MakerLab Weekend Series

MakerLab Weekend Series

Looking for a fun, educational family weekend activity? Try a new class series in the LSC MakerLab! In these hands-on classes, LSC educators show you and your kids (age 10 and up) how to use the latest programming and fabricating tools. Make a costume, saber, wand, Minecraft model or even your own, original video game.

These weekend classes are held 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Cost is $200 per participant for the entire series. Contact us for more information, and to register for a series: 201.253.1310 or

2017-18 Schedule

Halloween Costume Armorsmithing
October 7, 14, 21, 28
Prepare to win Halloween! Learn the basics of costume design, then use 3D printers, a vacuformer, and other fabrication tools to build the best costume ever. (Note: Students must purchase some materials.)

Wizened Wizards
November 4, 11, 18
April 14, 21, 28
In this three-class series, you will build your own wizard wand using 3D design and printing, then learn to create electronic circuits that will make it glow.

Saber Smithing
December 2, 9, 16
February 17, 24, March 3
Create an intergalactic-battle-worthy glowing saber using our programming tools and 3D printer. In the third and final session, Saber Guild Corellia will send its best warriors to train you in the ways of saber combat.

Minecraft Masters!
March 10, 17, 24, 31
May 12, 19, June 2, 9
In this four-session series, teams will collaborate to create a Minecraft version of Liberty Science Center. Build all of your favorite exhibits!

Bloxels: 8-Bit Video Games
November 4, 11, 18
April 14, 21, 28
Pair up with a partner to design video game characters, create levels of play, and combine them all into an original game using Bloxels.