University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties
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Hillsboro, IL 62049
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Taylorville, IL 62568
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Jerseyville, IL 62052
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Carlinville, IL 62626
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Maker Monkeys 3-D Printing Entrepreneur Camp Coming to Macoupin County
May 13, 2016
Macoupin County 4-H is gearing up for a summer filled with STEAM (Science Technology Art Math) learning. One upcoming program will involve 3D Printers. The Maker Monkeys Entrepreneur camp for youth in grades 6-9 combines entrepreneurship and digital fabrication. Youth will learn how to create a business, designing a product using Computer Aided Design (CAD), marketing their product and print their idea using 3D printers. The camp is July 19-21, from 9:00 a.m -3:00 p.m. at the Extension Office in Carlinville. The cost of the camp is $25 and includes a t-shirt. Everyone will get to take home their printed design!
Those interested may register for the camp by following this link https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=14372 or calingl the Extension office at 217-532-3941. 4-H needs volunteers willing share their knowledge with young eager learners. If you are interested in volunteering to teach a workshop or course please contact Elisha Hughes at 217-532-3941 the Montgomery County Extension office.
Local Contact: Kate Harding, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development, firstname.lastname@example.org