Drone programme calls for applications from young people in Dublin 8

Millennia Aviation in partnership with The Digital Hub are calling for participants for the Millennia Aviator Program (MAP) Junior.

Millennia Aviator Program (MAP) Junior is a STEM education program designed for secondary school students, aimed to immerse them into the world of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) technology, also known as drones, through a fun and creative hands-on class environment.

Programme Overview

Each programme is delivered over one day with a half-day graduation the following day. Two certified Drone Academy trainers introduce the students to the world of vertical mobility: rules, flying on a simulator, and with real drones as well as first steps in coding. A combination of theory, hands-on practice, code building, gaming, and quizzing will be applied. Students will receive a certificate of attendance after completion

Skills Gained

  • Building and flying a drone safely
  • Learning how to access the relevant information for conducting a safe flight
  • Exploring big ideas about the global and future vision of the UAV technology
  • Developing competencies in social innovation, creative thinking, communication, and collaboration

When and Where:

The free to attend programme will be take place at The Digital Hub campus in Dublin 8 on Saturday, 10th September from 9 am to 5 pm.

Eligibility & Application

Interested applicants must be aged 13 – 17 years old, and from the Dublin 8 area. To find out more and register your interest please email millennia.aviation@gmail.com as places are limited due to class size.

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