2019 registration now open — new classes for a new year!

Bolts & Bytes Maker Academy offers year-round classes, including after-school and weekend programs! Check out the listings below for our classes that are currently open for registration.

PLUS : Be sure to take advantage of our 10% Multi-Class Discount!  Sign up for one Bolts & Bytes program and automatically receive 10% off ALL additional registrations for the 2018-2019 season!

Spring 2019 Schedule

ALL NEW! — Combat Robots
What more do we need to say? It’s bot vs. bot in the Bolts & Bytes Battle Bot Arena! Get ready for 8-week crash course in building and battling your own combat robot. This class covers basic bot building, RC electronics, offensive weapon design, defensive strategy and more. We provide all the hardware — you bring your competitive spirit, tinkering skills and be READY TO BATTLE!

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Tuesdays @ 5:30pm | Jan 22 - Mar 12
ages 11 - 17  | 8 weeks of sessions |  $185

Fridays @ 10am | Jan 25 - Mar 15
ages 11 - 17  | 8 weeks of sessions |  $185

ALL NEW! — Jewelry Making
Our first class dedicated to making your own jewelry! This class covers some basic techniques and concepts you'll need to make your own custom jewelry pieces. We touch on a variety of methods in this introductory class, including some that will surprise you!

Wednesdays @ 6pm | Jan 23 - Feb 13
ages 9 - 16  | 4 weeks of sessions |  $95

NEW! — Electronics Exploration
So, you want to start making stuff that works? In Electronics Exploration we will take you though the basics of electronics and show you how it all works, with no experience necessary! We’ll learn how to make a basic circuit, a clap activated night-light, a capacitive touch fruit piano, an AI bug-bot, and more -- all without typing a single line of code!

Mondays @ 5:30pm | Jan 28 - Mar 11
ages 9 - 16  | 6 weeks of sessions |  $140

NEW! — Re:Use, the Ultimate Makers Class
How many uses can we come up with for a cereal box? Can we turn an Altoids tin into a portable phone charger? In Re:Use, we upcycle things that we’d normally recycle or just throw away and give them new life as life hacks, decorative items, useful gizmos and more! Re:Use is a very hands-on and creative class that will challenge your view of what’s trash and what’s treasure.

Fridays @ 12pm | Jan 25 - Feb 15
ages 9 - 16  | 4 weeks of sessions |  $95

3D Printing Exploration - Our Entry-Level 3D Design Class
What can we make with our 3D printers? Well, that’s up to you! In this class, we’ll take you from sketching to designing to printing your custom creations. We work in a 3D design environment that’s as easy to use as it is powerful — so no matter what your previous experience, we’ll have you printing your 3D creations in no time!

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Thursdays @ 10am | Jan 24 - Mar 14
ages 9 - 16  | 8 weeks of sessions |  $185

Thursdays @ 5:30pm | Jan 24 - Mar 14
ages 9 - 16  | 8 weeks of sessions |  $185

Drone Pilot Race School
One of our most popular classes. Learn to pilot, race and repair Tiny Whoop Class quadcopters — all on our indoor race course that we design and build together! Here you’ll learn the fundamentals of quad piloting, including aerial maneuvers, crash avoidance, control systems and basic repairs (because everybody crashes!).

Thursdays @ 12pm | Jan 24 - Feb 28
ages 9 - 16  | 6 weeks of sessions |  $140

NEW! — 3D Printing Pro
Our Pro-level 3D printing class! We’re going to dive deeper into 3D design with some fun projects that explore the more artistic side of advanced 3D design. Plus students will get hands-on experience running the 3D printers themselves and learn what it takes to get the best prints of their work. This class requires some experience in 3D design. If this is your first 3D printing class, check out our 3D Printing Exploration class above!

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Wednesdays @ 5:30pm | Jan 23 - Mar 13
ages 9 - 16  | 8 weeks of sessions |  $185

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We are constantly adding to our schedule, so be sure to check back and follow us on Facebook to be notified of our newest programs.  

Have an idea for something you’d like to see us offer?  We always welcome your feedback so feel free to get in touch!