Workshops & Classes

Workshops and Classes Help Unlock Your Creativity

With 3D Herndon experts leading the way, the sky is your limit!

3D Design and Printing QuickStart Workshops

Discover the newest creative phenomenon that is sweeping the world. 3D printing is opening up incredible possibilities for designing and building all kinds of imaginative things directly from a desktop 3D printer. You won’t believe the amazing things you can do. This technology is already changing the world. We’ll show you how to use it in a fun and easy way.We have equipped the Studio with advanced 3D scanners and printers. There is truly nothing else like this studio in the entire Washington DC area.We offer a variety of specialized workshops and courses for anyone interested in 3D Printing, including programs for:

  • Educators who want ideas and insights on applying 3D printing in the classroom
  • Students, inventors and entrepreneurs who want to learn about 3D printing and get creative
  • Anyone who is considering buying a 3D printer and wants to get a better idea of how they work before making that investment
  • Engineers, architects or product/marketing specialists who want to learn how to test and prototype concepts 

3D Design and Printing QuickStart Workshops

From Idea to Object - A Fun Workshop for Learning about 3D Printing

Max Class Size: 6 Fee: $75 Duration: 2.5 Hours  


This is an interesting and fun hands-on experience for anyone who would like a quick and easy way to learn what 3D design and printing is all about. Participants will each have their own dedicated 3D printer workstation. You will learn about different ways that 3D objects can be designed, scanned or downloaded for printing. You will learn how the printers turn a digital image into a solid object. You will learn how to make and print your own 3D objects. No prior 3D printing experience or technical knowledge is needed, in fact you may never have seen an actual 3D printer before. However, this workshop is also good for experienced users who would like to learn more from our experts. You will learn about some of the fascinating things that are being done with 3D printers today and what’s coming in the future. This workshop is the best way to learn about this fast-developing technology. You will gain an understanding of 3D design and printing fundamentals and this will open up lots of new creative ideas. Once you finish this workshop, you will be completely comfortable with 3D printing and you will understand how it is already starting to change our world.


3D Design and Printing for the Classroom - Workshop for Educators and Librarians 

Workshops for educators are arranged by appointment. Please contact for more information or to schedule a workshop at:

3D Herndon offers workshops on 3D printing that are specially designed for classroom teachers. The core workshop is designed for educators to learn how 3D printing can be applied as a powerful new tool in the classroom. Other workshops focus on specific aspects of 3D printing, including different types of printers and how they work, different types of materials, options for age-appropriate design software, and more. We are happy to tailor a workshop specifically to the needs of your faculty. Whether you are a STEAM teacher with prior 3D experience or you’re new to 3D, the workshops will provide you with ideas and inspirations for your lesson plans as well as a good understanding of 3D printing in general. In a few short, interesting and fun filled hours of hands-on experiences these workshops provide an in-depth understanding of 3D printing and its potential. No technical knowledge is required. Every educator should complete this workshop before the next school year begins.


3D Printing Programs for Kids - Weekends, After School and Summer Camps

 3D Herndon offers a variety of fun and interesting 3D printing programs for children ages 10 and up. These include weekend and after school programs held during the school year as well as summer camps. The schedule and registration for these programs will be posted here when programs become available. 

MakerBot Certified Trainer

3D Herndon is one of the few companies in the world authorized and certified to give MakerBot Trainings, putting us on the forefront of the spread and adoption of this new technology in the classroom. Our trainers have received extensive hands-on instruction from MakerBot which enables us to deliver high-quality training on MakerBot products. We have access to training materials and resources for setting up and delivering MakerBot classes including the MakerBot Fundamentals Course.