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Cleared For Takeoff!
A Summer Camp Like No Other
The University of North Dakota’s International Aerospace Camp is a full week of
aviation adventure! This “college seminar” is similar to attending a week of actual
college. Additionally, what makes this seminar unique is the amount of flight training
each student receives. We are very interested in students who truly want to experience
Your counselors, flight instructors and professors are leaders
in aerospace education. You’ll start with the basics of flying, experience new and
exciting technology and explore career opportunities in flight, air traffic control,
aviation management, and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
The University That Flies
The John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University
of North Dakota in Grand Forks is one of the most highly respected collegiate aviation
programs in the world and a leader in atmospheric research. Every day, throughout
the world, our graduates keep the aerospace industry moving.
UND Aerospace is proud
of its status as one of the most technologically advanced centers for aerospace
education in the world.
Our aerospace complex features an altitude chamber for flight
physiology training, unique air traffic control tower and radar simulation labs,
computerized multi-media instructional classroom facilities and over 100 aircraft
(fixed wing and helicopter) and advanced flight training devices including a Canadair
Regional Jet FTD.
At the 31st Annual International Aerospace Camp, you will take
advantage of our state-of-the-art flight simulators, classrooms, and aircraft fleet.
You’ll find out firsthand why more than 1,800 students are enrolled right now to
get their aerospace careers off the ground.
Seven Days of Non-Stop Aviation
Why You Should Attend:
experience the basics of flying in a flight training
simulator device (FTD)
take the controls on an introductory flight lesson
about and fly a cross-country flight
discover the art of instrument navigation
and approaches during an IFR (instrument flight rules) flight
apply all you have
experienced during a night flight
experience the amazement of a Bell 206 Helicopter
discover how flight instruments work and how to interpret
learn how to preflight an aircraft
interact with advanced technology on
the ground and during flight
attend classroom ground schools before each flight
observe UND students on an altitude chamber flight
on the air traffic control simulators and a 360-degree tower simulator
how collegiate aviation can build a foundation for your future career in aerospace
develop new friendships
learn what it takes to succeed in college and an aerospace
learn about a new segment of aviation-unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)
What are the details?
Questions and Answers
Who can attend?
Motivated students entering the 11th or 12th grade who have an interest or curiosity about
aviation careers and collegiate aviation.
How many may attend?
Each session of camp
is limited to 28 students. Registration acceptance is based on the date the registration
form and deposit received at UND Aerospace.
How much does International Aerospace Camp cost?
The fee of $1,300 includes room and board, all flights and flight instruction,
transportation while at camp, activities, tours and handout materials. A $200 deposit
is required to hold your registration. This deposit is not refundable three weeks
prior to camp. Check or money order payable to UND Aerospace. At this time, we are
not able to accept credit card payments.
Where do I stay and eat at camp?
stay right on campus in one of UND’s residence halls and eat in one of our student
dining halls. NOTE: UND is not responsible for lodging/meals for early arrivals
or late departures.
How do I get to camp?
You are responsible for transportation
to Grand Forks, North Dakota. Delta Airlines, United Airlines, Amtrak, and bus service
serve Grand Forks. We provide transportation at no additional cost to and from the
airport, train/bus station in Grand Forks.
When does camp begin?
Check in by 5:00 p.m. on the following dates, with official camp orientation at 5:30 p.m:
June 22 (Camp 1)
July 6 (Camp 2)
NOTE: Make travel arrangements early as camp housing is
available ONLY for the camp time period.
When does camp end?
June 29 (Camp 1)/ July 13 (Camp 2) Check out of the residence hall is by 11 a.m.
Closing activities will
be held on the following dates and will be completed by approximately 7 p.m. Students
may leave the night of closing activities:
June 28 (Camp 1)
July 12 (Camp 2)
For more information, contact one of the following:
Kim Higgs, Academic Advisor, Student
Services 1-800-258-1525 or (701) 777-4734
Kim Higgs, Academic Advisor Student Services
1-800-258-1525 or (701) 777-4734 firstname.lastname@example.org