Aviation Day Camp

Aero Bot Inventor

Create Robots, Drones and Aircraft – NEW FOR 2018!

Entering Grades K-5
Full Day Only

Program Dates:

April 2-6, 2018
April 9-13, 2018

June 4-8, 2018
June 25-29, 2018
July 5-6, 2018*
July 23-27, 2018
August 13-17, 2018

*2-day session (Thursday-Friday)

Explore the frontiers of aerospace creativity with Aero Bot Inventors!

Investigate the Engineering Design Process and discover how inventors create new ideas and make them fly.  Take on a daily design challenge using wind tunnels, 3D printers, flight simulators and more to craft new solutions and put them to the test.

Discover the amazing world of modern robotics.  Complete activities with simple machines, circuit electricity, hydraulics and sound to master the science behind robotic technology, then assemble a walking motorized robot!  Explore robotic function and coding with a variety of small programmable robots, then launch an adventure in robotic flight flying multirotor aircraft in the Museum’s Drone Plex flight center in an amazing adventure in the world of aerospace innovation.

Aero Engineer Camp Includes:

  • Daily Design Challenges
    • Wind Tunnel Hover
    • Ozobot Programming
    • Tower Building
    • Water Rocket Design
    • High Performance Gliders
  • Simple Machines
  • Circuit Electricity
  • Audio Speaker Construction
  • Dot and Dash Robotics
  • Make-an-App Designs
  • Drone Simulation and Real Drone Flight
  • Paper Plane Workshop
  • Introductory and Advanced Flight Simulation
  • Computer Aided Design and 3D Printing
  • Take-home RC quadcopters
  • And Much, Much More!