Aviation Day Camp

Physics Flyers

Investigate Aerodynamics and the Science of Flight!

Grades K-5
Full Day Only

Program Dates 2021:

August 23-27
November 22-26*

*4-Day Session (no camp November 25).  Partial-week enrollment available.


Launch an adventure in science to discover the forces of flight!  Physics Flyers includes hands-on scientific experiments, model aircraft construction and realistic flight simulation designed to unlock aerodynamics for campers Grades K-5.  Fly model airplanes, helicopters, airplanes and hovercraft!  Explore the roles of air pressure, electricity and magnetism in aerospace, build an electric-powered racing car, climb aboard historic aircraft and more in a journey to understand the science that makes powered flight possible.


Physics Flyers Camp Includes:

  • Gliders and Soaring Flight
  • Rubber Powered Airplane Construction
  • Flying Model Helicopters
  • RC Drones and Hovercraft
  • Run Catlight! Electric Vehicle
  • Introductory, Weather and Aerobatic Flight Simulation
  • Aerobatics and Energy
  • Aviation Weather
  • Simple Machines and Catapults
  • Momentum and Flying Discs
  • Surface Tension and Bubbles
  • Chemical Reactions and Rockets