Tynkertopia: Flagstaff’s STEAM Community Center
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
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.
Building a stronger future for Flagstaff youth and families by offering community-based STEAM learning opportunities.
Our Participants and Partners
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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!
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!
Tynkertopia is a great community asset for Flagstaff. So much thought and energy has gone into everything there.
Create and Explore
This is an amazing addition to Flagstaff.
My son loves creating and exploring here, and the staff are beyond supportive.
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!
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.
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.