Oak Studio | A Best Buy Teen Tech Center at Mainframe, Powered by Wellpoint

Welcome to Oak Studio | A Best Buy Teen Tech Center at Mainframe, open to ALL metro-area teens ages 13-21! Drop in any time. It is free to use the equipment and resources available. Adult mentors are available to assist if you need.

A member of The Clubhouse Network, Oak Studio is loaded with cutting-edge technologies – including tools to help youth explore music and vocal production, audio engineering, digital media, robotics, drones, augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing, graphic design, sewing, engraving and more! Within the space, teens are able to participate in collaborative and individual projects, training and workshops.

In addition, Oakridge was awarded the opportunity to join Best Buy Foundation’s Career Pathways program. Career Pathways is available to tech center teens who will have the opportunity to vie for one of six internships in a STEAM field. 


Monday – Friday    1:00 – 6:00 pm


Mainframe Studios

900 Keosauqua Way


Des Moines, Iowa


Contact Us

To participate or volunteer

Derek Frank – Teen Tech Center Coordinator

Emmet Phillips – Career Pathways Facilitator