The Dean College Drone for Beginners Summer Program will take place July 22 - 26, 2019.

About Drones for Beginners 

Learn everything there is to know about piloting drones for video and photography in our Drone for Beginners Summer Program. The program is open to students ages 10-14 and will take place July 22-26, 2019.

Drone photography is the most popular of all drone applications. Your instructor will focus on digital photography tips to enhance your drone pilot skills. You’ll learn some of the basics of video photography that will help you capture stunning aerial photography and video that will be sure to WOW your family and friends. You’ll even learn how to edit those photos and video to make them dazzle!


Register for the Drone for Beginners Summer Program

Course Outline

This is a hands-on course where you will learn to fly your drone using an IOS or Android device, and even how to code your drone to fly in various patterns. The course will include:

  • Program and design flight paths and tricks using DJI and Intel technology.
  • Hands-on lectures focusing on how to accurately fly and maneuver your self-built drone.
  • Drone photography tips, including how to capture stunning aerial imagery and video.
  • Editing techniques to make your drone videos sizzle.
  • Information about strategy, marketing, finding customers, operations, legal issues and insurance.
  • Review of the FAA drone license exam.
  • Work with a DJI Tello drone (materials included).

* You will be required to bring your own IOS (Apple) or Android (mobile devices) to be used with the classroom drones.


You will learn from a certified FAA drone pilot, Sean McVeigh. Sean has over 20 years of experience in video production and video marketing and is the President of Sean McVeigh Media. He is an FAA-licensed drone pilot who has captured drone footage across the United States and for a variety of projects, including high-tech constructions projects, music videos for top recording artists, colleges, universities and travel and tourism marketing videos.


Pricing for the Drones for Beginners Summer Program:

  • $350* Day-Only

* Additional activity fee not included.

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