Inventors Club

Make Something!

Inventors Club is a six week program for girls and boys to become inventors. Students make a project using the tools and materials from The Bakken’s student workshop. Guided by mentors and Bakken educators, students can build almost anything they can dream up. Students gain hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering and math while creating their own individual projects. Each session has a unique theme to spark the imagination. Programs occur on six mostly consecutive Saturdays during the fall, winter, and spring.

 

 

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Fall
2017

Saturdays, Oct. 14, 21, Nov. 4,11, 18, Dec. 2

No workshop on Saturdays October 28 or November 25

Tinkering with Tones

This fall our inventors will be coming up with interesting ways to make sounds and experimenting with generating unique electronic tones.

Winter  2018

Saturdays in February and March 2018

 

 

Spring 2018

Saturdays in April and May 2018

 

 

 

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Explorers

9-11 years old

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Inventors

12-14 years old

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Investigators

15+ years old

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost

Each session costs $200 (or $180 for families with Household or Supporting Memberships), class sizes are limited.

 

Scholarships

The Bakken offers income based scholarships to help provide access to its youth programs.
Please visit the Youth Program Scholarships page for more information. 

Registration

You can register online with a credit card, by logging into our registration system. 

Or you can:

  • Mail a completed registration form with a check
  • Complete your registration by phone at 612-926-3878.
  • Stop by the museum to complete a registration form and pay using cash, check or credit card.  

Please note that submitting a registration form does not guarantee you a spot. We will send you an email to confirm your registration. 

Check out some of the Young Inventors featured in our Gadgetorium exhibit

Register Today!