Our "stealth learning" approach is fun, robust and engaging!
why our stem academy?
Powered by Zen Maker Lab - operating since 2013 in North Vancouver offering more than 120 after school programs across the north shore, now brings you the DesignMakePlay Fabrication Academy, the leader in STEM/STEAM Academy programs in Canada.
Offering flexible schedules, affordable prices and quality experts in the field this academy offers all the resources that a child or youth needs to succeed in the areas of STEM/STEAM. Great fit for after school programs and activities.
In addition, the monthly, creative mini-fabrication service offers the capacity and assistance to children and youth where they can use different maker lab services as they need (3D print, laser cutting, and UV printing/large format printing).
(Only available for the Full Program)
CONTENT BASED ON CANADIAN CURRICULA
Applied Design Skills and Technologies/ ADST
English Language Arts
Physical and Health Education
COMPLETE LEARNING PATHWAYS
Our teaching philosophy follows the three areas of designing, making, and playing.
Creativity, critical thinking, & collaboration
Entrepreneurship & innovation
Community contribution & global awareness
LEADING TO POST-SECONDARY PROGRAMS AND CAREERS TO BECOME:
The DesignMakePlay Fabrication Academy allows students to discover paths that would guide them to different post-secondary careers.
Careers in demand from companies such as Amazon, Apple, Disney, Electronic Arts, Google, Dettweiller, Microsoft, Netflix, Pixar, Sony, Tesla.
pricing & program features
WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE?
+ There is no other structured program like Fab Academy that takes an elementary or secondary school student through up to 600 hours of hands-on STEAM projects over a four-year time period and that is led by industry engineers, designers and entrepreneurs
+ 2 hours/week (8 hours per month) of one-on-one and small group instruction, flexible bookings to match your busy schedule
+ Access to our digital media, illustration, and 3D printing labs (based on availability of space)
+ Electronics project kit at least every 3 months
+ Monthly, creative mini-manufacturing service to get capacity and assistance in our maker lab (3D print, laser cutting and UV printing/large format printing
+ Live instructor support & online support forum
+ Access to any required software
Regular price: $3,600/year
Sign-up for the Fab. Academy Annual Membership and save $1,100, including a FREE Summer Camp of your choice
Limited spots available
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