ACE Academy

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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

Download our ACE Academy Camp Flyer…

Application Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018.

Capitol City ACE Academy is cosponsored by the FAA, OBAP, the Aerospace Museum of California, Sacramento County, and other host organizations. Our most valuable resource is young men and women, and we are committed to continuing this exciting outreach program focused on creating the next generation of aerospace professionals.