2017 CR Smith Museum Summer Camps
Flight Adventure Camp (entering 3rd-4th grade): June 12th-16th
$275 non-members /$225 Museum member
Campers get ready for an adventure through flight! Our youngest eagle aviation campers will be introduced to the world of aviation, the science behind flight and learn what it takes to fly. Campers GET HANDS-ON with design challenges, flight simulators and activities that test flight. Activities include designing satellites, gliders, parachutes, flying gizmos, communication networks, beginner flight simulations and more! Meet the pros that go behind the scenes at American Airlines to learn more how airlines run.
Eagle Aviation Camp Beginner (entering 5th-7th grade): June 19th-23rd
$300 non-members /$250 Museum member
Do you think you have what it takes? Eagle Aviation Camp explores what is involved in an airlines and the aviation industry! Get HANDS ON with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) workshops on engineering, flight simulations, rocketry and more! Learn from the pros at American Airlines how the airline operates. EXPERIENCE behind the scenes tours of major aviation facilities including American Airlines training centers, DFW Airport, CAE Simuflite and Founders Plaza.
Eagle Aviation Camp Advanced (entering 7th-9th grade): June 26th-30th
$300 non-members /$250 Museum member
Dive deeper into aviation! Eagle Aviation Advanced campers will participate in advanced workshops and lessons on airplane design, engineering, flight planning, beginner and advanced flight simulations, building a brand, airliner operations and more! Learn from people at American Airlines and other industry leaders how airlines operate. Go behind the scenes of American Airlines training, DFW Airport facilities, CAE Simuflite and more!
NEW Eagle Aviation Modelers/Drone Camp (entering 6th-8th grade): July 10th-14th
$350 non-members/ $300 Museum member
HANDS ON STEM CAMP. Fly beginner DRONES and assemble and fly a REMOTE CONTROL PLANE! Campers will get hands on with STEM activities that teach the mechanics of flight, practice flight with remote control plane and drone flight simulations and participate in demonstrations from Dallas FPV pros. Campers will take field trips to flying fields and other industry locations to test flight remote control planes, learn about future careers in drones and watch drone races!
Early Bird Discount- Register by April 29th and receive $25 off
Not a member? Join today and receive Museum member rate
Each camp will be limited to 20 participants. In the case that camps sell out, we will have OVERFLOW weeks for our Beginner and Advanced camps:
Beginner OVERFLOW: July 24th-28th
Advanced OVERFLOW: July 31st-August 4th
**Camps must have at least 14 registrations to be held. Overflow camps will have similar programming as original camps.
Our camps are a great opportunity for your child to experience a one-of-a-kind adventure into the world of aviation. Below is general information about the week:
- No prior camp attendance or aviation knowledge is required to attend any of our summer camps.
- Camp begins at 9am and ends at 4pm. The Museum offers extended hours from 8am to 9am and from 4pm to 5pm, for an additional fee.
- Parents/students are responsible for transportation each day to and from the C.R. Smith Museum. The Museum will provide transportation to and from field trip sites as applicable.
- The Museum will provide morning and afternoon snacks and bottled water. Campers will be responsible for bringing their own lunch.
- Registration includes an Eagle Aviation T-shirt and goodie bag.
If you have any questions please call Lauren Giffin at 817-967-5925 or email Lauren.Giffin@aa.com
Check out photos from past Eagle Aviation Camps here!