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Save the Date: Mouse Squad Kickoff at Maker Faire on September 17!


NYC Mouse Squad Members and Coordinators are invited to the Mouse Squad 2011-2012 UnPlugged Kickoff at Maker Faire, Saturday, September 17!

Join us to kick off an exciting new year of UnPluggeds and general Mouse Squad awesomeness, guaranteed to feature crazy contraptions, interactive media and machinery, and new tech and DIY projects focusing on green technology, gaming, weird science, and more! It's a do-it-yourselfer's paradise, which makes it a perfect place for Mouse Squad!

RSVP now to claim your free ticket, and we'll contact you with more details as the date approaches! Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP early if interested.

Students at last year's Maker Faire learn to solder LEDs onto Maker Shed badges!

Maker Faire will be held at the New York Hall of Science in Queens. Take a look at how to get there--Mouse will provide roundtrip Metrocards for all students who attend! Additionally, Mouse will provide lunch for all registered students and Coordinators.

What is Maker Faire?

MAKE is a quarterly, project-based magazine, it's also a physical event series called "Maker Faire" a very popular website, a book series, a Maker SHED, a television show - but most of all, it's a community of Makers who share their projects and skills. MAKE is what-you-MAKE-it. It's a growing DIY movement of people who look at things a little differently and who just might spark the next generation of scientists, engineers and makers.

  • Get ideas for the Mouse Squad DIY Competition!
  • Kickoff your Mouse Squad year by plugging into the greater Mouse Squad community!
  • Participate in fun teambuilding activities;
  • Teachers, network with other Mouse Squad Coordinators and share best practices!
  • Hear about great updates to Mouse Squad's 2011-2012 programming!

Remember, space is limited, so RSVP early!

Mouse Squad is a program of Mouse. 55 Broad Street, 16th Floor, NY, NY 10004 646-574-6446,