Join Us for a Maker Camp Field Trip to the White House Kitchen Garden

Watch the Maker Camp Field Trip below starting at 2 p.m. ET

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty! White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford is inviting you to join a virtual Maker Camp Field Trip to the White House Kitchen Garden on Wednesday, August 13 at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Google and Make have come together to put on Maker Camp, a free online summer camp for building, tinkering and exploring available online and in local neighborhoods. With Maker Camp, teen inventors and artists around the world can make awesome projects, participate in epic virtual field trips and meet the world’s coolest makers. Tomorrow, Chef Comerford will give participants a look inside the First Lady's Kitchen Garden, share tips for cooking and gardening at home, and more.

Here’s how you can join:

  • Watch the virtual field trip live right here or on Maker Camp's Google+ page on Wednesday, August 13 at 2 p.m. ET
  • Got a question about the White House garden? Ask it during the event right here.

In June, President Obama hosted the first-ever White House Maker Faire to celebrate America's students and entrepreneurs who are inventing the future with new technologies such as 3D printers, laser cutters, easy-to-use design software, and desktop machine tools. The event brought together more than 100 students, entrepreneurs, engineers, and researchers from 25 states ­all of whom love to "Make" stuff.

We hope you can "Make" it to Wednesday's event and join the conversation live from the White House Kitchen Garden. 


Learn more:

Watch President Obama¹s remarks at the first-ever White House Maker Faire
Go behind the scenes in the White House Kitchen Garden
Watch a video about the White House Beehive

Related Topics: Healthy Kids, Education
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