Intro to 3D Printing
May
26
2:00 PM14:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On May 26th at 2:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Blacksmithing Practice with Denis Frechette
Jun
1
12:00 PM12:00

Blacksmithing Practice with Denis Frechette

Have you taken our Intro to Blacksmithing workshop and are looking for an opportunity to get a bit more practice? Do you have experience as a blacksmith and would like to spend some time on a forge? On June 1st and 2nd, 2019 from 12:00 noon to approximately 3:00PM, Denis Frechette will be at Maker North building tongs for use in our workshops. If you would like to help out, please come on down. 

As we will be keeping the products made this day, there is no charge to participants.

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Blacksmithing Practice with Denis Frechette
Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

Blacksmithing Practice with Denis Frechette

Have you taken our Intro to Blacksmithing workshop and are looking for an opportunity to get a bit more practice? Do you have experience as a blacksmith and would like to spend some time on a forge? On June 1st and 2nd, 2019 from 12:00 noon to approximately 3:00PM, Denis Frechette will be at Maker North building tongs for use in our workshops. If you would like to help out, please come on down. 

As we will be keeping the products made this day, there is no charge to participants.

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Intro to 3D Printing
Jun
5
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On June 5th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette

Are you a Forged In Fire fan who would like to try your hand at blacksmithing? Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your own tools? In this Introduction to Blacksmithing using traditional techniques you will learn how to manage a coal fire and practice the fundamental techniques of working at the anvil to produce some simple projects. You will be working outside throughout the day so please come prepared. Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Cost: $40 plus HST for members; $50 plus HST for non-members. 

Maximum 8 participants. Ages 13+.

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Intro to Blacksmithing Part 2 with Denis Frechette
Jun
9
9:30 AM09:30

Intro to Blacksmithing Part 2 with Denis Frechette

If you have already completed our ever popular Intro to Blacksmithing workshop and would like to continue on your blacksmithing journey, here's your chance! In Part 2 you will continue to learn more about forging and combine those skill with other metalworking skills key to blacksmithing. The project for this course is a candleholder (see photo above). 

Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own heat-resistant gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Completion of Intro to Blacksmithing and Intro to Blacksmithing Part 2 is required before you can join in the more advanced blacksmithing projects that will be taking place at Maker North throughout the rest of the season. 

Cost: $70 plus HST for members; $80 plus HST for non-members. 

Maximum 8 participants. Ages 13+ years.

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PD Day Maker Camp - Ages 9+ years
Jun
14
9:00 AM09:00

PD Day Maker Camp - Ages 9+ years

If you are looking for something fun to do for the upcoming PD Day, look no further. If you are you interested in exploring some cool technology and seeing just what you can make, you've found your place. Join us on Friday, June 14th, 2019 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM and learn how to 3D print, get your feet wet in 3D design and see just what a laser cutter can do. It will be a blast!

As always, Maker Camp is a nut-sensitive environment. Please do not bring nuts or foods containing nuts to Maker North as we do have campers with severe allergies. 

Cost: $40 plus HST

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Intro to 3D Printing
Jun
16
2:00 PM14:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Are you looking for something different to do this Father's Day? Is your Dad a real technology guy who just has to try 3D printing? Does your family love to build and create things together? On June 16th at 2:00PM, join us for a family friendly introduction to 3D printing and bring your Dad along. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Arduinos and Embedded Programming
Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Arduinos and Embedded Programming

Are you curious about Arduinos? Do you wonder what applications microcontrollers might have in your projects? Would you like to know something about programming and how it works? If so, this course is for you! 

Through this half day course with Braeden Young, not only will you come away with an understanding of the roll that microcontrollers play in your life and their applications for common maker projects, you will also learn to work with Arduinos, gain an introductory understanding of embedded programming and how it can manipulate real world objects and gain exposure to various external components that extend the functionality of the platform. 

This course is suitable for makers ages 13 years and older. No previous knowledge is required. (Those under 13 years of age are welcome with an adult who will take responsibility for their supervision as we will be using electricity.)

Participants are encouraged to bring their own Windows laptop, if you have one, and to contact us to ensure you have the necessary software installed prior to the workshop starting. If you do not have a laptop, one will be provided.

