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For Educators & Kids


From educational programs to field trips and homeschool programs, the Air Zoo offers fun and interactive opportunities for every student!

Group Scholarship Opportunities
The Air Zoo's Science Inspiration Fund offers funding assistance to schools and other organizations for field trips, group visits, and educational outreach programs.

A pilot explains the principles of flight to young Air Zoo visitors

Education Programs
We offer both on-site and off-site educational programs. To see how we can meet your needs, please contact one of our Event Coordinators at 269.350.2848.

Field Trips
Bring your class to the Air Zoo for a fun and educational experience.

Science Innovation Hall of Fame Awards!
If you're a K-12 Educator or a High School student doing amazing things in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Mathematics, we want to hear about it! Award Applications are due April 4th, 2014

Educator Resources
The Air Zoo is working to provide educators with an array of resources including lesson plans, grants/funding, and professional development opportunities.


The Air Zoo provides kids with great adventures that include spring break camps, summer camps, overnight camps, scouting events, Homeschool Discovery Days and even birthday parties. No matter what you are looking for, the Air Zoo has something to make the kids beg for more.

Kid's Summer Science Camps
Enjoy a week of science exploration during the Air Zoo's summer camp experiences, designed for kids ages 4-17. Our professional educators will share the pure joy of science, technology, engineering, and aviation with campers through hands-on activities and interactive experiments.

Birthday Parties
You can have the coolest birthday party of the year at the Air Zoo. With great food, fun rides and cool aircraft, this will be one birthday you won't ever forget!

Kids explore the physics of flight

Overnight Camps
Spend a night at the museum and snooze under the SR-71 Blackbird! Choose from a space- or aviation-themed Overnight Camp!

Scouting Info
The Air Zoo works with Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Brownies to learn about aviation, space and science. We have a variety of special events and classes held throughout the year.

Simple Science Experiments
Kids will have a blast with these quick and easy hands-on activities!

SkySpace Kids Club
Join the Air Zoo's club created just for kids! Members will have access to exclusive club activities, drawings for prizes and more!

Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program