Tynkertopia: Flagstaff’s STEAM Community Center

We are currently closed due to the COVID-19 virus. We will reopen when it is safe to do so.

 

Tynkertopia, Inc. is a non-profit community center in Flagstaff, AZ focusing on creativity, inquiry, and STEAM knowledge and skills.
Flagstaff is America’s First STEM Community, and Tynkertopia, Inc. is Flagstaff’s STEAM Community Center.
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics + A for the Arts = STEAM.

Our Mission and Vision

Imagine

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Create

Learn

Tynkertopia’s mission is to serve as a STEAM Community Center to empower all residents of Flagstaff and Northern Arizona to cultivate skills, strategies, and confidence as independent, lifelong learners and to expand creativity, inquiry skills, and STEM/STEAM skills and knowledge by inviting curiosity, inspiring wonder, encouraging playfulness, and celebrating unique solutions.

As a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for students, teachers, parents, artists, crafters, inventors, makers, and tynkerers of any age, we welcome community collaborations in which partners work together to share expertise, resources, and responsibility for achieving mutual goals.

Our Vision: 
Building a stronger future for Flagstaff youth and families by offering community-based STEAM learning opportunities.

Our Participants and Partners

Our Photo Gallery

Our Classes

Special Events

Our Workshop

Our Art Studio

Field Trips

Current Events

Our Endorsements

Tynkertopia is a Local Wonder

Had an amazing time with the kids at Tynkertopia! Great place to spend time learning and exploring.
Please help support this local wonder!

Martin Johnson

Learning is Fun @ Tynkertopia

What a wonderful space for kids! This is an amazing learning and fun place that is so needed in Flagstaff.
Dr. Alice is a gem to boot!
Kelly Miller

Community Asset

Tynkertopia is a great community asset for Flagstaff. So much thought and energy has gone into everything there.
Melanie Colavito

Create and Explore

This is an amazing addition to Flagstaff.
My son loves creating and exploring here, and the staff are beyond supportive.

Matt Bangert

Growing Brains

I love Dr. Alice for her passion, knowledge, and dedication. My son loves Tynkertopia, he always asks to go back! Tynkertopoia is a wonderful contribution to Flagstaff children and their growing brains!
Haley Carbajal

Fun Learning Environment

Tynkertopia is just incredible. Not only the access is free, but Dr. Alice is a true fairy. She is dedicated to providing a fun learning environment for children. Different stations cater to different age ranges. It’s a wonderful community.
Agnes Roux

Free Accessible STEAM Education

Tynkertopia offers STEAM education free and accessible to all the children of Flagstaff! Congratulations Dr Alice Christie on the opening of Tynkertopia!!!
Wendy Kuek, Owner of Cedar House Coffee Shop

Amazing Birthday Parties

My daughter had an amazing birthday at Tynkertopia today!
Dr. Alice put so much thought and effort into making it personalized for my 9-year old.
Tynkertopia is so much fun any day of the week but also a great place for a fun, stress-free birthday party.
Katherine Escalera

Our Sponsors