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  • Gain hands-on skills using our flight simulators!
  • Learn from speakers that represent the many different aspects of Aviation, including air traffic control, the military, commercial pilots, and possibly astronauts.  
  • Take trips to Burke Lakefront Airport, Lorain County Airport, and an Aviation Museum.
    • Days: Wednesdays 10th through 12th grade  –   Fridays 9th grade
    • Location:   Davis Simulation Lab and Burke airport   
    • Times:  3:15 PM – 4:15 PM  
    • PHASTAR Facilitator(s): Capt. Mike Hill, Capt. Drew Ferguson

  Except for the last Friday of every month. Field trips 3:15 PM – 5:30 PM


  • In weekly sessions you will learn by doing, using your hands.  
  • You will learn the skills needed to build, maintain and safely operate a boat. 
  • You will use common hand tools to do basic woodworking, fiberglassing, and painting.   
  • You will be introduced to other boating skills such as basic seamanship, chart reading, and outboard motor maintenance.  
    •  Days: Tuesdays
    •  Location:  PHASTAR 1776 Columbus Rd 44113  (PHASTAR BUS will Transport)                                             
    • Times: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    • PHASTAR Facilitator(s):  Ed Neal (CABBS), Capt. Pete Hotchkiss


  • Zip, Swoop, Flip, and Flypast obstacles, through hoops, and around a race track as you fly drones at the Drone Club.  
  • Learn the basics of drone operation and safety to advanced skills such as navigation and flight planning.  
  • Drone Club offers students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience flying drones in a fun and engaging environment.
    • Days: Tuesdays
    • Location: Davis Fab Lab
    • Time: 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM
    • PHASTAR Facilitator(s): Roger Mortimer


Become a Fab Lab Assistant!  

  • Learn the ins and outs of every aspect of the Fabrication Lab.  
  • Get advanced training in machine operation and maintenance.  
  • Help with special hands-on projects and learn how these skills apply outside of the Davis Fab Lab.  Support other students, teachers, and community members as they work on their own Fab Lab projects.
    • Days: Mondays 
    • Location: Davis Fab Lab
    • Time: 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM
    • PHASTAR Facilitator(s): Chip Redding


  •  It’s way more than building robots. FIRST Tech Challenge teams are challenged to design, build, program, and operate robots to compete in a head-to-head challenge in an alliance format.
  • You will develop STEM skills and practice engineering principles while realizing the value of hard work, innovation, and working as a team
    • Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
    •  Location:  Davis Fab Lab                      
    •  Time: 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM 
    • PHASTAR Facilitator(s): Chip Redding