Take Off at the Museum of Aviation's Innovation Center!

These programs are designed for 6th – 10th grade students to take STEM disciplines to the next level and grow engagement.

Welcome to the Museum of Aviation’s Innovation Center – a dynamic space crafted to propel the exploration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to new heights for students in grades 6-10. Here, innovation isn’t just encouraged; it’s celebrated. Our program is designed to foster a passion for STEM disciplines, offering an immersive experience that goes beyond the ordinary. Students will embark on a journey of discovery, engaging with new technologies, hands-on experiments, and collaborative projects that ignite their curiosity and push the boundaries of what’s possible.

Saturday STEM Labs

Checkout and register for the latest STEM workshops.

Homeschool STEM Labs

Programs and interactive learning for homeschooling students.

Summer Camps

Soar into Summer fun with the Museum! Registration opens in March.

On the Go Programs

Our programs come to you — including science, astronomy & WII options.


Where Education, Innovation & History Meet

This groundbreaking initiative is not just a celebration of aviation’s rich heritage, but a profound exploration of the transformative power of STEM.

The National STEM Academy is a registered trademark program of the Museum of Aviation Foundation.  The National STEM Academy offers field trip and individual programs that integrate innovative, hands-on STEM disciplines, including the Arts such as history, literature, and more. These programs are offered for learners ages 4 through adult. Rigorous, goal-setting experiences challenge participants to solve problems and are aligned to state and national education standards.

Exploration Programs

These are programs for PreK-5th grade designed to stimulate young minds and cultivate interest through interactive and fun exercises.

Innovation Programs

These are programs for 6th grade – adult designed to take STEM disciplines to the next level and grow engagement.

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, but it’s more than that. STEM has grown to represent a unique approach to teaching and learning — one that centers around individual students learning styles and interests. This means that STEM education has something to offer every student!

STEM Schedule

Checkout and register for the latest STEM workshops.

Exploration: Prek-5th

Programs, labs, and field trips for PreK – 5th grade students.

Innovation: 6th-Adult

Programs and activities for 6th grade through adults.

Policies & Procedures

Info on registration, standards, requirements, and more.


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