Inventors Club – Upper West Side2019-01-02T08:31:43+00:00

After School Inventors Club

After School Inventors Club

Play, build, and learn through amazing projects every day after school…

Saturday Inventors Workshops

Saturday Inventors Workshops

Let’s explore our creative side with explorations.

Holiday Day & Week Camps

Holiday Day & Week Camps

Play, build, and learn through amazing projects every day after school…

Builder Birthday Parties

Builder Birthday Parties

Builder Birthdays is a team of professionals….

STEM Summer Camp

STEM Summer Camp

Play, build, and learn through amazing projects every day after school…

Play, build, and learn through amazing projects every day after school like:

  • Code video games in Scratch and Kodu
  • Design and code epic quests in Minecraft & Roblox
  • Build and fly rockets and airplanes
  • Engineer our own circuits and contraptions
  • Design and 3D print any object you can imagine

Learn to create something new every day:

  • 77th & Broadway (233 W. 77th St., 1A, New York, NY 10023)
  • Ages 6-14 with differentiated STEM building, coding and art projects as well as non-computer games, laser tag capture the flag, and choice time to include homework and DIY exploratoration
  • Kids may bring their own nut-free snacks and refreshments
  • Parents and caregivers are invited to co-create (ID verification necessary)
  • No previous skills necessary
  • Open every day that public school is open
  • Questions? Contact us at info@maker-state.com or 917-780-2345
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Join us every day afterschool 3pm-5pm and on school holidays for NYC’s most inventive learning space for kids: MakerState’s Inventors Club. It’s a STEAM makerspace for kids ages 6-14 led by experienced instructors with new and continuing projects every day in coding, game design, robotics, engineering, rocket science, and computer-aided design. (STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math).

3pm – 5pm, Mon – Fri
January 29 – June 28 (see Flex Pass below)

REGISTER PROGRAM COST INCLUDES
Walk In $45/day → TRY US FOR FREE!
Try us for a day and if you register for Flex Pass afterward, we’ll rebate this $45 to say thanks!
5 day Flex Pass $40/day ($200) 1 free Saturday workshops**
$25 off STEM Summer Camp
10 day Flex Pass $35/day ($350) 2 free Saturday workshops**
$35 off STEM Summer Camp
15 day Flex Pass $30/day ($450) 3 free Saturday workshops**
$60 off STEM Summer Camp
30 day Flex Pass $25/day ($750) 4 free Saturday workshops**
$75 off STEM Summer Camp

* Flex Passes do not include STEM Summer Camp (July – August); no refunds; good for 1 year of use.
** Saturday workshops are 9am-12pm; advanced registration required.

WAYS TO SAVE!

  • Parent Booster: Volunteer to do pick up at your school and/or share the program with your fellow parents and receive a significant registration discount on all our our programming
  • Club Parent: Help us bring an afterschool program or holiday camp to your school and receive a 25% rebate on registration.

Saturday Inventors Workshop

Let’s explore our creative side with explorations in coding, game design, robotics, engineering, rocket science, and computer-aided design.

9am – 12pm, Saturdays

  • 9am-11:15am Creative building time with dedicated themes
  • 11:15am-12pm Laser Tag recess in Riverside Park
  • Kids must have their own NUT-FREE snacks and lunches
REGISTER PROGRAM COST INCLUDES
Saturday  9am – 12pm
(choose a date when registering)
$45 → TRY US FOR FREE!
Try us on a Saturday and if you register for after school Inventors Club with
Flex Pass afterward, we’ll rebate this $45 to say thanks!

School Holiday Day Camp & Break Week Camp

Day Camps, 9am-3pm, $95
Break Week Camps, Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm, $450 ($95 day passes available)

A day off school is a day on for fun in the makerspace! Let’s jump into some super-fun hands-on projects like rocket building, glowing origami, circuits, robots, 3D design, virtual reality, geocaching, and coding and playing video games, with laser tag recess!

