Summer Camps Are Filling Up Fast

Summer Camps Are Filling Up Fast

The Museum offers a variety of half-day, week-long programs, which teach air and space history and science through hands-on activities such as designing and building model airplanes, launching model rockets, and flying simulators.
Please hurry because these summer camps are filling up fast!

Below are the camps offered for the 2010 Aerosummer Camp schedule. To begin the registration process, click here.

First Flight
Grades 1-2
$100 (Members $80)
July 12-16 Balboa Park, 1:00-4:00
Students make a timeline, build and launch paper rockets, and participate in other fun activities that introduce them to aviation and space flight.

Up, Up, and Away
Grades 1-2
$100 (Members $80)
August 16-20 Balboa Park, 9:00-12:00
Another fun option for our younger students! This program explores flight through making and flying balloons, kites, gliders, rockets, and more.

Silent Flight
Grades 3-4
$100 (Members $80)
July 26-30 Balboa Park, 9:00-12:00
Students try out different kite designs, build hot air balloons, and experiment with gliders as they investigate ways of traveling on the wind.

Destination Mars
Grades 3-4
$100 (Members $80)
June 28 - July 2 Balboa Park, 9:00-12:00
Come explore Mars with us! Learn the history of our fascination with the Red Planet, build a Martian colony and a Martian lander, search for life, and build and launch an aquarocket.

Flights of Fancy *Special One-Day Family Camp*
Grades 4-Adult
$30
July 31, North County, 9:00-1:00
This fun one-day camp is now for kids AND adults! Don't just drop off your child - with this camp you get to join the fun. Spend Saturday together flying radio-controlled model aircraft and driving radio-controlled cars with members of the Miramar RC Flyers. Campers of all ages will also build and fly a rubber powered model airplane. Program cost includes tuition for 1 child and 1 adult, and includes lunch - a terrific value!

Aviation Simulations *Two Sessions*
Grades 5-12
$100 (Members $80)
July 19-23 Balboa Park, 9:00-12:00 Sold Out. Please Call to be Added to the Waiting List
August 23-27 Balboa Park, 1:00-4:00
Finally, computer games used for education! Students will learn the basics of flight, navigation, and instrumentation while testing their skills on computer simulators. Additional simulators will be used throughout the week along with instruction by actual pilots. Great for the future aviator.

Extreme Rocketry
Grades 5-12
$100 (Members $80)
August 2-6 Balboa Park, 9:00-12:00
An exciting advanced rocketry project for students who are familiar with rocketry or have experience in model building. Students construct individual rockets and work in teams to build a multi-stage rocket. Rocket launches subject to FAA approval.

Wright Flyer to Right Now
Grades 5-12
$100 (Members $80)
August 9-13 Balboa Park, 9:00-12:00
Learn the history of aviation from da Vinci to space flight using our simulators! Students will engage in daily hands-on activities and end each day flying historical planes on our simulators. This is a great camp for the future pilot and a great way to learn history in a fun way.

To begin the registration process, click here.

Scholarships are available! For details on scholarship applications, please call the Education Department at (619) 234-8291 x 119 (8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The San Diego Air & Space Museum welcomes children with disabilities and other special needs; working with Kids Included Together we ensure that all children have access to our programs. Please contact us so we can make accommodations to allow your child's successful participation.

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