CURRENT YOUTH PROGRAMMING:
Youth Entrepreneurship Program
Tuesday and Thursdays (with optional Wednesday "Open Lab" sessions for any enrolled participants)
10th and 11th graders
Starts on March 2nd through mid June
Make items to sell using The Foundry's equipment,
Learn about business,
This program is made possible through the generous support of Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation.
Advanced Manufacturing Program
in partnership with The Service Collaborative of WNY
Know someone 17-25 years old (must turn 18 by the end of the program) who is either:
Pass on this information!
18 week program starting March 2021 with additional opportunity for 4 week paid internship in industry
Monday through Thursday afternoons
MAKERSPACE AS CLASSROOM
The Foundry has offered innovative hands-on, active-learning opportunities for youth since 2013. Programs have run in all makerspace areas - Technology, Textiles, Metal and Wood. Students develop new skills in our shops and labs. Young people collaborate on interactive projects, master new technologies, deepen important areas of interest, and explore new career possibilities.
Tours - The Foundry hosts tours for elementary, middle and high school students. Visits will be available when we are onsite again, active and open! Schedule a future tour date with us by emailing: email@example.com.
GENERAL YOUTH PROGRAMS:
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Partnering with local schools and agencies, we offer day programs that equip students to build projects for the community. Students explore exciting areas for future career opportunities or fulfill Career Development & Occupational Studies (CDOS) requirements.