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Design Make Play

Fab academy

North Vancouver

Canada's premier STEM/STEAM Academy and After School Program for children in Grades 4-7 and youth in Grades 8-12

 Register Now, Pay Later - (Limited spots available)

Our "stealth learning" approach is fun, robust and engaging!

 

why our stem academy?

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. 

DesignMakePlay Fabrication Academy

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

  • Career Education

  • Arts Education

  • English Language Arts

  • Mathematics

  • Science

  • Physical and Health Education

  • Social Studies

  • Languages

  • ...and more!

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.

  • Electrical Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Software Engineer

  • Industrial Engineer

  • Manufacturing Engineer

  • Software Developer

  • Entrepreneur

  • Modeler

  • Architect

  • Graphic Designer

  • ...and more

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT 

OUR CURRICULUM

 
 
 

pricing & program features

 

FULL PROGRAM

DROP-IN

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+ Access to our digital media, illustration, and 3D printing labs (based on availability of space)

+ Electronics project kit with video tutorials every 3 months

+ Live instructor support & online support forum

+ Access to any required software

+ Monthly, creative mini-manufacturing service to get capacity and assistance in our maker lab (3D print, laser cutting and UV printing/large format printing

$300/month  or  $246/month (yearly subscription)

Start any time

+ 200 hrs of structured STEAM curriculum

+ Taught and lead by our engineers and designers

DROP-in

face-to-face | (Single payment)

+ Different topics to choose from & no materials required

+ Access to any required software

+ Access to our digital media, illustration, and 3D printing labs (based on availability of space)

$25/hour| Start any time

Full program

face-to-face | (Subscription-based)

+ 600 hrs of structured STEAM curriculum

Online

Full program

online | (Subscription-based)

+ 600 hrs of structured STEAM curriculum

+ Electronics project kit with video tutorials every 3 months

+ Live instructor support & online support forum

+ Access to any required software

+ Monthly, creative mini-manufacturing service to get capacity and assistance in our maker lab (3D print, laser cutting and UV printing/large format printing

$250/month | Start any time

DROP-in

online | (Single payment)

+ 200 hrs of structured STEAM curriculum

+ Taught and lead by our engineers and designers

+ Different topics to choose from & no materials required

+ Access to any required software

$50/2 hours | Start any time. Different topics to choose from

Design Make Play

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Canada's premier STEM/STEAM Academy and After School Program for children in Grades 4-7 and youth in Grades 8-12

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