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Summer Aerospace Camp registration now open

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  • By Sarah Swan
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Registration for three affordable and exciting summer aerospace camps is now open at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

Campers who have completed grades 4-8 will be able to learn about a variety of topics through hands-on activities that incorporate history, science and math concepts, as well as team-building skills. Base clearance is not required to participate.

The "Go for Launch" aerospace camp will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 22-26. Students who have finished grades 5-8 will build and launch two model rockets while learning about the principles of rocketry in this exciting camp, which incorporates science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in a fast-paced, fun environment. Cost is $80 per camper.

Students who have completed grades 4-6 may participate in the "Into the Wild Blue Yonder" aerospace camp from 9 a.m.-noon on July 7-10. Students will learn about aviation and aerospace topics through hands-on activities in this exciting camp, which incorporates STEM topics. Cost is $50 per camper.

The "Exploring Engineering" aerospace camp will be held from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on July 20-24 for students who have finished grades 6-8. Campers will be introduced to the engineering process through a series of exciting hands-on activities. They will also learn about the various engineering career fields and meet a number of engineers in this informative and inspirational camp. Cost is $100 per camper.

Those who are interested must register in advance by downloading a registration form at Payment must accompany the registration forms. For more information, call (937) 255-4646, (937) 255-4652 or (937) 255-4666 or email

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the world's largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 17 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year about one million visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit

NOTE TO PUBLIC: For more information, please contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Education Division at (937) 255-4646, (937) 255-4652 or (937) 255-4666.

NOTE TO MEDIA: For more information, please contact Sarah Swan at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Division at (937) 255-1283.