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

There are only 4 spaces in this program so advanced registration is strongly encouraged.

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Intro to 3D Printing
Jun
25
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Are you looking for something different to do this Father's Day? Is your Dad a real technology guy who just has to try 3D printing? Does your family love to build and create things together? On June 16th at 2:00PM, join us for a family friendly introduction to 3D printing and bring your Dad along. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Summer 2019 Maker Camp - Week 1 (Ages 9 - 14 years)
Jul
8
to Jul 12

Summer 2019 Maker Camp - Week 1 (Ages 9 - 14 years)

Summer time is all about having fun and getting creative. Maker North is a fabulous place to do just that! Join us for this week long program where campers will have the opportunity to explore 3D printing and design, laser cutting, wood working and more. The program will vary week to week so feel free to join us for one week or multiple weeks. There will always be plenty new to do.  

Dates: Monday, July 8th, 2019 to Friday, July 12th, 2019
Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Ages: 9 to 14 years
Location: Maker North - 55 Church Street, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Cost: $195 plus HST

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Summer 2019 Maker Camp - Week 2 (Ages 9 - 14 years)
Jul
22
to Jul 26

Summer 2019 Maker Camp - Week 2 (Ages 9 - 14 years)

Summer time is all about having fun and getting creative. Maker North is a fabulous place to do just that! Join us for this week long program where campers will have the opportunity to explore 3D printing and design, laser cutting, wood working and more. The program will vary week to week so feel free to join us for one week or multiple weeks. There will always be plenty new to do.  

Dates: Monday, July 22nd, 2019 to Friday, July 26th, 2019
Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Ages: 9 to 14 years
Location: Maker North - 55 Church Street, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Cost: $195 plus HST

Please note: This camp is a peanut and tree nut sensitive environment. Please do not bring nuts or products containing nuts to camp.

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Summer 2019 Maker Camp - Week 3 (Ages 9 - 14 years)
Aug
6
to Aug 9

Summer 2019 Maker Camp - Week 3 (Ages 9 - 14 years)

Summer time is all about having fun and getting creative. Maker North is a fabulous place to do just that! Join us for this week long program where campers will have the opportunity to explore 3D printing and design, laser cutting, wood working and more. The program will vary week to week so feel free to join us for one week or multiple weeks. There will always be plenty new to do.  

Dates: Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 to Friday, August 9th, 2019
Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Ages: 9 to 14 years
Location: Maker North - 55 Church Street, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Cost: $160 plus HST

Please note: This camp is a peanut and tree nut sensitive environment. Please do not bring nuts or products containing nuts to camp.

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Intro to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette

Are you a Forged In Fire fan who would like to try your hand at blacksmithing? Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your own tools? In this Introduction to Blacksmithing using traditional techniques you will learn how to manage a coal fire and practice the fundamental techniques of working at the anvil to produce some simple projects. You will be working outside throughout the day so please come prepared. Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Cost: $40 plus HST for members; $50 plus HST for non-members.

Only 8 spots available. Ages 13+.

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Intro to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette
May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette

Are you a Forged In Fire fan who would like to try your hand at blacksmithing? Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your own tools? In this Introduction to Blacksmithing using traditional techniques you will learn how to manage a coal fire and practice the fundamental techniques of working at the anvil to produce some simple projects. You will be working outside throughout the day so please come prepared. Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Cost: $40 plus HST for members; $50 plus HST for non-members.

Only 8 spots available. Ages 13+.

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PD Day Maker Camp - Ages 9+ years
May
17
9:00 AM09:00

PD Day Maker Camp - Ages 9+ years

Our first PD Maker Camp was so much fun we just have to do it again! If you are looking for something fun to do for the upcoming PD Day, look no further. If you are you interested in exploring some cool technology and seeing just what you can make, you've found your place. Join us on Friday, May 17th, 2019 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM and learn how to 3D print, get your feet wet in 3D design and see just what a laser cutter can do. It will be a blast!

As always, Maker Camp is a nut-sensitive environment. Please do not bring nuts or foods containing nuts to Maker North as we do have campers with severe allergies. 

Cost: $40 plus HST

Only 10 spots available.

