We’re not just about the making, we’re also about making a difference. Our outreach programs support both youth and teachers across Atlanta through innovative hands-on making experiences. By developing both the hard skills (how to use a soldering iron or create a digital design) as well as the soft skills (creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving, perseverance, risk-taking and adaptability), young makers build confidence and feel empowered to find their passions that can change their lives.
Free Community Youth Maker-Led Clubs
We offer several free community clubs and events for youth that are open to the public. Got a maker kid who wants to meet other kids with similar maker interests? Let us know!
Youth Maker Events with Our Community Partners
We develop and offer personalized maker-led and STEAM programs for many community partners that support K12 youth. If your organization or school is interested in a maker-led program, please reach out!
Decatur Makers is growing its support of educators working with K-12 students, after being accepted as a regional hub in the national MakerEd Making Spaces program. The program, supported by Cognizant and Google, is a Research Practice Partnership led by MakerEd and Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh (CMP) with educational institutions…