Our programming

The CR Smith Museum offers various educational programs for kids grades K-12 in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Formats include in-person and virtual. The Museum also collaborates with teachers to bring sessions to the classroom. For more information, reach out to education@crsmithmuseum.org.


Aviation STEM Summer Camp

There will be five week-long Aviation STEM Summer Camp sessions in 2022, with the first session starting the week of June 6. Two sessions will be for kids grades 3-6, and three for grades 7-10. Information about 2023 is forthcoming. Note: Premium, Business, First and Admiral members access early and discounted registration. 

Layover Aviation STEM Camps

Layover camps are a terrific way for students to enjoy some of our campers’ favorite activities from the summer’s programming, including hands-on engineering challenges, behind-the-scenes access to American’s operation, flight simulator training and much more. There will be winter and spring session camps for students in third to sixth grade and seventh to 10th grade. Note: Premium, Business, First and Admiral members access early and discounted registration.

Group workshops


The Museum can host a private STEM aviation workshop for your group visit. Complete the inquiry form to learn more details.



Fostering the next generation of inventors, builders, and dreamers starts early at the Museum. AirCRAFT activities are designed to help children ages 4 to 10 years old develop important capabilities by combining science, technology, engineering, mathematics and…art! AirCRAFT is hosted the second Saturday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m.

Recent awards

In 2021, the Museum and its director of education, Marie Eve Poirier-Harris, were awarded the Million Women Mentors – Texas Stand Up for STEM Educational Organization and Educator awards for their commitment to empowering young girls to pursue STEM careers through its programming.