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Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On May 15th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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Introduction to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette

Are you a Forged In Fire fan who would like to try your hand at blacksmithing? Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your own tools? In this Introduction to Blacksmithing using traditional techniques you will learn how to manage a coal fire and practice the fundamental techniques of working at the anvil to produce some simple projects. You will be working outside throughout the day so please come prepared. Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Cost: $40 plus HST for members; $50 plus HST for non-members.

Only 8 spots available. Ages 13+.

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Intro to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette

Are you a Forged In Fire fan who would like to try your hand at blacksmithing? Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your own tools? In this Introduction to Blacksmithing using traditional techniques you will learn how to manage a coal fire and practice the fundamental techniques of working at the anvil to produce some simple projects. You will be working outside throughout the day so please come prepared. Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Cost: $40 plus HST for members; $50 plus HST for non-members. 
Only 8 Spots available. Ages 13+.

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Intro to 3D Printing
May
6
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On May 6th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2
Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On April 30th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Arduinos and Embedded Programming
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Arduinos and Embedded Programming

Are you curious about Arduinos? Do you wonder what applications microcontrollers might have in your projects? Would you like to know something about programming and how it works? If so, this course is for you! 

Through this half day course with Braeden Young, not only will you come away with an understanding of the roll that microcontrollers play in your life and their applications for common maker projects, you will also learn to work with Arduinos, gain an introductory understanding of embedded programming and how it can manipulate real world objects and gain exposure to various external components that extend the functionality of the platform. 

This course is suitable for makers ages 13 years and older. No previous knowledge is required. (Those under 13 years of age are welcome with an adult who will take responsibility for their supervision as we will be using electricity.)

Participants are encouraged to bring their own Windows laptop, if you have one, and to contact us to ensure you have the necessary software installed prior to the workshop starting. If you do not have a laptop, one will be provided.

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.
Only 4 Spots available

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Intro to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Blacksmithing with Denis Frechette

Blacksmithing? Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your own tools? In this Introduction to Blacksmithing using traditional techniques you will learn how to manage a coal fire and practice the fundamental techniques of working at the anvil to produce some simple projects. You will be working outside throughout the day so please come prepared. Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Cost: $40 plus HST for members; $50 plus HST for non-members. 

Maximum 8 participants. Ages 13+.

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Intro to 3D Printing
Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On April 17th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2
Apr
14
3:00 PM15:00

Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On April 14th at 3:00PM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Woodworking with Power Tools
Apr
14
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Woodworking with Power Tools

Are you interested in woodworking but in need of a safe introduction to power tools? If so, join us on Sunday, April 14th from 1:00PM to 3:00PM as Denis Frechette walks us through the basics. This is a techniques class and a variety of tools will be introduced. With only 6 spaces available, advanced registration is strongly encouraged.

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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PD Day Maker Camp
Apr
12
9:00 AM09:00

PD Day Maker Camp

Are you looking for something fun to do for the upcoming PD Day? Are you interested in exploring some cool technology and seeing just what you can make? Join us on Friday, April 12th, 2019 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM and learn how to 3D print, laser cut and make your own app. It will be a blast!

As always, Maker Camp is a nut-sensitive environment. Please do not bring nuts or foods containing nuts to Maker North as we do have campers with severe allergies.

Cost: $ 40.00 Plus HST = $45.20


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Intro to 3D Printing
Apr
7
2:00 PM14:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On April 7th at 2:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Cell Phone Photography
Mar
30
3:00 PM15:00

Cell Phone Photography

Do you use your cell phone as a camera? Are you looking to improve the quality of your shots? If so, this class is for you. On March 30th, 2019 join our resident photographer, Ali Pearson, as she teaches the ins and outs of composition, stylistic effects and in phone editing. With this class under your belt you will be ready to get out there and capture those unforgettable moments.  

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to 3D Printing
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On March 28th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Tinsmithing with Denis Frechette
Mar
24
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to Tinsmithing with Denis Frechette

Last month was such a success, we are doing it again! On Sunday, March 24th, 2019, join us as Denis Frechette facilitates Maker North's first tinsmithing workshop. Through a small project piece, Denis will teach the basics of tinsmithing and get you prepared to take on different projects in our future workshops. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intermediate Tinsmithing with Dennis Frechette
Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Intermediate Tinsmithing with Dennis Frechette

On Saturday, March 23rd, join us as Dennis Frechette expands your knowledge and experience with Tinsmithing. This full day workshop will allow you to spend more time on projects, and allow you to work on more complex ideas. Whether you are building upon the knowledge that you gained in Denis's Intro class or bringing experience from elsewhere, this class welcomes you.

