Design, Construct and Test Aerial Vehicles – NEW FOR 2020!
Entering Grades K-5
Full Day Only
Program Dates 2020:
June 29-July 2*
August 31-September 4
*4-Day session. No camp Friday, July 3.
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 in a friendly competition with other campers.
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
- Paper Plane Workshop
- Introductory and Advanced Flight Simulation
- Computer Aided Design and 3D Printing
- Run Catlight Electronics Project
- And Much, Much More!
Primary Topic (JK-1)
Elementary Topics (K-5)
Middle School Topics (5-8)
All camps are located at the Hiller Aviation Museum at the San Carlos Airport.