Parents of children between 6-12, can send them to one of the newest PD Day camps in the city, at the Alberta Aviation Museum. With two opportunities to enjoy the programming this month, kids will have a high-flying adventure with themed PD Day camps in Edmonton at the museum.
Upcoming PD Day Camps at Alberta Aviation Museum
February 18, 2020 – Barnstorming: The Theatrical Art of Flight
Plan for a day of high-flying fun as we learn about the pioneering pilots who introduced many Albertans to aircraft and showed their importance beyond warfare. Uncover the true historical account of the first airmail delivery in Western Canada, climb inside the cockpit and get up close with artifacts from the museum collection. Expect a few spins, rolls, and maybe a loop-the-loop.
February 27, 2020 –Flight Training School (BCATP)
Calling all future pilots, it’s time for training school to begin! Put your flight skills to the test as you learn how to find your way around the cockpit, take a seat in a real training plane and get some time at the controls of flight simulator.
March 26, 2020 – Gateway to the North: Bush Pilots
Explore uncharted territory and learn what life was like for the bush pilots who flew into the unknown and explored the Canadian North from above. Dress like a bush pilot, prepare your aircraft for flight and take a seat in the pilot’s seat!
March 27, 2020 – Flight Crews: Commercial Aviation to the Skies (FULL – Waitlist Available)
Meet the rest of the flight crew and learn about the early days of commercial aviation in Alberta. You’ll learn about the flight attendants fight for rights, ensure a smooth flight on our private business jet, and get up close with a few artifacts from the museum’s collection.
May 19, 2020 – Supersonic: Jet Aviation
Get ready to go supersonic! Get up close with the fastest aircraft in our collection. Build and test your own rocket, discover how planes became faster and faster and race against the clock in a museum scavenger hunt.
How much is Camp? Camp days are $60, with a $5 discount available for booking multiple days, or with a family membership for the museum.
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