2021 Hiller Aviation Museum Summer Camp registration is open.

Inspiration takes flight at our Bay Area Aviation Camp!

Get out of the house and explore the wonder of flight at the Hiller Aviation Museum Summer Camp!  Immersive programs provide fun and educational experiences for kids ages 5-12.


Our Summer Camps are conveniently located for families from Redwood City, San Carlos, Belmont, San Mateo, Foster City, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and all Bay Area Peninsula locations. 

Aviation Camp and COVID-19

Safety is the highest priority at The Hiller Aviation Museum, and Aviation Camp is presented in full compliance with all state and county health orders regulating day camp operations.  A generous cancellation policy is in place to provide additional flexibility and peace of mind to families.

  • Cancellations allowed less a nominal processing fee up to two weeks prior to camp start date.
  • Full refunds issued if camp sessions are cancelled due to changes in public health orders.
  • Special health procedures are in effect at Aviation Camp – see the COVID-19 page for details.

Aviation Camp is a week-long day camp program in aviation and aerospace for children ages 5-12.  Applications are now closed for Aviation Camp Teen Volunteers ages 13-17.

All Aviation 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!

2021 Camp Topics

Schedules Summer 2021

All Aviation Camp programs are operated in compliance with San Mateo County Health Order c19-11 and California state health guidance specific to day camp operations.  Camps meet full day, 9 AM – 4 PM.  Regular camp check-in begins at 8:30 AM, and check-out ends at 4:15 PM.  Extended PM hours are available most sessions for an additional fee.  Four major projects are completed daily.  Children will be assigned to discrete teams and will remain with their team and with the same instructional staff for the entire session.  Please see the Aviation Camp COVID-19 page for more information on measures taken to enhance the safety of campers, parents, staff and volunteers participating in Aviation Camp.

Scholarship Opportunities Available

The Summer Aero Club is a sponsored version of Aviation Camp available to students who meet state criteria to receive free or reduced price meals at school.  Three different one-week sessions are available in the Summer Aero Club.  Completion of a scholarship application through ActivityHero, the Hiller Aviation Museum’s online registration service provider, is required to enroll.  See the Summer Aero Club page for more information or to apply today.

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.