Experience the Thrills of Aviation at ACE Academy Summer Program

Join us for an unforgettable journey into the world of aviation at the Jim Shaw ACE Academy Summer Program, hosted by Jim Shaw ACE Academy in partnership with Forsyth Tech Aviation Lab, Smith Reynolds Airport and the Federal Aviation Administration. This action-packed five-day program is designed to ignite the passion for aviation in middle and high school students, offering hands-on experiences, field trips and exclusive opportunities to connect with industry professionals. At the end of the camp, students get to fly in a four-seater plane over Winston-Salem with an experienced pilot!  

Dates and Location:

Middle School Session: June 24-28, 2024

High School Session: July 8-12, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Forsyth Tech Aviation Lab and Smith Reynolds Airport – Winston Salem, NC 

What to Expect: Participants will immerse themselves in the exciting world of aviation through hands-on activities, field trips to aviation businesses and engaging sessions with guest speakers, drone pilots, engineers, airplane pilots, flight attendants and more. From exploring the inner workings of aircraft to learning about the latest innovations in aerospace technology, students will gain valuable insights and experiences that will spark their curiosity and inspire future career paths!

Registration: Register today at shawaceacademy.com/ace-academy to secure your spot. The registration fee for 6th-12th grade students is $150. Spots for this exclusive program are limited, so secure your place today

9th Annual Charity Golf tournament: The kids can’t have all the fun. Join us for a day of golf and giving back at the Jim Shaw ACE Academy Golf Tournament! This premier event promises a day of excitement, camaraderie and philanthropy in support of our mission to empower the next generation of leaders in aviation, STEM and aerospace. All proceeds and donations generated from the ACE Academy Golf Tournament directly support our nonprofit organization and are tax-deductible. 

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 

Location: Oak Valley Golf Course – Advance, NC

Tournament Highlights:

  • Enjoy a thrilling round of golf on a pristine course with stunning views.
  • Network with fellow golf enthusiasts and industry professionals.
  • Compete in exciting challenges and contests for fantastic prizes like $10,000 or a Rolex watch.
  • Indulge in delicious food and beverages throughout the day.
  • Support a worthy cause and make a difference in the lives of aspiring young aviators and STEM enthusiasts.

Registration Information: Secure your spot today and make a meaningful impact at shawaceacademy.com/-golf-tournaments! Sponsorship opportunities are also available for businesses and organizations looking to showcase their support for education and workforce development initiatives. Don’t miss this opportunity to tee up for a cause and help shape the future of aviation and STEM education!

Contact Information: For more information or inquiries, please contact us at 336.306.8145 or email us at shawaceacademy@gmail.com. Detailed information about locations, times and required materials will be provided closer to the camp dates. Join us for an unforgettable summer adventure at ACE Academy!

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