Embry-Riddle's Summer Academy Offers Variety of Aviation/Aerospace Programs for Teens

The Summer Academy, which will run from June 9 to Aug. 6, offers educational programs for students ages 12-18. Application is required a month before the start date of each camp.


The Generations program allows a parent/child or grandparent/grandchild pair to share experiences as they learn about aircraft maintenance, air traffic management, flight, meteorology, and space technology. The program runs July 14-18. Tuition is $2,300 per pair and includes flight fees, simulator sessions, field trips, classroom instruction, and materials.

Three SunFlight programs offer flight instruction. All students must possess a Class II Medical before the start date of these courses. Tuition includes field trips, ground lab, classroom instruction, books, materials, and a deposit toward flight fees.

In the SunFlight Solo Camp, the goal is for all qualified students to solo by the end of the program. Two sessions are offered: June 22 to July 11 and July 17 to Aug. 4. Tuition is $6,000.

Students in the SunFlight Private Pilot Camp earn a Private Pilot certificate. The program runs June 22 to Aug. 6. Tuition is $18,000.

In the SunFlight Custom Flight Training Camp, qualified private pilots can continue their flight training. For example, the student could gain an instrument rating or multi-engine land rating or undergo upset training. Tuition and dates will be determined based on the flight training needed.

For registration details and a brochure, call (800) 359-4550 or (386) 226-7945 or write to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, The Summer Academy, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900. More information can be found online at www.erau.edu/summeracademy.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world's largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, offers more than 30 degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business, and Engineering. Embry-Riddle educates more than 34,000 students annually in undergraduate and graduate programs at residential campuses in Prescott, Ariz., and Daytona Beach, Fla., through the Worldwide Campus at more than 130 centers in the United States, Europe, Canada, and the Middle East, and through online learning. For more information, visit www.erau.edu.

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