Horizon Flight Youth Academy



Dates & Time

Horizon Flight Youth Academy is offered over two separate weeks in the summer. Choose one week. The registration deadline for both weeks is June 30, 2017. Academy is offered Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14 or Monday, August 7 – Friday, August 11, from 9 AM – 4 PM/0900-1600.

Program Description

Horizon Flight Center, LLC Flight Youth Academy is an opportunity to explore the world of aviation during a 5-day program consisting of a Cessna Pilot Center ground school and flight training experience. The program is designed to introduce the student to flight for consideration of a future flying career or enjoyment. We pair our students during flight training. Going through the program with a buddy is recommended.


The program is conducted at Horizon Flight Center located at the Chesapeake Regional Airport (KCPK).


Age Requirement

Attendees must be 12 or older. Registration of students under the age of 18 requires a parental consent form. Enrollment is limited and registration is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parent & child enrollments are encouraged and charged separately. Height requirements may apply. Please ask.

Pilot License Accreditation

Program students will be governed by the Horizon Flight Center Safety Practice, Procedures & Policies Handbooks and regarded as private pilot students. Flight training during the program is accredited toward the private pilot license.


The registration and parental consent form is emailed with the Horizon Flight Camp information package. The registration deadline is June 30, 2017.


The tuition for each attendee is $1025.00*.

Here is the hourly break down for the academy:

  • 3 flights as pilot in command = 3 hours (Valued at $630)
  • 3 flight as observer = 3 hours (Valued at $165)
  • 2 1/2 RedBird Simulator hours (Valued at $200)
  • 9 hours in Classroom (Valued at $495)

THIS IS A SAVINGS OF $500 when comparing flight school enrollment! In addition, supplies, a field trip and lunches offer an invaluable package!

What does the academy include?


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*A non-refundable deposit of $250 is required at the time of registration in the form of cash, check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard & AMEX accepted). Payments for remaining balances are due upon the first day of the program prior to training start time at 9am. Above details, scheduling and fee can change without notice. Please inquire.

Request for Information:

For details and registration forms, please fill out the contact form below and a Horizon Flight Academy information package will be emailed.

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