Welcome to the CNY Drones Info Hub!

STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering & Math – drives the advancement of Central New York industry.  Mentorship & hands-on activities provide a key mechanisms for encouraging & sustaining student involvement in STEM.  CNY Drones’ experienced volunteers provide the link between sparked interest & Central New York’s drone education & employment pipeline – year-round!  

STEM Focused.  Community Supported.  Volunteer Driven.  

Learn About Us!      NOV-DEC 2019 Newsletter      Previous Newsletters


   Season 3!



Only 4 spots left in our Middle/High School Division!  Register Today!

  • 2020 Team Late Registration $175 –  starting 12/1/19  
  • payment via PayPal, check or school PO
  • Registered teams receive access to our Team Resources drive folder including Manual Part I & II
  • Start the registration process & we’ll help you get started!

Curious?  Take a look at Season 2:  2019 FOREST FURY!  (YouTube)



TEACHERS – Interested in Collaborating on Drone Tech Curriculum?  

We’re setting up a Professional Learning Community specifically to assist teachers as they learn and share their experiences!    Contact us!

Annual Consent & Release Forms – 2019 & 2020

Planning on participating in one of our events this year or next?  Take a moment to fill out our  2019 Consent & Release or 2020 Consent & Release form!  Just a one time form for the whole year – saves you time & saves us paper!  Thanks!


Questions?  Contact Us!

Last site update: Dec 3, 2019 @ 9:41 am

Administrator – Lisa Marie Payne

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Recent Changes to Recreational Drone Piloting (FAA.gov, May 2019) 

This site, social media accounts and the many great programs planned by CNY Drones are made possible by a great group of dedicated volunteers from our local drone community!  

CNY Drones exists fiscally under the Griffiss Institute‘s 501(c)(3) & through the generosity of organizations and individuals who believe in our mission.

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