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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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Testimonials

What are people saying?

I have been nothing short of amazed with the work DHF is doing. I spend my days hiring and working with developers and met an 11 year old who was more proficient in iOS than some of my devs. DHF has a real gift with identifying talent and helping them flourish.”

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SaadAlam

What DHF does is so profoundly valuable. They teach kids the essential digital skills today’s job market demands, and they do it in an unstructured environment much more like the real world than the structured environment of a traditional school.”

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dianneconley

The stuff that the DHF youth are accomplishing and producing is simply mind blowing. When I was their age, I couldn’t dream about the things that they were doing. I wish that I had the programs and resources that the space provided available to me when I was growing up.”

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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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