This presentation is one part inspiration, one part practical advice, and one part brainstorming. The goal is simply to engage, encourage and support every maker that wants to bring a Maker Camp to their community.
Sandy Roberts earned her B.S. in Chemical Biology from Stevens Institute of Technology with a Minor in Literature and Certificates in Chemical Engineering and Computer Science. After working in both publishing and pharmaceutical research for several years, she changed careers and became a middle school science, math, and engineering teacher. In addition to a formal classroom, she owns Kaleidoscope Enrichment, LLC, offering after school, homeschooling, and other local programs. Recently, she became the Makerspace Coordinator for the Warren County, NJ Library System and founded the system’s first Makerspace. Roberts regularly brings her Maker Camp projects to Maker Faire in New York and has earned multiple ribbons for her team’s work. She’s also presented at Maker Faire three times, sharing her Maker Camp success tips with fellow educators.