STEAM/Maker Alliance of Northwest Michigan

The STEAM/Maker Alliance is a group of regional organizations whose vision is that all youth in our region have access to explore and be inspired by quality STEAM/Maker opportunities. For more information about meetings and how to get involved, please email us at: .


Member Organizations:

Arts For All

Beat Lab

Challenge Island


Norte Youth Cycling

Girl Scouts Shore to Shore

Great Lakes Children's Museum

Homeschool Partnership

MSU Extension

Newton's Road Northwest

Northwestern Michigan College - Computer Science Dept.

Northwestern Lower MiSTEM Network

Parallel45 Theatre 

Professor Qwbli's



Inland Seas Education Association

Traverse Area District Library

Traverse City Area Public Schools


Watch For These Annual STEAM/Maker Events...


  • MakerFest (February/March)

  • VEX Robotics State competition (February/March)

  • FIRST Robotics Regional Competition (February/March)

  • Gutter Car Derby (March)

  • Friday Night Live (August)

  • monthly Career Exploring Clubs (September-May)

  • Super Science Saturday (October)