Become A Young Aviator STEM Programs | Kids Out and About Albany

Become A Young Aviator STEM Programs

Classes for kids ages 8 - 17 years old will be offered at Empire State Aerosciences Museum in conjunction with Schenectady County Community College. These hands-on classes will will include the history of aviation, forces of flight (thrust, lift, drag and flight control and an opportunity to use a flight simulator and culminate with an opportunity to work with the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 602 to become Junior EAA members, which includes a half hour flight.

Registration is now open for the annual Summer STEM Aviation Classes for kids from Monday August 19 to Friday August 23 from 8:30 am – 12 pm at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Drive in Glenville, NY. Classes are in conjunction with Schenectady County Community College and the Empire State Aerosciences Museum.

Students’ ages 8 – 10 will be offered “Becoming a Young Aviator”; students from 11-12 years old will be offered “Tween Aviators” and those students 14-17 years old will be offered “Aviation for Teens – Aviation Engineers in Training”. All classes will be hands-on with students learning about the history of aviation, the forces of flight, how airplanes fly (thrust, lift, drag and flight control), use a flight simulator and have an opportunity to interact with guest speakers such as a Naval Aviator, a member of the Civil Air Patrol and others. The older students will plan a “flight mission” alongside mentors. All students will have an opportunity to work with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 602 to become Junior EAA members, which includes a half hour flight. For more information, please call (518) 377-2191.

Location:

250 Rudy Chase Drive
Glenville, NY, 12302
United States

Phone:

5183772191
Contact name: 
Pat Barrot
Email address: 
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
08/23/2019
Time: 
8:30 am - 12 Noon