We are looking for Young Makers—aged 7-17 years and passionate about hands-on learning. We love having Young Makers demo their projects—but we love it even more when they help teach other kids Maker skills! We encourage hands-on activities and workshops that educate and engage the public on the process of “making” with a demonstration, a presentation, or a hands-on workshop. While some art or science fairs tend to keep projects behind glass, our Maker Faire is a hands-on, minds-on event. Our exhibitors engage the public by showing what it means to really make something—teaching techniques, showcasing tools, and demonstrating both the perfect and not-so-perfect products of their labor.
What are we looking for?
Here is a list of ideas and projects, but this is just a starting point. Young Makers – amaze, amuse and surprise us!
What is the Young Maker time commitment?
Young Makers can sign up for one or more one-hour time slots between 11am and 6pm. It’s a great way to be both a participant and also check out the whole Faire.
What is the Maker Application Timeline?
Call for Makers opens: June 1, 2016
Call for Makers closes: September 6, 2016
When is the 2015 Louisville Mini Maker Faire:
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 11am – 6pm
How do I apply? HERE
What will I receive if I am selected and participate?
What do Adult Helpers of Young Makers do?
Young Makers who apply must also have an adult manager responsible for the coordination and supervision of their participation up to and throughout the Maker Faire.
The adult manager must be willing to: