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Highlights from "GAME of DRONES" at Virginia Western Community College, June 12-15, 2017

6/20/17

"GAME OF DRONES" Summer Camp deemed HUGE success!


"Overall great experience learning about programming and manufacturing!"

"I had a great time learning about business and industry."

"The camp was very educational and very fun!"

"This camp has been a fun time from the drone, to the trips, to the people. I would highly recommend this experience!"


The Gereau Center, Rocky Mount, VA - Franklin County High School Students took part in an Advanced Manufacturing Summer Camp. From field trips to mission flights, the students had a great time with experiential learning!

  • Highlights included:
    Tours of local manufacturing facilities Solution Matrix and Trinity Packaging
    A visit to the VWCC FAB Lab
    Instruction in DRONE technology including building the remote control, installing software, installing code and customization
    Drone mission completion and a showcase/competition at the conclusion of the camp

Click here to view pictures of the camp in action!

June 26-30: Patrick Henry Community College Advanced Technology Summer Camp

5/9/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more about this camp. click here.

August 8-10: Dream It. Do It. Virginia Academy, Wytheville

5/4/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more, please click here.

July 10-14: Dream It. Do It. Virginia Academy, Valley Vocational Technical Center

5/4/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more, please click here.

July 10-14: Dream It. Do It. Virginia Academy, Keysville

5/4/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more, please click here.

July 2-7: Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center, Fishersville

5/4/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more, please click here.

June 26-June 30: Department for Blind and Visually Impaired, Richmond

5/4/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more, please click here.

June 26-30: Dream It. Do It. Virginia Academy, South Hill

5/4/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

For additional information, please click here.

June 12-16: Dream It. Do It. Virginia Academy, South Hill

5/4/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more, please click here.

August 9-12: ITAC Dream It. Do It. Virginia Advanced Technology Camp #2

5/3/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more, please click here.

July 26-29: ITAC Dream It. Do It. Virginia Advanced Technology Camp #1

5/3/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more, click here.

July 26-29: Manufacturing Technology Camp Powered By STIHL

5/3/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more, please click here.

June 26-29: Southside Virginia Community College Advanced Technology Summer Camp

5/3/17

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format.  The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers.  A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp,  where students are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.

  • Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
  • Camps are designed for students who are still in high school

To learn more about this camp. click here.

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