Category: Event Summaries

  • We’re Officially Open!

    On September 16th we officially opened our doors. Thank you to all those who came out to help us celebrate! We were thrilled with the level of support from the community. Our yard was packed with enthusiastic makers who helped us put together the mystery community art project: a YuKonstruct sign for our shop. Just…

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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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  • YukomiCon was a fun place to be!

    We had a booth at the recent YukomiCon 2014 event on August 8, 9 & 10 – it was lots of fun! YukomiCon is the Yukon’s first ever convention dedicated to comics and popular culture. With over 800 people through the convention centre doors over the course of the weekend, we’d say the Yukon Comic Culture Society put on…

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  • Hacking Health North Event Summary

    To all those who joined us at the Hacking Health North weekend – Thank You! Hacking Health North was such a phenomenal success. We appreciate all the participants, observers, sponsors, partners, organizers, and volunteers who gave their time or services during the weekend – it would not have been possible without your help. In total, 8 projects were built during the…

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  • Balloon Launch Event

    We did it !  We went to SPACE! On January 30, 2014 @ 10:20am PST we launched a balloon with cameras & GPS into the sky above Whitehorse, Yukon. Once launched, it floated +100,000 ft up into the stratosphere, popped, and returned to Earth safely via parachute. That was the easy part. Getting it back…

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  • What a Kick Off Event!

    THANK YOU for making the Kick-Off to YuKonstruct such a big success! Your ideas, input, and feedback are invaluable and will help shape Yukon’s very first makerspace. We’ve compiled a summary of the evening below.   Here’s how you imagined YuKonstruct:   Here’s how you voted:

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