Temporary Closure of Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum will be closed as of March 14, 2020, until further notice.

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Summer Camps

Summer camps at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum are always an exciting adventure into the world of aviation. Our “campground” is not only the Museum facility but we also visit the entire John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport including the air traffic control tower. In addition to aviation related crafts and games, the highlight of the week is definitely a flight in the Museum's vintage Douglas Dakota.

All Summer Camps Include:

  • A different hot lunch each day and nutritious snacks in the morning and afternoon
  • Camp t-shirt
  • A 30 minute flight in the Dakota
  • Model building – scale model plastic aircraft
  • Visit to the air traffic control tower
  • Flight simulator time
  • Visits to KF Aerospace, Jetport, UPS, Airport Security and Screening, and Border Services
  • Visit from the Emergency Services at the airport fire hall
  • Pop bottle rocket
  • Ejection seat challenge
  • Assemble an airfoil using ribs and spars – as a team
  • Assemble a wooden aircraft - as a team
  • Investigate aerodynamics by playing disc golf
  • Water bombers – catapults and water balloons
  • Sheet metal work – clicos and aircraft parts
  • Cartesian diver
  • Airport vocabulary and terminology
  • Bernoulli’s theory of flight
  • Paper airplane contest
  • Kimoto flyer – make and fly a glider

Kids entering a plane

Available Summer Camps

Includes all camp activities listed above.

Ages 9 to 11
July 6 to 10, 2020

 Register

Includes all camp activities listed above.

Ages 12+
July 13 to 17, 2020

 Register

Includes all camp activities listed above.

Ages 9 to 11
July 20 to 24, 2020

 Register

Includes all camp activities listed above.

Ages 9 to 11
August 10 to 14, 2020

 Register

Includes all camp activities listed above.

Ages 12+
August 17 to 21, 2020

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$450 each (buy before June 1, 2020 $399 each)

All summer camp programs are run by experienced adult Museum education staff. All camps run from 9:15 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. Extended care from 8:00 am to 9:15 am and 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm for the entire week available for $60.

For further information, contact:
Christine Stevenson at edserv@warplane.com or 905-679-4183 Ext. 222.

Advanced registration required for all camps. The Museum reserves the right to cancel any camp that does not meet the minimum number of registrants of 8.

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Canadian Warplane Heritage is a registered Canadian charity (No. 10686 8599 RR0001)

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