Iqaluit Makerspace

Fun in the north!

To register, please email signup@pinnguaq.com with your registration form below fully filled out.

Iqaluit Makerspace • Nunavut
1412 Sikituuq Court, Iqaluit, Nunavut

The Iqaluit Makerspace provides a central hub for creativity, innovation, and knowledge sharing in Nunavut. The space serves as a center for exploration of growth in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math that intersects with everyday living, language, and culture. If it’s creative in any shape or form, it has a home at the Iqaluit Makerspace. View our overview document to learn more. To view upcoming Iqaluit Makerspace events and courses, please see the below event list.

For news and announcements, follow us on Facebook at @IqaluitMakerspace. For any questions or concerns, please contact:

Michael A. Foote
Makerspace Manager
michaelf@pinnguaq.com

EVENT DESCRIPTIONS


Youth – After-School Programs


Computer Technology (Intro Level 1)

Learn about computers inside and out! Tear down and rebuild a computer to learn about the components and what they do. Learn common software basics, Internet safety, and digital communication etiquette. No experience necessary.

Free Program – 4 weeks (Mondays, January 20 to February 10, 2020) – 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

To register, contact: signup@pinnguaq.com
Limited seats available

3D Printing and Modeling (Intro Level 1)

Learn the basics of how to create your own digital 3D models and then 3D print them. Introduction to modeling for video games will also be covered. No experience necessary.

Free Program – 4 weeks (Tuesdays, January 21 to February 11, 2020) – 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

To register, contact: signup@pinnguaq.com
Limited seats available

Digital Audio/Video Production (Intro Level 1)

Introduction to digital audio/video production in a through hands-on activities in a supportive team environment. Topics include electronic music, podcasting, photography, videography, and more. No experience necessary.

Free Program – 4 weeks (Wednesdays, January 22 to February 12, 2020) – 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

To register, contact: signup@pinnguaq.com
Limited seats available

Robotics/Computer Programming (Intro Level 1)

Learn the basics of robotics programming through hands-on activities in a supportive team environment. No experience necessary.

Free Program – 4 weeks (Thursdays, January 23 to February 13, 2020) – 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

To register, contact: signup@pinnguaq.com
Limited seats available

Video Games

A chill video game session with friends. PC, console, and VR gaming (and for those interested, an intro to video game design from our very own in-house professional). No experience necessary.

Free Program – 4 weeks (Fridays, January 24 to February 14, 2020) – 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

To register, contact: signup@pinnguaq.com
Limited seats available


Adult/Teen – Evening Programs


Computer Troubleshooting and Repair

Have hardware and/or software problems?
Bring in your PC and learn to fix it with professional guidance.

Free Open Workshops – Mondays, January 20 to February 10, 2020 – 6 to 8 p.m.

By reservation each individual day (drop-in may be available, but call ahead to confirm space)
Limited seats available

3D Printing and Modeling

Learn the basics of how to create your own digital 3D models and then 3D print them. Introduction to modeling for video games will also be covered. No experience necessary.

Free Program – 4 weeks (Tuesdays, January 21 to February 11, 2020) – 6 to 8 p.m.

To register, contact: signup@pinnguaq.com
Limited seats available

Tutoring

Having difficulties with a hard subject in school? Need help with your studies or homework? We totally get it, and we can help.

Free Tutoring Sessions – Wednesdays, January 22 to February 12 – 6 to 8 p.m.

By reservation each individual day (drop-in may be available, but call ahead to confirm space)
Limited seats available

Computer Programming – Introduction to Python (Level 1)

Interested in learning programming? Join us for an absolute beginner class in one of the most versatile and popular programming languages of our time – Python! No experience necessary.

Free Program – 4 weeks (Thursdays, January 23 to February 13, 2020) – 6 to 8 p.m.

To register, contact: signup@pinnguaq.com
Limited seats available


Saturdays – All Ages

(Under age 12 must be accompanied by a guardian)


Community Open House

Iqaluit Makerspace is fully open to the public from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. every Saturday! Come hang out, play with our toys, and use the space and tools in an open community environment.

Free Open House – Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sewing Machine Workshop

Learn the basics of sewing machine maintenance, repair, tension, and timing and maybe share some sewing tricks with friends in a community environment. Bring in your machine and take advantage of our tools and guidance.

Free Open Workshop – Saturdays from 4 to 5 p.m.
Drop-in, limited only by space

Guitar Repair/Set-up Workshop

Learn the basics of guitar maintenance, repair (including use of truss rod to correct neck warping), and set-up (including intonation, action, and pickup height). Bring in your machine and take advantage of our tools and guidance. Strobe-tuner, allen keys, strait edges, and depth gauges available for public use.

Free Open Workshop – Saturdays from 5 to 6 p.m.
Drop-in, limited only by space

Digital Audio/Video Production Studio

Come join us in our tiny, but professional grade AV studio! Professionals from our community will be here to share their expertise in digital audio/video production, in a supportive community environment. This month we will focus on introducing the space and the tools, exploring the who’s who of our local scene, and gauging interest in topics for classes/workshops in the months to come.

Free Open Introductory Sessions – Saturdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
Drop-in, limited only by space


Maker Camp (February)


Creative Tech Camp

Come explore a variety of tools and materials as we build, design, and create together in this week-long camp.

$100 cost for the duration of the camp (Monday, February 17 to Friday February 21, 2020) – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To register, contact: signup@pinnguaq.com
Limited seats available

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