Education Programs

Every year the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum opens its doors to school groups with an array of programs.

"Marines in Flight" Art Contest NOW OPEN

Annual “Marines in Flight” art contest is hosted each spring.

Annual Essay Contest

Contest for grades 6-12 is hosted each Fall.

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum Education Programs

Every year the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum opens its doors to school groups with an array of programs designed to meet educator objectives.

All programs at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum are free of charge.  

To request a tour of the museum for your students please go to our School Tours page to get the details   We look forward to welcoming you and your students to the museum!

In collaboration with the Character Education Resource Center of the University of San Diego, the Flying Leathernecks also offer an essay contest in the fall open to all 6th-12th grade students residing in San Diego and Imperial counties. The essay contest meets California Department of Education mandate 235.5 in civic and character education. Additional information is located on the Essay Contest page.

Each spring the museum also hosts an art contest for students in grades 6-12.  Winning entries are put on display for a limited time in the galleries of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum. For additional information on the art contest please go to the Art Contest page.

If you have any questions, please contact us at education@flyingleathernecks.org or call 858-693-1723.

School Tours at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

More school group info

Fun and interactive field trips…Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum opens its doors to school groups and field trips with an array of programs customized to meet educator objectives.

 

School Tours at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

More Art Contest Info

Annual art contest allows students to express their artistic and creative skills.  Winning entries go on display for a limited time in the galleries of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum.

 

More Essay Contest info

Annual Essay Contest for 6-12th grade – prizes awarded
The goal of our annual contest is to encourage students to develop and improve their thinking and writing skills as they address core values of the US Marine Corps and our society: