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Make.Hack.Build. & Make.Hack.Build. PLUS

Make.Hack.Build. is a collaborative program for creators ages 12 to 18 that enables participants to learn life, technology, and leadership skills by engaging in fun projects for themselves and the community. It also serves as an opportunity for learning new skills that can improve professional and life development. Whether you’re college-bound, plan to jump straight into the workforce, or want to start a new hobby, Make.Hack.Build. can help you develop your passions, guide your career goals, and find fun in technology. Make.Hack.Build. is a dynamic and flexible program that welcomes all skill levels. Just bring your passion and willingness to learn!

Make.Hack.Build. typically runs three times a year for twelve weeks, however, Spring 2022 session will run for ten weeks. Each session has a different theme that is centered on creating for change. Past participants have made projects with various tech mediums like virtual reality, game development, and microcontrollers. If you’re interested in leading quarterly tech projects and contributing to Do Space’s community, apply below!

We are now accepting applications for

the Spring 2022 session.

 

 

What are we doing?
In our spring Make.Hack.Build. session, you will learn how to make video games with Game Maker, a game engine great for first-time game makers and programmers. Discover how to take your game idea from conception to a working digital prototype, learn how to produce a game on your own or with others, and plan an event to show off your games!

When is it?
Our spring session will be held over ten Saturdays from 1-3PM starting on March 12 with the last meetup on Saturday, May 14. 

Who can apply?
Anyone between the ages of 12 to 18 who is interested in inventing technologies that solve real-world problems is encouraged to apply. Twelve applicants will be accepted for the upcoming Spring 2022 session.

What skills do I need?
All you need is some basic computer skills, like navigating the internet, and a “whatever it takes” attitude! No programming or game experience necessary.

How will participants be selected?

  • We will consider all eligible participants who have completed the online application form before the upcoming session. 
  • We will select participants most likely to benefit from our program based on the applicant’s response to the short essay questions. 
  • We will strive to create an inclusive and diverse group of participants.


When will I find out if I am selected for Make.Hack.Build.?

The deadline to apply is on February 28th at 6pm. Notices of acceptance and all final communication will be sent by 5pm on March 8th.

 

Make.Hack.Build. Plus

Currently not accepting applications.

MakeHackBuild Plus is a 14-week intermediate tech project-based program for High Schoolers. This is for teens looking to learn advanced technology skills to help them achieve their goals or check out a fun new hobby. 

MHB+ does require computer skills such as coding, video editing experience, digital game design, or just advanced computer literacy skills. If you do not know your way around a computer, please try signing up for Make.Hack.Build. to explore some incredible new tools.

 

 

Session: Unity Edition

What are we doing?
Bring your ideas to life with game development. We are learning Unity, a game engine, to create games. We spend 8 of the 14 weeks learning the game engine, game design, and C#. The last six weeks are for making your prototype games to be shown in your own Do Space event.

When is it?
Our fall session is held over 14 Saturdays from 1-3 pm, starting on September 18 and ends with Demo Day on December 18.

Who can apply?
Any high schooler between ages 13-19 is interested in digital interactive media and has some digital development experience.

How Much Will it Cost?
Nothing! Like all Do Space programs, this Bootcamp is FREE to the public.

Do I need to provide anything?
This class is in person. All you will need is a flash drive or cloud drive to save your projects.

When will I find out if I am selected?
The deadline to apply is September 11. Notices of acceptance will be sent out via email no later than September 16.