Beginner Welding After School (10 weeks, ages 10+)

Beginner Welding After School (10 weeks, ages 10+)

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UNC Asheville STEAM Studio

821 Riverside Drive

Asheville, NC 28801

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SkillSet @ the UNCA STEAM Studio offers 10-week after-school sessions for girls and gender expansive kids* age 8 and up!

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Each 10-week after-school session focuses on hands-on projects meant to engage busy hands and expand curious minds. Programming spans from woodshop to welding to computer aided art and design to videography and animation.

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Join us for Beginner Welding After School

For girls and gender expansive kids* ages 10+

FRIDAYS, 4pm - 6:30pm

September 16 - November 18


What if electricity, heat, time, and skill could stick pieces of metal together? You’ll spend 10 weeks doing just that! Learn how to arc weld from skilled artists and professionals and make some cool stuff out of metal. This program is designed for beginners with no prior experience in welding.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Physics: Electricity
  • Physics: Arc welding
  • Safe use of metal shop equipment, including cutting and grinding tools
  • 3D design of welded objects

$375 - snacks, tools, and materials included!

Financial Aid is Available! Apply Here Prior to Registration

*SkillSet is open to students of all genders

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SkillSet offers after-school workshops, summer camps, classes for adult learners, and community outreach programming.

By teaching participants the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math embedded in the objects they create, SkillSet equips the next generation of leaders and problem solvers with the tools to make change and build the future.

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