Where Dreams
Take Flight

School Field Trips

Offered weekdays

Free through 2018

Pearson Field Education Center offers aviation and STEM focused field trips from kindergarten to 12th grade school groups. Bring your class for a fun, unique and informative field trip! This field trip complements Next Generation Science Standards’ force and motion units.

Find the Pearson Field Education Center

We’re located in a hangar on Pearson Field
at 201 A East Reserve Street, Vancouver WA 98661

For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.

– Leonardo da Vinci

Mission

Through aviation, we inspire youth to pursue education and careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, while instilling an appreciation for the people, events, and innovations of historic Pearson Field.

Vision

  • We envision Pearson Field Education Center as a nationally recognized model for experiential STEM based K-12 education, uniquely combined with the appreciation and inspiration provided by integrating the rich history of Pearson Field and the people and events that came before us.
  • We envision Pearson Field Education Center and historic Pearson Field as the entry point to a thriving STEM/aviation cluster within a 100-mile radius of the oldest continuously operating airfield in the Pacific Northwest and one of the two oldest continuously operating airfields in the country. This includes locally available access to education at all levels, a healthy and growing family of STEM/aviation related businesses and the jobs they offer.

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