Droids and Drones

Droids and Drones

Droids and Drones is a FREE summer program for deaf and hard-of-hearing students who will be entering grades 10 - 12 in fall 2017, who are in excellent academic standing and who are residents of the southeastern United States.*

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If you are entering grade 10 – 12 in fall of 2017, RIT’s Droids and Drones summer program will help you explore a range of career options and opportunities in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and robotic technology. This information also can help you select a major as you begin to look at colleges.

Enrollment is limited to 40 students so apply today!

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Date: June 18 – 23, 2017

Application Deadline:  The deadline to apply is May 15, 2017.

Some of the things you will do:

  • Build your own drone to take home

  • Learn about various careers in UAV and robotics

  • Discover what types of careers fit your interests

  • Enjoy field trips to related facilities

  • Be part of hands-on demonstrations in robotic engineering, drone technology and aviation physics

  • Make new friends and have fun!

*Because of special funding and local sponsorship, Droids and Drones summer program for 2017 can only accept campers who are residents of the following states in the southeastern U.S.: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.