K-12, college, home school students and faculty are welcome to attend the first ever School Maker Day being held Friday, September 27, 2019 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Champlain Maker Faire, now in it’s 8th year, is offering schools, colleges, and home schoolers and faculty the opportunity to meet makers, participate in maker workshops and form teams to innovate, make and learn!
Sample Maker exhibits to date include:
Drones in flight – building, racing, and learning how to pilot; the all new Beta Technologies
Electric Plane – SEE MORE AT Makers & Exhibits – Champlain Mini Maker Faire
Sample Workshops/speakers include:
parkFun Electronics Physical Computing and Microbit Robotics
Kyle Clark with Beta Technologies on Electric Flight
AET Labs on 3D printing and Digital Fabrication
ECHO Leahy Center
St Michael’s College Makerspace
STARBASE VT and many more!
Scrounge-a-thon project Information:
APPLY HERE: Scrounge-A-Thon Application Form
BioLauncher Pellet Delivery – form a team to pitch your ideas to a panel of engineer judges so you can create an actual pellet delivery system for today’s pellet stoves. Champlain Maker Faire in partnership with the Vermont Clean Energy
Fund will provide financial support to create a prototype and connect to investors. For more information check out the BioLauncher page.
Student Ride Share App-a-thon – There are several apps currently available for student’s to share rides. However each has it’s limitations. Apply now to form a team to develop a student ride share app for students and parents that works for everyone!
Weatherization Project – If its true that most residential heat loss is through the basement or roof, form a team to come up with a “socks and hat” solution to containing heat lost and cut CO2 emissions.
Register to attend the School Maker Day!
(students and staff only*)
School Group Rate up to 25 students and staff: $120.00**
Home Schoolers: $8.00 per person
College students: $9.00
*staff = faculty = chaperone – not open to public
**FRL Schools may apply for subsidy here: FRL School Maker Day Subsidy Application
FRL School Maker Day Subsidy Application
Purchase Passes with Credit Card HERE: Champlain Maker Faire
Champlain Maker Faire
The Champlain Maker Faire, now in it’s 8th year, is a family friendly exhibit of innovations and creations!
Provide P.O. HERE: School Maker Day Purchase Order