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Events in the month of July 2017
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07/10/17
 -07/14/17
Destination Aviation Summer Camp 4 (Ages 13-14)

Destination Aviation Summer Camps offer the option for participants to be residential or day campers. Activities are located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

Destination Aviation Camps offer a flight opportunity for all participants. Each camp offers a day or residential option. Classroom group school instruction includes aircraft familiarization, cockpit instruments, aerodynamics, and flight simulators. The flight opportunity will be in a Piper Cherokee with campers piloting a cross-country course over the east coast of Florida. Two to three campers fly a ‘leg” of the course in ‘dual instruction’ from a certified Flight Safety International instructor. The campers loggable flight experience may include approximately 20 minutes of flight time and a takeoff and landing. Camp concludes on Friday with camper presentations and an open house for families to tour the Aerospace Center for Excellence.


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07/10/17
 -07/14/17
College Success Planning

The Learning Resource Center’s College Success Planning provides study skills and motivational strategies to prepare students in grades 9-12 to become more effective learners. Students learn and practice time-tested, effective, and efficient study strategies, as well as concrete techniques to get the competitive edge necessary for high school and college. The course offers small classes with activity-oriented lessons to help students learn and practice these study habits of successful students.

This summer course will take place July 10-14, Monday-Friday from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Learning Resource Center. The cost is $145. Please ask about LRC’s Sliding Fee Scale.                                                                                     

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07/10/17
 -07/14/17
Study Habits of Successful Students Course Offered

The Learning Resource Center’s Study Habits of Successful Students provides study skills and motivational strategies to prepare students in grades 6-8 to become more effective learners. Students learn and practice time-tested, effective, and efficient study strategies. The course is designed to offer small classes with activity-oriented lessons to help students learn and practice these study habits of successful students.
This summer course will take place July 10-14, Monday-Friday from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Learning Resource Center. The cost is $145. Please ask about LRC’s Sliding Fee Scale.                                                                              
Register at http://lrcpolk.com/programs/study-habits-of-successful-students/ or by calling LRC at 863-688-9477.

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07/10/17
 -07/14/17
STEMtastic™ Day Camp 2 (Ages 9-10)

STEMtastic™ Summer Camp is located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

STEMtastic™ day camp offers daily themes incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning techniques. Topics such as robotics, airplanes, rocketry, wave forms, and nature are included. Classes are taught by certified educators from STEM-based schools. Camp concludes on Friday with presentations by the students and an open house for families to tour Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum, Buehler Aerospace Skills Center, Piedmont Aerospace Lab, and Piedmont Aerospace Experience found in a Boeing 727.


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07/15/17
Unmanned and Sunny - Drone Awareness Event

Unmanned and Sunny is a free drone education and awareness event for the public to learn about safe drone operation and the upcoming career opportunities that exist in the drone industry. The event will take place on July 15, 2017 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All activities for the event will take place at Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum. 

The event will include speakers from UASolutions Group and Dr Ryan Wallace. 

“UASolutions Group, Inc. is a female disabled veteran-owned small business providing affordable innovative solutions to safe and efficient UAS integration. UASolutions Group has selected a highly specialized team with a thorough understanding of FAA regulatory and policy challenges as well as providing insight into trends and emerging markets. We are committed to delivering superior quality services to our customers through integrity, innovation and education. ”

Dr. Ryan Wallace is a former military officer, aviator, and combat veteran with broad-based technical, operational, and leadership skills, and subject matter expert

The schedule of events includes: 

10:00-10:45  UASolutions Group will be speaking

10:45-11:00  15 Minute Break

11:00-11:45  Dr. Wallace will be speaking

11:45-12:00  15 minute break and transition to lunch

12:00-2:00  Lunch/static displays/live demo

Wingway Food Truck will be on campus all day.

For more information on the event, please contact Robb Williams at 863-644-2431


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07/16/17
 -07/30/17
2017 Best of the Best Polk

The 2017 Best of the Best Polk, People’s Choice Awards final phase for voting begins on July 16th. This voting phase will be used to select the community's top 3 favorite businesses in 150 categories in Polk County. Voting will be accepted via the write-in ballot that will publish in The Ledger newspaper as well as online at The Ledger.com/Contests. Deadline for voting is July 30th. The winner and finalists in each category will be announced in a special Best of the Best section that will publish in The Ledger on Friday, September 22nd. Show your support of your favorite Polk County businesses today and vote them the Best of the Best 2017!

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07/17/17
 -07/21/17
Destination Aviation Summer Camp 5 (Ages 15-18)

Destination Aviation Summer Camps offer the option for participants to be residential or day campers. Activities are located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

Destination Aviation Camps offer a flight opportunity for all participants. Each camp offers a day or residential option. Classroom group school instruction includes aircraft familiarization, cockpit instruments, aerodynamics, and flight simulators. The flight opportunity will be in a Piper Cherokee with campers piloting a cross-country course over the east coast of Florida. Two to three campers fly a ‘leg” of the course in ‘dual instruction’ from a certified Flight Safety International instructor. The campers loggable flight experience may include approximately 20 minutes of flight time and a takeoff and landing. Camp concludes on Friday with camper presentations and an open house for families to tour the Aerospace Center for Excellence.


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07/17/17
 -07/21/17
STEMtastic™ Day Camp 2 (Ages 11-12)

STEMtastic™ Summer Camp is located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

STEMtastic™ day camp offers daily themes incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning techniques. Topics such as robotics, airplanes, rocketry, wave forms, and nature are included. Classes are taught by certified educators from STEM-based schools. Camp concludes on Friday with presentations by the students and an open house for families to tour Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum, Buehler Aerospace Skills Center, Piedmont Aerospace Lab, and Piedmont Aerospace Experience found in a Boeing 727.


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07/24/17
 -07/27/17
SAT prep course at the Learning Resource Center

SAT preparation course is designed to help students achieve their best possible score on the SAT. LRC’s Sat preparation course builds confident, successful students through an efficient and effective 23-hour course. Engaging in problem-solving strategies for analyzing and answering Sat questions, Reinforcement of skills through interaction and review, building confidence and reducing test anxiety through test-taking strategies. 

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07/31/17
 -08/04/17
Destination Aviation Summer Camp 6 (Ages 15-18)

Destination Aviation Summer Camps offer the option for participants to be residential or day campers. Activities are located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

Destination Aviation Camps offer a flight opportunity for all participants. Each camp offers a day or residential option. Classroom group school instruction includes aircraft familiarization, cockpit instruments, aerodynamics, and flight simulators. The flight opportunity will be in a Piper Cherokee with campers piloting a cross-country course over the east coast of Florida. Two to three campers fly a ‘leg” of the course in ‘dual instruction’ from a certified Flight Safety International instructor. The campers loggable flight experience may include approximately 20 minutes of flight time and a takeoff and landing. Camp concludes on Friday with camper presentations and an open house for families to tour the Aerospace Center for Excellence.


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