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.
This weeklong 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