Aerospace academy

SUMMER CAMP

Aerospace Academy Camp

Explore the history, science, and technology of flight at the New England Air Museum.

Early bird discounted registration for 2024 Aerospace Academy Camp is now open through February 29, 2024! Regular registration at standard rates begins on March 1, 2024.

Aerospace Academy Camp is a state licensed day camp held at the New England Air Museum for children ages 9-12. Campers participate in a range of hands-on activities focusing on aviation science and history, aircraft restoration, flight simulators, drones, and much more! Campers meet retired aerospace engineers and pilots, enjoy behind-the-scenes access to the New England Air Museum and its collections, and end the week with a special full day field trip to the Hartford Jet Center at Hartford-Brainard Airport. Each Aerospace Academy Camp session is from 9:00am-3:00pm, Monday-Friday, with all six sessions offering the same exciting schedule and activities.

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2024 Camp Sessions

  • Session 1 – July 8-12, 2024

    $525 per week (NEAM members)
    $575 per week (Non-members)

    Registration Closes/Camp Forms Due June 10, 2024

  • Session 2 – July 15-19, 2024

    $525 per week (NEAM members)
    $575 per week (Non-members)

    Registration Closes/Camp Forms Due June 17, 2024

  • Session 3 – July 22-26, 2024

    $525 per week (NEAM members)
    $575 per week (NON-members)

    Registration Closes/Camp Forms Due June 24, 2024

  • Session 4 – July 29-August 2, 2024

    $525 per week (NEAM members)
    $575 per week (Non-members)

    Registration Closes/Camp Forms Due July 1, 2024

  • Session 5 – August 5-9, 2024

    $525 per week (NEAM members)
    $575 per week (Non-members)

    Registration Closes/Camp Forms Due July 8, 2024

  • Session 6 – August 12-16, 2024

    $525 per week (NEAM members)
    $575 per week (Non-members)

    Registration Closes/Camp Forms Due July 15, 2024

  • Camp registration closes four weeks prior to each session's start date or when the session sells out, whichever occurs first.

    Camp fees are processed during online camp registration. In order to receive the discounted New England Air Museum member rate, the camper's parent or guardian must be an active museum member and enter a member discount code at the time of registration. Contact us at camp@neam.org prior to registering your child to receive your member discount code.

  • In addition to online camp registration and payment, Camp Forms will also need to be submitted and approved by camp staff by 9:00am on your session's registration deadline in order for your child to attend camp. Camp Forms will be emailed once your online registration and payment have been processed.

    2024 Aerospace Academy Camp Forms include: Camp Health Form, Behavior Agreement Form, Release Form, and Field Trip Permission Form. Additional Camp Forms including an Authorization of Medication Form and/or an Individual Plan of Care Form may be required for campers with special and/or medical needs. Please see our 2024 Aerospace Academy Camp Policies for details.

  • Completed Camp Forms may be mailed, emailed, or dropped off at the museum. Please add our camp email address (camp@neam.org) to your approved senders list and check your spam folder for Camp Forms and other important updates from camp staff.

    Camp aftercare is available from 3:15-4:00pm daily for a flat rate of $75 per child per session. This fee covers five days of aftercare and cannot be prorated if families do not utilize all five days. Camp aftercare must be purchased during the online camp registration process. Please see our 2024 Aerospace Academy Camp Policies for details.

How to

Register

Register by selecting your session, filling out the registration form, and paying by card all online at NEAM.org. Click the link below for details.

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Early Bird discounted registration for 2024 Aerospace Academy Camp is open through February 29, 2024!

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Aerospace Academy Camp Feedback:

"Every day he came home excited about what he had done at the museum. This was one of the best camp experiences he has ever had.”

"My child told me that this was the best week of his life! He didn’t want camp to end! He thoroughly enjoyed it!"

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