How Will You
Make Your Mark?


Video & Film

Computers & Technology

Art Workshops

3D Printing


Welcome to Surge Columbus

Drop in and discover new interests in technology, digital media, art and more! Our programs are free and open to any teenager looking for a place to create and be themselves.


Upcoming Events


Teen Tech Studio open hours

When: February 25, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: COSI, 333 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215, USA

Wednesdays from 12 PM – 3 PM offered to all ages.  Teens only 3-7 PM.  Drop in – it’s free!


Open Studio

When: February 26, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Columbus Museum of Art, 480 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215, USA

Drop in – it’s free!


Make a Short Film @ WOSU’s Ross mediaLab

When: February 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: WOSU@COSI, 333 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215, USA

Wanna make a movie but you don’t know how? Perfect! We’ll show you! Its fun! Make a Short Film @ WOSU’s MediaLab Week 1 – concept your story and start Filming Week 2 – Filming[...]


The SURGE Model

SURGE Columbus is a collaborative of organizations in Columbus, Ohio that empower teens to develop and pursue their learning interests outside of school.

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  • Come hang out with us at Teen Drop In at the Columbus Museum of Art tomorrow, 4-8! Get in touch with your creative side with endless supplies including paint, pencils, markers, sketchbooks and much much more. Mentors will be there to help your ideas come to life! #surgecolumbus #experiencecolumbus ago