If there’s one place in Riverside, California, that carries an innovative and futuristic aura, it’s the Bourns Family Youth Innovation Center. It has all the modern gadgets and technology that transports you 20 years ahead of today. 3-D printers, It has a sound room, a film-production room, a computer lab, and a lounge equipped with six televisions ready to stream games. It is one of Inland Empire’s Startup and Business Incubators.
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The Bourns Youth Innovation Center is at 9595 Miller Street, Riverside, CA. Check the map for more details.
The center is named after the Bourns family, which donated $1 million for construction. The Youth Innovation Center (YIC) is the City of Riverside’s newest community center. It offers free and fee-based services to startups in computer science, robotics, engineering, arts, electronics, and technology.
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CREATE — Computers, Robotics, Engineering, Art, Technology, and Electronics
The motto of Bourns Family Youth Innovation Center is CREATE, which stands for Computers, Robotics, Engineering, Art, and Technology. The center offers robotics, programming, coding, and web design lessons.
About half of the classes are free. For Riverside residents, annual memberships cost $25 for adults and $15 for children 18 and under. For non-Riverside residents, the price is $37.50 for adults and $22.50 for children.
The innovation center invited children to visit the facility at the end of last year. Students can tour the new Bourns Family Youth Innovation Center while learning to develop a website with multiple pages.
Bourns Foundation Sponsors the Innovation Center
We have reported about the C3 Expo that was organized there. Check it out.
Also, we have included the Youth Innovation Center in the ten Inland Empire’s Incubators that help boost the startup ecosystem. Check that post here.
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