Aviation Day Camp

Aviation Camp offers intensive, educational and fun programs in aviation and aerospace for children in grades K-8 with multi-session programs November 2017-January 2018.  Additional sessions will be posted for February-August 2018.

Multiple topics are offered throughout the year. All camp programs include:

  • Hands-on Activities and Flying Models
  • Flight Simulation Sessions
  • Aircraft Demonstrations
  • Behind-the-Scenes Museum Gallery Explorations
  • Aviation-Themed Games
  • And Much, Much More!

Camp Topics

Fall/Winter 2017

Elementary Camp Topics, Grades K-5

Winter 2018

Advanced Camp Topics, Grades 5-8

Full Day and Half Day Schedules

Children are divided into age-appropriate groups. Two different schedules are available:
Full Day:  9 am to 4 pm
Half Day:  9 am to 12 pm*
*Half Day available for limited topics during the summer season only

Full Day campers in elementary programs (Aero Engineers, Air & Space, Extreme Flight and Flight Science Lab) participate in four major projects and two free choice activities daily. Half Day campers (Flight Explorers and, optionally, Flight Science Lab) have two major projects and one free choice activity each day.

Full Day campers in Advanced Camp programs (Airline Transport Pilot, Engineer’s Workshop and Spaceflight Tech) participate in six major projects daily. Most Advanced Camp flight simulation sessions are flown single-pilot. Half Day is not available for these camp topics.

Extended Hours

Extended Hours are available for an additional fee. AM Extended hours are 8:00 – 8:50 am. PM Extended Hours are 4:00 – 5:30 pm (5:00 pm January-April).

Parental Permissions

Parents with campers already enrolled in a camp program who have not enrolled online may download the Camper Information and Medical Form and fill it out prior to the camp start date. Bring this form with you on the first day of camp. DO NOT MAIL THE FORM TO THE MUSEUM AHEAD OF TIME.