Kids Summer Events
*Activities and materials included in admission. Children must always be accompanied by an adult.
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All Summer: SciTech Academy Camp at the Palm Springs Air Museum Children will build simple machines featuring working motors and sensors and program their models using special LEGO robotics hardware. This is a great opportunity for any child who loves science and experimentation! All supplies are included in the camp fee.  To register: email: smarte@smarteducation.com or call 760-848-4822 The following children’s activities are included with paid admission. Please know that there are special family rates and children 5 and under get in free when accompanied by paid adults. June 15 through June 21 – 11 am to 4 pm “Find Kilroy” “Looking for Kilroy” scavenger hunt. Find Kilroy’s 6 hiding places in the museum and win a prize. June 21 - Father’s Day dads get FREE admission to the museum with paid child (of any age) admission June 24 – 1:30 pm – Children’s Discovery Series “Wright Brothers” curriculum with instructor. Child will receive activities’ booklet June 22 through June 26 – Wright Brothers Challenge: 11 am to 2 pm Wright Flyer Simulator Fly-Off: match your flying skills against other kids your own age to see who can achieve the most distance and the longest flight time in the world’s first airplane June 27 through July 3 – Propeller Pursuit: 11 am to 4 pm Did you ever see a flying horse or a tiger with wings? Go on a “propeller pursuit” and solve clues and win a prize! June 30 to July 4 – Happy Birthday, America! All day – color a birthday card for America. Cards will be displayed in children’s area July 5 – Coachella Valley Radio Control Club – 11 am RC Club will be here to teach you how to build your own balsawood model airplane. Contest to follow workshop. Prizes will be awarded for each age group. July 5 through 12th:  Find Kilroy: 11 am to 4 pm “Looking for Kilroy” scavenger hunt. Find Kilroy’s 6 hiding places in the museum and win a prize; July 13 through July 17: Aircraft Carrier Landing: 11 am to 1 pm Test your landing skills on our scale model carrier deck. Try to hook the arresting cable as you slide the plane down the rope. Prizes will be awarded. July 15 – Children’s Discovery Series – 1:30 PM: “Early Days of Flight” Curriculum with instructor. Child will receive activities’ booklet. Meet Barnstorming pilot Roscoe Turner and his buddy Gilmore (look-a-like) July 18 through July 26: Propeller Pursuit: 11 am to 4 pm Did you ever see a flying horse or a tiger with wings? Go on a “propeller pursuit” and solve clues and win a prize! July 27 to Aug 2: Find Kilroy: 11 am to 4 pm “Looking for Kilroy” scavenger hunt. Find Kilroy’s 6 hiding places in the museum and win a prize Aug. 3 through Aug. 7: Aircraft Carrier Landing: 11 am to 1 pm Test your landing skills on our scale model carrier deck. Try to hook the arresting cable as you slide the plane down the rope. Prizes will be awarded. Aug. 5 – Meet Tuskegee Airman Rusty Burns – 1:30 pm Burns will share his personal history as well as the history of the Tuskegee Airmen.  Activities workbook included for each child participant. Aug. 8 through Aug. 16: Propeller Pursuit: 11 am to 4 pm  Did you ever see a flying horse or a tiger with wings? Go on a “propeller pursuit” and solve clues and win a prize! Aug 18 through Aug 22: Find Kilroy: 11 am to 4 pm “Looking for Kilroy” scavenger hunt. Find Kilroy’s 6 hiding places in the museum and win a prize;    
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