Category Archives: Young Makers

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016 in Review

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016, wrapped up Saturday, April 9, as our biggest and most successful event yet. The whole idea of the event is to create an opportunity to network and share skills, crafts, ideas, and innovations born and raised in our Florida Gulf … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Brian Bombei, of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of FL

Brian Bombei, the founder of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of Florida, makes something big – really big: roller coaster models out of K’Nex!  He told us a bit more about what he does and why he does it.

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016 Program Now Online!

Our 2016 Gulf Coast MakerCon event program is now available for your browsing – and downloading – pleasure! See the event layout, and check out our great list of exhibitors by booth number in the program or in this separate … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Rocket Burns

Here at Gulf Coast MakerCon, we get excited about all of our makers… but we really get fired up about our amazing youth makers!! It is our pleasure to introduce you to a wonderful, intelligent and inspiring young man, Rocket … Continue reading

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Meet the Young Makers of Benito Library and Makerspace – BLAM!

We’re happy to have the Young Makers of Benito Library and Makerspace – BLAM! – joining us again at Gulf Coast MakerCon April 9.  Now in their 2nd year, the Benito Library Makerspace program is big and active, averaging 40-60 … Continue reading

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Meet the Young Makers of Berkeley Preparatory Academy

The Young Makers of Berkeley Preparatory Academy join us at Gulf Coast MakerCon as Young Entrepreneurs, too. Lower Division Technology/MakerSpace Coordinator, Tamarah Gal Henderson, tells us more about what these great students will be showcasing at our annual Celebration of the … Continue reading

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