Nov. 27—MILTON — A maker space, in which people with shared interests can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment and knowledge, opened at 7 Broadway St. early Saturday morning with a ribbon cutting.
Called the Central Pennsylvania Maker Space Academy and inspired by STEAM disciplines, (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics), the Milton maker space is where people can collaboratively create, explore and learn.
Membership is free and open to adolescents and adults as well as students and entrepreneurs. Within the space is a variety of equipment including 3D printers, laser cutters, cnc machines, soldering irons and even sewing machines with the end goal of building community and innovation through making.
Program director Becka Warfel said the idea for creating such a space in Milton has been germinating for three years. But bescause of the…