April 29 @ 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Flying Objects and Other Fun Invading Warren Community College And Area 57 April 29
Nevada has Area 51. Warren County has Area 57!
If you are curious about life – after high school or looking to change careers – but are uncertain of your future, check out Area 57 and the Uncrewed Systems Programs at Warren Community College, Route 57, Washington, NJ.
Area 57 will be held in conjunction with Droning On, a regional Drone Education event organized and staffed by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) which will coincide with the FAA annual Drone Safety Day. Droning On is a free, three-day UAS community engagement event. The first day focuses on education, the second day is for public safety and local government, and the third day is open to the general public. More information may be found at www.faa.gov/uas/events/droning-on.
Area 57 will showcase the College’s nationally acclaimed Uncrewed Systems Program, which teaches piloting, design and development, and the maintenance and repair of drones, as well as AI and Robotics. Area 57 focuses on careers, education and fun – an important combination in life.
Combat robots will face off in April Annihilation, featuring the Beetleweights, Plastic Ants, and Antweights. To register visit www.robotcombatevents.com/events/918.
Warren Community College is also home to two popular Hot Air Balloon Festivals. Planned balloon activities are a presentation on How A Balloon Works. Walk inside an actual hot air balloon, that will be cold inflated with fans. Special shape hot air balloon, Fred G Monster & the Thank You Balloon.
The event is free for students, Veterans and seniors. For other visitors, a suggested $5 donation is appreciated, but not required to attend. Donations will be applied to any event expenses and to help establish the newly formed Garden State Combat Robot League (GSCRL.org). Food will be available for purchase.
Area 57 is organized by Flying Festivals of Warren County, in cooperation with the Warren Community College Foundation, and proceeds from the events benefit the Foundation, in addition to Fred Grotenhuis Scholarships and Fred T Grotenhuis Veterans Community Center project. Supported in part by a grant from the NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism (VisitNJ.org).