Aviation Day Camp
Design, Construct and Test Aerial Vehicles
Entering Grades 5-7
Full Day Only
Program Dates 2021:
Create and test a world of aviation inventions with Aero Engineer!
Developed for campers entering Grades 5-7, Aero Engineers participants 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. Build and operate a programmable robot, construct a working model race car, experiment with the science of aerodynamics and much more in a thrilling hands-on adventure in aerial science and engineering.
Aero Engineer Camp Includes:
- Engineering Design Challenges With Rockets, Gliders and Helicopters
- Programmable and Remotely Operated Robotics
- Circuit Electricity
- Electric Car Construction
- Computer Aided Design and 3D Printing
- Drone Simulation and Real Drone Flight
- Drone Construction and Coding
- Introductory and Advanced Flight Simulation
- And Much, Much More!
Elementary Topics (K-5)
Intermediate Topics (5-7)
Camper Welcome Letter
All camps are located at the Hiller Aviation Museum at the San Carlos Airport.