MakerLab Weekend Workshops

Join us for a weekend workshop in the MakerLab! In these hands-on classes, LSC educators show you how to use the latest programming and fabricating tools, including 3D printers, vacuformers, and more.

We offer short, one-day sessions as well as more intensive, multi-day series. To make your reservation, please call us at 201.253.1310 or email us at

Take a look at our programs in 2018-19:

One-Day Sessions

Experience a short, one-day session in the MakerLab! These courses are for ages 8 and up and each last 45 minutes. They are held at both 10:00 am and 12:00 pm on the dates listed below. Each session is $20, and $16 for LSC members.

3Doodler: Turn your imagination and doodles into 3D art. Using a 3D pen, you have the freedom to draw, trace, or create in mid-air. Recreate some of your favorite characters and objects or design your own.

Course Dates (choose one):
  • Sept. 29
  • April 27

LSC LED Soldering Badge: Construct your own light-up electronic badge. During the process, you will learn about simple circuits and basic soldering techniques. The final product is yours to keep!

Course Dates (choose one):
  • Nov. 17
  • Nov. 24
  • June 22

Multi-Day Series

Sign up for an intensive, multi-day series in the MakerLab! Join our MakerLab instructors over a few Saturdays and learn to use 3D printers, vacuformers, and other tools to build a professional costume or saber. Participants are required to attend all the dates for their respective session. Each series is $200 and runs from 9:30 – 11:30 am. For ages 10 and up only.

Build a Costume
Session #1 Dates: Oct. 6, Oct. 13, Oct. 20, Oct. 27
Session #2 Dates: May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25

Prepare to win Halloween, ComicCon or any type of cosplaying event by building the greatest costume ever! Fabricate your own costume and learn the basics of costume design in this 4-week course. Use the latest tools including 3D printers, vacuformers, and more.

Build a Saber
Session #1 Dates: Dec. 1, Dec. 8, Dec. 15
Session #2 Dates: Feb. 16, Feb. 23, March 2

Calling all Jedis! In this 3-week course, use 3D printers and other programming tools to create a glowing saber worthy for intergalactic battle. You'll even learn some tips in the art of saber combat.