GRADES: 4 – 6 | AGES: 9* - 11
Aviation Challenge® MACH I is a fast-paced, military-style program that uses simulated, realistic combat scenarios. Trainees are immersed in the fascinating realms of flight while learning about the basics of the military lifestyle. Trainees also learn shelter building and food procurement survival tactics and practice water-survival skills with hands-on activities in our onsite manmade lake that is treated to swimming pool standards.
*Nine year olds must have completed or currently be enrolled in the 4th grade.
GRADES: 7 – 9 | AGES: 12 - 14
Aviation Challenge® MACH II is a military-style program for middle school students that uses simulated, realistic combat scenarios while teaching pride, professionalism and leadership. MACH II builds on Aviation Challenge MACH I curriculum as trainees take on more complex challenges, experience our one-of-a-kind centrifuge simulator, build shelters and learn how to find food in advanced wilderness training, and practice water-survival skills with hands-on activities in our onsite manmade lake that is treated to swimming pool standards.
GRADES: 10 – 12 | AGES: 15 - 18
High school trainees are challenged in the fields of aerodynamics, aeronautics and jet propulsion when they experience our most advanced aviation program, MACH III. This military-style program uses simulated, realistic combat scenarios and hands-on activities to give trainees an understanding of the basics of flight physiology and wilderness survival.
Aviation Challenge Family Program
GRADES: 2 and up | AGES: For families with children ages 7 and up
Family Camp is the perfect weekend for adventurous families. Parents and children, ages seven and up, launch into a mission to space or aerial combat scenario in our authentic training simulators!
Corporate Team Building Programs
Experience corporate teambuilding at its best! Since 1994, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center® has offered Corporate Camps with tailored training and development programs to achieve the objectives of each client. Whether it is a single day of teambuilding or a multi-day immersive training program, the exercises motivate, inspire and strengthen the collaborative teamwork and vision of your group.