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Basic Air Academy Camp

For ages 14 and 15

The 2024 dates are as follows:

  • Session 1: June 28-July 3, 2024 Session 1 is at capacity.
  • Session 2: July 8-13, 2024 Session 2 is at capacity.

Fee: $1300

You may also download and mail in the application.

Need financial assistance? Apply for an EAA Air Academy Campership.

The EAA Basic Air Academy is the next exciting step through the world of aviation. Each "hands-on" activity is developed for the intermediate 14- and 15-year-olds during a classroom and media presentation, specialized laboratory activities, and aviation-related demonstrations.

Activities at the EAA Basic Air Academy are designed to interest and challenge students and include such activities as: 

Aeromodeling - Build and fly a simple balsa glider and a rubber-powered model. 

Airplanes - Learn about aviation history and flight.

Ground School - Learn the basics of flight through an interactive computer simulator ground school by flying designed missions or flying your own mission.

Tech Workshop - Build an ACRO-Sport Wing Rib, construct an instrument case out of sheet metal, and design an airfoil using composite material.

  • Tour the EAA AirVenture Museum
  • Visit Pioneer Airport
  • Watch flight demonstrations
  • Experience the thrill of flight in both an airplane and helicopter
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