REGISTER PROGRAM DATE COST INCLUDES
Day Camp
9am-3pm
Jan 21
MLK Day
$95 1 free Saturday workshop**
$75 off STEM Summer Camp
Day Camp
9am-3pm
Feb 5
Lunar New Year
$175 1 free Saturday workshop**
$75 off STEM Summer Camp
Week Camp
9am-3pm
Mon-Fri
Feb 18 – 22
Midwinter Recess
$450
($95 day passes available)
Link to Day Pass row below
1 free Saturday workshop**
$75 off STEM Summer Camp
Day Camp
9am-3pm
Wed & Thu
Mar 13 & 14
Lunar New Year
$175 1 free Saturday workshop**
$75 off STEM Summer Camp
Week Camp
9am-3pm
Mon-Fri
April 19 – 26
Spring Recess
$450
($95 day passes available)
Link to Day Pass row below
1 free Saturday workshop**
$75 off STEM Summer Camp
Day Camp
9am-3pm
Jun 4
Eid al-Fitr
$95 1 free Saturday workshop**
$75 off STEM Summer Camp
Day Camp
9am-3pm
Jun 6
Anniversary Day
$95 1 free Saturday workshop**
$75 off STEM Summer Camp
Day Camp
9am-3pm
Jun 11
Clerical Day
$95 1 free Saturday workshop**
$75 off STEM Summer Camp
Day Pass
9am-3pm
Good for any day
of a Week Camp
$95 1 free Saturday workshop**
$75 off STEM Summer Camp

WAYS TO SAVE!

  • Parent Booster: Volunteer to do pick up at your school and/or share the program with your fellow parents and receive a significant registration discount on all our our programming
  • Club Parent: Help us bring an afterschool program or holiday camp to your school and receive a 25% rebate on registration.

Need School Pick Up? Let’s talk!

2:45pm pick-ups can be arranged from surrounding schools when four or more students from that school are enrolled (we can provide program flyer to share with your fellow parents). Parent volunteers who can help escort kids to the program from surrounding schools receive a significant registration discount. Email info@maker-state.com for more information Available pick up schools (if you do not see your school here, please contact us at info@maker-state.com):

  • Collegiate School for Boys
  • MS 243 Center School
  • Manhattan Country School
  • Manhattan Day School
  • PS 199
  • PS 87
  • Robert Louis Stevenson School
  • Rodeph Sholom School
  • School of the Blessed Sacrament
  • Success Academy Upper West
  • The Anderson School
  • The Calhoun School
  • The Computer School
  • West End Day School

Some more details of the types of projects we do in the makerspace:

  • Scratch Video Game Design & Coding: color-coded, drag-and-drop block based coding for kids
  • Inventors: DIY, inventions, contraptions and gadgets with tech like Snap Circuits, MaKey MaKey, Squishy Circuits, littlebits, and Circuit Scribe in this tech-crafts introduction to creative, DIY smart circuits that light up, beep, spin, and inspire
  • Jr. Engineers: build bridges, skyscrapers, derby cars, catapults, and many more DIY toys in this hands-on introduction to design, physics, and engineering
  • Minecraft Redstone Engineering: learn virtual circuits and engineering concepts in a fun environment
  • Minecraft Modding: modify (“mod”) Minecraft landscapes, materials, and characters and learn artistic, reading and writing, and computer programming skills along the way
  • Minecraft Storytelling: create interactive Minecraft maps and worlds with puzzles and skill-based adventures that emphasize creative writing and artistic design skills such as setting, characters, plot narratives, and conflict resolution
  • 3D Design & Printing: budding 3D designers will create 3D objects and structures in TinkerCAD, OnShape and/or 123D and learn the fundamental skills industrial designers, architects, and engineers use to design toys, cars, phones, robots, games, movies, and more
  • Rocket Science: Learn physics and engineering fundamentals by designing rockets and airplanes to discover Newton’s Laws

WAYS TO SAVE!

  • Parent Booster: Volunteer to do pick up at your school and/or share the program with your fellow parents and receive a significant registration discount on all our our programming
  • Club Parent: Help us bring an afterschool program or holiday camp to your school and receive a 25% rebate on registration.