Technocopia

Technocopia is maker space located in Worcester, MA.  We provide our members with workspace and access to a bunch of tools to work on whatever they can dream up!

technocopia Vacation weeks

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Immerse yourself in week long programs in science, technology and art in a dynamic and fun learning environment. Our passionate team of instructors offer engaging workshops which mix artistic elements into subjects like anatomy, physics, electronics, engineering and more! Many activities are available independently, or save and sign up for full week long programs!

February Vacation Week (2/20-2/23)
April Vacation Week (4/16-4/20) Details Coming Soon!


Summer Vacation Weeks
July,
7/23-7/27 and 7/30-8/3, Details Coming Soon!
August, 8/6-8/10 and 8/13-8/17, Details Coming Soon!

February Vacation Week

february 20-23

Join  Technocopia for four full days of activities during February vacation. To complete enrollment, parents/guardians must fill out this registration form which collects important information regarding you and your child.  All programming for ages 11-15 is available at the reduced cost of $180, and for ages 8-11 the reduced cost of $65 . Please note that we only have full day programming for some age groups on 1 or 2 days. Activities are also available for individual sign ups at the costs listed below. 

All Feb vacation week programming Ages 11-15, (Laser Cut Boxes, T-Shirt Design, Make ToothPaste, Design Your Own Stickers) 
$180 REGISTER HERE!

All Fen vacation week programming, Ages 8-11, (Sun Catchers, Paper Circuits, Make Toothpaste, Design Your Own Stickers)
 $65 REGISTER HERE!

workshops

laser cut boxes

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REGISTER HERE!
Schedule
: Tuesday & Wednesday, 9:30am-12:30pm
Ages: 11-15
Fee: $75

Students in this two day morning workshop will learn how to design and build a small tabbed laser cut box.  The workshop group will learn how to create 2D vector images using free Inkscape software, and boxes will be cut and engraved on wood with Technocopia's Full Spectrum laser cutter. This is a great introduction to the digital design and fabrication process from the ground up! 

t-shirt design

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REGISTER HERE!
Schedule:
Tuesday & Wednesday, 1-4pm
Ages: 11-15
Fee: $95

Students in this two day afternoon workshop will learn 2D graphic design using the open source software InkScape. Students will learn how to use Technocopia's Roland vinyl cutter and how to create a silk screen for printing. Students will use fabric paint and learn how to print onto shirts. Each student will leave with one to two t-shirts and a sample of their unique prints on paper.

sun catchers

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REGISTER HERE!
Schedule:
Tuesday, 9:30am-11:30am
Ages: 8-11
Fee: $18

Students will use natural and craft items to create a dazzling light catching hanging ornament. Many items from the natural world, like insect wings and snake skins and some select items from craft stores included! 

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paper circuits

REGISTER HERE!
Schedule:
Tuesday, 2/20, 1-4pm
Ages: 8-11
Fee: $22

Create circuits using copper tape, LEDs and colorful craft paper! An easy introduction to electronics with a lot of creative license!

make toothpaste!

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REGISTER HERE!
Schedule:
Thursday, 9:30am-11:30am
Ages: 8-15
Fee: $15

Join Technocopia for this fun morning where students examine commercial toothpaste brands and are then tasked with designing their own! Selecting from several chemical ingredients, students will compete to make the best pastes!*

*Pastes in this laboratory are meant for experimentation and education and not for consumption.

design your own stickers

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THIS EVENT IS CANCELED. Please look at Friday's sticker workshop, 1-4pm below.

Schedule: Thursday, 1-4pm
Ages: 8-11
Fee: $25

Make your own customizable vinyl stickers! Using the 2D design software, Inkscape, and Technocopia's Roland vinyl cutter, students in this workshop will learn how to design and personalize graphic and text elements for stickers. All participants will leave with 1-2 of their own unique stickers, easily transferable and applicable to many surfaces! This workshop is designed for ages, 8-11.

design your own stickers

REGISTER HERE!
Schedule:
Friday, 1-4pm
Ages: 11-15
Fee: $25

Make your own customizable vinyl stickers! Using the 2D design software, Inkscape, and Technocopia's Roland vinyl cutter, students in this workshop will learn how to design and personalize graphic and text elements for stickers. All participants will leave with 1-2 of their own unique stickers, easily transferable and applicable to many surfaces! This workshop is designed for ages, 11-15.

 

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details Coming soon!

April Vacation Week, (4/16-4/20) Details Coming Soon!


Summer Vacation Weeks
July, 
7/23-7/27 and 7/30-8/3, Details Coming Soon!
August, 8/6-8/10 and 8/13-8/17, Details Coming Soon!

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Technocopia 
44 Portland Street 6th Floor
Worcester MA, 01608
Ph. (774) 420-2244