Youth Flight Instruction

Summer Private Pilot Program

For students age 17 and up, this course presents the opportunity for aspiring pilots to earn 6 college credits and to earn their Private Pilot Certificate in a structured 8-week program.


Skybound Aviation’s Flight Camp is the best way to spend part of your summer and still have a vacation. You’ll get to have the brand new experience of actually flying an airplane! You will sit in the pilot’s seat, hold the controls and watch the airplane respond to your commands. You’ll gain a lot of self-confidence and a lot of great memories. Can you imagine the look on your friends’ faces next fall when you tell them what you did this summer? Sweet!


If you decide to eventually earn your pilot’s license, we guarantee you’ll never be quite the same person. You will have access to a whole new world of personal freedom. Included in all of this is a new sense of personal fulfillment. Pushing the old boundaries of your life forward and having the opportunity to plan, seek, and find new experiences that will enrich your life in countless ways. You will gain greater self-reliance and confidence.


Learning to fly an airplane opens the door to a wide variety of career opportunities. Flying may also complement your career in business, or even a profession that you have not yet chosen. The possibilities are as limitless as your imagination because general aviation touches many facets of our lives.

Aero Camp

AeroCamp is designed to give youth ages 12 – 18 a unique opportunity to explore the vast and exciting world of aviation and aerospace.


Campers learn firsthand about the dynamics of airplanes
and flight, as well as the broad spectrum of careers in the aviation and aerospace industry. We give every camper the chance to fly an aircraft if they choose to.


However, flight time is only a fraction of the AeroCamp experience and is not required to have a great learning adventure. AeroCamp also includes a session in the area’s most modern flight simulator, a visit to the control tower, and guest speakers from various aviation disciplines.


We offer a range of AeroCamp programs to accommodate students’ ages and previous flight experience. Please contact us if you require assistance selecting the most appropriate session.

Aero Camp Basic (Grades 6-8)

Young people with little or no previous aviation knowledge or experience should attend AC Basic. AC Basic campers have the following learning experiences:

  • What makes an airplane fly

  • Who flies airplanes

  • Learn about airplane flight controls and instruments

  • Learn how to conduct a pre-flight inspection

  • Basic information on radio communications

  • Learn about airport traffic patterns

  • Field trips to various destinations at the airport

  • Learn the basics of aeronautical charts

  • Orientation flight time of up to 1 hour.* Flight time is logable.

Aero Camp Advanced (Grades 9-12)

Teens with some previous aviation knowledge or experience should attend AC Advanced. AC Basic is not a requirement. AC Advanced campers have these learning experiences:

  • Basics recap—What makes an airplane fly; Who flies airplanes; Airplane flight controls and instruments

  • Perform an actual pre-flight inspection

  • Advanced information on radio communications

  • Insights about airport traffic patterns

  • Plan a cross-country flight and make the flight

  • Study FAA written test questions

  • Field trips to various destinations at the airport

  • Aeronautical charts advanced study Flight instruction of 2–3 hours.* Flight time is logable. *Any camper may elect to not fly.

Contact us 

(678) 691-3283


Our office is located at the

Peachtree Dekalb Airport 

2000 Airport Road, Suite 125

Atlanta, GA 30341


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