Digital Fabrication and Design

June 24-28

Half-day: 8:45–11:30 a.m.

Ages 9-12

Do you love using computers? Do you enjoy designing and building things? Want to use the laser cutter? Join us for Digital Fabrication!

Students will explore digital design tools and resources, beginning with an overview of the machines available in Moses Brown’s new Y-Lab, including a laser cutter, 3D printers, a wire bender, and CNC machines.

We will use the laser cutter to etch and cut different materials including wood, acrylic, fabric, cork, rubber, leather, and more. Students will use CAD software to create their own digital design files, prototype them, revise their designs, and iterate their way to a finished product.

Campers may join other MB camps in the afternoon, but must register separately.

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Tuition

Registration is open! MB Camps will be closed on Thursday July 4, 2019 in observance of Independence Day.  (Soccer Camp will be closed July 4th and 5th.)

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Director

David Husted ’86

Digital Fabrication & Design

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David Husted ’86

David Husted ’86 joined Moses Brown in the summer of 2017 as MB’s first-ever Director of Innovation and Design. He helps both teachers and students use the resources available in the Y-Lab. David is passionate about the tools and methods of the maker movement, and enjoys sharing the wonders of design and fabrication.