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Creator Courses

Dive Deeper Into Your Creative Journey!

CREATE at Arizona Science Center®'s Creator Courses offer the space for Makers to expand on their creative passions. The Makerspace currently offers two courses: Intro to ShopBot CNC and Wood Shop.

Creator Course: Intro to ShopBot

$50 | Ages 8+ | 3 Hours
July 20 | August 17 | September 21
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This 3-hour Creator Course allows Makers to learn the basics of using a 5' by 10' ShopBot CNC Router! This Course covers basic safety, machine terminology, approved materials, basic start-up and shut-down procedures, loading a design into VCarve Pro software, and customizing and fabricating a small sign.

Makers ages 13–17 must be accompanied by a ticketed adult. Safety glasses, short sleeves and closed-toe shoes are required. Hearing protection and dust mask advised.

*Must take Creator Course: Wood Shop first


Creator Course: Wood Shop

$150 | Ages 13+ | 3 Hours
First and Last Saturdays
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This 3-hour Creator Course allows Makers to dive deeper into woodworking! Step into CREATE’s private woodshop and allow our expert techs to walk you through safely using a variety of saws and drills, handling an oscillating spindle sander and working with a Brad Nailer. By the end of this workshop, Makers will leave with a self-made wooden creation and the skills to continue their woodworking journey.

Makers ages 13-17 must be accompanied by an adult. To keep the Woodshop at a safe capacity, we require each accompanying adult to be ticketed. Closed-toe shoes required.


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