Daytona Beach Campus

Residential Camps

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K-12 Education Outreach

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Embry-Riddle's summer residential programs at the Daytona Beach Campus introduce the technology of today to the aviators and astronauts of tomorrow. Students live in on-campus dormitories — under the supervision of approved counselors — and share their initial experience of university living with other young people their age. 

Aerospace

The Aerospace program is a three (3) college credit course and is for students ages 15-18. This college course, Introduction to Space Flight, is designed to foster a basic understanding of space technology. The sessions are filled with hands-on activities and labs, classroom interaction and trips off campus. Topics covered include the history of space flight, space shuttle, operations propulsion theory, orbital mechanics fundamentals, U.S. space policy and present and future commercial, industrial and military applications in space.

Tuition includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, course fees for three college credits, classroom instruction, books, materials and field trips.

  • Who: High School Students (ages 15-18)
  • When: June 25 - July 16, 2014
  • Credits: 3 College Credits
  • Tuition: $3,900
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $3,700 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014
Aviation Career Exploration

The Aviation Career Exploration programs provide an opportunity to explore fields such as Space Technology, Flight, Safety, Meteorology and Engineering through the use of our state-of-the-art simulation devices and labs, field trips, classroom interaction and guest speakers.

Tuition includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, flight time, simulator sessions, classroom instruction, educational materials and field trips.

  • Who: Middle and High School Students (ages 12-18)
  • When:
    Alpha: June 22 - 28, 2014
    Bravo: July 06 - 12, 2014
    Charlie: July 20 - 26, 2014
  • Tuition: $900
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $850 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014

AvEd Scholarship Opportunity

Command Camp

This week-long camp is designed for students, ages 14-18, who have an interest in homeland security and emergency management, but not limited to law enforcement, environment protection and cyber security. Students will learn how to handle emergencies from public safety to natural disasters.

Tuition includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, classroom instruction, books, and materials.

  • Who: High School Students (ages 14-18)
  • When: July 20 - 26, 2014
  • Tuition: $900
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $850 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014
Girls Executive Training Academy

The Executive Training Academy is a program developed to introduce young women, ages 14-17, the skills necessary to be successful in the business community. Students will participate in activities such as resume and scholarship writing, mock interviews, etiquette practices and much more. Participants will have the opportunity to network with top female executives from the area. Students will leave with the knowledge that they have what it takes to be a leader in the business community.

Tuition includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, field trips, instruction, and materials

  • Who: Females (Ages 14-18)
  • When: July 06 - 11, 2014
  • Tuition: $550
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $500 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014
Robotics & Autonomous Systems

Robotics & Autonomous Systems allows high school students to work with Embry-Riddle faculty and collegiate robotics competition teams to design, build, program and test their own autonomous robots. During this eight-day experience, students will be introduced to concepts from mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering and will be prepared for future studies in engineering and robotics.

Tuition includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, classroom instruction, books, and materials.

  • Who: High School Students (ages 15-18)
  • When: July 13 - 20, 2014
  • Tuition: $900
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $850 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014
Mission Discovery

Students ages 14-university level will have the opportunity to work with astronaut Nicole Stott, astronaut trainers, scientists and NASA leaders.  The Mission Discovery program includes NASA leadership and team building, experiments in space, how space exploration benefits the earth, and the environment of space. This week-long experience enables students to work in teams to present your data and compete against other Mission Discovery teams to produce the best proposal. Students will learn NASA team building, leadership and personal development skills.

Tuition includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, classroom instruction, book, and materials.
A non-residential day camp option is available for local students.

  • Who: Students (ages 14-university level)
  • When: June 22 - 28, 2014
  • Tuition: $1,000
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $950 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014

For more information about Mission Discovery please visit their website and their information booklet below.

International Space Student Education Trust Website

 

Flight Camps

Flight Exploration

Flight Exploration is a structured introduction to flying and flight training. Participants learn how to follow VFR (Visual Flight Rules) procedures, how to read weather conditions and how to comply with aviation regulations. This hands-on practical experience will allow students to record flight time while exploring their potential aviation career paths. All Flight Exploration students must obtain a FAA Medical prior to submitting an application.

Tuition includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, flight fees, flight instruction, ground lab instruction, flight materials, books, and field trips.

