3D Printing & Maker Camp, Bridgeport, WV

Monday, July 22, 2019 8:30 am - Friday, July 26, 2019 2:00 pm

The Robert C. Byrd Institute will offer Maker Camps in June and July. Campers from middle school to high school age will have firsthand experience in 3D design3D printing, assembly, codingsolderingbasic electronics, electromagnetism and hydraulics. Campers will explore careers in manufacturing and technology as they tour a local business, startup or production facility.

 

Engaging activities introduce an entrepreneurial mindset and, open eyes to new approaches and possibilities; building experience and confidence. A Maker Fest at the end of the week will give campers an opportunity to share their creations, and all they’ve learned, with you!

 

Don’t hesitate. Seating is limited, and we hope to see you and your campers right here at RCBI!

 

When: July 22nd, 2019  through July 26th, 2019, 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM daily 

 

Where: RCBI Bridgeport: 2400E Benedum Industrial Dr. Bridgeport, WV 26330

 

Cost: $180/camper includes lunch daily and a free Tee Shirt

 

Questions: Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 304-781-1659

 

Register Here.

Raspberry Pi User Group

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is hosting its monthly Raspberry Pi User Group meeting in its Maker Vault. The regular RCBI meetups-which occur the second Tuesday of each month- assemble individuals who are familiar with digital technology to encourage and support newbies who are also interested in creative, fun projects using a combination of talent, tools and Pi technology. Whether you’re already an expert or just curious about programming and use of the ultra-affordable devices, join us at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Avenue) to explore different versions of the Pi hardware and software, and focus on popular uses of the small computers. The group will assist you in getting your own Raspberry Pi up and running as well as working on collective projects. Participants should bring a Raspberry Pi and we’ll provide the expertise.

For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 304-781-1659, RCBI Maker Space/STEM Coordinator.

Certified Forklift Operator Training

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) will offer certified forklift operator training August 14 at the West Virginia Wood Products Cooperative in Princeton. The cost is $275.

Training will address forklift features, safe operation and workplace conditions. Those who complete the training will receive a Certified Forklift Operators card stating that the individual has been trained to OSHA standards.

The class is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the cooperative at 325 Hardwoods Lane, Princeton. The facility is located at the U.S. Forest Service facility at the Athens exit of I-77.

For more information, contact RCBI’s Richard Bullins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304.320.3631.

Register here: www.rcbi.org/go/forklifttrain

AS 9100 Internal Auditor Training

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:00 am - Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:30 pm

This intensive, three-day course will provide a member of your company certification as an AS9100 Internal Auditor. These are the requirements, including ISO 9001, for aviation, space and Defense organizations, that are frequently required for doing business (or being a supplier) in those sectors.

 

Where: RCBI Huntington

 

Cost: $625/person

 

Seating is limited, so register today. For more information, contact RCBl’s This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 304.781.1688.

 

Register Here. 

Raspberry Pi User Group

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is hosting its monthly Raspberry Pi User Group meeting in its Maker Vault. The regular RCBI meetups-which occur the second Tuesday of each month- assemble individuals who are familiar with digital technology to encourage and support newbies who are also interested in creative, fun projects using a combination of talent, tools and Pi technology. Whether you’re already an expert or just curious about programming and use of the ultra-affordable devices, join us at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Avenue) to explore different versions of the Pi hardware and software, and focus on popular uses of the small computers. The group will assist you in getting your own Raspberry Pi up and running as well as working on collective projects. Participants should bring a Raspberry Pi and we’ll provide the expertise.

For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 304-781-1659, RCBI Maker Space/STEM Coordinator.

Fundamentals of Mastercam

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 9:00 am - Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:00 pm

Course introduces students to CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) software, widely used by industry. Using its interactive interface, participants will learn to create geometry, set up tools and related information, design tool paths, and use graphical simulation functions for visual verification before generating machine code.

Cost is $635.

Where: RCBI Huntington. 

Register here: www.rcbi.org/go/MastercamHuntington

Questions contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 304-781-7740. 

Fundamentals of Mastercam

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 9:00 am - Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:00 pm

Course introduces students to CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) software, widely used by industry. Using its interactive interface, participants will learn to create geometry, set up tools and related information, design tool paths, and use graphical simulation functions for visual verification before generating machine code.

Cost is $635.

Where: RCBI Charleston. 

Register here: www.rcbi.org/go/MastercamCharleston

Questions contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 304-781-7740. 

Blueprint Training

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The training covers basic principles of blueprint reading, including dimensions, tolerances, the basic views, and symbols. 

Cost is $175.

Where: RCBI Huntington. 

Register here: www.rcbi.org/go/blueprint

Questions contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 304-781-7740.