Camp Beanstalk: Flight Academy is a week full of interactive activities focused on aviation. Learn how birds fly, create airplanes, join a real pilot in a cockpit, and take a drone on a scavenger hunt!
On Demand

Welcome to Flight Academy! Before we get up into the air and explore planes, let's kick things off by learning about the animals in our world that fly!


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Blanket

Paper

Cardboard

Coloring supplies

Come create two twirly birds and let's go on a flying adventure together as we learn the science of how birds fly!


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Orange construction paper

Clothespin

Colorful feathers

2-3 balloons

Packing tape

Coloring supplies

Child-safe scissors

Let's move our bodies and fly like a bird!

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No materials needed!

Let's use all the things we have learned about airplanes so far to create our own paper airplane!


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White paper

Colored paper or tissue paper

Coloring supplies

Glue stick

Tape

Child-safe scissors

Decorations (stickers, stamps, glitter)

Let’s head to the airport to see a real plane land and meet a pilot! You will get a chance to ask questions and discover how planes fly. Come with us for our in-the-field exploration!

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Paper airplane

Extra paper

Come learn about yet another way to fly. Let's talk to a real skydiver who knows all about planes, parachutes, and how to stay safe when we are diving in the sky!

 

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No materials needed!

Cadets, you have one last challenge! Come have fun taking your physical fitness test, Beanstalk style.


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No materials needed!

Come explore the clouds! Let's learn about different types of clouds and use our imaginations to look for shapes in them as we create our very own sky.

 

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White paper

Blue paint

Cotton balls

Glue

Off we go into the creative blue skies! Let's use our imaginations to pilot our homemade airplanes!


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Airplane you built in the Adventure Challenge

Gather around with your fellow cadets as we share memories of Flight Academy...and receive our Pilot's License!


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No materials needed!