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PROPEL INTO FUTURE FLIGHT BOOT CAMP

OVERVIEW

Flight Crowd is excited to present our FREE to attend ‘Propel into Future Flight’ series of week-long boot camps! This UK-wide experience allows young people (ages 14-18) to solve an industry challenge, collaborate with and learn from leading Air Mobility experts, and be empowered to pursue a career in STE(A)M and Sustainable Aviation.

This initiative is funded by the ‘Reach for the Sky' Challenge organised by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) and UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). You can read the full press release here!

Sponsored by

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Speakers from

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DETAILS

Throughout the boot camp, participants will learn from Future Flight industry professionals who will share their career journey, promoting diversity of thought and backgrounds. The boot camp is currently set to visit three UK regions:

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The boot camp includes a combination of virtual and in-person activities spread across five days:

Monday - Thursday

Evening Virtual Activities 

(17:00 - 19:00 GMT)

  • A team Future Electric Aircraft design challenge;

  • Presentations and interactive workshops led by industry experts on a variety of exciting STE(A)M and Air Mobility topics;

  • Introduction to further available support and industry opportunities

  • 1-to-1 optional career support sessions.

Friday

Full Day In-Person event 

(10:00 - 16:00 GMT)

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  • Drone design Assessment-Centre- Style activity;

  • Opportunity to meet and network with STE(A)M and Aerospace industry professionals;

  • CV and Personal Statement support;

  • Future Flight mini Careers fair;

  • Participant presentations of their design challenge outcomes to the judges.

During the program, participants will be able to develop numerous technical and interpersonal skills, preparing them for future careers:

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Our team is extremely passionate about building an inclusive and diverse Future of Aerospace. To shape the new Transportation ecosystem, the industry needs people with a variety of skills and backgrounds. Whether you are passionate about science, engineering, architecture, finance, psychology, art, or design - Flight Crowd will help you find and prepare for a career in STE(A)M and Aviation that is right for you!

 

The boot camp is designed to showcase a variety of careers in Future Flight and will link it to most subjects studied at school. It’s for everyone – from those interested in STEM to future artists!

Our resources will be carefully designed to ensure accessibility for participants with special educational needs and limited abilities. The event is FREE to attend. We will also provide additional support to those with limited computer access, or who require help with travel arrangements for the in-person day, so please do reach out. Let us propel you into the Future of Flight!

You can see the agenda & speakers of our London Boot Camp here

and for Manchester Boot Camp here. Our future boot camps will follow the same format and the regional speakers will be confirmed closer to the time. 

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PARTICIPATE, VOLUNTEER & SUPPORT

To express your interest in taking part, school students, parents, guardians, and teachers, can sign up using the ‘Registration Form’ below.

 

If you are a STE(A)M Ambassador or Air Mobility industry professional who wishes to support this event, please complete the relevant form below and we will be in touch!

The next regional boot camp will take place on 29th January - 2nd February 2024. Monday - Thursday will take place virtually after school, while the in-person Friday activity day will take place in Nottingham:

Notts County Football Stadium,

Meadow Lane,

Nottingham,

NG2 3HJ

You can read the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about

the boot camp in our Boot Camp FAQs document.

If you have any questions, concerns or want to learn more, please join one of our virtual Information and Q&A sessions. You can sign up using the button below.

 

 

If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us at bootcamp@flight-crowd.com.

HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR PREVIOUS EVENTS

Intrigued? Have a look at the footage of the key moments from our in-person final boot camp days in London and Manchester.

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