• Makey Makey Build Night

    January’s Build Night was sponsored by Instructables and Makey Makey. Makey Makey is an invention kit that lets you use everyday items as computer keys. YuKonstruct’s members had lots of fun connecting fruits and vegetables, utensils, tools and even themselves to the Makey Makey boards. There were apple and carrot pianos, pencil-drawn video game consoles…

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  • Winterval Santa Clause Parade

    This past weekend, YuKonstruct was a part of Yukon Educational Theater’s 7th annual Winterval Santa Clause Parade. Inspired by Aidan Chopra’s cardboard Grumman F4F-4 costume, we decided to make laser-cut cardboard airplanes for some of our youngest members to wear in the parade. The planes were designed by Chris Lloyd, one of our members, in…

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  • Christmas Cards and Chibitronics Build Night

    Instructables sent us a package of Chibitronics circuit stickers and we were excited for our members to get to play with them at our drop-in Christmas card workshop last week. We put together two project kits with the Chibitronics stickers: Twinkling Christmas Tree Card Glowing Snowman Card We also had 3 other craft kits for…

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  • Inaugural General Meeting

    Sixty-five enthusiastic makers attended YuKonstruct’s first ever Special General Meeting!

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  • YuKonstruct’s First Build Night – LEDs

    Thank you to everyone who made YuKonstruct’s first build night a huge success! We don’t officially open our doors for memberships until September but we’re excited to have already hosted some great events. This week we had over 60 people, of all ages, in our makerspace for the Instructables LED Build Night. We had 3…

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  • Tuesdays at YuKonstruct!

    Time to celebrate! On Tuesday May 13, 2014 we opened the doors to show everyone our new space for the first time.  Over 80 people attended to check it out and celebrate this accomplishment with us. There was Yukon Brewing beer, delicious food from Garlic A GoGo, and great music thanks to The Midnight Sons and…

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  • Hacking Health North – May 9 – 11, 2014

    Mark May 9 – 11, 2014 in your calendars! YuKonstruct is teaming up with Hacking Health to host a weekend hackathon. Here’s a little video about the concept: If you think there are inefficiencies in the healthcare space and want to be part of the solution then REGISTER HERE (Tickets cover the cost of food for the weekend…

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  • We’re making progress

    Hi, my name is Allison. If your story is anything like mine, you went to the YuKonstruct Kick-Off in January, enjoyed some pizza, checked out the cool projects, and maybe you even attended the follow-up planning session on January 28th. But by now you’ve started to wonder what’s going on and what can you do to help, right? Is this…

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