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Cache Makers Grand Opening!

Cache Makers is an after school and summer program that helps Cache Valley youth find their passion and prepare for careers in Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology (STEM) through hands on learning activities. It provides a context for STEM professionals to give back by mentoring youth. So far we have done projects involving robotics, micro controller programming and circuit design, 3D design and printing, laser cutting, e-textiles, web and mobile application development, game development, and space science.

Cache Makers has had a great summer! The new staff, led by Dallin Graham did a fantastic job setting up the new space, running summer schools, and supporting volunteer led groups. It is gratifying to see the excitement and growth of the youth.

This Saturday at 1:00pm Cache Makers is going to hold a Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting at the maker space. This is a great opportunity to come see the space and learn about the activities we are doing and how you can get involved.

See the Cache Makers website (http://cachemakers.org) and the Cache Makers – Grand Opening Flyer for additional details.

Cache Makers is located at:
990 S Main Suite A
Logan, UT

Please share this with your friends and anyone that you think would interested. I’d love to see you at Cache Makers this Saturday at 1pm.

Additional Background

Cache Makers was founded in October of 2013 by a couple of friends who have a passion for STEM and for sharing that passion with youth. Volunteer leaders ran our program for the first year and a half in a donated space and with contributions of money, equipment, and materials from multiple sponsors: http://cachemakers.weebly.com/about-us.html Cache Makers is as a 4-H club under Utah State University Extension.

In November of 2015 Cache Makers received a 3 year grant from the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) to expand Cache Makers to reach 1,000 youth and to make special efforts to reach hispanic and female youth. With the DWS grant, we moved to a new 3,200 sf building, hired a full time program coordinator, multiple assistants, and greatly expanded our program.

The mission of Cache Makers is not only to prepare youth, but also to build a sustainable community of makers in Cache Valley. Volunteer mentors continue to play a major role in delivering the Cache Makers program and we are always looking for collaborations and people interested in mentoring.

One Response to “Cache Makers Grand Opening!”

  1. Wonderful! Keep up the good work!

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