The Makerspace is an expansion of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) opportun
- The Makerspace Lunch Club is a parent-supervised lunchtime period for upper-grade students to engage in creative independent and collaborative projects. The Lunch Club is a very popular program and is one of the most gratifying volunteer opportunities at Henry Ford. Students have the following to say: "I can't believe we get to come here!" "I'm so happy when I'm here." "I want to come every day." "Thank you so much for the Makerspace!" "I'm so excited, I don't know what to make!" "I don't want to leave."
- Free after-school CS First and Scratch Coding Clubs are available to every grade when parent volunteers are available.
- Teachers are invited to use the space and materials for classroom activities.
They explore. They pursue projects they find interesting.
They work on projects that show whimsy and playfulness.
- WILLING TO TAKE ON RISK
They aren’t afraid to try new things.
- WILLING TO TAKE ON RESPONSIBILITIES
They enjoy projects that can help others.
They don’t give up easily.
They look for materials and ideas in unlikely places.
- WILLING TO SHARE
Share knowledge, tools and support for others.
They believe they can make a difference in the world!
Coordinator: Rebecca Foutch
Needs: Parent Volunteers (no experience necessary)
Sign-up: To volunteer or donate materials, email email@example.com