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STEAM533: Summer of Creation: Basic Electronics
Class Number 904-45078

In the TechShop Basic Electronics STEAM camp, we will cover basic concepts related to electricity, circuits, electronic measurement and soldering. This includes learning basic solder and flux types, safe soldering practices and soldering iron maintenance.

Projects include using solder and a soldering iron to make small stick figures as well as soldering electronic "through-hole" components for electronic printed circuit board assembly (PCBs). We will also cover the use of the laser cutter to assist in fabricating parts for this class.

Students who take and successfully pass this course will be certified to use the laser cutters at TechShop.

This TechShop Week-Long Summer Camp is for kids ages 8-17, Mondays through Friday from 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM.

Extended care is available from 8:30 AM until 6:00 PM for an additional $150 for the week, and must be purchased one week in advance of your camp.

To sign your child up for extended care, please call our front desk at 1(650)521-9027.

For more information about additional class session meeting this summer please email

TechShop Location: TechShop Mid-Peninsula
Room / Area: Conference Room
Instructor: TechShop Summer Camp Staff
Class Date: Monday, Aug 4, 2014
Start Time: 9:30 AM
Class Length: 6 Hours
Price: $600.00
Lab Fee: None
Age Range: 8 through 17 (Contact the store to register students under 13.)
Min. Students: 4
Max Students: 12

Registration Notes and Disclaimers:

  • This class has a required minimum enrollment of 4 students, you will be notified via email if it does not meet enrollment the day before the class session.
  • All classes at TechShop are subject to change; we make every attempt to notify all registered students.
  • Please ensure that we have correct contact information on file to contact you in the event of a schedule change.
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