Meet the Facilitators: Amara Leipzig

Amara Leipzig is a Lead Facilitator, working at reDiscover Center since the beginning of 2019. They are an artist and educator with 6 years of teaching experience, working with kids from ages 5 to 65. Their artwork largely focuses on turning reclaimed materials into functional art objects via weaving and woodworking as Forgotten Hand...

The Tools We Use

reDiscover has 10+ years experience putting powerful tools in the hands of kids ages 7-12. We've tried out countless hand and power tools for cutting, joining, and finishing materials for maker projects. Our criteria for a recommended tool are: Is it safe? Is this tool well built, stable, solid, unlikely to be damaged, dulled,...

Tinkering is for Middle Schoolers, too

15 years ago, reDiscover was founded to serve preschool and early elementary classrooms with creative reuse materials. 10 years ago, we added Tinkering programs to engage upper elementary kids using those same materials, plus power tools. 4 years ago, we started prototyping programs for middle schoolers, starting with camps for advanced tinkerers. Tinkering is...

Rentals

Meet Marci Javril, a renter and volunteer extraordinaire at reDiscover Center! When Marci is not tirelessly promoting reDiscover Center she teaches a series of classes on head massages by renting the front studio space. Thank you Marci! reDiscover has many evening and some day time rental space available throughout the year. Weekend and weekday evenings plus some...

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