Full Day Academies

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Held at University of Delaware Pencader Complex and Clayton Hall. 

Destination Dinosaur and Destination Ocean at the
Environmental Outpost, Smryna, Delaware

Hands-on activities and many opportunities for problem solving in small teams are included.  All cadets will receive a camp T-shirt & many handouts  about the new high-tech world they are entering. Before & After Care available.


Destination Sky and Beyond
Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation (DASEF) - Destination Sky and Beyond
Plane design and Construction

(Entering 3rd or 4th grade) features a week of creative problem solving challenges including Powers of Ten, Millions of Stars, Planets, Space Habitats, and Rovers. In addition, cadets participate in exciting activities based on the physics of flight, leading to a training flight in the Elementary Simulator

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Destination Space
Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation (DASEF) - Destination Flight
Cadets design planetary rovers

(Entering 4th or 5th grade) features a series of experiments conducted in a space laboratory like NASA's "White Room". The results and solutions could have the potential to benefit the human race. Cadets will discover and learn about concepts from ground to space including machines, engineering, circuitry, science, weather and com­puter training. Plan on constructing and launching a bottle rocket.

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Destination Flight
Cadets in Flight get first hand instruction on a flying simulation

(Entering 5th or 6th grade) focuses on an in-depth study of the principles of flight and cutting edge studies of the FAA and NASA Aeronautics programs. Cadets will apply the knowledge as they operate our advanced flight simulator and hovercraft.

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Destination Orbit
Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation (DASEF) - Destination Orbit
Rocket construction and painting

(Entering 6th, 7th or 6th grade) includes Space Architecture, Living in Space, Physics, Rocketry, Planetary Studies & a fieldtrip to the Dover AFB.  The four cadet wings’ learn about science and technology as they related to AeroSpace Science.

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