Field Trips and Programs

The Education Center at the Museum of Aviation offers history and STEM field trips and outreach programs to schools, homeschool students/groups, private groups, Boy and Girl Scout troops, ROTC groups, and more.  Field trip options begin for grades Pre K and are offered all the way up to 12th grade students.  Education programs are aligned to state and national standards and can be customized to fit curricula needs. 

To schedule a trip, please review program details below and complete the Field Trip Request Form at the bottom of this page.  A field trip coordinator will be in touch personally to schedule your Museum of Aviation Field Trip.

*For special needs groups, please contact us for alternative options for each program.

PreK - 5th Grade Field Trips and Programs

Wonder Wings -- PreK & Kindergarten

Wonder Wings at the Museum of Aviation

This program aims to encourage STEM learning at an early age with fun hands-on activities.  Wonder Wings program is specifically designed to correlate with the Bright from the Start Curriculum and the Georgia Kindergarten Performance Standards (KGPS).

  • LENGTH: 90 minute learning experience
  • AGES: Pre K – Kindergarten students.
  • COST: $2 per student
  • MININUM: 10 students
  • MAXIMUM: 50 students
  • DAYS: Tuesdays – Fridays  August – May, not offered June –  July.                  
  • TIMES: 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Wonder Wings "On The Go" (Outreach) -- PreK & Kindergarten

Wonder Wings “On the Go”

The Wonder Wings program is brought to your classroom. This program is offered to schools within 50 miles of the Museum of Aviation. Can see up to 2 classes per visit.

  • AGES: Pre K – Kindergarten students.
  • COST: $3 per person
  • MAXIMUM: 25 person class size
  • DAYS: Tuesdays – Fridays    August – May, not offered June –  July.                    
  • TIMES: 9:00 – 11:00 am, but can vary to accommodate classroom schedule

Homeschool STEM Workshop Series -- PreK - 5th Grade

Homeschool STEM Workshop Series

  • Pre K – 5th Grades

Homeschool classes are closed for the 2016-2017 school year.

The 2017-2018 school year will begin registering in the summer 2017.

For more information or questions, please contact Valerie Myers at 478-222-7580 or email vgill@museumofaviation.org.

Guided History Tour -- Age 5 - Adult

Guided History Tour

Explore World History through exhibits and aircraft at The Museum of Aviation! Guided Tours are history-based tours led by trained staff from the Museum of Aviation Education Center.

You will also go inside the C-130 “Hercules” airplane for an Inside-an-aircraft experience. 

While inside the C-130 “Hercules,” you will watch a video on paratroopers and other missions performed by the C-130.

To correlate the Guided Tour specifically to your classroom curriculum, please advise when scheduling.  Standards that can be met are SSH6 (a)(b)(d)(e).

  • Guided Tours last approximately 1.5 hours.
  • The Guided Tour will include one or more buildings.
  • The minimum number of students required for a tour is 20 and the maximum number is 90.
  • Guided Tours are offered Tuesday – Saturday
  • Fee: $3 per participant

ACE - Ask, Challenge, Educate-- 1st - 5th Grade

ACE – Ask, Challenge, Educate

The ACE STEM Field Trip Program is designed to spark students’ interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) through engaging, hands-on activities specifically correlated to GA Standards of Excellence and the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards. Objectives can be found below.

  • MINIMUM: 20 students
  • MAXIMUM: 90 students
  • DAYS: Tuesdays – Fridays   August – May, not offered June –  July.
  • TIMES: 10am – Noon
  • COST: $5 per student

Key Objectives:

  • GRADE 1: SOUND – S1P1
    Students will investigate light and sound.
  • GRADE 2: MOTION – S2P3
    Students will demonstrate changes in speed and direction using pushes and pulls.
  • GRADE 3: MAGNETIC FORCE – S3P2
    Students investigate magnets and how they affect other magnets and common objects.
  • GRADE 4: FORCES, MASS AND MOTION – S4P3
    Students will demonstrate the relationship between the application of a force and the resulting change position and motion on an object.
  • GRADE 5: ELECTRICITY – S5P3
    Students will investigate electricity, magnetism, and their relationship.

