Each year the MakerBus team runs a kids summer camp as part of the Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria. After our first camp last year, there was tremendous demand to bring the camp back to UVic. During the second week of June we ran a one-week camp for 15 children between […]Read more "MakeU Reflections – how to make DIY camp shirts using photo-reactive dye"
Shortly before starting our Make University Summer Camp, I received a GoPro camera for my birthday. Wanting to find fun projects for the camera, I started researching different GoPro projects that would be doable for our summer camp. I ended up finding these projects which use a GoPro camera and a ceiling fan to make […]Read more "Make U reflections: building a DIY Matrix-style camera"
Between June 2nd through June 6th the MakerBus team was in beautiful Victoria BC offering a one-week kids camp called Make University (Make U). Now you may be wondering what our team was doing so far from our home in London, Ontario and the answer is a somewhat long one. In short, each year the […]Read more "Make University at the University of Victoria"
In our first few days together at UVic, the MakeU campers have had some really amazing experiences. We’ve made noodles from Gatorade, built brush-bots, disassembled DVD players, and played PacMan using bananas and Makey Makeys, all with time to spare to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. As Eurekamp! is focused on the Philosophy […]Read more "MakeU at DHSI: Days 1 and 2"