Nillumbik Youth Maker Lab

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The Nillumbik Youth Maker Lab is a creative afterschool program for young people aged 10 to 18, to drop in, hang out, meet new people and take part in free activities within a supported environment. 

The Youth Maker Lab provides an opportunity for young people to make use of the facilities and equipment at the Banyule Nillumbik Tech School, and leverage the expertise available for their own projects outside of school hours. It will offer mentoring facilitated by trained mentors in areas such as programming, 3D printing, digital design, animination and gaming. 


Nillumbik Youth Maker Lab

TERM 4, 2020

Program dates / times

20 October - 8 December 2020 (7 weeks)

Tuesdays, 4pm - 5.30pm

IMPORTANT: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Term 4 will be delivered online via Zoom. Registered participants will be emailed a link to the online zoom meeting within 24 hours of program time each week.


Participants will have the opportunity to select one of three topic areas to focus on over the course of the program to work on an individual project with the support of our skilled mentors. The topics this term will be:

1. Coding 

2. Animation 

3. Sound Production


Future program dates

Term 1, 2021: 9 February - 30 March

Term 2, 2021: 27 April - 22 June 



Term 4: Online via Zoom

Term 1-2 2021: Banyule Nillumbik Tech School, 61 Civic Drive Greensborough VIC 3088


Getting there 

Driving: Parking is available on campus. Parents will be welcome to stay during the program and will have access to the kitchen for tea/coffee facilities while they wait.

Transport: Students can take PTV Buses 343 and 901 to Civic Drive from the Greensborough train station.



Bookings are essential as spaces are limited to 30 participants. Please ensure you have read a copy the information pack(PDF, 463KB) before registering to participate in the program.

Register for Term 4:

Register now 

For more information on the program please contact Nillumbik Youth on 9433 3168.


Wait List

The Nillumbik Youth Maker Lab program can only accept up to 30 young people at any one time and participants will be asked to commit to attending the program for the full term. If there is a cancellation in the program throughout the term, the next participant on the waitlist will be notified and given 3 days to respond and accept the place or it will be offered then to the next in line.

All participants on the waiting list will also be given first preference for booking into the following term of the program.

Sign up for the wait list