ACE Plus History Guided Tours -- 1st - 5th Grade

ACE Plus History Guided Tours

ACE Plus combines both the ACE STEM Program with a Guided History Tour of 1-2 buildings. Students also experience the C-130 Hercules Airplane Exhibit by learning about the role of the aircraft and paratroopers.

The added Guided Tour is scheduled from 12:30 – 2:00. Fee: $8 per student

All other ACE guidelines apply.

ACE "On The Go" -- 1st - 5th Grade

ACE “On The Go”

ACE STEM-based activities are brought to your classroom.
This program is offered to schools within 50 miles of the Museum of Aviation.

ACE On The Go Programs are scheduled Tuesdays – Fridays    August – May, not offered June –  July.

Times are flexible to meet the needs of the schools.

Fee: $5 per student. Can see one grade level per visit.

WWII Education Project Feat. the Tuskegee Airmen -- 5th Grade

WWII Education Project Featuring the Tuskegee Airmen

This program for 5th grade students provides a special tour of the Museum of Aviation’s WWII Hangar which includes the Black Eagles exhibit and the D-Day Down to Earth exhibit.  The students view authentic artifacts, participate in a parachute activity and receive a glider.

The teachers receive a Tuskegee Airmen Resource guide which includes detailed information and follow-up activities.

To correlate the Guided Tour specifically to your classroom curriculum, please advise when scheduling.

  • Standards that can be met are SS5H6 and SS5H8.
  • The Tuskegee Tour lasts approximately 2 – 2.5 hours.
  • The minimum number required for the tour is 20 students and the maximum is 90 students.
  • Guided Tours are offered Tuesday – Saturday
  • Fee: $6 per participant

On the Home Front During WWII (Outreach) -- 5th Grade

On the Home Front During WWII (Outreach)

Bring World War II Family Life to your classroom!

This outreach program for 5th grade students takes place at your school.  View real artifacts as you learn the roles of the family during WW II.

Learn about rationing and what measures Mom and the family had to take to survive the war.

Students will discover “Rosie the Riveter” and how the roles of women changed in their effort to support the war.

The class will also participate in a hands-on activity.

  • Social Studies Standards met are SS5H6 (a) (e).
  • Program is offered to schools within 50 miles of the Museum of Aviation
  • Tuesday – Friday between the hours of 10:00 and 1:00.
  •  5th Grade
  • $60 per class (10-30 students)
  • Approximately 1 hour program

6th - 12th Grade Field Trips and Programs

Mission Quest Flight Simulation -- 6th-12th Grade

Mission Quest Flight Simulation

The Mission Quest Flight Simulation Program is for groups of students in grades 6th-12th.  This  3-hour program involves planning and flying a mission.  Mission success depends upon working together as a team for mutual support.  Students will fly the B-1, C-17 or F-15 flight simulators.  The state of the art software and hardware create an exciting and accurate experience.

Basic instruction includes:

  • Aerodynamics / Basic Flight Physics / Communications
  • Situational Awareness / Flight Planning & Chart Use
  • Teamwork / Decision Making / Risk Assessment
  • Aerospace Math / Science & Technology

Recent renovations make Mission Quest a state of the art facility for simulated flight and non-combat aviation applications. Currently, this program is not approved for FAA flight licensure or official flight log time but has been proven to be an excellent platform for maintaining and improving aviation skills.

Group Program:

  • Programs are offered Monday – Saturday from 9am to noon or 1pm-4pm | Program must be scheduled in advance
  • Minimum of 10 participants, maximum of 16, $15 per person

Mission Quest Aviation Outreach -- 6th-12th Grade

Mission Quest Aviation Outreach

Mission Quest Aviation Outreach is a 50-minute program for 6th – 12th-grade students.  The program is taught by Museum of Aviation STEM Specialists at the school site.  Please contact the Museum to schedule the Aviation Outreach program for your school.

Program includes:

  • Aerodynamics / Aerospace History
  •  Bernoulli’s Principle / Pilot Licensing
  • F-15 Eagle Cockpit Display

Group Program:

  • Each 50-minute program is suitable for approximately 25 students and costs $150.
  • Each additional program on that same day costs $125 each.
  • The program requires one classroom space and one paved area for the F-15 cockpit.

