Fall Art & Technology Classes


Students participating in the COMO’s IMPACT program will receive a 10% discount for all after school STEAM enrichment programs in the COMO’s Makerspace if the desired program falls on a day in which the students is simultaneously enrolled in IMPACT. IMPACT students will be dropped off at the Makerspace by IMPACT teachers when the program begins.


Family Maker Mondays

(Ages 5+)

Join us in the COMO Makerspace on the last Monday of the month for fun maker activities you can do with the whole family. Fall activities will be focused on our Glowforge lasercutter and engraver.

Days & Times: Last Monday of the Month, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

September 30th: Laser cut light switch plates

October 28th: Laser cut Halloween decorations

November 25th: Laser cut festive table decor

Member Price: $10 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Non-Member Price: $15 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Jewelry Making - Earring Workshop

(Ages 5+)

Let your creativity shine with jewelry design. In this workshop you'll have access to colorful bead choices and tools you'll need to make your own personal creations. Learn about style, design and the techniques used in making earrings. Leave with a glow and two new pairs of earrings to match.

Dates & Times: Friday, October 11 from 6 — 7:30 p.m.

Member Price: $25 adult (16+), $15 youth (15 and under, accompanied by a paying adult)
Non-Member Price: $35 adult (16+), $20 youth (15 and under, accompanied by a paying adult)


One-On-One 3D Printing Tutoring

Have a new 3D printer? Bring it in and we can help you learn to use it. Or maybe you want to learn how to use one of our 3D printers in a privately scheduled class? We offer one-on-one 3D printing tutoring. 

Member Price: $60/hour. Three hour package for $150, package must be used within one month of purchase.
Non-Member Price: $75/hour. Three hour package for $200, package must be used within one month of purchase.

Contact STEAM Director, Victoria Witte at v.witte@thecomo.org, to schedule lessons.


Introduction to 3D Printing and Computer-Aided Design

(Ages 9-12)

This hands-on five week program introduces students to the exciting world of 3D printing. Students will learn how 3D printers work, the basics of safety, operation and maintenance. Along with learning the 3D printing process, students will also learn how to design models for 3D printing using computer-aided design (CAD) programs. Each student will have access to their own 3D printer to use during the class. Class enrollment limited to six students.

Days & Times: Thursdays, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Session I: September 5 - October 10 (No class on September 19)
Session II: October 24 - November 21

Member Price: $145
Non-Member Price: $175


Introduction to 3D Printing and Computer-Aided Design

(Ages 13-15)

This hands-on five week program introduces students to the exciting world of 3D printing. Students will learn how 3D printers work, the basics of safety, operation and maintenance. Along with learning the 3D printing process, students will also learn how to design models for 3D printing using computer-aided design (CAD) programs. Each student will have access to their own 3D printer to use during the class. Class enrollment limited to six students.

Days & Times: Wednesdays, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Session I: October 23 - November 20

Member Price: $145
Non-Member Price: $175


Introduction to 3D Printing

(Ages 16+)

This hands-on four week program introduces students to the exciting world of 3D printing. Students will learn how 3D printers work, the basics of safety, operation and maintenance. Along with learning the 3D printing process, students will also learn how to design models for 3D printing using computer-aided design (CAD) programs. Each student will have access to their own 3D printer to use during the class. The course also includes two hours of open studio time from 8 to 10 p.m. directly following direct instruction. Class enrollment capped at six.


Days & Times: Wednesdays, 6 - 8 p.m. (Direct Instruction) and 8 - 10 p.m. (Open Studio Time)

Session I: September 6 - September 27

Member Price: $175
Non-Member Price: $205


Introduction to Laser Cutting

(Ages 16+)

The Glowforge platform is a powerful laser cutting tool for both designing and production. Through hands-on lessons and demonstrations, students well create a series of three designed laser engraved or cut objects that will represent their progress in the class. Class enrollment limited to six students.

Days & Times: Mondays, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Session I: September 6 - September 27

Member Price: $125
Non-Member Price: $155



PROGRAM WITHDRAWAL/CANCELLATION POLICY

COMO credit will be granted, minus a nonrefundable 20% fee, when written notice of withdrawal is submitted two weeks prior to the program start date. A full refund will be granted if a program is canceled by the COMO.