In the STEAMlab

STEAMlab Programs

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Tuesdays, 4-7pm Wednesdays, 10am-1pm

Drop Off: Grades 6 through 12; $5 or free with membership.
Family Drop In: All ages; enjoy the STEAMlab as part of your museum experience. Included with admission or membership. 

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Monday, February 6th

4-5:30pm
Grades 3 & Up, $15

Minecraft’s virtual sandbox is an awesome creative tool. We’ll show you how to navigate the Minecraft world and print your builds on 3D printers. No experience necessary!

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Thursday, March 23rd

4-5:30pm
Grades 3 & Up, $15
It’s the hottest jewelry trend! Design and 3D print your own unique accessory – a treasure forever! Click here to sign up.

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Thursday, April 27th

4-5:30
Grades 3 & Up, $15

Can you make a rubber duck fly? Trophy for the winner! Click here to sign up.

What is STEAMlab?

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CMB’s Powerful New Engine of Learning

It’s a high-tech learning lab and home to programs for kids ages 8 and up in electronics, coding, 3D design and robotics. Scroll down to STEAMlab Programs for a complete listing!

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A Maker Space for the 21st-Century

STEAMlab is a hands-on, mentor-led space where children from diverse backgrounds construct meaningful projects, build skills and unlock understanding. Help support this groundbreaking program!

Enroll in a Class

Scroll up to STEAMlab Programs to see a complete list of upcoming programs in the lab. If there’s a class you’re interested in but you have questions, please call CMB at 522-9087 or email Kate at outreach@cmbozeman.org. Lab space is limited, so contact us today!

Become a STEAMlab Mentor

STEAMlab programs are organized around the principle that kids learn best by doing. We keep lecturing to a minimum and rely on talented mentors to guide students through projects at their own pace. Exploration, experimentation, and creativity are valued as highly as “right answers.” If you’d like to join us in creating the next generation of innovators right here in the Gallatin Valley, contact Margaret Ramsden, at 522-9087 or mramsden@cmbozeman.org. Download the STEAMlab Volunteer Application and bring it with you to your scheduled interview!

Become a STEAMlab Instructor

Do you have a skill, talent, or area of expertise that you’d like to share with STEAMlab users? Our team of instructors help us design our engaging, interactive curriculum, and deliver it in the STEAMlab with the help of community mentors. Please contact Margaret Ramsden, STEAMlab’s Program Manager, at 522-9087 or mramsden@cmbozeman.org if you’re interested in joining our team as an instructor. Help us make the future!

Join Our Advisory Board

STEAMlab is guided by an Advisory Board of industry professionals offering expertise in curriculum planning, technical instruction, and organization and management. Help create a vital community hub for high-tech learning and a model for museum and library programs around the country, right here in Bozeman. Contact Richard Harjes at rharjes@cmbsteamlab.org for more information on becoming a board member.

Become a STEAMlab Sponsor

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The Benefits of Sponsorship

Ongoing support from our generous community is essential to STEAMlab’s success. Are you ready to help us build the future? Please call or email CMB with your contact information and areas of interest, and we will be happy to connect with you.

As a STEAMlab sponsor, you’ll receive recognition in CMB’s Annual Report, on our website, in our monthly newsletter; acknowledgment in STEAMlab marketing materials; and a personal thank you from STEAMlab staff and participants.

Sponsorship Levels

Purchase Equipment for STEAMlab
$100 – Arduino or Raspberry Pi Learning Kit
$350 – Professional Soldering Station
$2,700 – CNC Laser Cutter
$3,200 – 3D Printer
Another idea? Let’s talk!

Offer a Scholarship to STEAMlab
$50-100 – For a One-day or Two-day class
$250 – For a Camp or After School Workshop
$750 – For an entire Semester of Study

Sponsor a Course in the STEAMlab
$500-1,000 – Sponsor a One-day or Two-day class
$3,500-5,000 – Sponsor a Camp or After School Workshop
$7,500 – Sponsor an entire Semester of Study
Interested in a Permanent or Corporate Sponsorship? Let’s talk!
Interested in funding an interactive STEAM Exhibit for CMB? Let’s talk!