Youth Classes

One-on-One Instruction

16-17 years old: $60/HR for members, $75/HR for non-members

15 years old and younger: $100/HR

School Programming

ADX can host your school group for a Day of Building! For more information, fill out our Day of Building application.

Discounts on Membership

16-17 year olds may apply for a youth membership (with guardian approval) at the discretion of ADX staff.

“Student experiences at ADX have been consistently relevant, engaging and high-impact.  By thinking and working together, this type of learning is transformational – and something you can’t buy from a curriculum catalog.”


– Saskia Dresler, Principal at Arts & Technology High, West Linn-Wilsonville School District



Ages 16-17

Teens aged 16-17 may participate in ADX’s Standard Class programming at the discretion of ADX staff, and with a guardian’s signed waiver on file.

Ages 14-15

Students ages 14-15 are eligible to take Standard Classes with a paying guardian also present. They may also work with a skilled maker in One-on-One Instruction at ADX’s discretion.

Ages 13 & Under

Youths 13 years and younger are eligible for One-on-One Instruction at the discretion of ADX Staff and Instructors.

Any person under the age of 18 interested in membership, classes, One-on-One Instruction, or any other programming at ADX must complete the Youth Participation Application.

*All available programming is hosted at ADX; we do not offer off-site programming at this time.


additional resources for young makers

Saturday Academy

Programming starts at 2nd grade and goes through high school. Wide range of subjects including Lego Physics!

Multnomah Arts Center

Classes include using tools and developing skills, like technical drawing for budding architects


Play-based learning for children ages 0-8+

Jumpstart your experience with the ADX Starter Kit!


This package includes 3 months of Membership and 1 Introduction Class of your choice. This package gives you access to thousands of dollars worth of tools, an opportunity to learn new skills in a safe and inclusive community environment, and the room to explore your creativity with your fellow humans. All you need is a little curiosity and the courage to get started!

There are only 50 ADX Starter Kits available for a limited time only at $425.

That is over 40% savings!

Just go to the Intro Class of your choice and choose Starter Kit Promo!

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