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The National Flight Academy, located in Pensacola, Fla., has limited scholarship opportunities left for its Ambition in-resident summer camp program for 7th-12th graders to attend one 5 ½ day summer session this year.

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Students aboard the virtual aircraft carrier, Ambition, at the National Flight Academy in Pensacola, Florida.

"This is by far one of the best academic experiences I've ever had. I love this place and would give up any school break to relive these times."
Julius Wade - Spring Class 2013

The National Flight Academy, located in Pensacola, Fla., has limited scholarship opportunities left for its Ambition in-resident summer camp program for 7th-12th graders to attend one 5 ½ day summer session this year. Slots are still available for the end of June session, taking place June 30-July 5; it should be noted that July sessions are filling up quickly. Dates for July programs include July 7-12, July 21-26 and July 28-August 2.

The scholarship application is available online at http://www.nationalflightacademy.com/scholarship and is open to all youth who have not received an NFA scholarship in the past and who will enter 7th-12th grade for school year 2013-2014.

Attendees will live aboard the virtual aircraft carrier, Ambition, where they will experience an immersive, aviation-based adventure that is revolutionizing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) education. It starts with an immersive, aviation-based story that weaves STEM learning objectives with important 21st century skills including critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork and communication. It all leads to an unparalleled learning experience for our leaders of tomorrow.

Registration for Summer 2013 sessions is now open online at http://www.nationalflightacademy.com. For more information, please call (850) 458-7836 or email info(at)nationalflightacademy(dot)com.

About the National Flight Academy:
The National Flight Academy opened in May 2012. Students and business professionals from 35 states and three countries attended various educational and corporate programs last year. Located next to the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard NAS Pensacola, the National Flight Academy’s 102,000 square foot facility is designed as a virtual aircraft carrier that provides the backdrop for an aviation-based program that is revolutionizing STEM education for 7th-12th graders and professional development for corporate groups. The National Flight Academy, a program of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation Inc., is authorized, but not endorsed or funded, by the U.S. Navy or U.S. Government.

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Please contact Shelley Ragsdale, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, via email at sragsdale(at)navalaviationmuseum(dot)org for more information.

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