CREATE JR. (ages 812)

CREATE Jr. introduces kids ages 8–12 to the world of technology and engineering through a hands-on learning environment using equipment such as 3D printers, soldering irons, woodworking tools, and laser cutters. Workshops cover software instruction, basic safety, and materials.  Each participant will have the opportunity to personalize the designated project.


What can my young maker do after taking a CREATE Jr. workshop(s)?

A guardian can purchase a CREATE Jr. Pass for 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, and Soldering use. The pass is $15.00 per equipment use for two hours. For more details about how to reserve equipment, community workspace guidelines and purchasing please call 602.716.2073 or email

All young makers must be accompanied by a guardian 18 years or older for the duration of the workshop and reservation. Space is limited, pre-registration is highly recommended.



Campers in grades 7–12 combine technology like Python, Raspberry Pi and CAD design with hands-on experience using automata and Rube Goldberg machines, soldering irons, laser cutters, 3D printers and more. CREATE Tech Camp is located at Arizona Science Center’s makerspace adjacent to the main building. Early drop-off begins at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up ends at 6 p.m.

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