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PVNET ACADEMY for stem
FOR AGES 7 - ADULT
PVNet Academy for STEM is a Nonprofit Charity 501(c)(3) EIN 91-1797792

DIGITAL FABRICATION

THE ULTIMATE STEM SUMMER CAMP!

FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

operation: sons & Daughters of Military families 

FULL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MILITARY FAMILIES 

Learn:

  • Intro to Carnegie Mellon Robotics

  • Fundamental concepts of Aeronautical Engineering

  • Building a UAS quadcopter 

  • Digital electronics used to control a Quadcopter

  • Safety, mechanics, programming, radio control, and the physics of flight

For High School Students

Description:

Looking to satisfy your fascination with quadcopter flying and robotics. We have the summer course to reveal the technical intricacies in a hands-on approach to master flight as well as program and build a robot.

 

Both Robotics and Unmanned Aerial Systems Technology have evolved into sophisticated, highly advanced and competitive areas with seemingly limitless applications. They are popular for both recreational and professional use.

These are fully project-based classes where students will learn  Coding for robotics and build a quadcopter from scratch. These courses are taught by our Carnegie Mellon Certified Robotics Instructor who is also an FAA certified pilot and licensed drone expert.

 

Offsite flying dates to be announced!
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This class is valued at $1500.  
The cost has been lowered as a result of grants.

MILITARY FAMILIES

  • There is NO CHARGE to high school students from active military families. Applicants must present proof prior to registration confirmation.


NON MILITARY FAMILIES

  • Partial hardship scholarships available for families with hardship. Applicants must present proof prior to registration confirmation.
     

FEE: $699 This is the amount due after crediting the scholarship funds.

Instructor: Don Wahlquist

Don is a PVNet Manager of UAS and Robotic systems and has extensive mechanical and software engineering experience. He is also an FAA licensed aviator, UAS expert, as well as the President of the Soaring Union of Los Angeles.

Class Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Robotics 

  • Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering

Schedule:

July 9 - August 3

Monday - Friday

9 AM - 12 PM

4 Weeks

Course Outline & Topics Covered:

 

Intro to Robotics

This class utilizes the Carnegie Mellon curriculum and utilizes robotics equipment An exciting introduction to robotics for 9 - 12 graders, this class gives kids a chance to build and program a  robot and then solve a series of fun challenges while developing their skills. 

 

Intro to Aeronautical Engineering

Students will learn the fundamental concepts of Aeronautical Engineering through a fun, hands-on project which encourages problem solving and teamwork.  Participants will use PVNET materials to learn to build a UAS quadcopter from scratch and receive basic flight instruction from a licensed pilot and drone expert. At the end of this hands-on project, students will have greater familiarity with the digital electronics used to control a Quadcopter. The project also educates participants on safety, mechanics, programming, radio control, and the physics of flight.

Offsite flying dates to be announced!

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550 DEEP VALLEY DR., STE 229, RHE, CA 90274 US

Phone: (310) 541-7992

Email: Education@PVNet.com

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