Announcing Maker Corps 2016 Partner Sites

We are thrilled to announce our Maker Corps Partner Sites for 2016! For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve.

Maker Corps 2016

Our Maker Corps 2016 Partner Sites represent an inclusive spectrum of youth-serving organizations and programs offered by museums, schools and school districts, libraries, science centers, makerspaces, after-school and community-based programs, creative re-use centers, a summer camp, and a university:

Arkansas Discovery Network, AR
Children’s Creativity Museum, San Francisco, CA
Children’s Discovery Museum, Normal, IL
Children’s Museum of Houston, Houston, TX
Derby Silk Mill, Derby Museums, Derby, United Kingdom
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth, TX
MAKESHOP at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, MN
The Science Zone, Casper, WY

Keene Public Library, Keene, NH
Millvale Community Library, Pittsburgh, PA
State Library of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
Surrey County Council Library Services, Surrey, United Kingdom
The Bubbler at Madison Public Library, Madison, WI
Wilson County Public Libraries: Sarah Bain Chandler Public Library and Poth Branch, Stockdale and Poth, TX

Schools and School Districts
Alameda County Office of Education’s Meaning Maker Studio, Hayward, CA
Anova Education and Behavior Consultation, Santa Rosa, CA
Pleasant Valley School District, Camarillo, CA
West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Fab Lab, Richmond, CA

Science Centers
Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, OH
Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines, IA

Makerspaces & After-School and Community-Based Programs
Art 120, Chattanooga, TN
Assemble, Pittsburgh, PA
Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, Lawrence, MA
Computers4Kids, Charlottesville, VA
Digital Harbor Foundation, Baltimore, MD
DIY Girls, Los Angeles, CA
FAB LAB DC, Washington DC
Kheprw Institute, Indianapolis, IN
Maine FabLab @ Engine, Biddeford, ME
MindAfrica Leadership Initiative, Pourt Harcourt, Nigeria
Oklahoma STEM Foundation, Edmond, OK
Progressive Arts Alliance, Cleveland, OH
STEAMLabs, Toronto, Canada
STEM Kids NYC, NYC, New York

Creative Re-Use Programs
ReCreate, Roseville, CA
S.C.R.A.P. Gallery, Indio, CA

Summer Camp Programs
Tinker Camp, Portland, OR

University Programs
The Art of Invention @ Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Stay tuned for more information about each organization. To apply to be a Maker Corps Member, please submit your application for consideration.







2 responses to “Announcing Maker Corps 2016 Partner Sites”

  1. Dean Avatar

    How does an organization become a partner?

    1. Justin Boner Avatar
      Justin Boner

      Great question! Every year in January, our application to become a Maker Corps Partner Site goes live. Through this application, you’ll have the opportunity to let Maker Ed know a bit about your organization as well as how Maker Corps could enhance your summer programming. Stay tuned to the Maker Ed blog for Maker Corps updates throughout the summer. Please direct any further questions to

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