Appel Farm Families to College Drone Program Now Accepting Registrations

By: Michael Mandarino, Follow South Jersey Managing Editor

ELMER, N.J. — Appel Farm Arts & Music Campus is now accepting applications for its “Families to College: Making the Future Drone Program” to Cumberland and Salem County residents.

The program, which will be held virtually from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays between March 23 and June 3, will aim to teach students skills pertinent to building and flying their own drones. It also teaches students crucial aspects of drone safety and how to successfully program their drones.

Beyond the obvious drone aspect of the course, it will also teach students skills that are very helpful in any STEM-based career. Skills like problem solving and technological understanding can prove to be helpful in not just STEM fields, but many other different career paths.

The program is open to students ranging in age from sixth to 12th grade, and registration is open through March 21. You can register for the course by visiting Appel Farms’ official website.


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