Schedule/Classes

Course Scheduling

We offer various courses at two different locations.   Courses run during the day and  another available course for after-school.  Students meet at our facilities once a week with instructors at  designated times for the appointed course or twice a week for after-school students.  Students are highly encouraged to begin at the start of an eight week course.

Courses require a student to come with only their passions for making.  We provide the materials, tools and computers as well as teach the fundamentals and basics needed to accomplish the course goal.  The necessary basic computer skills, hand-on skills and safety will be taught alongside the course content.

For exact dates of terms and observed holidays please click here.

Sacramento Area Courses –

laser_cut_maker

Create Laser Cut and CNC Goods:

Learn to design CAD schematics to use Laser cutters and the CNC Shopbot to make sheet goods.

Students will end the course with their sheet goods.

MIDTOWN SACRAMENTO

Mondays 9am-2pm

Course Session: Oct. 29th – Dec 16th

cosplay_maker

Learn to make Cosplay armor, swords and more!

Explore various techniques and materials to make awesome costume pieces in Cosplay style.  Design your gear and use shop tools to accomplish the piece!

Students will end the course with their cosplay style costume pieces.

Mondays 9am-2:00pm

Wed/Thurs 3:30-5:30pm

Course Session: Oct. 29th – Dec 16th

MIDTOWN SACRAMENTO HACKERLAB

pottery_maker_ceramics

Create Ceramic Art:

Learn basic Pottery in the shop.  Work with ceramics and create art or functional objects such as bowls, cups, etc.

Students will end the course with their ceramic objects.

MIDTOWN SACRAMENTO

Tuesdays 9am-2pm

Course Session: Oct. 29th – Dec 16th

sacmakers_arcade_games_unreal_engine_class

Create your own Games in Unreal Engine:

Learn how to start and work with the game engine.  Become familiar with Blueprint coding, a visual language that has become increasingly popular in various industries.  Functions, variables and events will be learned and used to create  games.

Students will end the course with their Unreal Project files containing their own arcade style game.

Tuesdays 9am-2pm

Course Session: Oct. 29th – Dec 16th

MIDTOWN SACRAMENTO HACKERLAB

sacmakers_youtube_channel_class

Learn to Edit Videos, Make Graphics and more:

YouTubers should know how to capture their screen or take footage and edit it to make meaningful content.  We teach the tools needed to become a YouTuber such as custom thumbnails, cover art, edited videos and special effects/animation.

Students end the course with a YouTube channel and up to 5 new videos showcasing their new skills.

Wednesday 9am-2pm

Mon/Tues 3:30-5:30pm

Course Session: Oct. 29th – Dec 16th

MIDTOWN SACRAMENTO HACKERLAB

sacmakers_laser_cutter_board_games_class

Learn to Design and Laser Cut Board Games:

Learn the software and tools to bring their Board Game ideas to life!  Laser cut and design custom games or remake your favorite.

Students end the course with their board games they have created.

Wednesday 9am-2pm

Course Session: Oct. 29th – Dec 16th

MIDTOWN SACRAMENTO HACKERLAB

coding_maker

Learn to Code Websites with Java/HTML5/CSS/SQL:

Students will learn basic coding and techniques to create meaningful websites and or games on a website platform to share with friends and family.  Languages learned are Java/HTML5/CSS and some SQL.  Students even with no coding experience can enjoy this course as it assumes no previous experience.

Students end the course with a website.

Thursdays 9am-2pm

Course Session: Oct. 29th – Dec 16th

MIDTOWN SACRAMENTO HACKERLAB

animation_maker

Learn to Animate for Games or Short Film:

Learn the tools needed to bring your characters and stories to life!  Animators will learn to make files for games or files to use in editing a short film.  2D and 3D animation will be taught in this class.

Students take home animation files for possible use in games  and edited stories that can be posted to YouTube or similar platforms.

Thursdays 9am-2pm

Course Session: Oct. 29th – Dec 16th

MIDTOWN SACRAMENTO HACKERLAB

Rocklin area courses –

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Create 3D Props for Video Games:

Learn to 3D model objects that can be imported to UNREAL engine.  Benches, fire hydrants, trees and more will be explored in modeling and texturing and placement in the game engine.

Students will end the course with their 3D props and Unreal Engine files with the 3D props layed out.

Mondays 9am-2pm

Mon/Tues 3:30-5:30pm

Course Session: Oct. 29th – Dec 16th

ROCKLIN HACKERLAB

3d_print_maker

Learn to 3D Model and 3D Print objects:

Learn to use the 3D modeling software and 3D printer in this course.  Make objects that hold things or make some desk art!

Students take home their 3D model files and 3D printed objects.

Tuesdays 9am-2pm

Course Session: Oct. 29th – Dec 16th

ROCKLIN HACKERLAB