Graphic with highlights for the week and a Thank you!Thank you!

A huge thank you from us at the Maker Hub for an amazing Maker Takeover 2021! We appreciated everyone who commented on Instagram, created, and celebrated! We loved being able to share all of the amazing work done this year and look forward to the next!


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Events during the week

We have a lot of fun events planned all week! Sign up here.

Maker Takeover Kickoff

Wed, 4/28, 12-2 PM
Iconic Plaza

Start Maker Takeover Week by adding to a community art project. Also, learn about all of the events and workshops that will be occurring during the week. There will be giveaways!

Hammock MakingPicture of Hammock on campus

Thurs, 4/29, 2-hour slots
Maker Hub – Colonnades

Prepare for the warm weather by making your very own Elon staple, a great hammock! Grab a spot in our workshop to really personalize your hang-out time by the lake! Hammock Making is FULL! Check back often – a space may open up). 

Maker Hub Trivia

Fri, 4/30, all-day
Maker Hub’s Instagram

Think you know about the Maker Hub? Try our trivia on Instagram and win prizes!

Make Pet AccessoriesPicture of pet collar

Sat, 5/1, 1-hour slots
Maker Hub – Downtown

Need a new spring accessory for your favorite furry friend? Join us in our downtown location to make a personalized paracord collar for your pet. Sign up for a 1-hour slot for pet accessories here. 

Custom T-ShirtsPicture of t-shirt example

Sun, 5/2, 1-hour slots
Maker Hub – Colonnades

Have an awesome T-shirt idea? Come use our vinyl cutter to make it a reality! Bring in a t-shirt you want to update/customize or grab a blank one at the event! Sign up for a 1-hour slot for T-shirts here. 

Making MacraméPicture of Macramé example

Mon, 5/3, 1-hour slots
Maker Hub – Downtown

Macramé can be a fun way to wind down and create a beautiful piece of personalized wall art. Join us in our downtown location for this relaxing knot-tying event. Sign-up for a 1-hour slot for Macrame here. 

Kyle Altmann with Weasley ClockHub Club Meeting

Tues, 5/4, 6-7
Maker Hub – Downtown

Enjoy free Smitty’s Ice Cream and an in-person presentation given by the Associate Professor of Physics, Kyle Altmann. He’ll explain how he made his own version of the Weasley clock from the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Let us know you’re coming to Hub Club here. 

Take & Make Celebration

Wed, 5/5, 3-5 PM
Iconic Plaza

Come celebrate a year’s worth of Take & Make kits by stopping by and making any of the previous projects! You can make the kit on-site or save it for a destresser during finals week!


Elon Kickbox Stories

Kickbox Stories

See what students have made this spring, from electronics, textiles, board games and a lot more. Kickbox Stories is a collection of these students’ journeys, from project conception to prototype. Explore each project on the Elon Kickbox 2021 page.


Free stuff!


Earn Maker Cred all week!

Upload a picture of anything you make during an event and earn up to 350 Cred. Maker Cred can be exchanged for unique materials like leather, aluminum, and more. Learn more about Maker Cred on our Moodle site (you may have to click Enrol me after clicking the link).

Pictures of materials in the Maker Cred Store


Use some of your Cred to buy a raffle ticket for some special rewards. Each ticket costs 50 Cred – the more you buy, the better your chances to win!

DIY Mood Light

Image of Mood light2 available
1 ends on May 3 at noon
1 ends on May 6 at noon  

Kit includes everything you need to make this mood light. It’s simple, takes about 30 minutes, and doesn’t require soldering. It’s a great electronics project for a beginner.

Raspberry Pi Kit

Image of a Raspberry Pi1 available, ends on May 6 at noon

If you’ve wanted to try a Raspberry Pi, this is a great kit for you. It includes a Pi 3, a small keyboard, a power cable, a micro SD card, and an HDMI cable – everything you need to get started.

Purchase your raffle tickets on the Maker Hub Moodle site (If you see it, click “Enroll me”). Then click on the Store icon, under Maker Cred.