Boy Scouts of America + iFLY STEM
iFLY is proud to collaborate with the Boy Scouts of America and all Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturers across the nation. Through this collaboration, we offer Scouts a chance to earn the STEM Nova Award and enjoy an evergreen discount for Scouts and their families to fly anytime.
"We had a lot better sign up for this than we do for most events, because everybody was excited to go flying!"
Scouts Can SoarScouts can earn their STEM Nova Award. Additionally, Scouts and their families can enjoy a daily 15% discount on select flight packages.
The STEM of Indoor SkydivingIncluded as a resource material for the 'Exploration' portion of the STEM Nova Award the video is an interview with wind tunnel engineer Mark Arlitt. He and fellow Engineer and Author Christina Soontornvat discuss how closed loop vertical wind tunnels were created and how STEM played an integral role in the creation of indoor skydiving.
Earn a STEM NOVA Award
Enjoy a 15% everyday discount for Scouts and their families
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Frequently Asked Questions
How does the STEM Nova Award program at iFLY work for BSA?
Scouts of all ages can now earn the STEM Nova award at any U.S. iFLY location. This module is designed to help Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturers explore how Engineering affects their everyday lives. Contact your local unit leader for more information on the STEM Nova Award.
Do I have to come for a STEM Nova Award, or is there an option to just come fly for fun?
Scouts can bring their families and enjoy flying together! It doesn’t have to be a formal Scouting event to enjoy this perk. Outside of any events for STEM Nova Awards, Scouts can come fly anytime they want and receive a 15% discount.*
Scouts must be in uniform or show their Scout Membership Card at the tunnel to receive discount on any first-time flyer package.
How much does it cost?
Prices vary depending on group size. Contact your local sales manager to find out more
How long will the field trip take?
From start to finish, the field trip will take about 3 hours. This includes a lecture, demonstration, classroom experiment, and the flight experience.
Can all Scouts participate?
Yes, we welcome all age levels of Scouts including anyone with physical or cognitive challenges to participate in our supportive and inclusive environment.
What requirements need to be met to earn the UP and Away STEM Nova Award?
Please click the link below to download the Up and Away award content: