Tinkering School After School focuses on the core goals of Tinkering School:
- Becoming better teammates and friends
- Learning from our mistakes
- Trying harder than usual
- Building something bigger than ourselves
Mini Tinkering and Welding After School Sessions
November 29 - December 15
Perfect for the lull between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Tinkering School offers 3 session tinkering and welding workshops for Tinkerers and Welders 8 and older. These are perfect to introduce tinkering and welding concepts or to keep your skills sharp for the winter and spring After School sessions starting in January.
Winter and Spring After School Sessions
Session 1 January 3 - March 24
Session 2 April 3 - May 25
Older Tinkerers 8 and Up
New to Tinkering After School: Tinkering With ART
Block Printing is a multi step process in which we will create a black and white design, transfer it to a soft linoleum block, learn to safely carve the block, roll out ink and then make multiple prints. In this session, we will make cards. With so many rules to follow and also break, We will have much room for experimentation, failure, and hands on learning opportunities!
Traditional Tinkering Chop Saw, Drills and 2X4s
Tinkering Tuesday and Thursdays are always a surprise each and every Tinkering Workshop has the same set of long term goals. We aim to empower kids with a sense that the world is malleable. Kids learn that they are agents of change who can grasp complex problems and express their creative ideas clearly. In this workshop, we are doing it with a chop saw and some 2x4s.
Tinkering with metal offers a different dimension in creativity, design, and implementation. Tinkerers work on individually designed projects in a collaborative setting as they learn to shape metal using core flux welding using the same equipment as MIG welding but with no gas.
Tinkering for Younger Tinkerers
5 - 7 year olds
Young Tinkerers will learn to work collaboratively to tackle tinkering challenges that apply scientific concepts and skills. They will design, experiment, create, make mistakes and learn from them. This is a fun way for young tinkerers to channel their energy and enthusiasm to practice problem solving.
1960 Bryant St - Tinkerers ages 8 and up
1920 Bryant St - Tinkerers ages 5 - 7
San Francisco, CA 94110
Sessions run 3:45 - 5:45. Drop-off starts at 3:3; pick-up ends at 6:00.
Tuition ranges from $100.00 to $375.00. Financial assistance is available; indicate that you're interested in Financial Assistance when prompted during registration.