SUN 'n FUN Aerospace Expo - March 31 - April 5, 2020

Summer Camps 2019-05-31T20:15:15+00:00

Summer Camps

We offer nine (9) sessions of 1-week age-specific aviation and STEM-based summer camps. Read below for details!

STEMtastic™ Day Camp

Know a child that always asks why? This day camp was created for them!

STEMtastic Summer camp is a week-long day camp that offers STEM-based aviation-themed activities for campers 7-12 years of age.* The camp is held on the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus at the southwest corner of the Lakeland Linder International Airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

STEMtastic engages campers through hands-on activities and exposes them to concepts such as:

  • robotics
  • aviation
  • rocketry
  • astronomy
  • meteorology
  • and more.

Topics are led by certified educators from STEM-based schools. Camp concludes on Friday with an Open House for families during which each camper presents a topic they’ve learned during the week and everyone is welcome to take a tour of the facilities of the Aerospace Center for Excellence. With a limited number of campers their own age in each session, campers are sure to have a positive experience. 

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*Each week is designated for campers within a 2 year age range. Please check the schedule for details.

STEMtastic™ Sessions:

Monday – Friday (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) 
Camp 1   (Ages 7-8)   June 17 – 21, 2019
Camp 2   (Ages 9-10)   July 8 – 12, 2019 FULL
Camp 3   (Ages 11-12)   July 15 – 19, 2019
$150 Fee includes all materials

QUESTIONS? NEED MORE INFORMATION? READY TO REGISTER?

Our parent handbooks contain more details about the camp including registration forms. Download a copy:

For additional questions, contact Richele Floyd, Education Director at 863-644-2431, ext. 183 or educate@flysnf.org.

Destination Aviation Summer Camp

Know an aspiring aviator?

Destination Aviation Summer Camp is an immersive 1 week experience of ground school, field trips and a flight opportunity with a certified instructor for campers 11 to 18 years of age*.

Offering both residential and day camp options, Destination Aviation is located at the beautiful SUN ‘n FUN Expo campus on the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder International Airport (KLAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

Instruction topics include:

  • aircraft familiarization
  • cockpit instruments
  • aerodynamics
  • concept reinforcement using flight simulators

The flight opportunity consists of campers planning and piloting a cross-country course over the east coast of Florida. Two to three campers each fly a leg of a course in dual instruction from a certified FlightSafety International instructor. The camper’s loggable flight experience may include approximately 20 minutes of flight time plus a takeoff and landing. Camp concludes on Friday with an Open House for families during which each camper presents a topic they’ve learned during the week and everyone is welcome to take a tour of the facilities of the Aerospace Center for Excellence. With a limited number of campers their own age in each session, campers are sure to have a positive experience. 

Destination Aviation

Monday – Friday (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) 
Camp 1   (Ages 11-12)   June 10 – 14, 2019 FULL
Camp 2   (Ages 11-12)   June 17 – 21, 2019
Camp 3   (Ages 13-14)   June 24 – 28, 2019
Camp 4   (Ages 13-14)   July 8 – 12, 2019  
Camp 5  (Ages 15-18)   July 15 – 19, 2019
Camp 6   (Ages 15-18)   July 22 – 26, 2019
$400 Day Camper Fee includes all materials
$800 Residential Camper Fee includes all materials

QUESTIONS? NEED MORE INFORMATION? READY TO REGISTER?

Our parent handbooks contain more details about the camp including registration forms. Download a copy:

For additional questions, contact Richele Floyd, Education Director at 863-644-2431, ext. 183 or educate@flysnf.org.

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