A School of Aeronautics High School Initiative

New Horizons High School Camp

The New Horizons High School Camp gives high school students from all over the U.S. the opportunity to explore the exciting career opportunities (and hobbies) that the field of aviation has to offer. Through basic ground school classes and fun hands-on activities, students will be able to get an idea if a career in aviation is something they might be interested in! 

Camp Information

  • When: July 9-14, 2017

  • Who: Rising 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders

  • Where: Liberty University School of Aeronautics (Not drop off/pick up location)

What to Expect

At our camp, you will be immersed in the world of aviation through ground school classes taught by professional certified flight instructors as well as a number of fun, educational activities. These activities include: model rocket building/launching, building and launching model gliders, flying in our state of the art flight simulators, 2 flights in an actual airplane, hands on maintenance projects, and more! 

Travel & Housing

  • Driving - Arrive at Liberty University between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Plan on leaving after 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017.

  • Flying - All flights must arrive by 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2017, and must depart after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017. The camp staff will meet you at your baggage claim shortly after you arrive. We will deliver you back to your ticketing counter when you depart

  • Housing - Staff and students will reside in on-site Liberty University dorms. Meals will be provided by LU cafeteria.

Additional Information

What to Wear

  • Modest Clothing
  • Shorts (reasonable length)
  • T-shirts and jeans are acceptable
  • No skirts (Not conducive to activities)
  • Modest swimwear
  • Clothes for hiking
  • Comfortable clothes for activities

What to Bring

  • Bedding (Pillow, sheets, blanket, etc.)
  • Towel and Toiletries
  • Bible, Notebook, and Pen
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Money for LU Bookstore  (Optional)
  • Laundry detergent
  • Please leave phone and electronics in dorm room

Online Registration Portal

  • Early Enrollment Deadline - May 1, 2017 ($800)

  • Final Enrollment Deadline - June 23, 2017 ($875)

    • Remaining balance is due before June 23. Make check payable to: Liberty University School of Aeronautics. Subject line: Aviation Camp. Please mail check to LeAnn Hinton, 939 Airport Road, Lynchburg VA 24502.

Camp Liability Waiver

Sign waver and email or mail to:

  • Mail: LeAnn Hinton (School of Aeronautics), 939 Airport Road, Lynchburg VA 24502

  • Email: lhinton3@liberty.edu

Photo Release Form



For any questions or concerns, please contact:

Camp Director: Katelyn Wagner