  • Who: Middle and High School Students (ages 12-18)
  • When:
    Alpha: June 22 -28, 2014
    Bravo: July 06- 12, 2014
    Charlie: July 27 - August 02, 2014
  • Tuition: $1,950
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $1,850 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014
Aviation Voyage

While continuing to record flight time, students will have an opportunity to apply the lessons learned from Flight Exploration to procedures such as flight planning and pre-flighting the aircraft. Students are required to bring their Flight Exploration logbook to continue recording their flight hours. All Aviation Voyage students must obtain a FAA Medical prior to submitting an application.

Tuition includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, flight fees, flight instruction, ground lab instruction, flight materials, books, and field trips.

  • Who: Middle and High School Students (ages 13-18)
  • Prerequisite: Flight Exploration
  • When: July 13 - 19, 2014
  • Tuition: $2,100
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $2,000 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014
Soaring Camp

Want to move on to a big airplane in the future? Start with gliders! Gliders teach great stick-n-rudder skills! Soaring Camp is designed to introduce students, ages 13-16, the fundamentals of flying gliders. Learning to fly a glider will provide a great start to understanding aerodynamics, performance, decision making, and aviation weather. All Soaring Camp students must obtain an FAA Student Pilot Certificate prior to submitting an application.

  • Who: Middle and High School Students (ages 13-16)
  • When: June 22 - 28, 2014
  • Tuition: $1,950
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $1,850 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014
SunFlight Solo

The goal of SunFlight Solo is for all qualified students to solo under the FAA Part 61 Flight Training Curriculum by the end of the program. Areas of study include Air Traffic Control, Meteorology, Navigation and Federal Aviation Regulations. The fundamentals learned in this program give students an advantage when they enroll into the SunFlight Solo Private Pilot Program. (A qualified student is determined by regulations set by the FAA and the discretion of the student's flight instructor.)

Students must be 16 years old prior to the end of the camp session. All participants must obtain a FAA  Medical/Student Pilot Certificate prior to submitting an application. (Students must possess a FAA Medical/Student Pilot Certificate, not a FAA Medical Certificate. Please contact our office prior to obtaining the Medical/Student Pilot Certificate if the student will be 15 years of age when submitting an application.)

Tuition includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, ground lab instruction, flight materials, books and field trips, and a deposit towards the flight fees. Total flight costs vary and are dependent upon the student's abilities. Flight fees will be due at the completion of each flight lesson.

  • Who: High School Students (ages 16 - 18)
  • When: July 09 - 25, 2014
  • Tuition: $6,500
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $6,000 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014
SunFlight Private Pilot

The SunFlight Private Pilot Program is a structured, seven-week program that allows aspiring pilots the opportunity to earn their Private Pilot Certificate in the same environment as our University flight students. Regardless of the student's flight experience, this program is designed to provide the knowledge necessary to successfully pass the FAA Private Pilot knowledge, flight and oral exams; however, if the student has previously attended our SunFlight Solo program, they typically finish this course in a more efficient manner.

Tuition includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, course fees, ground lab instruction, flight materials, books, field trip and a deposit towards the flight fees. Total flight costs vary, and are dependent upon the student's abilities. Flight fees will be due at the completion of each flight lesson. Students must be 17 years old by August 1 to enroll in the Private Pilot program. Additionally, all participants must obtain a FAA Medical/Student Pilot Certificate (not a FAA Medical) prior to submitting an application.

  • Who: High School Juniors and Seniors (ages 17 - 18)
  • When: June 22 - August 07, 2014
  • Tuition: $18,500
  • Advanced Registration tuition of $18,000 on complete applications received by April 09, 2014
Sun Flight Custom Flight Training

The SunFlight Custom Flight Training Program is designed for qualified private pilots to continue their flight training. You could gain your multi-engine land rating, instrument rating or take upset training. If these have been attained and you want to continue to the next rating, we can customize that training for you as well. Students learn the same program as our University flight students. Students must possess a Private Pilot License and a FAA Medical prior to the start of this course in order to enroll in one of the customized training programs.

Tuition is based on which rating you are seeking and includes supervised housing, on-campus meals, course fees, ground lab, flight materials, books, field trips and a deposit toward the flight fees. Total flight costs vary and are dependent upon the student's abilities. Flight fees will be due at the completion of each flight lesson.

  • Who: High School Juniors and Seniors (ages 17 - 18)
  • Qualified Private Pilots