Get Involved with Maker Corps at Maker Faire

Get Involved with Maker Corps at Maker Faire

Interested in learning more about the Maker Movement and helping make Maker Faire awesome? Join the Maker Corps for the upcoming Bay Area Maker Faire and get training and behind-the-scenes experience at the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth!


To become a Maker Corps at Maker Faire member, you sign up for one or more 4-hour shifts during the Faire (May 18–19 in San Mateo, Calif.) or before the Faire during setup (May 16-17). You then complete a series of online training modules before arriving on-site for your shift. There are a range of departments you can help out with, from setting up the Swap-O-Rama-Rama to staffing the information booths to assisting makers with running their exhibits. In addition to a fun experience, you get perks like a Maker Faire T-shirt and a day or weekend pass to the Faire. Check out all the details to see how you can support the Maker Movement and Maker Faire.

Note: You must be at least 18 years old to participate in this program on your own; if you are between the ages of 12-18, you can participate if a parent or guardian accompanies you on-site.

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