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Aerosummer Camps 2010

The Museum offers a variety of half-day, week-long summer programs. These classes teach air and space history and science through hands-on activities such as designing and building model airplanes, launching model rockets, and flying simulators.

These fun and educational summer camp programs start on Monday July, 12th, and run through to the end August. There are still a few spaces available and Members receive a 20% discount on all camps.

For more information on summer camp programs and to begin the registration process, call 619.234.8291 ext 119 or click here.

Available Camps:

First Flight

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

Up, Up, and Away

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

Silent Flight

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

Flights of Fancy *Special One-Day Family Camp*

Grades: 4-Adult
July 31, North County, 9:00-1:00
Time: 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 Palomar 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!
Cost: $30

Space Adventures

Grades: 5-6
July 20-24, Balboa Park, 9:00-12:00
Time: From the Chinese "fire arrows" to the International Space Station, students learn about the people and spacecraft that have made space exploration possible. They also apply space science by building and launching their own model rockets. Rocket launches subject to FAA approval.
Cost: $100 (Members $80)

Extreme Rocketry

Grades: 5-12
August 2-6, Balboa Park, 9:00-12:00
Time: 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.
Cost: $100 (Members $80)
Notes: Rocket launches subject to FAA approval.

Wright Flyer to Right Now

Grades: 5-12
August 9-13, Balboa Park, 9:00-12:00
Time: 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.
Cost: $100 (Members $80)


For more information on summer camp programs and to begin the registration process, call 619.234.8291 ext 119 or click here.


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