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Drobots: Drones & STEM

Drobots company specifically designed 21st century STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills in and out of the classroom! Summer is the perfect opportunity to learn the many facets of drones, robotics, and the future of this budding industry. All of our programs have been designed to encourage teamwork, curiosity, critical thinking, courage, and creativity. The summer is for experiential learning and the Drobots Company is committed to exceeding expectations. Come explore with us and get inspired by energetic instructors committed to the development and preparation of the entire student. It’s time to take off and build critical 21st century STEM skills – join us! No prior experience necessary. All skill levels are welcome.

AGES: Coed, Grades 5-8
DATES: July 10-14; July 17-21; August 14-18
TIME: 9:00-3:30PM
FEE: $475


July 10-14: Ultimate Drone Games: Speed, Skill & Acrobatics

Ultimate Drone Games: Speed, Skill & Acrobatics

We check all of the boxes of STEM drone education during this action-packed program. Teams transition from the simulator to the remote control and enjoy a multitude of thrilling challenges on and off the ground! Get ready for a week of friendly competition as you and your team take to the sky and attempt to win the badge of the Ultimate Drone Games champion. Participants will experience the thrill of today’s latest drone technology including drones equipped with mini nerf cannons and mini grabbers. It’s all about the grand finale as teams conquer challenges and earn points for the end-of-program event: Ultimate Drobot Games. Drone safety and the social responsibilities of flying drones are included in this program.

Important Notes For Campers:

- No drone flying experience necessary.

- Each participant receives their own Drobots Flight Book™.

- Participants are organized into age-appropriate groups.

July 17-21: Drone Flying: Search & Rescue

Drone Flying: Search & Rescue

Drone search and rescue is a necessity for first responders around the world, adding a new layer of solutions to save lives across the globe. Now you too can take part in and learn from simulated missions during this action-packed and creative program.

Participants will learn how to fly and code drones while relying on their rescue team to utilize unique vantage points over specific areas on campus to locate victims and safely rescue them to safety. Teams will also learn invaluable lessons on how to quickly and accurately acquire aerial data that, in return, will enable them to make informed and targeted decisions for real-world positive applications. Drone safety and the social responsibilities of flying drones are included in this program.

Important Notes for Campers:

- Each participant receives their own Drobots Flight Book™.

- No drone flying experience necessary.

- Participants are organized into age-appropriate groups.

- Where Technology Meets Fresh Air™.

August 14-18: Drone Exploration: Fly, Create, Innovate

Drone Exploration: Fly, Create, Innovate

Did You Know: Drones deliver medical supplies to persons in need? Drones deliver burritos to college students and pizza to families? Drones are deployed and drop lifebuoys to swimmers during a rescue? The landscape is wide open and there is no better time then now to allow your imagination to run wild. This program will open the creative minds of participants as they learn all about some of the most fascinating drone solutions to date. Teams will first learn about some of the incredible problems drone technology has solved; and then have the opportunity to interact with inventors currently in the drone industry via video conference. Upon building a base of knowledge, experience and confidence, participants will then fly and code drones as they work together in teams to create their own business, environmental, or safety drone solution. Instructors will challenge teams to focus on the social and ethical responsibilities that accompany the powerful and evolving drone technological advances.

Important Notes for Campers:

- Each participant receives their own Drobots Flight Book™.

- No drone flying experience necessary.

- Participants are organized into age-appropriate groups.

*Registration forms vary based on the summer program and all programs may not be completed using the same form. Please visit the registration link on the page of EACH PROGRAM you are registering for to ensure that you are completing the correct form.*

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