EPIC, the teen advisory board for the SM Energy ideaLAB, is looking for a logo to use on shirts and all kinds of other things. And they know Denver teens are creative and make amazing things. So they're asking for your help! And we're also willing to bribe you...
The results are in! The Summer of Making was a success and the winners have been chosen!
Click here to see the entries.
Teens from around Denver created and concocted amazing projects including graphic arts, computer games, robotics, textiles, videos, and games.
Congratulations on winning the Summer of Making Contest: Owen, Micaiah, and Alex!
The summer of making has kicked off to a great start and the heat is on! Check out the Summer of Making for a chance to win a laptop, Amazon gift cards, a Sparkfun electronics kit, and most importantly, a pizza party. You have the chance to explore your creative genius by making something, anything really, and submitting it to the teen website for a shot at a prize. Pass by the ideaLAB and you’ll see the Summer of Making Meter.
Want to win a sweet prize this summer? It’s easy.
1. Make something. Anything.
3. Repeat. Every project increases your chances to win.
All projects must be submitted between June 1 and August 13 to qualify. Questions? Ask ideaLAB Staff or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Calling all game making teens! You have JUST TWO WEEKS left to enter the RPG Maker Contest to win a RPG Maker MV license or Amazon Gift Card. Submit at least 30 minutes of your RPG to bit.ly/idealabRPG. Entries are due by March 18! Winners will be announced at the RPG Showdown on March 25, 3-6 p.m. in ideaLAB, Level 4, Central Library.
Ever wanted to make your own Role Playing Game? Awesome. We've got you covered.
Step 1: Attend ideaLAB's RPG Maker Workshop on Tuesday, February 9, 4-6 p.m. Learn the basics of RPG Maker with tips and tricks from staff and fellow RPG making teens.
E.P.I.C. is looking for new members for the ideaLAB/Central Library Teen Advisory Board! Members of E.P.I.C. will help us plan teen programs and events (like after-hours parties or movie making extravaganzas), consult on ideaLAB programming and equipment expansions, and build a welcoming and awesome space for your fellow teens. In return, you will get an ideaLAB that you helped create, something impressive-looking to put on your college application and resume, and pizza. E.P.I.C. meets the second and fourth Saturday from 3-4 p.m. each month. E.P.I.C.
Yeehaa! We're making a movie! Join ideaLAB and EPIC for a Wild West Murder Mystery, August 5 through 7 from 3-6 pm! We'll write, shoot, and edit a mini movie in 3 days. We'll screen the movie (world premiere!) at the ideaLAB Afterhours Party August 7 from 6-8 pm. Then we'll eat pizza and play games in the abandoned library. Free and open to all teens, ages 12-19.
This June, ideaLAB will be exploring 3D animation and the process of ROM hacking for Summer of Tech (it’s where we do tech, wait for it, in the Summer). All programs are free and open to teens age 12-19.
We had a wonderful time in April learning the basics of Arduino, testing components, and experimenting with our system, and now it's finally time to install the completed product in a garden! Join ideaLAB at the Morey Middle School Community Garden (840 E. 14th Ave) on Saturday, May 16th at 1 pm. Learn about building your own intelligent, automated watering system for your garden.
This is an all ages events, but best for gardeners 10 and up!