Robocritters on the loose at Augusto!

Robocritters on the loose at Augusto!

YuKonstruct volunteers Kerän and Ben were on hand for a fun robot building workshop at the Augusto Children’s Festival. Here is Kerän’s report on what they got up to. What is it like to be a robotics engineer? Nineteen kids found out last weekend at the...
Electronic Crafts on Canada Day

Electronic Crafts on Canada Day

YuKonstruct took part in the City of Whitehorse’s Canada Day celebrations at Shipyards Park this year, with a fun all-ages workshop on electronic crafts. We brought some of our favourite LED craft kits to the event: electronic operation game, mini flashlights...
YuKonstruct at the Reuse & Repair Fair

YuKonstruct at the Reuse & Repair Fair

Zero Waste Yukon‘s inaugural Reuse & Repair Fair was a huge success on Saturday June 3, 2017! The fair included live music, workshops, artists selling work created from reused and re-purposed materials, and food trucks serving food in a zero waste...
Ice Fishing at Little Atlin Lake

Ice Fishing at Little Atlin Lake

YuKonstruct member Ksenia recently participated in the Make It Wild: Ice Fishing event at Little Atlin Lake, put on in partnership with the Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Trust. Here’s her report on the experience as a first-timer ice fishing. It is April 1st and...
Swan Haven Bird Boxes

Swan Haven Bird Boxes

YuKonstruct’s Amy and Thomas teamed up with our friends from Swan Haven to build bird boxes for Yukon’s small cavity nesting birds. We guided 30 families through the assembly of their very own bird box, which they got to take home and install to create...
March Break Maker Camp Summary

March Break Maker Camp Summary

Over the school holidays, YuKonstruct’s makerspace was teeming with a dozen pre-teens as we kicked off our March Break Maker Camp! The 5 day camp consisted of lots of hands on activities and made use of the makerspace’s awesome equipment. The camp...