Aer0camp '22 at Freestones!

Aer0camp for ages 11-15

Join us for our inaugural event at Freestones Lodge UK dates tbc where we shall be providing a unique blend of camping and interactive learning for budding engineers and lovers of things with wings and wheels.

 

10 Places Only! Book here

Places are limited to 10 at our 2022 event as we explore this unique context with the ever present possibility of lockdowns. Our site has its own airstrip to fly our creations and camping facilities for families who wish to use the opportunity to visit local attractions. Being our own site we will have camp fires, walks and evening games for all the family.

 

Course Content

  • State of the art CAD CAM /Laser cutting facility.

  • Aer0school curriculum

  • Rapid making of model planes based on planes all round the world.

  • Create multiple versions of your designs

  • Iteratively test and refine your inventions

  • Add power systems and control

  • Compete in various challenges.

  • Manual tools with appropriate supervision.

  • Flight simulators and challenges

Activities will take place in the open air (weather dependent) so please be prepared for the weather. Indoor facilities /shelter available in our large marquee.

 

Educational Values

"Mistakes is good!!". 

Teamwork is central to collaborative design and part of the course will provide opportunities for teamwork.

We plan that Aer0camp will be an annual eventthat builds on learning all year around as well as providing summer education. It is likely that the summer event will be a celebration of the on-going course in the locality.

CREST AWARDS

For those who wish to use the event to achieve a CREST award, this event supports Bronze, (10 hours) for which all paperwork is supplied along with mentor and independent verifier. Whilst we cannot guarantee anyone a CREST award rest assured that the course fulfills the content in multiple ways and we can provide a few strategies for your consideration.

 

Documentation

Opportunities will be provided time during the camp for filling in evidence documentation.

We are fully aware of the barriers to learning that 'paperwork' represents to some very technically able but dyslexic students. To this end our Aer0school course is designed for maximum hands-on, making with use of images and video for evidence learning. However, this will not be possible at the summer camp this year. If you wish to explore the CREST award in this way you will need to join Aero School where we can manage this data appropriately.

Unique opportunity

Despite the short notice, this event represents a unique opportunity in the context of a national treasure so don't miss out! Book NOW!

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