NCCE 2018 Maker Camps are back and better than ever!

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NCCE’s Maker Camp returns with two sessions in August 2018! After last summer’s sold-out program, we will be expanding our offering to provide even better experiences for participants.  You will spend two days at the beautiful Pack Forest Conference Center in Eatonville, Washington (just 90 minutes from Seattle) working with experienced Maker educators and immersing yourself into fun and exciting activities. Rustic cabin lodging and delicious meals are included in the registration fee. Credit and Clock Hours available.  

“Thank you so much for an amazing Maker Camp. I had so much fun learning in a user-friendly hands-on way.”

Price Per Camp

$375 Early Bird Pricing Until June 7
$425 Regular

Attend Both Camps

 Full four days of learning $825 Early Bird Until June 7
$925 Regular

Introduction to Makerspaces 

“I learned so much I the Maker Camp! Thanks for providing such a valuable opportunity, I really appreciate it!”

When: August 7-8 (10 am August 7 through 3 pm August 8) 

Who: Educators wanting to learn more about setting up Makerspaces in their classrooms, schools or afterschool programs. Various levels, either starting from scratch or discovering the possibilities large and small, are welcome.  

Why: Makerspaces are springing up in classrooms and libraries throughout the Northwest. They can range from simple stations for building with cardboard and duct tape up to high-tech labs. If you are starting new, you can learn the tips and tricks to launch your program. If you are already implementing a Makerspace, you can learn new tricks and share your learning with new colleagues! Leave this camp armed with ready to go activities and ideas. 

What: Highlights include: 

  • Why Makerspaces can drive powerful learning 
  • Tips and tricks for starting and managing a Makerspace 
  • Makerspaces on the Cheap and Low-Tech 
  • Creating and Programming the BBC Microbit 
  • 3D Printing 
  • LEGO Robotics 
  • Programming with Makey Makey 
  • Using Design Thinking in your Makerspace 
  • And more! 

Register Now for Introduction to Makerspace

Taking Your Makerspace to the Next Level 

When: August 9-10 (10 am August 9 through 3 pm August 10) 

Who: Educators wanting to explore more challenging (and interesting!) Makerspace options to use in their classrooms, schools or afterschool programs. 

Why: Some Makerspace options are more technical in nature and require more time to explore effectively. This session will let participants dive more deeply into these exciting options. 

“I had an incredible time and look forward to attending again!”

What: Highlights include: 

  • Building worlds in Minecraft 
  • Comparing Makey Makey, Arduino, Micro:bit, and Raspberry Pi 
  • LEGO Robotics 
  • 3D Printing 
  • Making with Vinyl & Paper Cutting Machines 
  • Programming with Scratch 
  • STEM in the Makerspace 
  • And more! 

Register Now for Taking Your Makerspace to the Next Level


Why attend one when you could attend both!

Spend 4 days at the beautiful Pack Forest Conference Center and attend both the Introduction to Makerspaces and Taking your Makerspace to the Next Level.

Register for Both Camps Back to Back