Tinkering School believes that kids are more capable than they know, and to prove it, we give them real tools to solve real problems. By learning through doing, we strive to make mistakes and learn from them, collaborate and make friends, try harder than usual, and build things bigger than ourselves.

With wood, metal, cardboard, and sometimes paint, Tinkerers work with one another as well as our unique staff to team-design and team-create amazing projects.

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Tinkering School Mars Missions is a groundbreaking new virtual camp experience for Tinkerers ages 10-15.
Join us this fall for some safe, hands-on building fun as we collaborate and construct large scale projects from our imaginations!
Gever Tulley founded Tinkering School in California in 2005 in order to learn how children become competent and to explore the notion that kids can build anything, and through building, learn anything. A self-taught computer scientist with no formal education, Gever’s expertise is really in…thinking. Gever has taught workshops and made presentations to both kids and adults around the world. He has spoken at TED twice, written articles for MAKE, and authored the book Fifty Dangerous Things (you should let your children do).