The uOttawa Maker Mobile delivers fun, hands-on STEM learning activities to schools, libraries, and community centres across Ontario and Quebec.
Instructor surrounded by children during an experiment.


We teach workshops in English, French, or in both languages.
The Maker Mobile at a community event.


Our Maker Mobile can visit any region in Ontario or Quebec. You can also come visit us at the University of Ottawa or select a virtual workshop.
Kid watching a virtual presentation.

Delivery method

Choose between an in-person visit from the Maker Mobile or a virtual workshop conducted over Zoom.

Discover our workshops

Choose workshops based on the participants’ interests and curriculum.

Registration details

Registration process for schools 

  1. Select two potential workshop dates. Registrations for workshops are on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  2. Once registration is complete, you will receive an email from Engineering Outreach within one-to-three business days of our receipt of your application. Occasionally, it may take up to five business days for us to contact you. If you do not hear back within a week, please send us an email.  
  3. Once your registration has been processed, we will send you an email with a tentative schedule. You must review it thoroughly then reply by email to either confirm your registration or make changes.


Maker Mobile workshops cost comparison
Number of workshopsAt your school or locationOn campusOnline
Eight$1200 for a full day (8 workshops, for up to 8 classes)Not availablePay per workshop
Four$650 for a full day (4 workshops, for up to 4 classes)$500 for a full day (up to 4 workshops) Pay per workshop
Two$350 for morning only (2 workshops, for up to 2 classes)$325 for half a day (up to 2 workshops) Pay per workshop
OneNot availableNot available

$110 per elementary grade workshop, per group  

$130 per high school level workshop, per group

$350 per two-hour SHSM workshop, per group

Group size

Maximum 30 participants per workshop


Requests for workshop cancellations must be submitted in writing at least three business days prior to the scheduled workshop date. Cancellations left on voicemail will not be accepted. If a cancellation is made less than three business days before the scheduled workshop date, a $50 cancellation fee will be charged.

In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather, the fee will not be charged. Workshops will be rescheduled at a later date.

Preparing for your workshop

Our dynamic instructors will bring the Maker Mobile to you or will meet you and your group online.

Requirements for in-person workshops

  • Teachers must always remain in the classroom and will be required to complete a short evaluation at the end of the workshop.
  • The classroom or laboratory must have at least two electrical outlets
  • A projector is required
  • Wi-Fi access is required (please have the password ready for our instructors)
  • For 3D printing workshops, we will need a table, near power outlets, on which to install our three 3D printers

Requirements for online workshops

Teachers must always remain in the meeting and will be required to complete a short evaluation at the end of the workshop.


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