An additional travel charge will be added for any school or destination farther than 45 miles from the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia.  The mileage rate will be calculated and charged at the time of scheduling.

Air Traffic Control Lab -- 6th-12th Grade

Air Traffic Control Lab

ATC is a 3-hour program for groups of students in grades 6th-12th.  Students learn about the interesting and challenging careers of air traffic controllers.  Controllers are responsible for moving aircraft safely through the skies around the world.

In this workshop, students learn about the roles of radar arrival, radar departure, and the flight data specialists in a real world environment of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.  Students will work as a team just as in a real radar center.

This program is perfect for scouts, CAP, JROTC, or any other group interested in the career of Air Traffic Control or  wanting a great team building exercise.

Group Program:

  • Programs are scheduled Monday – Saturday from 9am to 12 noon
  • Afternoon programs available upon request, Program must be scheduled in advance.
  • Group Size:   Minimum 6 and Maximum 14, $15 per person

Mission Quest Homeschool Workshop Series -- 6th-12th Grade

Mission Quest Homeschool Workshop Series

Homeschool classes are closed for the 2016-2017 school year.

The 2017-2018 school year will begin registering in the summer 2017.

Classes are offered once a month, August through April. Each month features a different theme and students will explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics through engaging, hands-on activities.

Group Program:

  • Hours for the “Mission Quest Homeschool Field Trip Days” are 9:00am – 12:00pm. Cost is $15 per student.
  • Spaces are limited, pre-registration is required.

For more information or questions, please contact Valerie Myers at 478-222-7580 or email vgill@museumofaviation.org.

Advance MQ Series for Homeschool Students --6th-12th Grade

Advanced Aeronautical Science Series for Homeschool Students

This is a series of 8 classes that are offered once a month, August through April (except December) and cannot be offered any other way.

Homeschool classes are closed for the 2016-2017 school year.  The 2017-2018 school year will begin registering in the summer 2017.

Group Program:

  • Hours for the Aeronautical Science Series are 9:00am – 12:00pm.
  • Cost is $110 each for all nine classes.
  • Spaces are limited, pre-registration is required.

For more information or questions, please contact Valerie Myers at  478-222-7580 or email vgill@museumofaviation.org.

Guided History Tour -- Age 5 - Adult

Guided History Tour

Explore World History through exhibits and aircraft at The Museum of Aviation! Guided Tours are history-based tours led by trained staff from the Museum of Aviation Education Center.

You will also go inside the C-130 “Hercules” airplane for an Inside-an-aircraft experience. 

While inside the C-130 “Hercules,” you will watch a video on paratroopers and other missions performed by the C-130.

To correlate the Guided Tour specifically to your classroom curriculum, please advise when scheduling.  Standards that can be met are SSH6 (a)(b)(d)(e).

  • Guided Tours last approximately 1.5 hours.
  • The Guided Tour will include one or more buildings.
  • The minimum number of students required for a tour is 20 and the maximum number is 90.
  • Guided Tours are offered Tuesday – Saturday
  • Fee: $3 per participant

GA Studies Tour -- 7th - 8th Grade

GA Studies Tour

This tour highlights our home-town WWII hero and accomplished author Robert L. Scott who was from Macon, Georgia. His adventurous life included achievements in scouting, an incredible military career, and the experience of walking the Great Wall of China. The students will go inside the Lockheed-Martin C-130 Hercules Airplane for an inside-an-aircraft experience. Robins Air Force Base is a service depot for C-130s and students will learn of its history and how Paratroopers use this plane after being trained at Fort Benning, GA. A short video about the plane will be shown.

The tour will end with a Scavenger Hunt activity.

Group Program:

  • The Georgia Studies Tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
  • The minimum number required for the tour is 25 students and the maximum is 75 students.
  • Georgia Studies Tours are conducted Tuesday – Saturdays
  • Fee: $5 per participant

Field Trip Request Form

To schedule a visit for any of our programs, please complete the form below. This is a request form only. Programs and Field Trips are not scheduled until you are contacted by phone or email by a field trip coordinator.

For more information on Field Trips and Group Programs, you may also contact the Museum of Aviation Education Center Directly: