The Innovation Hub is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Arkansans by inspiring innovation and expanding opportunities. Since the Hub’s opening in 2014, our state-of-the-art facilities have provided tools and training to entrepreneurs, students and other makers, preparing them to join and grow Arkansas’s economic ecosystem.
We see an Arkansas where, regardless of demographic identifiers or geographic location, Arkansans are generating and inspiring innovation in cutting-edge technology, business, and creative fields. The Innovation Hub uses tools, skills, and expertise to inspire innovators and entrepreneurs who expand the range of educational and economic opportunities for themselves, for their communities, in our state and throughout the world.
myACE bucks range: 50-250 per student, per activity.
- STEAM Summer camps for ages 8-14 with choices of Video Game Design, Superhero, or Zooniverse camp. The cost is $250 per camper.
- STEAM After-school programming for ages 8-16 with programs being offered on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 4-6 pm. Programmatic options include pottery, screen printing, laser, 3D printing, painting, and vector design. The range in price per student is $75-150 per month.
- STEAM Private instruction for ages 6 and higher is available in areas of pottery, screen printing, 3D printing, laser engraving, graphic design, tie-dye techniques, coding with Micro: Bits and video game design. The cost per student is $50/hour.
- STEAM Classes and workshops for ages 14 and higher are available monthly in areas of pottery, 3D printing, laser engraving, jewelry, and screen printing. The cost range for workshops and classes are $35-$200 per student.
- STEAM Field trip opportunities are available for ages K-12 in groups of 20 or more students. The cost per student ranges from $10-$25 per student. The STEAM choices include:
3D printing, screen printing, scribble bots, vector design
Watercolor, tie-dye, and printmaking.
Pre-apprenticeships are offered for students ages 18 and 19.
Internships are currently being developed for students ages 14 - 17 and will be offered as they become available.
Students may attend activities in person or virtually. ARIH staff will contact you with more information regarding the service(s) you select after your Service Verification meeting.
Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub (ARIH)
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