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Ground School

The Skyward Youth Ground School is the best way to support your student's interest in aviation. Our unique programs focus on preparing students for Pre Solo Knowledge exams and the FAA Private Pilot Practice Knowledge Test. Located at our state-of-the-art facility in Scottsdale, Skyward Youth Ground School will follow the ASA Private Pilot Test Prep Handbook and while incorporating flight simulators!


Ground School Part 1  

July 7th - July 28th

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (10 days)

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Early Bird Pricing thru June 23rd: $400

Standard Pricing starts June 24th: $450

Open to students age 13+

Each student will receive 20 hours of combined instruction and use of flight simulators.​

Additional Offering - Demonstration glider flights available for purchase. Arranged with instructor.







Ground School Part 2

Dates TBA

Open to students age 13+

Each student will receive 20 hours of combined instruction, use of flight simulators,  a glider flight as arranged by instructor and ASA Test Prep Handbook. Students should have completed Part 1 or have SYA instructor's approval.

Aviation 101

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Aviation Mini Camp

The Skyward Youth Aviation Mini Camps are a great way to experience an introduction to aviation and simulators. Students can join one or all four mini camps for an quintessential glimpse into the world of aviation & aerospace.  We focus on exposing students to foundational knowledge and awaken their interest in aviation & aerospace. We incorporate the use of simulators and learning organizers throughout the learning process so students can feel confident about their new learning.

New sessions starting soon- Enroll now!

Call to plan your groups special mini-camp experience.


$75.00 per session/per student

We are an approved ESA Vendor

The Skyward Youth Aviation 101 Program takes students to new heights. Following the success of our previous programs, SYA students spend 10 exciting days engaged in the world of aviation and aerospace. Each class is divided into content rich instruction and hand-on flight simulator use. From piloting a simulator to creating an airport design of the future, Skyward Youth Aviation 101 has it all!


Join us now for our newest session.


Aviation 101

June 2nd through June 23rd (Session filled)

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (10 days)

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Each student will receive a welcome packet, t-shirt, snacks, and 30 hours of instruction/activities per session.​

Early Bird Pricing thru May 19th: $625*

Standard Pricing starts May 20th: $700


Additional Offering - Demonstration glider flights available for purchase. Arranged by instructor. 

We are an approved ESA Vendor

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Math Workshops

The Skyward Youth Math workshops are designed to support students who may need additional foundational skills in order to master the next mathematical concept. We introduce math concepts in a student-focused environment. Small group or individual workshops are offered to support student's mathematical development. We utilize aviation concepts to teach math skills in real world scenarios.

We offer tutoring support in Measurement + Geometry, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Percentage, Algebraic Thinking, Multiplication and Division of Fractions, Data Collection, Data Interpretation and much more. 

Call to discuss your student's individual needs and interest. Ask us about summer tutoring opportunities.

At Skyward Youth Aviation and Aerospace Academy, we believe in developing well-rounded students.


As such, our curriculum is focused on three core areas; learning, personal development, and activities.

 The Skyward Philosophy 



Skyward Youth Aviation and Aerospace Academy strives to provide unique programs for our students. Our curriculum and learning opportunities introduce students to the fields of aviation and aerospace using STEM-based standards.



We want our students to be successful in the classroom and in their personal development. We work with students to develop Individual Learning Goals and Intentions- allowing students to be better aware of their progress, while developing a foundation for setting (and achieving) goals in the future.



Learning takes place beyond textbooks. The Skyward Youth curriculum is enriched with activities, projects, and field trips. We are proud to offer our students access to state-of-the-art equipment and industry professionals. 

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