Chicagoland’s premier provider of innovative and exceptional STEAM experiences


What is TinkRworks?

TinkRworks is creating the next generation of innovators and problem-solvers by delivering exceptional STEAM experiences to children. Through hands-on after-school programs, we reinforce and augment school learning by giving students space to explore real-world problems with cutting-edge tools and technologies.


Engagement Center

Located in Hinsdale, IL our Engagement Center serves as the innovation hub to TinkRworks. We offer a diverse set of STEAM courses that engage students from Kindergarten all the way to High School. With access to state of the art toolsets, such as our laser cutter and 3D printers, student projects become infinitely customizable. Come see for yourself!

At Your School

TinkRworks offers a number of courses conveniently offered at your school, park district, or community center. We strive to bring the makerspace experience directly to the classroom. With a student to instructor ratio of 12:1 or better, your student will always receive individualized attention. We provide exceptional STEAM experiences right in your own backyard.

Specialty Events

TinkRworks offers a number of specialty programs to children and adults alike. For girl & boy scout troops, we offer STEAM badge opportunities and customized projects. We also offer university and corporate workshops focused around innovation, rapid prototyping, and team building. No matter the type of problem solver we have an event that meets your needs.


Explore Our Curriculum

TinkRworks is on the cutting edge of helping kids think out of the box, make mistakes, apply the learning all while having fun and working with a team.
— Parent

You guys are sneaky-I don’t like math but you tricked me into using it and I didn’t even know it. For the first time i really understand it.
— Student

You guys complement us perfectly - I love how you bring our teachings to life in such unique and fun ways.
— Elementary School Teacher

How To Register


Visit our registration site to see what classes are running in your area.

Some schools and park districts handle their own registrations.
contact us with any registration questions.