Design, Construct and Test Aerial Vehicles – NEW FOR 2020!
Entering Grades K-5
Full Day Only
Program Dates 2020:
Create and test a world of aviation inventions with Aero Engineer!
Leap into the Engineering Design Process and discover how makers the world over nurture new ideas and make them take flight. Meet a series of design challenges, building gliders, rockets, helicopters and more and testing each vehicle.
Investigate the technologies used in modern aerospace engineering, including simple machines, electricity, pneumatics and more. Experiment with robotics, code and fly a drone, and design and print a customized design using 3D printers.
Complete introductory test pilot training in the flight simulator lab, learning the procedures used by pilots to explore the flight of brand-new aircraft designs. Join the excitement of a paper airplane workshop, experiment with wind tunnels and robotic claws and much more in a thrilling hands-on adventure in aerial science and engineering.
Aero Engineer Camp Includes:
- Daily Design Challenges
- Simple Machines
- Circuit Electricits
- Introductory Robotics
- Drone Simulation and Real Drone Flight
- Drone Construction and Coding
- Introductory and Advanced Flight Simulation
- Computer Aided Design and 3D Printing
- Run Catlight Electronics Project
- And Much, Much More!
Elementary Topics (K-6)
Advanced Topics (5-8)
After-School Aviators (Fall 2020)
All camps are located at the Hiller Aviation Museum at the San Carlos Airport.