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The MAKE’NaBLE Program Starts January 2023 and it is Free for CT Youth 14-18!

BY YOUTH - FOR YOUTH

The e-NABLE Community is an amazing group of individuals from all over the world who are using their 3D printers to create free 3D printed hands and arms for those in need of an upper limb assistive device. They are people who have come together and collaborate on ways to help improve

The open-source 3D printable designs for hands and arms for those who were born missing fingers or who have lost them due to war, disease or natural disaster.

The e-NABLE Community is made up of teachers, students, engineers, scientists, medical professionals, tinkerers, designers, parents, children, scout troops, artists, philanthropists, dreamers, coders, makers and every day people who just want to make a difference and help to “Give The World A Helping Hand.”

Click here to learn more about the e-NABLE Community


MAKE’n'ABLE is your chance to Get involved, learn new STEM skills and have fun!

WHY?

This designation allows MakerspaceCT to be a certified hub in the Hartford area to print, build, and deliver prosthetic hands to people in need.

This will improve the lives of amputees while concurrently teaching STEM skills to local students. Imagine the training these students will receive while building empathy by giving a prosthetic to a peer in need.

THE STUDENTS

HIGH SCHOOL ages 14 - 18 and from all demographics in the Hartford region.

THE CURRICULUM

Students will learn the process of additive manufacturing, CAD design, and post processing while engaging in a meaningful project intent on helping those in need.

Students will work with our instructors to contribute designs and prototypes to the e-NABLE online community and will help put MakerspaceCT “on the global map” of e-NABLE Community Chapters.

SCHEDULE

  • 10 students meet 1 night a week for 3 hours ( 5:30p-8:30p) for 8 Weeks
  • 24 hours of project-based development at the MakerspaceCT tech lab - downtown Hartford includes meals, materials, and take-home projects

TWO COHORTS, STARTING JANUARY 2023

TEAM YELLOW is Mondays 5:30pm-8:30pm, January 9th through March 6th. (The second class will be on a Tuesday because of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.)

TEAM GREEN is Wednesdays 5:30pm-8:30pm, January 12th through March 8th

**No programming during the week of February 20th (Presidents' Day/Winter Vacation)

View the full schedule below.

Choose your cohort:

TEAM YELLOW is Mondays 5:30pm-8:30pm, 1/9/23 - 3/6/23. (The 2nd session will be on a Tues. because of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.)

TEAM GREEN is Wednesdays 5:30pm-8:30pm, 1/12/23-3/8/2023.

SPACE IS LIMITED, APPLY TODAY

    • Monday, January 09, 2023
    • Monday, March 06, 2023
    • 8 sessions
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    BY YOUTH - FOR YOUTH

    The e-NABLE Community is an amazing group of individuals from all over the world who are using their 3D printers to create free 3D printed hands and arms for those in need of an upper limb assistive device. They are people who have come together and collaborate on ways to help improve

    The open-source 3D printable designs for hands and arms for those who were born missing fingers or who have lost them due to war, disease or natural disaster.

    The e-NABLE Community is made up of teachers, students, engineers, scientists, medical professionals, tinkerers, designers, parents, children, scout troops, artists, philanthropists, dreamers, coders, makers and every day people who just want to make a difference and help to “Give The World A Helping Hand.”

    WHY?

    This designation allows MakerspaceCT to be a certified hub in the Hartford area to print, build, and deliver prosthetic hands to people in need.

    This will improve the lives of amputees while concurrently teaching STEM skills to local students. Imagine the training these students will receive while experiencing the humbleness of giving a prosthetic to a peer in need.

    THE STUDENTS

    HIGH SCHOOL ages 14 - 18 and from all demographics in the Hartford region.

    THE CURRICULUM

    Students will learn the process of additive manufacturing, CAD design, and post processing while engaging in a meaningful project intent on helping those in need.

    Through the support of the MakerspaceCT, Instructors utilizing the e-Nable online community students will work to get MakerspaceCT put “on the map”.

    THE SCHEDULE

    10 students meet 1 night a week for 3 hours ( 5:30p-8:30p) for 8 Weeks

    24 hours of project-based development at the MakerspaceCT tech lab - downtown Hartford includes meals, materials, and take-home projects.

