STEM Programs & Makerspace Studios in Southern California
Kids (grades K-6) can participate in biology classes, summer camps on a range of topics, and school programs.
Brain Builders STEM Education
Tustin & Laguna Niguel
After school program, competitive robotics, camps, and homeschool classes.
Bricks 4 Kidz
Anaheim, Villa Park, Orange, and Irvine
Camps and classes through city recreation departments and school programs.
Child Creativity Lab
1901 Carnegie Ave. Suite 1A, Santa Ana
Open Makerspace Studio, material donation drop-offs, and Makerspace-on-Wheel events.
Coding classes, camps and more. Find a location near you on their website.
Columbia Memorial Space Center
12400 Columbia Way, Downey
Astronomy club for all ages, early childhood program, Girls in STEM club, maker mentor program, and scout programs.
After-school programs, workshops, and camps. Visit their website to find a location near you.
Magikid Robotics Lab
Robotics and programming courses, plus camps, competitions and more. Find locations on their website.
Makerspace at Huntington Beach Public Library – Central Branch
Equipped with 3D printers, Glowforge laser printer, Cricut Maker, embroidery machine, CNC machining tools, and more.
13568 Pumice St., Norwalk
STEM and arts classes, after-school tutoring and seasonal camps.
12958 W Washington Blvd., Los Angeles
Cardboard art and engineering classes, woodworking, and family crafting events.
Locations in Glendale, Rolling Hills and West LA. Courses include VEX Robotics Competition preparation and Young Inventors to learn the tools of invention.
Greater Long Beach Locations
Lego leagues, classes, camps, and competitive robots.
The Coder School
After-school coding classes and vacation-break camps for ages 7-18. Visit website for locations.
The Studios at Long Beach Libraries
Billie Jean King Main Library and the Michelle Obama Library offer learning labs/maker spaces that offer 3-D printing, crafting and more. Mobile Studios are also available on a rotating monthly basis at all 12 branch libraries. Classes and workshops, such as computer coding, 3-D design and robotics, are offered. Schedule is posted on the website.
365-A Clinton St., Costa Mesa
Hands-on STEM classes including woodworking, metal working, welding, 3D printing, laser etching, electronics & soldering, CAD modeling and more. Classes run throughout the year and include summer and winter camps.