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  • Drone Science Camp

    Uncover the secrets of modern-day magic of drones by learning the mechanical construction and electronics behind modern quadcopters. In this summer camp, students will learn the mechanics, construction, physics, sensors, and coding of drones with Python.
    Ages 9-13.

    • Dates

      June 26th - June 30th, 2017

    • Time

      9:30am - 4:30pm

    • Location

      2125 Chestnut St. (Center City)
      Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Price: SOLD OUT

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  • Drone Science and Robotics Summer Camp in Philadelphia Drone Piloting at LocoSummer Drone Science and Robotics

What will you learn?

  • At Drone Science Camp, we will cover:

    1. Aerodynamics of drone flight

    2. Differences between Helicopter vs Quadcopter vs. Hexacopter vs Octocopter

    3. Piloting strategies

    4. Physic behind the flight control of drones

    5. Building and coding of drones

  • Schedule Of Activities

    Day 1: Intro to Drone Science: Aerodynamics and Sensors; LocoDrone Piloting Lesson #1

    Day 2: How Drones Are Built; LocoDrone Piloting Lesson #2

    Day 3: Intro to Python Coding; Drones in the Real World (Films and discussion)

    Day 4: Coding Drone Features; Drone Piloting Challenge

    Day 5: Coding Drones Challenge and Final Demonstrations

  • Register On Eventbrite
  • Meet the LocoSummer Team

    Lisa - STEM Educator
    Dr. Pramod Abichandani
    LocoRobo Founder and University Professor
    Lisa - STEM Educator
    Lisa Burgess
    LocoSummer Organizer
    Kyle - Robotics Educator
    Kyle Levin
    Robotics Engineer and Teacher
    Renee - Coding Educator
    Renee DiPietro
    Penn-Delco School District
    Michael Pustie - STEM Educator
    Michael Pustie
    West Deptford Public Schools District

    Questions about LocoSummer?

    Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) or fill out our contact form.


    Frequently asked questions

    • What will students need?

      A laptop for programming and curious attitude. Breakfast and snacks are included. Students can bring their own lunch or arrange to purchase through LocoSummer. More information about buying lunch will be available once you register.

      Should students know robotics or coding?

      Little-to-no prior experience in robotics and programming is required. Any student who is driven to learn is welcome! Students with a background knowledge of robotics will also be able to expand their skills. Students will be instructed by university professors and high school teachers who are enthusiastic about helping kids learn.

      What is your cancellation policy?

      Refund requests can be made prior to a week before the summer camp sessions starts and registration costs will be refunded at 50%. No refunds will be issued less than one week prior of start date. You may transfer your registration to another person at no cost. Please contact LocoRobo for any cancellation and transfer requests.

    • Are there family and multi-camp discounts?

      Yes. There is a 10% off discount for two camps or more per family. This can be applied to two children attending the same camp or 1 child attending both camps. Please contact LocoRobo for a code to use during the registration process.

      What if I need to drop my child off early or pick them up late?

      Your child can be dropped 1 hr earlier than camp starts and picked up 1 hr after camp ends for no additional charge.

      Is there any financial aid available?

      Need-based scholarships are closed for the season. Payment plans are available. Please contact LocoRobo for details.