BUILDING HERO SPRING TRAINING
APPLY TODAY TO TAKE THE BUILDING HERO TRAINING PROGRAM!!!
The Building Hero Training Program is Tiny WPA's community design leadership program in which 14-70 year olds have an opportunity to hone their design, building, leadership and entrepreneurship skills through learning how to make six different products for their homes and completing one building-oriented service project for a local non-profit. Participants learn how to use everything from a laser and vinyl cutters to a table saw and nail guns to Adobe Illustrator and wood finishing techniques. This is a special opportunity that will take a your full commitment, dedication, and lots of hard work, but you will be able to make some pretty awesome things when you're done.

DETAILS
8 weeks long, Tues + Thurs 5:30-8:00 pm
April 3rd - May 24th at 4017 Lancaster Ave.
Open to ages 14-70
FREE! But adults are asked to make a $50 deposit that is refundable upon completion of the program.
Limited spaces available!

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY THE END OF THE DAY, WEDNESDAY MARCH 21ST!

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 21st. Selected participants will be notified on March 23, 2018. We go to great efforts to assemble diverse, multi-generational and multi-discplinary 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 Training Program, we will offer the program again for free in the Fall and you will be at the top of the list.

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