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Zen Maker Lab

276 East 1st Street

North Vancouver, BC V7L 1B3

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Zen Launchpad Summer 2018 Camp - Entrepreneurship, Design & Technology

This year we are pleased to introduce a new, two week summer program for 13 to 16 year olds that will be held at Zen Launchpad, the North Shore’s premier business incubator where participants will learn about the intersection of entrepreneurship, technology and design.

It is just upstairs from Zen Maker Lab where participants will be able to prototype their product ideas! It is perfect for those that were in one of our Zen Maker Lab camps when they were younger and who now want to go to the next level and do more advanced topics and learn about the commercialization process.

It will be held in the weekday mornings from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm from Monday, July 16th to Friday, July 27th. There will also be a session in the maker lab on Saturday, July 21st from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm and on Saturday, July 28th from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Note: This is limited to just eight participants so that we have a high instructor to participant ratio.

Team taught by industry leaders from business, engineering and design, this two week program will guide participants through a process of design, making, iteration and commercialization. The theme this year will be data analytics and smart city.

Participants will also get to explore and use the fully equipped Zen Maker Lab for their projects and Zen Digital, a digital agency and print and sign shop. By the end of the two week period, the participant teams will start selling the product they develop.

Their challenge is to make at least enough revenues from the product they make during this program to cover their cost of registration in the program! This program also teaches valuable leadership skills.

We often get requests by teenagers to help out with our programs for younger kids and this Entrepreneurship, Technology and Design Leadership program is what we normally require them to take before becoming camp assistant volunteers or paid workers. Participants learn valuable skills about business, technology and design along with leadership.

Zen 247 Community Innovation Hub

Because the camp is being held at ZEN 247, an innovation centre that includes a maker lab, digital printing and media centre, and hardware startup tech incubator, participants will have access to technology, equipment and a unique "real life" tech environment. They can get a feel of what it's like working in a tech space.

Whether it is building a full colour model in our industrial powder 3D printer or printing 3D designs in our 3D printer farm, or laser cutting parts for projects, or printing posters on large format printers, we get a lot of comments like "best camp ever" and "this is the coolest place there is!".

Industry Instructors

Our camps are taught by industry leaders that are active in their fields and that are passionate about introducing kids and youth to cutting edge technology. You can see our instructors page for more details.

We also have a high instructor to student ratio with at least one instructor and one helper for every eight kids. Kids and youth will have fun while learning some valuable skills in a fun and safe environment.

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Details:

We are just a 15 minute sea bus ride from downtown and a short walk from the seabus station. We are also very accessible from Highway 1 and the Main Street exit.

Laptops

Laptops can be rented for $30 a week or children can bring their own laptop.

Siblings

If you are registering more than one child from the same family in one of our camps, you can get a 10% discount off your registration. When registering, you can use the discount code "sibling" (without quotes) to get this discount for all of your children you are registering.

Friend Referrals

If your child refers a friend or friends, both you and your friend can use the code "friend" to get a 10% discount off your registrations. When using this discount code, please just send us an email afterward to info@zenmakerlab.com to let us know which friend you were referred by or that you referred.

Additional Questions

If you have additional questions, you can reach us at 855-936-6253 (1-855-ZEN-MAKE) or email us at info@zenmakerlab.com. Our website at zenmakerlab.com also includes information about other programs we offer such as after school programs, PD days and monthly memberships to our maker space.

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