Youth Programs Feature Adventure

Youth Group Overnight Program

Boy in simulator cockpitImagine spending the night on the longest-serving aircraft carrier in Navy history!  Organized youth groups have that opportunity!  Deployment aboard the Midway includes:

  • Tours, Scavenger Hunts, simulators and more!
  • Dinner and breakfast on the mess deck; once used by the enlisted crew;
  • Sleeping in enlisted crew berths (supervised);
  • A taste of Navy life and Navy order; and loads of fun!

Each program begins at 4:30 p.m. and ends at 9:30 a.m.

Program Fee: $85 per-person (Minimum group size 20) Program operates Thursday – Saturday (limited dates available). A deposit is due at the time of booking.  Final payment must be received four weeks in advance. Program fees are subject to change without notice.

For more information or to register, email ntodd@midway.org

For a PDF of the Youth Group Overnight Program, please click here.

Family Overnight Program

This year's Annual Family Overnight Program will be held Saturday, November 29th, 2014.

Overnight group with docentImagine you and your family spending the night on a Navy aircraft carrier and experience what it was like to be aboard an active carrier!  Your tour of duty includes:

  • Tours, Behind the Scene Tours, simulators, scavenger hunt, personal stories and more;
  • Dinner and breakfast on the mess deck; once used by the enlisted crew;
  • Everyone bunks in the same berthing compartments used by the Midway sailors for 47 years;
  • Learn about Navy tradition and the history of the great USS Midway aircraft carrier
  • Each program begins at 4:30 p.m. and ends at 9:30 a.m.

Program Fee: $100 per-person for USS Midway Museum members or $125 per-person for non-members.  Payment in full is due at the time of booking.  Program fees are subject to change without notice.

For more information or to register, email ntodd@midway.org

For a PDF of the Family Overnight Program, please click here.

Boy Scouts - Aviation Merit Badge

Complete your Aviation Merit Badge requirements aboard the USS Midway Museum in one day.  Program runs from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM on selected Saturday.  Program fee is $50 per scout and includes complete instruction, supplies, simulator time and lunch.

For more information or to register, call email ntodd@midway.org

For a PDF of the Aviation Merit Badge please click here.

Flying Midshipmen

Each year the USS Midway Museum hosts the Flying Midshipmen Youth Aviation Training Program. Sea Cadets, JROTC Cadets, CAP Cadets, Young Marines, and ROTC Cadets are invited aboard for a Private Pilot Ground School training class. The program includes ground school course, educational materials, test prep for FAA Exam, food, housing aboard the USS Midway, and several off-site outings.

For details and enrollment information contact Nick Todd at ntodd@midway.org

More Youth Opportunities

If your family or group cannot attend either of these overnight opportunities, please visit the link below to learn about youth opportunities during daytime hours:

Junior Pilots Program / Family Audio Tour

Fast Fact

33 knots, (38 miles per hour) was the USS Midway’s official top speed.

  

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