AMA Day Camp

Would you like to learn how to host your own model aviation day camp? AMA Day Camp is a resource for educators, parents, and/or clubs wanting to make a positive connection in their community! Here you will find instructional videos that provide numerous model aviation activities. These activities can easily be utilized in the classroom,  during summer events, or at home! Each tutorial provides step-by-step directions on how to complete and teach the activity to a group of children. Need materials? Contact the AMA Education Department


The FPG-9

The FPG-9 activity will help you teach the basic science concepts of flight using a 9-inch foam plate. This activity requires very little time, and is great for very young children.

The Jetstream

This video will show you how to build and fly the Jetstream Glider. This is a great activity to do with your kids outside or in a gymnasium!

Paper Planes

This video will help you teach your students basic science concepts using paper airplanes, and have lots of fun in the process!


This video will show you how to build rockets with your kids at home or in the classroom!


This video will show you how to create your own parachutes with your students. Very little materials are required!

Here are some sample forms to assist you with your flight camp:

The Prepared Parent Form

Flight Camp Enrollment Form

Flight Camp Promotional Flyer


The AMA Day Camp ideas and activities are provided as part of the  AMA Education Outreach program. Need materials? Have questions? Contact Us!