Sacramento’s 1st Annual Capitol City ACE Academy
The ACE Academy provides unique education programs for middle and high school students interested in aviation and aerospace from June 18 – 22, 2018.
This week-long summer immersion offers students a wide range of aviation career exploration focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
- Open to Sacramento-area students aged 13-18.
- Must complete the ACE Academy selection process by submitting a complete application, one (1) page essay, and one (1) letter of recommendation.
- All applications require a $20 (non-refundable) processing fee.
- Lunches, field trips, a T-shirt, and informational binder are provided.
ACE Academy students participate in the following camp activities:
- Meet aviation professionals and learn about their careers
- Learn the basics of flight planning, aviation history, and the physics of flight
- Field trips to a variety of airports and aviation-related sites
- Pilot an aircraft in a flight simulator
- Take an orientation flight in a single engine aircraft
Application Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018.
ACE Career Expo
On Thursday, June 21st from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the camp is hosting an ACE Career Expo, presented by County Supervisor Phil Serna. The Career Expo will raise awareness of all the aviation and STEM-careers out there, from pilots to air traffic controllers to engineers! Kids will have a chance to meet aviation professionals and learn about all the ways they can make their dreams take flight.