Girl with Grit

MAKERSPACE

OUR NONPROFIT MAKERSPACE IN BOERNE,TX PROVIDES YOUTH MAKERS AND CURIOUS ADULTS ACCESS TO EQUIPMENT, TRAINING, AND THE ABILITY TO MAKE. 

WHAT DO STUDENTS HAVE ACCESS TO?

VISUAL ARTS, TRADES, STEM, WOODWORKING, METAL WORK, RESIN, PHOTOGRAPHY AND DIGITAL ART, SEWING AND FASHION DESIGN, TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS

WHAT DOES ONE DO IN THEIR MAKERSPACE TIME?

Students rotate through various makerspace stations weekly learning new skills and having different experiences. Each station has a project for them to make. Students can also choose to spend more time in a station to improve their skill.

 

CURRENTLY IN THE MAKERSPACE

WOODEN HOOK RACK, STAMPED AND DYED LEATHER KEYCHAINS, GALAXY RESIN, METAL STAMPING, WOOD BURNING, SEWN BAG, AND WATERCOLOR

Register today and come learn these fun projects currently in the space!

 

MAKERSPACE HOURS (starting September 1st, 2021):

MONDAYS – CLOSED
TUESDAYS – 4:00PM-6:00PM
WEDNESDAYS – 4:00PM-6:00PM
THURSDAYS – 4:00PM-6:00PM
FRIDAYS – 10:00AM – 1:00PM
SATURDAYS – 12PM-3PM
SUNDAYS – 12PM-3PM

Register your child for 60 minutes of weekly Makerspace time where they will learn how to make something new weekly.

Primary Makers (7-12 years)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays – 4:00 – 5:00PM
Fridays – Homeschool Day – 10:00AM – 11:30AM (90 minute session)

Secondary Makers (13-18 years)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays – 5:00 – 6:00PM
Fridays – Homeschool Day – 11:30AM – 1:00PM (90 minute session)

Flexible scheduling!

Register for a time slot and can’t make it? Drop-in at any other session that week.

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 CLASSES

VISUAL ARTS

Our art classes span all media across the visual art world. We provide students with experiences in both traditional and digital media all while encouraging their creativity and technical skills.

THE TRADES

Classes in the trades are introductory courses designed to spark an interest whether as a hobbyist or professional, and garner practical skills in tools and skills in a variety of fields.

Intro to Auto Fabrication with Briana Hunh coming soon!

TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS

Our traditional and contemporary crafts include sewing, leatherwork, silversmithing, jewelry making, fiber arts, crochet, and more. 

Sewing with Jennifer Daschel coming soon!

LIFE SKILLS

These classes aim to teach various skills to get through life. We encourage community requests for skills they think need to be taught to get through life. 

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 Girl with Grit Program

GIRL WITH GRIT PROGRAM

We believe strong girls grow up to be strong women.

WE CAN DO IT!

The mission of the Girl with Grit Program is to give girls and young women a safe space to grow their skills and confidence through mentors, and experiences that help develop life skills, career paths, and passions. 

Girl with Grit Program is a 501c3 Girl-Powered Non-Profit located at 102 E. Hosack in Boerne, TX.

Girl with Grit Program

SHOP US

Our Shop
We have a shop filled with unique merschandise from the makers in our community and the girls in our Girl with Grit Program. We also carry other unique merchandise. 

Young Entreperneurs
Many of our products are created by the girls in the Girl with Grit Program. Proceeds of all sales go back to the girl with a portion to the nonprofit.

Our Brand
Want to represent being a Girl with Grit? Purchase some of our merchandise to represent.

Trade Skills

1935 Chevy Truck Project

Girl with Grit Projects
Our current group project is working on the restoration of a 1935 Chevy Truck.

Blog

Latest News

Latest addition to our Board!

Latest addition to our Board!

We have an exciting announcement from our nonprofit, Girl with Grit! Briana Huhn has joined our board to help further improve and grow our mission. Briana has worked along with Big Ideas USA sharing her love of trades with youth. She is an incredibly talented welder...

Why we need YOU to Donate…

Why we need YOU to Donate…

What are we using donations for? -With overwhelming demand to take in more girls and teach more things (i.e. skilled trades, welding, metal fabrication, woodworking, etc. ), we need an additional LARGER facility in a warehouse space or a suitable SHOP SPACE or LAND in...

Toolbox Camp

Toolbox Camp

How many of you have taught your daughter or son what an impact wrench is? If not, we have a few that ToyMakerz @toymakerztv donated to our program. In our ToolBox Camp, students will get a crash course in tool education, what they are, what they are used for. Sure,...

Address

102 E. Hosack
Boerne, TX 78006
info@girlwithgrit.com

Open Hours

Open Shop Saturdays, 10am-5pm
Please see our schedule for community classes, events, and exhibitions.

Sponsors
Safety Sasses®
Soda Pops
Hot Rod Garage
ToyMakerz
BStrong Productions
RodRides LLC
AgriCultural Museum and Arts Center
Ameliom LLC
Dwayne Mattox
Big Ideas USA

Donors
The Bevy Hotel
Cave without a Name
Cibolo Creek Brewery
Little Gretel
Handmade on Main
From Scratch Farm
Texas Gourmet Pantry
The Asher Family
Boerne Farmhouse
The Little Nature Store
The O'Rourke Family
The Lacy Family
Bear Moon Bakery
Fickle Pickle Boerne
Cliptacular Creations
Dienger Trading Co.
The Dorman Family
The Risinger Family
Kiss the Cook
Mike Coyne
Love Creek Orchards
The DIFY
Hill Country Crate
Lynnda McGowan

How to Help

Our program is a 501c3 nonprofit. We rely on sales of products, donations, monthly dues, and sponsors to keep us going. Please consider donating today.

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All proceeds from sales go back to the young entrepreneur with a portion to the nonprofit. 100% of sales proceeds from branded Girl with Grit™ merchandise is returned to the 501c3.

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