Field Trips and Group Tours

In a field trip or group tour, visitors will have the opportunity to tour Idea Fab Labs and experience what we have to offer with a knowledgeable guide, including an in-depth tour of the labs’ “zones,” with demonstrations of each of the digital fabrication tools.

Field Trip

Cost: $10 per person / $50 non-refundable deposit

Time: 3 hrs 15 min (approximately)

Field Trip Breakdown:

Arrival and powerpoint introduction: 10 min

Students interact with Interactive Maker Installations: 20 min

In-depth tour of tool-specific “zones” with demonstrations of each of the digital fabrication tools: 1 hr 15 min

  • Laser Cutter: cut wood and engrave photos and images.
  • 3D Printers and Scanners:  3D scan a small item, and 3D print an item.
  • Digital Embroidery: create an embroidery from a photo.
  • CNC Router: robotically cut plywood and carve chunks of wood.

Break for lunch: 30 min

  • School or students provide lunch.

Hands-on group project: 1 hr

  • Ages 12 and up: 3D laser cut puzzle, 1 per group of 10 or less.
  • Ages 8 to 11: Assemble laser cut box and decorate with laser cut letters and decorations.

The field trip ends with a group photo under the LED Ceiling.

Group Tours

Cost: $5 per person/$50 non refundable deposit

Time: 1 hr 25 min (approximately)

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Group Tour Breakdown:

Arrival and powerpoint introduction: 10 min

In-depth tour of tool specific “zones” with demonstrations of each of the digital fabrication tools: 1 hr 15 min

  • Laser Cutter: cut wood and engrave photos and images.
  • 3D Printers and Scanners:  3D scan a small item, and 3D print an item.
  • Digital Embroidery: create an embroidery from a photo.
  • CNC Router: robotically cut plywood and carve chunks of wood.

The group tour ends with a group photo under the LED Ceiling.

Field Trip Request

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