Aviation Summer Camps

Aviation Summer Camps are back in 2016!

Al Coupe Remote Control Summer Camp at Pearson Field Education Center:
June 28-July 2

Camas Washougal Aviation Association Summer Camp:
July 12-16

Aviation 101 Summer Camp Sessions at Pearson Field Education Center:
July 26-30
August 9-13
August 23-27

Pearson Field Education Center Aviation Summer Camp Registration Form

Fill out and email to Deborah Bessette, or send registration and payment to
Fort Vancouver National Trust
750 Anderson Street
Vancouver WA 98661

Camas Washougal Aviation Summer Camp Registration Form

For more information about the CWAA camp, contact Randi Martilla at 360.566.0156
Please mail registration and payment for the CWAA camp to:
PO Box 782
Camas, WA 98607


Pearson Introduction to Radio-Controlled Flight

Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) safety codes and principles are taught to all students participating in this fast-paced camp. Principles of construction of model aircraft, power plants, principles of radio-control systems will be covered. Students will receive flight training with AMA certified instructors at an AMA sanctioned airfield.


Pearson Introduction to Aviation 101

This five-day camp introduces the student to the basics of flight, the principles of aviation, a visit to an air museum, a behind the scene visit to Portland International Airport. Camp culminates with the student operating the controls of a flying airplane out of historic Pearson Field. Hands-on activities include building gliders, use of the flight-sim lab, open cockpit and familiarization of various aircraft and a historical segment on history of the first airport in the Pacific Northwest and the Golden Age of Aviation.