Aerospace Center for Excellence Destination Aviation Camp

Destination Aviation Summer Camp

Jun 12, 2017 - Aug 4, 2017
All Day

The Aerospace Center for Excellence on the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus hosts day and residential camps that include hands-on workshops for kids ages 11-18, June 12 - August 4. Destination Aviation Camps are five days and do not include weekends. Activities are located on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida. 

See schedule below.

Destination Aviation Camps offer a flight opportunity for all participants. Each camp offers a day or residential option. Classroom group school instruction includes aircraft familiarization, cockpit instruments, aerodynamics, and flight simulators. The flight opportunity will be in a Piper Cherokee with campers piloting a cross-country course over the east coast of Florida. Two to three campers fly a ‘leg” of the course in ‘dual instruction’ from a certified Flight Safety International instructor. The campers loggable flight experience may include approximately 20 minutes of flight time and a takeoff and landing. Camp concludes on Friday with camper presentations and an open house for families to tour the Aerospace Center for Excellence.

Summer 2017 Schedule (Monday - Friday)

  • Camp 1   (Ages 11-12)   June 12 – 16
  • Camp 2   (Ages 11-12)   June 19 – June 23
  • Camp 3   (Ages 13-14)   June 26 – 30
  • Camp 4   (Ages 13-14)   July 10 – 14
  • Camp 5   (Ages 15-18)   July 17 – 21
  • Camp 6   (Ages 15-18)   July 31 – August 4

$400 Day Camper Fee includes all materials

$800 Residential Camper Fee includes all materials.

Day and residential camp fees include all materials.

You may be interested in STEMtastic Summer Camp, also at The Aerospace Center for Excellence in Lakeland.