We just announced our Winter 2018 program and registration is now available! We anticipate the spots filling up quickly.

Zen Maker Lab is proud to offer an advanced academy program for kids 8-15 at our headquarters in beautiful North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Our Zen Maker Academy has a daytime program on Mondays from 12:00 to 2:00 pm (ages 8 to 12 years taught by Tom Dowad with a focus on electronics), an after school program on Mondays from 4 to 6 pm (ages 8 to 12 years taught by Cyri Jones and Fardin Barekat with a focus on 3D design, 3D printing, and web development), an after school program on Tuesdays from 4 to 6 pm (ages 12-15 taught by Cyri Jones and Fardin Barekat with a focus on 3D design, 3D printing, virtual reality and augmented reality, product development, and entrepreneurship), on Wednesdays from 4 to 6 pm (ages 11-15 years taught by Tom Dowad with a focus on electronics) and on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm (taught by Fardin Barekat, Cyri Jones and Kelly Nichols with a focus on building the Tronyx X1 3D Printer kit. A parent or guardian can come to help and be part of the fun if they like). Some exceptions can be made to the ages in the cases where the participant has a lot of experience.

The programs start the week of Jan. 15th and go for 8 weeks until March 12th (no classes on Monday, Feb. 12th) except for the Saturday morning program which starts on Saturday, Jan 6th.

This is a great program for children and youth that want to build further on the skills learned from our Zen Maker Club, Spring and Summer camps and other programs.

Session sizes are kept to a maximum of eight participants per instructor to ensure everyone gets a lot of individual attention.

This program cover a variety of maker topics and students will enjoy real life access to highly specialized equipment and experienced industry instructors at our leading edge maker lab facility – aimed at stimulating tomorrow’s digital creators.

Our programs at our maker lab in North Vancouver includes access to 3D printers (ABS and PLA filament printers and a powder printer), scanners, 3D design software, laser cutters, CNC mills & lathes, electronics benches, large format printing, vinyl cutters, laminators, AR/VR headsets and more.