The Craftsman & Apprentice

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Grown Ups

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Workshops for grown ups. Dip your toe in the maker world with one of our heritage craft inspired workshops. We believe there are few things better that learning new skills alongside great people in a beautiful space. We offer a variety of workshops for adults each month. We hire the best local craftspeople and help them to put together workshops that are engaging, fun, and full of useful info. You’ll walk away with some new skills and a finished project to be proud of. No experience necessary. Just bring yourself, maybe a friend or two, and your curiosity. We’ll take care of the rest.  We also book private workshops for parties of 5-25. Weekday, evenings, and brunch bookings available. Look here for more info. 

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Homeschool

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We love the homeschool/unschool crowd around here. Bring us your smart independent kids for a day of making + doing.  We are happy to book homeschool groups and activities on alternative days/times. Private lessons or groups up to 20. Have older kids? Reach out for more information on our pre-teen and teen programs.

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Kids Workshops

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Make + Do We believe in the power of creative play and building self sufficiency through heritage craft traditions like woodworking and fiber arts. All of our program offerings are based on the notion that kids are smart and capable of some pretty tough work. Pair that hard work with creativity and the freedom to make mistakes, and you've got a place where kids thrive on making and doing. When kids explore materials, ideas, and techniques in a safe place, they can both succeed and fail with the confidence of knowing that it's all part of the process. We've taken what we know from more than a dozen years working with kids and created programming that speaks to the craftsperson in all of us. Join us for a Friday Tinker session our new after school series.  MORE WAYS TO MAKEGot an idea? Looking for programming for toddlers + teens? Reach out + let's make it happen. We put together high quality maker classes for all ages. Group class minimum of five participants. Private lessons available.

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Parents' Night Out

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The second Saturday of every month. Drop the kids with us for a fun project and a pizza party. You take the night off. Kids ages 5-12.

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Private Events

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Work with us to plan your next great event. From maker birthday parties to corporate retreats and weddings, we’ve got you covered. Our workshop is the perfect space to host your next event. Rent just the space or let us put all the pieces together. With our network of Denver creatives, we are able to pull resources for private workshops, catering, music, drinks, invitations, flowers, and more.  

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School Break Days

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School Break Days Drop your kids at the shop for a day of good old fashioned making and doing. Each day off is a different art, craft, or DIY theme that will keep your child happy & engaged. We provide snacks, outdoor playtime & a safe atmosphere for exploration. Our camps are perfect for kids ages 5-11 and run 9-3pm. Have older kids? Reach out for more information on our pre-teen and teen private workshop options.  Check out our Summer Camps and we'll see you for the 2017-2018 season. Registration opens August 1st. 

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Summer Camps

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Maker Camps Making + Doing all summer long. We are excited to offer week-long camps, June 5th-August 24th for kids ages 5-11. Our camps are filled with creative play, making and doing in a small, supportive setting. Space is limited to 20 campers each week. Think of it as a one room school house for the summer. With a variety of themes to choose from, your kiddo will have a great time at the shop all summer long. Camps will run 9-3pm with aftercare Tinker sessions available, 3-6pm.  Planning on registering for more than one week? Call us for $50 off your second week.  AVAILABLE SESSIONS: July 3rd-8th Fiber Arts- DAY PASSES NOW AVAILABLE! August 21st-24th Toy Shop Come make with us each weekday afternoon 3:30-6pm. Drop-in Maker Playdates all summer long!

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Tinker. Open Ended Build-Play.

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Tinker Time Open Ended Build-Play. Beginning June 5th. 3:30-6pm. Monday-Friday.  We love to put out the materials and tools and watch the kids create the most amazing things. This is our signature class. We started Tinkering with kids two years ago and we've never stopped. We'll provide a safe environment with supportive instructors, cool materials like scrap wood, junk, and cardboard. You bring the inventors, artists, and creators.  Ages 2.5+ Caregivers of children under five must stay. Kids older that 5 may be dropped off.  Join our mailing list an get first dibs on our weekend Tinker pop-ups. Whenever we have a gap in our private party schedule, we'll host a pop-up Tinker session. Only $15!

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Workshop Wednesdays-$25!

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INTRODUCING! WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS. We're prototyping some new craft kits for grown ups. Come check out our $25 workshop Wednesdays and tell us what you think. This is your chance to come to one of our popular workshops at a fraction of the cost. We might just ask for a little feedback on the process and materials. Let's make things, together!

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