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DFW ACE Academy

June 13 - 17, 2016

ACE is a fun, interactive aviation summer camp geared toward students who are interested in aviation and aerospace. The goal is to provide students with an awareness of aviation history, the physics of flight, different career opportunities within aviation, the process of planning and preparing for a flight, as well as the design and maintenance of aircraft. It’s an adventure where students use flight simulators and go on field trips to observe various aspects of aviation careers at local aviation industries & airports.  Students will have many great opportunities, including a chance to fly in an airplane with the US Aviation Academy.



  • Students must be U.S. citizens in grade 11 or 12.
  • Students must have a sincere interest in learning about aviation. 
  • Students must register online by June 1, 2016.
  • Students must complete the Discovery Flight Waiver and Media Release Form.
    • Mail to:  UNT (Postmarked by June 1, 2016)
      ATTN: Steve Joiner
      1155 Union Circle #311396
      Denton, TX 76203-5017

Registration is now closed.

Registration questions should be directed to LLPD Registrar, Jordan Williams (940-369-7293; Jordan.Williams@unt.edu).


  • Camp is capped at 32 students. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • Once the camp has filled, a waitlist will be posted on the online registration form. In the case of vacancies, waitlisted students will be added to the camp on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All students will receive camp information prior to the parent orientation.  


There will be a complimentary tour of the facility for interested parent on the first morning of the camp.


  • Introduce students to aviation careers.
  • Meet aviation professionals.
  • Learn how to prepare for a career in aviation.
  • Learn how an airplane flies.
  • Fly in the right seat of an aircraft.
  • Have fun!


  • Must wear appropriate shirts, shorts, slacks, jeans or skirts, tennis or sport type shoes and name tag.
  • For safety reasons, no sandals or open toe shoes, short shorts, short skirts, baggy oversized style jeans, and no facial jewelry.
  • Must use the sponsor-provided transportation for field trips.
  • Must be on time each day or risk missing the field trips.
  • Must participate in all daily activities.
  • No early departures without prior coordination between parents/ACE Camp Directors.
  • Students will be removed immediately for inappropriate language and behavior.
  • Drugs, alcohol, tobacco products, weapons, beepers, laser pointers, electronic devices are not permitted and will be confiscated.