Aerospace
UCLA Campus, USA

Exclusive Summer Pre College Aerospace Engineering Program for High Schoolers on UCLA Campus

age icon 14-18 years old

time icon 2 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 27

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Discover the thrilling world of Aerospace Engineering this summer in Los Angeles, situated amidst renowned organizations like Boeing, SpaceX, Relativity Space, The Aerospace Corporation, Northrop Grumman, and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

  • At UCLA, our program offers a unique opportunity for students to delve into the mechanics of air and spacecraft.
  • Learn about rocketry, the physics of flight, and the essentials of launching into space through practical orbital mechanics.
  • Engage in exciting hands-on design challenges, culminating in the design and launch of your own glider or rocket.
  • This immersive experience also includes visits to leading aerospace companies and insightful talks by industry professionals, including those affiliated with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and The Aerospace Corporation.
  • While not mandatory, prior knowledge in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, and physics can enhance your experience.
  • Propel your passion for aerospace and embark on a journey that combines education with real-world insights in one of the most dynamic fields in engineering.
  • Note: Visits to aerospace companies require U.S. Citizenship due to federal contracts.

This program is not run by the campus partners. Universities and their affiliated departments are not responsible for this program in any way.


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Location

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

For the second year in a row, UCLA has been ranked #1 among top public universities in the U.S. and 20th overall in national university standing, according to U.S. News & World Report. Its premiere location and elite academic status complement the experience well to create one of the best educational opportunities for college-bound teens.

What's Included

Full Board - Residential Students:

  • Includes: all meals, lodging, excursions, academic course, weekend excursions, application fee $99

  • Excludes: optional airport pickup and drop off service (available for an additional fee)

Day Course - Commuter Students:

  • Includes: lunch, academic course, excursions, programming from 9am to 6pm, Monday-Friday, application fee $99

  • Excludes: lodging, breakfast, dinner, and weekend excursions (Weekend excursions can be added on for $125 per day)

Activities

Diverse Discovery! Activities and sights to suit every interest await in the vibrant surroundings:

  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Lawn games, and more.

Accommodations

  • Accommodation in double or triple rooms, with triples being more common.

  • Rooms equipped with shared bathrooms.

  • Gender-specific housing, with separate rooms for different genders.

  • Room amenities include Twin XL beds, desks, drawers, a mirror, and a closet.

  • Basic linen package provided, including sheets, blanket, pillow, pillowcase, and bath towel.

  • Most meals served in the on-campus dining hall.

  • Wide food selection catering to various diets: vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, kosher, halal, and specific food allergies.

Excursions

  • Griffith Park/Observatory: Panoramic views of L.A. and the Hollywood sign, hiking on Mt. Hollywood Trail.
  • Ovation Hollywood: Explore the complex at Hollywood Blvd and Highland Ave, visit the Walk of Fame.
  • Beverly Gardens Park & Rodeo Drive: See the "Beverly Hills" sign, optional stroll on Rodeo Drive.
  • Santa Monica Pier & Sunset: Experience the pier's amusement park and shops, stay for a sunset.
  • The Grove & Farmers Market: Visit open-air retail and restaurants, explore the Farmers Market.
  • Amusement Park Visit: Enjoy a day at a local park like Six Flags or Knott's Berry Farm.

Educational Excursions:

  • Opportunities to visit aerospace engineering companies and organizations.
  • Interact with experienced professionals in the field.
  • Past guest speakers from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, The Aerospace Corporation, and others.

Note: Visits to local aerospace companies require U.S. Citizenship due to federal government contracts.

Transportation

  • Group airport transfers: $95 each way.

  • Transfers outside of the official group pick-up and drop-off time window: $195 each way

Arrivals During Flight Window:

  • Greeted by campus staff.

  • Stay at the airport with staff until the flight window closes and all students have arrived.

  • Transported to campus after the flight window ends.

  • No immediate meeting by staff; must wait for the official arrival window.

  • For late arrivals(within reason), for those that pay a transfer fee will be met at the airport.

General Departure Information:

  • Students who opt for departure transfer (with a $95 fee) will arrive at the airport at maximum 10:00am.

  • Suitable for flights departing at 12:00pm or later.

  • With additional fee, there might be service for flights departing before 12:00pm.

Lesson Plan

Program Overview:

  • Learn the fundamentals of flight mechanics, aerodynamics, propulsion systems, aircraft design, and more.
  • Understand the key differences between aeronautical and astronautical engineering and use basic orbital mechanics.
  • Engage with professionals in the field about the latest advancements in aerospace engineering and flight technology.

Course Schedule:

  • First week: Five 3-hour classes, 9am-12pm, Monday to Friday
  • Second week: Four 3-hour classes, 9am-12pm, Monday to Thursday
  • Wednesday afternoons of each week are dedicated to students' course-specific academic excursion, guest speaker, or activity.
  • 6 hours of Enrichment Electives

Sample Tutors

  • Courses are taught by accomplished and passionate faculty recruited from many area colleges, universities and professional forums.

  • Each faculty member is selected for their subject area expertise and proven ability to both challenge and captivate students.

Extras

  • Airport Shuttle service: $95 (Each way)

  • Registration fee: $99 (Included in course fee)

  • Pocket Money: We suggest an extra $100 per week.

Requirements

Criteria for Admission:

  • Vaccination Requirements: May be necessary for in-person programs, depending on university policies.

  • Academic requirements:

    • For students entering grades 9-12

    • A grade point average of 3.0 (or equivalent)

  • English Proficiency for International Students: Telephone interview or minimum test scores:

    • TOEFL: 490 (paper) or 60 (iBT).

    • Cambridge: PET-Distinction or FCE-C.

    • SAT: 450 in Reading/Writing.

  • Decisions are emailed within 7 to 10 business days after application review.


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Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

June - Boarding

Start 6/23/2024
End 7/5/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $5,997

June - Day Camp

Start 6/23/2024
End 7/5/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

July - Day Camp

Start 7/7/2024
End 7/19/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

July - Boarding

Start 7/7/2024
End 7/19/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $5,997

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