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SkySpace Kids Club

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What is it?

The SkySpace Kids Club is a special club created just for kids. Kids Club members have access to exclusive club activities, special surprises and drawings for prizes! When kids register for the club, they receive their very own "pilot's license," which shows their membership, along with a lanyard.

Each time members attend a SkySpace Kids Club event, they will receive a stamp on their "pilot's license." Once they collect 10 stamps, they'll receive a special prize! Plus, each time they visit the Air Zoo and show their "pilot's license" at the Kitty Hawk Cafe, they will receive free popcorn!

How to Register

To participate in club activities and events, kids must hold a SkySpace Kids Club Membership. Click here for information on the SkySpace Kids Club Membership (which is also included in the following memberships: Family Supporting, Grandparent Supporting, Wright Flyer Society, Blackbird Society and Flying Tiger Society).

Upcoming Events

Model Rocket Day - POSTPONED

Blast off with the Air Zoo during our Model Rocket Day! S.M.A.S.H. (Southwest Michigan Association of Spacemodeling Hobbyists) will visit the Air Zoo, sharing their wealth of knowledge and teaching kids about a variety of model rockets and accessories. The Air Zoo will feature rocket launches throughout the day, as a pre-Fourth of July bonus!

The Air Zoo and Southwest Michigan Association of Spacemodeling Hobbyists' (S.M.A.S.H.) Model Rocket Day scheduled for Saturday, June 22 has been postponed. Forecasted weather and the size and scope of the rockets to be launched are the causes for delay of Saturday's event.

Check back soon for updates on Model Rocket Day!

Homing Pigeons
Saturday, September 28, 2013
11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Did you know that certain pigeons have special talents?! Come learn all about homing pigeons and their cool gift! Homing pigeon trainers will be on-site to talk about what qualifies a homing pigeon, how to train them, and how they were a huge help during World War I and World War II. At the end of this fun exploration into the world of homing pigeons, the Air Zoo will feature a special pigeon release outside!

Airplane Ornaments
Saturday, December 7, 2013
11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Get into the holiday spirit at the Air Zoo by building your very own airplane ornament! Kids will learn all about the Wright brothers and how they influenced modern day aviation by having the first engine-powered flight with their Wright Flyer. Afterwards, kids will create their very own classic airplane ornament to take home!

Please note that SkySpace Kids Club members must show their "pilots' licenses" in order to participate in all activites.

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