Sign ups begin for summer academy

Sign ups have begun for the Summer Academy operated by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at its Daytona Beach campus.

The Summer Academy offers several camps, some of which may be taken for college credit, including Aerospace I, Aerospace II, Aviation Career Exploration, Aviation Discovery for Women, Flight Exploration, Aviation Voyage, Generations, and SunFlight. The Summer Academy runs from June 8 to Aug. 9, with individual camps ranging in length from five days to 49 days. Application is required a month before the start date of each camp.

The programs, for students ages 12-18, include housing in a student dormitory, on-campus meals, classroom instruction, and educational materials. Students in some camps will take field trips that may include Kennedy Space Center, Orlando Science Center, Fantasy of Flight, a major theme park, and a water park. Transportation for off-campus activities is provided by Embry-Riddle.

Tuition varies, starting at $1,575, going up to $18,500 for the SunFlight Private Pilot Camp, where students earn a Private Pilot certificate. The program runs June 22 to Aug. 9.

For more information: 800-359-4550 or

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