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CAU Aerocamp – Aviation Summer Camp
July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018
AeroCamp is an aviation summer camp designed to give young people a unique opportunity to explore the world of aviation and aerospace. As a member of the Flight School Association of North America, California Aeronautical University is proud to host AeroCamp for the youth in our community.
Campers have the opportunity to learn first-hand about the dynamics of airplanes and flight, along with the broad spectrum of careers in the aviation industry. There is a strong education component that all campers receive. Campers have a discovery flight option.
AeroCamp will be a 5-day “day camp.” Costs, listed below, includes meals, a California Aeronautical University AeroCamp T-shirt and all materials and instruction.
Registration Opens March 5th- Reserve your Space!
July 16-20, 2018
Ages 13-17 or graduating 8th – 12th graders
Camp with flight – $725
Camp without flight – $525 Registration deadline June 29th
Deposit required. Full tuition due June 22nd.
Topics during the five day camp are below. Please keep in mind that this STEM based curriculum will include hands on activities and field trips that will encompass the following:
1 hour of actual logable aircraft flight time in a Cessna 172, G1000 equipped aircraft
2 hours of actual logable simulator flight time in a redbird flight simulator
Hands on aircraft preflight inspection and preparation
Model aircraft project and competition
Flight plan preparation
Ground instruction – Aviation Weather
Ground Instruction – Elements of flight
G1000 Flight instrumentation
Scavenger Hunt using aeronautical charts
Bakersfield (KBFL) ATC Tower tour
We will also throw in a little fun with Outdoor Pool Party and Poolside Barbeque!