FLIGHT SCHOOL/SUMMER CAMP 2014

FLIGHT SCHOOL/SUMMER CAMP, the Frontiers of Flight Museum’s highly popular summer program, returns for 2014 with fun, educational, and interactive experiences for students from age four through tenth grade!

Any student who registers by October 31, 2013 will receive a 10% discount

Scholarships are available for economically disadvantaged students for all classes.  Please call (214) 350-3600, ext. 236 for more information.

Below are descriptions of the classes offered for summer 2014.  Please view our Flight School/Summer Camp 2014 Schedule for details.

Enroll now or for registration information*, please call  (214)-350-1651

FRIDAY FLIGHTS (Ages 4 and 5)

Children explore “Space,” meet a “Famous Flyer,” take a “Trip to the Airport” and end with “Let’s Take a Flight.”

FRIDAY LAUNCH (Ages 6 and 7)

Students learn the basics of flight with “Kites,” “Balloons,” “Butterflies” and “Bees.”

AVIATOR’S WORKSHOP (Grades 3 through 6)

Students discover basic principles of flight with unique paper airplanes and a Flight Controls Trainer, work with aerial navigation charts, learn the International Phonetic Alphabet, visit aviation facilities at Dallas Love Field, and build and fly their own rubber powered model airplane.

ROCKET SCIENCE (Grades (3 through 6)

From the early Chinese rockets to America’s missions to Mars, students explore the history of space flight, the Solar System, the mathematics of rocketry and spacecraft engineering.  They also design a space ship and build and launch a model rocket.

AERO LAB (Grades 7 and 8)

In a fun and challenging four-day experience, students gain a basic knowledge of flying weather, study aerial charts, and complete an aerial navigation exercise.  They also conduct experiments on our new wind tunnel and go on a behind-the-scenes tour of D/FW International Airport.

ROCKET LAB (Grades 7 and 8)

Students construct their own model rocket and work in teams to build and launch an advanced multi staged model rocket. They will participate in a space survival exercise.  Students also work in teams to plan a Martian space mission.  On a field trip to a local university, they launch their rockets and tour the campus’s science labs.

ADVANCED AERO (Grades 9 and 10)

Students focus on engineering projects.  They will explore engineering principles while designing and building their own structures and applying their knowledge to aircraft design, load-bearing structures and aircraft accident investigation.

* A refund is available within 10 business days of initial class registration.