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Skills Training

In addition to our basic safety training classes we also offer skill building workshops. These workshops are open to both the public members. Below you will find a full list of upcoming classes for adults and children. Select a class for more detail about scheduling, instructor bios, prerequisites, and pricing.

Upcoming Workshops

EV3 Robotics Camp

This workshop takes place over 5 sessions.

Monday, June 19 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, June 20 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday, June 21 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday, June 22 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, June 23 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm

Sure - You could spend your summer playing video games, and watching cartoons. But trust us, it's so much cooler to MAKE the technology than to just play with something someone ELSE invented. Wouldn't you rather spend a week learning about gear ratios, sensor inputs and drive train development? Designing your own robot? Training to be a future engineer?

Teacher: Andrew Abissi   Cost: $150.00   Learn More »

Advanced Arduino Robotics Camp Take Home a Robot

This workshop takes place over 5 sessions.

Monday, June 19 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, June 20 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 21 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, June 22 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday, June 23 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Build and take home a highly advanced Arduino Robot! Sure - You could spend your summer playing video games, and watching cartoons. But trust us, it's so much cooler to MAKE the technology than to just play with something someone ELSE invented. Wouldn't you rather spend a week learning about gear ratios, sensor inputs and drive train development? Designing your own robot? Training to be a future engineer?

Teacher: Andrew Abissi   Cost: $250.00   Learn More »

Learn to Marble ($25 for 2 People, Free for Spectators)

Sunday, June 25 @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm

This class if for those who love the style of marble but don't have the budget for the real thing. The instructor will go through, step by step, the technique to create the perfect marble design on any home décor item. Attendees will then be able to decorate items provided to them or items they bring with the materials provided. The type of preferred items for dipping are objects made of either porcelain or glass. The swirls come out best when the object is all one color. This class would make a perfect date night or family night out!

Teacher: Andrew Abissi   Cost: $25.00   Learn More »

Backyard Ballistics

This workshop takes place over 5 sessions.

Monday, June 26 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, June 27 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday, June 28 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday, June 29 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, June 30 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm

Do you have an appetite for destruction? Do you love building projectiles and working with explosive? Join the backyard ballistics camp and build potato cannons, tennis ball mortars, catapults and trebuchets in a fun and safe learning environment. There will be a competition the last day of camp complete with award and bragging rights. Your new artillery will be surrendered to your parents at the end of camp. Cost includes the one week session, building materials, t-shirt, and daily snack.

Teacher: Andrew Abissi   Cost: $175.00   Learn More »

Video Game Design Camp

This workshop takes place over 5 sessions.

Monday, June 26 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, June 27 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 28 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, June 29 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday, June 30 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Do you love video games and wish you could make your own? Game design teaches math, art, logic, writing, and computer skills in the most exciting way imaginable! I will go over several free video game making programs that allow you to create, share, and sell games for computer, mobile device, Xbox, and Playstation. I will talk about some of the hardcore video game design systems, but this class will only cover the basics and provide a foundation for anyone that wants to go further in video game development. Anyone can learn how to make video games in this class even if you have never written code in your life.

Teacher: Andrew Abissi   Cost: $150.00   Learn More »

Teach a Workshop

Have a skill you want to share? Submit an application to teach a workshop at GR Makers!

Safety Training

Some of the tools in our space are dangerous and require basic safety training. This training is included in your membership. Classes are kept small so each student get a lot of personal attention, and each training session is themed for a certain set of tools – just take the sessions you need to get going. Contact us by email to schedule a training session.