Kia ora! Welcome to the 4C Centre

The 4C Centre has something for everyone, with physical and digital tools for all forms of creation. Our resources are available for you to bring your ideas to life. Use our 3d printers, laser cutter and CNC machines to prototype and manufacture. Computers are available for you to sharpen your design skills. Want to create media? Use our recording set up video, music, podcasting or streaming. Access to electronic resources will help you develop your coding skills or circuit building.

As a member, you can chose to be a self-directed learner with 24/7 access to our learning tools, or come in and learn from our staff or other members.

Any person between the ages of 14-25 can apply directly to become a member of the centre. Simply sign up here or using the button below!

Who are we and why? Todd Foundation provides funding and works with the YMCA Christchurch on this unique new project. The fundamental aim is to support young people’s opportunities to use technology to build on the 4C key competencies. (Creativity, Communication, Critical Thinking and Curiosity).

If you would like to have a tour or learn more, please contact our 4C Curator at or 027 303 3790

Become a Member!