Written by Al Olsen
Calling All Aspiring Pilots and Young Aviation Fans!
The Alberta Aviation Museum is offering Day Camps for kids who are interested in piloting aircrafts when they grow up or who are interested in the history of airplanes. All camps will end with time in our flight simulator and in an aircraft.
January 30th, 2023 History Explorers
Build a time machine to go back in time to explore Alberta’s rich aviation history. Campers will go on a scavenger hunt around the museum and play games themed by the first airmail delivery in Western Canada by Katherine Stinson and the hunt for the Mad Trapper. They also will experience a covert mission.
March 2nd-3rd, 2023 BCATP Training School
Kids will learn about different roles in Air Crews from the 1940s. They will explore some of the skills needed. Some of these skills include flying a plane and knowing morse code. Campers will also build and test model parachutes, design their own wings badge and improve their stealth skills with a game of Capture the Flag.
March 27th-31st, 2023 Flight School
In this week-long camp, participants will get the best of all our camps: they will learn a little history and about the skills needed to be a part of an Air Crew and examine a crash scene.
April 28th, 2023 Science of Flight
For older kids who are interested in physics that are involved in flying aircrafts. Campers will explore aircraft theory and go into more detail about how to fly one. They will also build and test gliders.