ACE Academy (ages 12-17)

 The 2014 ACE Academy will take place July 7th – 11th, 2014.


For Explorers Camp ages 9-11, please click here: Explorers Academy

Want to attend ACE for free? Click here to apply for a scholarship!

Enrollment is limited, early registration is highly recommended! Sold out in 2010, 2011, 2012, & 2013!!

Please download the 2014 Registration form
[download id=”11″] and Mail to:
500 Forrestal Road
Cape may Airport, NJ 08242

To pay securely online through the gift shop click HERE.

 NASW will again host an Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy July 7th – 11th, 2014 for students ages 12-17. (Ages 12 must have a recommendation by a current teacher) The Academy will give students an overview of the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills while exploring real world careers in the aviation industry.

This is an excellent educational opportunity for our students.  Highlights for the week include: 

  • Travel Through Space presentation by NASA Astronaut Dr. Terry Hart
  • Tour FAA Air Traffic Control Tower and US Coast Guard Base
  • Tour and Demonstration by the Federal Air Marshal Training Center
  • Tour FAA Technical Center Labs
  • Scheduled “Fly-Ins” include:  US Navy, US Army, NJ State Police, AtlantiCare Medivac and US Coast Guard followed by career overviews.  Plus much more! 
**Schedule is tentative and subject to change**

Watch this great FAA video for more information: FAA ACE Academy Video

Feedback from parents of previous ACE Academy students:

“A wonderful experience and opportunity for a great future in aviation.”
“This was a wonderfully organized  and educationally challenging week.”
“The camp was run very professionally yet kid friendly.”
“It reinforced the importance of education in succeeding in life.”
“Fabulous camp, worth every penny.”
“It’s always more educational to have “hands-on” and this camp gave them that opportunity.”
“I particularly liked how the attendees were treated as young adults and not like just a group of children.”
“A fun, informative, exciting camp!”


Contact Bruce Fournier ( or 609-886-8787) for more information.


ACE students listen to Army personnel talk about their Lakota helicopter during “Fly-in” day.

ACE students learn about this Coast Guard Dauphin helicopter at CG Air Station Atlantic City.










ACE students pose with a small Corsair during the Atlantic County Sky Blazers RC Demonstration.

ACE Students spent three days at the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center at the Atlantic City Airport









 Click here to view more pictures from past ACE Academies!

NASW Aviation Museum

500 Forrestal Road
Cape May Airport
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
(609) 886-8787

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