Cost: $50 plus HST for members; $60 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On March 20th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Arduinos and Embedded Programming
Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Arduinos and Embedded Programming

re you curious about Arduinos? Do you wonder what applications microcontrollers might have in your projects? Would you like to know something about programming and how it works? If so, this course is for you! 

Through this half day course with Braeden Young, not only will you come away with an understanding of the roll that microcontrollers play in your life and their applications for common maker projects, you will also learn to work with Arduinos, gain an introductory understanding of embedded programming and how it can manipulate real world objects and gain exposure to various external components that extend the functionality of the platform. 

This course is suitable for makers ages 13 years and older. No previous knowledge is required. (Those under 13 years of age are welcome with an adult who will take responsibility for their supervision as we will be using electricity.)

Participants are encouraged to bring their own Windows laptop, if you have one, and to contact us to ensure you have the necessary software installed prior to the workshop starting. If you do not have a laptop, one will be provided.

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

*** There are only 4 spaces in this program so advanced registration is strongly encouraged.

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Black Ash Basket Making with Frank Belleau
Mar
16
3:30 PM15:30

Black Ash Basket Making with Frank Belleau

My name is Frank G. Belleau/Maw Shaw Quet/Dbik Kaw Noong/Clear Sky/ Evening Star
Crane Clan
Baawaating
My plan is to share what I know about Black Ash basket making.
I am a Baawaating raised Ojibway, who learned his craft the olde style, from my Elders and in the way of the Two Row Wampum, where we learn from and take the best from all and use that to move forward in a manner that has the interests of the coming generations in mind.
Also as a way to bring back those healthy things that Residential Schools tried so hard to take from us.
Kitchee Meegwetch
$10 or PWYC
Registration requested due to limited space - fishbowlfest@gmail.com

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March Break Maker Camp (Ages 9 to 14 years)
Mar
11
to Mar 15

March Break Maker Camp (Ages 9 to 14 years)

Join us for Maker North's very own March Break Maker Camp! During this week long program, campers will have the opportunity to explore 3D printing and design, laser cutting, wood working, coding and more.

Dates: Monday, March 11th, 2019 to Friday, March 15th, 2019
Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Ages: 9 to 14 years
Cost: $195 plus HST

Registration available in person at Maker North



Please note: This camp is a peanut and tree nut sensitive environment. Please do not bring nuts or products containing nuts to camp.

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The Vinyl Listening Party
Mar
10
1:00 PM13:00

The Vinyl Listening Party

The Vinyl Listening Party: Crowd Sourced Trivia Edition

What is a Vinyl Listening Party?
People are invited to come bring some of their vinyl music collection out to Maker North, where they can sell, buy, trade, give, receive and yes, even PLAY their records.
No vinyl?
No problem, come anyway. It's a free, all-ages event, and local vinyl vendors curate a special crate of goodies for sale at 20% off the sticker price for the night of the event only. Guaranteed to find something you didn't even know you were looking for. This edition of the Party will include crowd-sourced trivia games and prize giveaways. People bringing music to play are invited to come up with a multiple-choice or true/false question to accompany their vinyl selection. The question can be about the band/artist, a song, the album, or any other piece of music trivia relating to the selection, and all party-goers are invited to participate. There will be giveaways throughout the event for people who are playing.
Want to keep up with future parties? Follow this link: http://eepurl.com/ggVZkD

Presented as part of the Fishbowl Festival of Community, Food, Arts, & Culture.

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Intro to Benchwork (Cold Metal Working) With Denis Frechette
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Benchwork (Cold Metal Working) With Denis Frechette

Are you itching for Spring to get here so we can start forging again? We are too! While we wait, why not pick up some complementary skills? Join us on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM and learn the finishing side of forging with Denis Frechette. In this class, you will start to learn about the chiseling, filing and other finishing work that goes into a metal work project.

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On March 7th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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