Pop-up makerspace trailers are being deployed in rural and underserved communities across Idaho with help from the Idaho STEM Action Center, Idaho State Department of Education, Idaho Division of Career and Technical Education, Gizmo-CDA and private partners.
Gizmo will host one of these mobile makerspaces. Middle school girls participating in a summer program will build the lab. The unit will service communities throughout North Idaho.
The trailers are being launched by the Idaho Out-Of-School Network and University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development.
The collaboration unveiled its first five trailers, called “Think Make Create Labs,” at the Caldwell YMCA on Tuesday. The Treasure Valley YMCA is one of four organizations in the region and among 12 throughout Idaho receiving…