Outreach Programs

Explore the exciting history and science of flight with the College Park Aviation Museum's Outreach Programs.

We understand scheduling travel for school groups can be difficult. With this in mind, we are happy to offer in-class programs for Pre-K through 12th grade. For more information or to book your tour, please email collegeparkaviation@pgparks.com or call Assistant Education Manager, Savannah Laury, at 301-864-5313.


  • $5 per student
  • All staff and educators are free


  • Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 3pm 
  • Limited to locations within a 30-minute radius of the museum. 
  • Museum educators can run 3 programs per day with classes no larger than 30 students each. 

Programs Offered

Aviation Science

This program is offered to 3rd–12th grade classes interested in learning more about the physics and mechanics of flight. A short presentation introduces concepts like the 4 forces of flight, and an age-appropriate activity enhances understanding through hands-on engagement. 

Black Aviators

This program is offered to 7th – 12th grades. Adapted from our museum Black Aviators Tour, this program introduces students to some of the most influential aviators in history – some of whom lived and flew right here in Prince George’s County! 

College Park Airport History & the Wright Brothers

This program is offered to 3rd – 12th grades. Why does the museum exist? How did the Wright brothers get here? This program answers questions about the very birth of aviation and the College Park Airport’s pivotal role in this new industry. 


This program is offered to Pre-K – 2nd grades. Featuring an age-appropriate story and associated activity, our Storybook program engages young minds with concepts like perseverance, the scientific process, and curiosity about the world around them. 

Women in Aviation

This program is offered to 7th – 12th grades. Adapted from our in-house Women in Aviation tour, this program introduces just some of the many women who have made advancements in aviation, from Katharine Wright to Mae Jemison.