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This summer, the National Museum of the United States Air Force will offer free beginner-level rocketry camps for students having completed grades 5 or 6. All three camps are the same in content and activity.
During these camps, students will learn the basics of rocketry principles while having fun building their own model rockets. All the necessary supplies for these free camps will be provided. The camps will not include a launch, but information will be provided for when and how the students will be able to launch their rockets locally at a later date. Materials required for launching their rockets will be provided at that location at that time.
You may register your child for one of three camps. The camps are being offered on-site at the museum, but are subject to changing to a remote format, should the situation at the time warrant the modification.
These rocketry camps are being offered on June 23, June 27 and June 29. Each one will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
All social distancing and mask wearing protocols in effect at that time will be closely followed.
Some materials for the camps are being provided through the generosity of the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. (Federal endorsement is not implied).
Please note: registration for these camps fills very quickly. Registration will open on Sunday, March 6 at 9:00 a.m.
To register your child for one of these camps, please click here. Our summer Aerospace Camps are now full and registration is closed.
Some materials for the program are being provided through the generosity of the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. (Federal endorsement is not implied).
All visitors may be screened with a metal detector upon entry. In addition all bags are subject to search and may be placed through an X-Ray machine. Weapons are not permitted including pocket knives and firearms, to include conceal carry and other dangerous weapons.
- Box cutters
- Food and Soda Drinks
* Firearms, to include conceal carry and other dangerous weapons, are specifically prohibited in Federal facilities in accordance with 18 USC §930 (c)
- Water bottles (clear, sealed bottle, up to 20 oz.)
- Camera bags
- Diaper bags
- Service animals
Please note the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is not responsible for items left in vehicles.
Click here for frequently asked questions regarding items permitted inside the museum.
Notice: Visitors may be filmed, photographed or recorded by the U.S. Air Force for educational and promotional uses, including for posting on public websites and social media.
Individuals are permitted to take their own photographs or videos while touring the museum.