    TEAM YELLOW is Mondays, January 9th through March 6th. Each session is 5:30p-8:30p. The second session will be on a Tuesday because of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No programming during the week of February 20th (Presidents' Day/Winter Vacation)

    Program Dates:

    JAN 9 Monday

    JAN 17 Tuesday

    JAN 23 Monday

    JAN 30 Monday

    FEB 6 Monday

    FEB 13 Monday

    FEB 27 Monday

    MAR 6 Monday

    This program is open to Connecticut High School students ages 14-18. The tuition-free training is in-person and on-site at MakerspaceCT in Downtown Hartford.

    LOCATION:

    MakerspaceCT

    36 Talcott Street

    Hartford, CT 06119

    Health and Safety: Masks are optional and social distancing is recommended. Please click here for details.

    Funding provided by:


    • Wednesday, January 11, 2023
    • Wednesday, March 08, 2023
    • 8 sessions
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    BY YOUTH - FOR YOUTH

    The e-NABLE Community is an amazing group of individuals from all over the world who are using their 3D printers to create free 3D printed hands and arms for those in need of an upper limb assistive device. They are people who have come together and collaborate on ways to help improve

    The open-source 3D printable designs for hands and arms for those who were born missing fingers or who have lost them due to war, disease or natural disaster.

    The e-NABLE Community is made up of teachers, students, engineers, scientists, medical professionals, tinkerers, designers, parents, children, scout troops, artists, philanthropists, dreamers, coders, makers and every day people who just want to make a difference and help to “Give The World A Helping Hand.”

    WHY?

    This designation allows MakerspaceCT to be a certified hub in the Hartford area to print, build, and deliver prosthetic hands to people in need.

    This will improve the lives of amputees while concurrently teaching STEM skills to local students. Imagine the training these students will receive while experiencing the humbleness of giving a prosthetic to a peer in need.

    THE STUDENTS

    HIGH SCHOOL ages 14 - 18 and from all demographics in the Hartford region.

    THE CURRICULUM

    Students will learn the process of additive manufacturing, CAD design, and post processing while engaging in a meaningful project intent on helping those in need.

    Through the support of the MakerspaceCT, Instructors utilizing the e-Nable online community students will work to get MakerspaceCT put “on the map”.

    THE SCHEDULE

    10 students meet 1 night a week for 3 hours ( 5:30p-8:30p) for 8 Weeks

    24 hours of project-based development at the MakerspaceCT tech lab - downtown Hartford includes meals, materials, and take-home projects.

    TEAM GREEN is Wednesdays, January 11th through March 8th. Each session is 5:30p-8:30p. No programming during the week of February 20th (Presidents' Day/Winter Vacation)

    Program Dates:

    JAN 11 Wednesday

    JAN 18 Wednesday

    JAN 25 Wednesday

    FEB 1 Wednesday

    FEB 8 Wednesday

    FEB 15 Wednesday

    MAR 1 Wednesday

    MAR 8 Wednesday

    This program is open to Connecticut High School students ages 14-18. The tuition-free training is in-person and on-site at MakerspaceCT in Downtown Hartford.

    LOCATION:

    MakerspaceCT

    36 Talcott Street

    Hartford, CT 06119

    Health and Safety: Masks are optional and social distancing is recommended. Please click here for details.

    Funding provided by:


The program is in-person at our

facility in Downtown Hartford


MakerspaceCT

36 Talcott Street

Hartford, CT

(G. Fox Building)


TEAM YELLOW SCHEDULE:

    TEAM YELLOW is Mondays, January 9th through March 6th. Each session is 5:30p-8:30p. The second session will be on a Tuesday because of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

    Program Dates:

    • JAN 9 Monday
    • JAN 17 Tuesday
    • JAN 23 Monday
    • JAN 30 Monday
    • FEB 6 Monday
    • FEB 13 Monday
    • FEB 27 Monday
    • MAR 6 Monday


      TEAM GREEN SCHEDULE:

      TEAM GREEN is Wednesdays, January 11th through March 8th. Each session is 5:30p-8:30p. 

      Program Dates:

      • JAN 11 Wednesday
      • JAN 18 Wednesday
      • JAN 25 Wednesday
      • FEB 1 Wednesday
      • FEB 8 Wednesday
      • FEB 15 Wednesday
      • MAR 1 Wednesday
      • MAR 8 Wednesday


      Each course runs for 8 weeks. No programming during the week of February 20th (Presidents' Day/Winter Vacation).

      It's very important that you are able to attend each session. Please choose a cohort based on your best availability for the program weeks.

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