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Up and Away NOVA Classes at ifly

Ready to fly into STEM! Or just learn to fly! The Up and Away NOVA Award will teaching you the basis of flight and fluid dynamics. And there is no where better to learn this than by flying at ifly!

2019-2020 Up and Away Cub Scout NOVA Classes at ifly

  • Class Dates

                               - Aug 27th, 2019 5:30-8:30pm             Click here to register 

                               - Dec 3rd, 2019  5:30-8:30pm               Click here to register 

                               - Feb 11th, 2020   5:30-8:30pm           Click here to register 


  • Capitol Area Council STEM/NOVA Committee have partnered with ifly to co-host the classes.   
  • During the STEM NOVA instruction, youth will learn about terminal velocity, fluid dynamics and airfoils via experiments and games.  
  • After that, youth will suit up, take flight lessons and then practice their flying skills
  • Whole class can last for up to 3 hours depending on the number of flights each youth signs up for.
  •  Classes for a maximum of 20 participants  
  • Youth will need to bring their latest pinewood derby, space derby or raingutter regatta ship to the class. 


  • Schedule 

                             5:30-6:00pm - Arrive, Check in and Ball Demonstration

                             6:00-7:00pm - NOVA Presentation by BSA CAC STEM/NOVA Committee

                             7:00-7:30pm - Flight Class and Gear up 

                             7:30-8:30pm (Flights)


                             Cub Scouts should be able to complete Requirements 1,3,4 and 5.  

                             If youth bring pinewood derby, space derby or raingutter regatta ship to the class, they 

                                          can complete Requirement 2 and thus the whole NOVA Award.


  • Who can attend this classes?

                          Cub Scouts and Siblings

                           Elementary School Level STEM Scouts

                           Adults (if adults want to set up flights, please email jessica.snider@scouting.org

           

  • Fees

                         $45.00 -  Class with one flight 

                         $55.00 - Class with two flights

                         $65.00 - Class with two flights including a high flight

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2019-2020 Up and Away NOVA Classes for Scouts BSA at ifly

  • Class Dates

                              - Aug 29th, 2019 5:30-8:30pm        Click here to register                           

                              - Dec 5th, 2019  6:30-9:30pm          Click here to register                  

                              - Feb 13th, 2020   6:30-9:30pm       Click here to register  


  • Capitol Area Council STEM/NOVA Committee have partnered with ifly to co-host the classes.   
  • During the STEM NOVA instruction, youth will learn about terminal velocity, fluid dynamics and airfoils via experiments and games.  
  • After that, youth will suit up, take flight lessons and then practice their flying skills
  •  Whole class can last for up to 3 hours depending on the number of flights each youth signs up for. 
  • Classes for a maximum of 20 participants 



  • Schedule  (for Dec 5th and Feb 13th classes, please add one hour to this schedule).

                            5:30-6:00pm - Arrive, Check in and Ball Demonstration                          

                            6:00-7:00pm - NOVA Presentation by BSA CAC STEM/NOVA Committee    

                            7:00-7:30pm - Flight Class and Gear up                              

                           7:30-8:30pm (Flights)

                              Scouts BSA should be able to complete Requirements 3,4 and 5.  

                              If Scouts BSA would like to watch 3 hours videos about fluid or flight dynamics and          

                                       bring five or more questions to discuss, our counselors can help youth complete 

                                       Requirement 1.   

                             


  • Who can attend this classes?

                           Scouts BSA (there is a way to sign up a troop.  Email jessica.snider@scouting.org for info).                         

                           Middle School Level STEM Scouts                           

                           Adults (if adults want to set up flights, please email jessica.snider@scouting.org 


  • Fees

                        $45.00 -  Class with one flight                          

                        $55.00 - Class with two flights                         

                        $65.00 - Class with two flights including a high flight