Idea Fab Labs Chico offers a wide range of membership options to fit your needs as a maker. All membership options include the following benefits:
  • Access to the Idea Fab Labs Chico members' facility from 9:00am-11:59pm, 7 days a week.
  • High-speed wireless internet.
  • Computer station access.
  • Access to Hand Tools, Large Laser Cutter/Engraver, 3D Printers and Scanners, Vinyl Cutters and Electronics Zone.

All Memberships begin on the 1st of each month.
You must sign up before the 1st of the month in order to begin your membership.
You must attend new member orientation, offered the last week and first week of each month, before you can access the facility.
You must attend Safety and Basic Use classes for each Zone before you can access each Zone.

Accepted Payment Methods:
We only accept credit/debit cards for payment. Monthly payments are set to automatically renew near the 1st of each month. To cancel or freeze a membership, contact us at least 15 business days before your account payment renews.

Maker Meetup and Open House (Tue: 6:30pm - 8:00pm):
Weekly social event for both current and potential members. If you're interested in joining come on by. Everyone is welcome!


Special Volunteer Rates:

This is on an individual basis. As a volunteer, you donate 4 hours each week and pay $30 in exchange for a  Pro Membership. Kindly fill out an application (
and we will make an appointment to discuss a volunteer membership with you. Volunteer memberships are limited and based on skills and hours available.