Three SunFlight programs (Daytona Beach Campus) offer flight instruction. All students must possess a FAA Class II Medical/Student Pilot Certificate before the start date of these courses. Open to students ages 16-18. Tuition includes field trips, ground lab, classroom instruction, books, materials and a deposit toward flight fees.
• SunFlight Solo. Qualified students can solo an aircraft by the end of the program. The course runs July 14-30. Tuition is $6,500.
• SunFlight Private Pilot. Students can earn a Private Pilot Certificate. The program runs June 23 to Aug. 8. Tuition is $18,500.
• SunFlight Custom Flight Training Camp. Qualified private pilots can continue their flight training through a variety of activities, such as undergoing upset training or gaining an instrument rating or multi-engine land rating. Course dates and tuition will be based on the flight training needed.
Nonresidential Day Camps (Daytona Beach Campus)
Girls Exploring Math and Science (GEMS)
During this week-long experience, female students will participate in hands-on projects and experiments focused on science, technology, engineering and math and will also earn Girl Scout badges. For girls ages 7-12. The program runs June 10-14. Tuition is $275.
Computer Science & Animation
Female students who have an interest in developing video animations and creating animated stories will learn the basics of computing concepts that will prepare them for later success in programming studies. For girls ages 12-14. The program runs June 10-14. Tuition is $275.
Students will learn the basics of weather, air traffic control, forensic science, maintenance and aviation through information sessions and hands-on activities. For students ages 7-12. The program runs June 17-21. Tuition is $275.
Taught by faculty and graduate assistants, this hands-on camp emphasizes critical thinking through creative problem solving and artistic ability. This program has two tracks: one camp for students ages 7-9 that runs June 17-21 and another for students ages 10-12 that runs July 22-26. Tuition is $275.
SeaPerch Water Robotics Camp
Faculty will demonstrate remote-controlled water robots in the Nonlinear Wave Lab. Students will learn about buoyancy, circuits and propellers in relation to water safety under ocean ripple tides and turbulent currents. Student teams will build, test, analyze and compete with underwater robots. For students ages 12-14. The program runs June 17-21. Tuition is $275.
In this interactive experience, faculty and their assistants will teach the basics of robotics, electronics and computer programming. For students ages 7-12. The program runs June 24-28. Tuition is $275.
Students will continue learning about robotics, electronics and computer programming. For students ages 7-12. The program runs July 8-12. Tuition is $275.
Students will engage in the discovery of how things work by learning basic physics concepts. Objects in motion, how the world spins and how the solar system rotates will be the connective bridge to astronomy. For students ages 7-12. The program runs July 15-19. Tuition is $275.
Students will learn how the human body adapts to space flight and extraterrestrial environments. For students ages 7-12. The program runs July 29 to Aug. 2. Tuition is $275.
About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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.
Teens learn about aviation and aerospace in a fun, relaxing atmosphere
ERAU offer camps, some of which may be taken for college credit.