MakersFactory is an educational maker space in downtown Santa Cruz, CA, where students of all ages learn and use exciting new technology for 3D printing, modeling, animation, robotics and video games. MakersFactory started the Engaging Technology for Education to bring together local educators with a desire to integrate modern technological practices into their home school program, classroom, school and local community.

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Recent Meetups

  • January 15 · 6:30 PM


    17 Educators | 5.00 5.001

    You've heard about 3D printing in the news or perhaps you've seen beautiful laser cut jewelry and housewares on Etsy but have you thought how these technologies might be... Learn more
  • November 20, 2013 · 6:30 PM

    "Games in Education" Meetup

    39 Educators | 5.00 5.002

    Join us Wednesday November 20th at 6:30 for a panel discussion on how games are being used in educational settings to provide content, skills and problem-solving... Learn more
  • October 2, 2013 · 6:30 PM

    Celebrating Tech Innovation in Santa Cruz

    10 Educators

    In conjunction with City of Santa Cruz Economic Development, Cruzio, and NextSpace, SCNT MeetUp presents: Celebrating Tech Innovation in Santa Cruz - a series of 3... Learn more
  • June 5, 2013 · 6:30 PM

    Cycling into Summer 2013

    3 Educators

    With our coastline and redwoods, Santa Cruz has quickly become a well-known meca for cycling. Technologies such as GPS and carbon-fiber have created exciting... Learn more
  • May 8, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    3D Printing in 360 Degrees

    10 Educators | 4.50 4.502

    3D Printing in 360 Degrees This event will present a 360 degree review of the current entrepreneurial environment of 3D printing ventures.  A panel of participants will... Learn more
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What's new

  • New Member
    Sanjeev Sanjeev­ joined
    June 25
  • New Member
    Trevor Cleworth Trevor Cleworth joined
    June 11
    Trevor Cleworth
    "Hi my name is Trevor Cleworth. I'm 20 years old and trying to figure out exactly what I want to do with this thing called life. Recently I've discovered the world of making and I've become pretty inspired."
  • New Member
    K Albers K Albers joined
    May 31
    K Albers
    "Interested in implementing STEAM in education."
  • New Member
    Joannie Fischer Joannie Fischer joined
    April 19
    Joannie Fischer
    "My two sons, age 12 & 8, are passionate about MakersFactory and love to learn everything it has to offer."
  • New Member
    anne anne­ joined
    April 16
    "IEEE Computer Society Co Chair, Organiser of NFIC 2014: The Future of Online Education event at Stanford"
  • New Member
    Emily Schultz Emily Schultz joined
    April 4
    Emily Schultz
    "Hello! My name is Emily and I am studying Special Education at CSUMB. I live in Santa Cruz and work in Marina, CA."
  • New Member
    rick rick­ joined
    April 4
    "Hi, I am a transformer fan"
  • New Member
    Tobin Pickett Tobin Pickett joined
    March 26
    Tobin Pickett
    "Engineer who has worked "this side of the hill" since 1992. Interested in learning more about taking concepts and turning them into tangible objects. Currently looking at this more as a hobby than a career change or money-making pursuit."
  • New Member
    Sonia Sonia­ joined
    March 23
    "A young professional passionate about the ed tech space!"
  • New Member
    Theresa Lofty Juelch Theresa Lofty Juelch joined
    March 4
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