyes and Shibori

We will be exploring natural dyes created from fruits, veggies, plants and other material that you might find in your pantry or garden. We will also be covering the basics of Shibori, the ancient Japanese art form of folding and dying fabrics, though today you might describe it as “tie dye.” Students should come ready to get a little messy and bring one to two white cotton shirts – we will provide the rest!

July 17

Introduction To Ceramics

Pottery and ceramics can take many forms and some of the most basic methods are the most fun – this class will focus on pinching, coiling and an introduction to how the world around is made in clay!

July 24

Wire Sculptures and Animation

Wire can be rigid or flexible and often used to create the armatures – frameworks – for animation puppets. Use our equipment, tools and materials to create a wire sculpture and bring it to life with stop motion animation.

July 31

Cyanotype Printing and Photography

Learn the basics of framing a photo, creating a negative from a digital image and how to use the sun and chemicals to create a printed image. Bring in some feathers, dried leaves, or anything that casts an interesting shadow to create your print.

August 7

Sewn Circuits

Electronics and sewing!? Join us to learn the basics of circuitry and hand sewing with conductive thread! We will be making a light-up felt patch or ornament that can really brighten your bag or wall.

August 14

Printmaking

We will be covering the history of printmaking and its many forms. From typesetting your own signs to screen printing fabric, students will learn multiple techniques and create some one-of-a-kind prints to take home.

August 21

Casting with Concrete

This common material used in construction is now being used for all sorts of furniture and art projects. Learn different casting techniques, how to use found objects for mold making at home and create an unique vessel. Dress for a mess and bring containers, bottles, flower pots, etc.

August 28

Sticker Art

Create your own stickers using our vinyl cutter. Learn the basics of vector art and how vinyl cutters are used to make stencils, resists, stickers and more.