DETAILS8 weeks long, Tuesdays + Thursdays 5:30-8:00 pmApril 2nd - May 23rd at 4017 Lancaster Ave.Open to individuals ages 14 and upFREE! But adults are asked to make a $50 deposit that is refundable upon completion of the program.Space is limited; only 8 individuals will be selected.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY THE END OF THE DAY, WEDNESDAY MARCH 20TH!
WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY? Past Building Heroes have started and run maker-spaces at their high school and universities; attained paid internships with Public Workshop and Tiny WPA, helping lead community design build projects throughout Philadelphia; created and sold their own products; earned money through Tiny WPA contract fabrication work and creating products for the Building Hero Etsy Store; used work completed during the program to construct college entry portfolios to top-design institutions (they got in too!); initiated improvement projects in their parks and schools...and much much more!! Further, after completing the program you'll continue to have access to tools at our space and we want you to come back as much and as often as possible to keep building awesome things.
No experience necessary. We've had every age and ability participate: from all-star grandma's to full-fledged designers.
Please complete your application by the end of the day on Wednesday, March 20th. Selected participants will be notified on March 22, 2019. We go to great efforts to assemble diverse, multi-generational and multidisciplinary teams of Building Heroes for the Training Program with a broad selection of complimentary strengths and experiences. If you are not chosen for the Spring 2019 Training Program, we will offer the program again for free in the Summer and Fall.