Junior Drones 1

Take Flight with Mini-Drones and Science






All equipment is provided

Explore engineering and aerodynamics for youngsters with mini-drones!

Junior Drones 1

Course Overview

Explore the fantastic world of flight with Fire Tech’s Junior Drones holiday workshop.

Using paper planes, mini-drones and our science testing brains, our Junior Drones team start with the very basics and work their way up to confidently piloting a mini-drone. This class also teaches basic physics principles and uses scientific testing to overcome challenges – with plenty of crashing and flying practice.

Led by a Fire Tech trained tutor, this is the perfect opportunity to have fun with STEM skills in a friendly, team-building environment with great new tech.

Get ready to have heaps of fun testing and discovering what really makes things fly!

Why do drone propellers spin in opposite directions? What is does ‘Quadcopter’ mean? Come find out in Fire Tech’s Junior Drones holiday workshop.

Suitable for Age 6 – 9 . Also available Junior Drones 2 for age 9 – 12.

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What students will learn

This holiday workshop covers topics including:

  • Understanding the fundamental principles of what makes things fly
  • Practising drones-safety skills
  • Hands-on drone piloting practice
  • Resilience and problem-solving... get ready for lots of fantastic crashes!
  • Heaps of fun, creativity and STEAM-based practice

Please note we regularly update our kits with the latest tech and workshop drones may not be the exact same colours as pictured. Junior Drones students fly mini-drones with a physical controller, E.g DIY Kogan Drone kit.

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Fire Tech's drones kits will remain with our tutors at the end of the workshop. You can continue the learning journey by purchasing your own kit for home here.

Loved the Junior Drones holiday workshop and looking for the next step? Visit Junior Robotics.
Or get creative with tech in Stop-Motion Animation with Lego.

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What will students take home

  • A fantastic creative-tech experience
  • A Firetech Certificate
  • Big Smiles and New Ideas :-)
  • Lots of flight practice
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Firetech Courses Include

  • 8:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
  • New Skills and Knowledge Practice
  • Enthusiastic Instructors
  • A Supportive Community
  • Outdoor Activities*
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Who is this course suitable for?

No prior experience is required but there are some prerequisites for attending this course:

  • Must be between age 6 and 9 at start of course
  • Basic IT skills
  • Bring your own lunch

* Outdoor activities dependent on location and weather. ** some software only available as trial. We arrange a discounted rate with the publishers for our campers when possible.