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Join us this summer at Maker Camp and learn about 3D Printing, Electronics and Circuits, and more!
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Join us for our summer Maker Camp as a Maker Corps staff member and get paid for helping youth learn about making!
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Pay-What-You-Can

Here at the Digital Harbor Foundation we firmly believe that financial capacity should never be a barrier to participation in our programs. Thanks to some amazing funders (such as the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, the David Warnock Foundation, the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, the Venable Foundation, the Bowe-Stewart Foundation, the Maker Education Initiative, our entire […]

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Thanks to You We Met Our Crowdfunding Goal!

Thank you to everyone who has supported our campaign so far! We set a very ambitious goal of raising $20k by our Anniversary Showcase Event on January 16th — and we are happy to announce that we made it! In addition to the $6,500+ on our rally.org/digitalharbor page, we are really grateful for all who helped […]

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Our Youth Are “Making Stuff”

Digital Harbor Foundation was recently selected to be a host site for PBS Nova’s Making Stuff Outreach program. The groundbreaking initiative created a national network of sites passionate about empowering youth and advancing STEM education through creative experiments. There are four sessions each focusing on a different scientific concept. The workshops provide hands-on experience in […]

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Happenings in the MegaLab

It’s been a little over a month since we kicked off our second cohort of Maker Foundations Youth and welcomed back our first generation of Tech Center Members to the space. What a busy month it’s been! Maker Foundations Our new group of Maker Foundations Youth brought 32 new smiling faces and curious minds to […]

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Tutorial: ArtBot

An ArtBot is a fun little robot that you can make with a few common (and inexpensive) items.  Then you can let your ArtBot loose and have it draw all sorts of fun pictures for you! What You Will Need: A foam pool noodle (the kind with a hollow center) 4 markers 2 rubber bands An […]

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What are people saying?

DHF is one of the most innovative, capital efficient nonprofit bases we have serving our urban youth. I am a supporter and hope you might consider the same.”

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FrankBonsal

The work at DHF focuses on one of the core principals of design – how to think iteratively – how to take what you know and explore the unknown, how to make measured mistakes and learn, how to see the patterns when a process break down and then improve the approach.”

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Newt-Fowler

DHF is bringing influential conversations with experts – usually a university level experience – to young makers in their place, on their terms.”

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…Interesting how two teachers can help change the energy level in a city and, perhaps, spark a revolution in learning.”

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TomVanderArk

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