Dronetech is coming to Base Camp Again This Year
Northland Aerospace and The Pathfinder Project are hosting
DRONETECH, the best STEM event of its kind at Base Camp, Saturday,
March 24. And you're invited!
WHO CAN ATTEND
This event is for everyone!! We will have advanced activities for
Boy Scouts/Venturing age youth and some hands-on experiences for Cub
Scout age youth. We encourage siblings and friends to sign up and
attend too if they are interested in STEM.
DATE: March 24, 2018
LOCATION: Boy Scout Base Camp at Fort Snelling (201 Bloomington Road, St. Paul, MN 55111)
- STEM Class - $30 (ages 11+)
- General Attendee - $15 (all ages)
- Adult - $10
- All fees include a lunch
HERE'S HOW IT WORKS
Signing up for a Class: Boy Scouts and Venturers will have the
option to choose a specific discipline for the day from some of the
coolest technologies available anywhere - including Drone Building,
Geospatial Imagery Analysis, Drone Piloting - and more ! (SEE BELOW)
If a Scout signs up for a discipline, that will be an all-day class for
them with in depth hands-on training and mentoring by Subject Matter
Signing up as a General Attendee: All Scouts (Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts,
and Venturers) along with siblings can sign up under "general
attendee." This will give you the opportunity to come and go through
all of our other activities and displays at your leisure and observe
the selected disciplines.
STEM DISCIPLINES FOR BOY SCOUTS or VENTURERS
- Drone Building (Limited to 40): Work in a group of 5 to build
some of the most sophisticated drones out there. Trained, experienced
guides will help you along the way.
- Geospatial Imagery Analysis (Limited to 20): Get hands on experience with geospatial imagery software.
- Drone Flight School (Limited to 20): Get a "crash course" on
drone flying. You will work to master flying and complete an obstacle
- Composite Materials (Limited to 5): Work with composite materials
and learn some important skills you can use in hobbies or future careers
OTHER DISPLAYS AND HANDS ON ACTIVITIES
If are not going to sign up for one of the specific STEM
disciplines, please sign up and attend as a general registration. With
this sign up, you will be able to come try out some of our other hands
on activities and demonstrations as you please.
And, get prepared for incredible surprises you won't want to miss! Learn more in the coming weeks.