National Youth Maker Summit

National Youth Maker Summit
November 10-13, 2016

Announcement          Application Form         Program Schedule

Do you like to invent, build, or experiment?  Do you ever catch yourself wondering how something can be improved?  Have you ever taken something apart just to see how it works? The Maker National Youth Summit is for the creative and curious young minds of the next generation of innovators.  Participants make what they can with a variety of materials from a range of fields, utilizing their resourcefulness and creativity.

The National Youth Maker Summit takes place November 10-13, 2016.  Summit fees include accommodations at the National 4‑H Conference Center, meals, educational programming and tours including a guided nighttime tour of the monuments and memorials in Washington, DC.  All-you-can-eat meals are served at the Clover Cafe at National 4‑H Conference Center beginning with dinner on Thursday, November 10 and ending with breakfast on Sunday, November 13, 2016.


This Summit is open to any high school student in grades 9-12. Participate as a team (as few as two and as many as 10) with at least one adult mentor/chaperone. Youth interested in participating should contact leaders in their school, scout troop, religious organization or club to identify an adult to register and accompany them at the event.

Calling all Makers!!!
By submitting this FORM, you are entering to win a $2,500 credit towards registration for the 2016 National Youth Summit on Maker, sponsored by JCPenney Cares.  Registration includes:  program fees, materials, lodging, and meals. This credit may be used by youth and/or adult chaperones.  All participants must be accompanied by a participating adult.