EAA - The Spirit of Aviation

   Vol. 12, No. 6 - July 2010

Chapter Resources

: Calendar of Events
:
Speakers Bureau
: Chapter Locator
: Resource Forms
: Labels and Lists
: Promotional Materials
: Reference Papers
: Online Insurance Form 
Contact the Chapter Office
: Email chapters@eaa.org
: Phone 920-426-4876
EAA Chapter Leaders Academy Schedule
: Sept. 17-19, 2010
: Oct. 15-17, 2010
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For reservations or more information: chapters@eaa.org
Chapter News
YOUNG EAGLE EVENTS
Young Eagles
There are several events scheduled during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2010 that will be of interest to chapter coordinators and Young Eagle volunteers.
  • Young Eagles Forum, hosted by North Carolina Field Representatives Jim and Sandy Dukeman, Monday, July 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. in the Dake Corporation Pavilion #1. Jim and Sandy are experienced field representatives and have hosted this forum for several years. Topics will include recruiting and organizing successful Young Eagle events.
  • Young Eagles and Aviation Exploring, Tuesday, July 27 at 6 p.m. Many chapters have asked about starting an Aviation Exploring Post. It may seem like a big task, but it really isn't. Young Eagle co-chair Jeff Skiles will host an informal meeting about Aviation Exploring at the Explorers base on the AirVenture site. The base is located near the Warbird area. It is I-5 on the site map. Jeff and several leaders from Chapter that have started Explorer Posts will be available to answer your questions. Even if your chapter is not currently thinking about starting a post, feel free to stop by meet Jeff and learn more. You'll also see the Aviation Exploring encampment in action. Please meet at the kitchen building.
  • EAA Young Eagles Leaders Workshop, Wednesday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the PHP Conference Center tent. This annual workshop provides valuable tips and techniques from other volunteers and the latest information from the Young Eagles office. Lunch is included. Please register in advance here.
  • EAA Young Eagles Awards Banquet, Wednesday, July 28, 5:30 p.m. at EAA AirVenture Museum's Eagle Hangar. Joining us will be our featured guest speaker, Young Eagles cochairman Sully Sullenberger. The event is now sold out.

For more information, contact Michelle Kunes at mkunes@eaa.org.

 
FEATURED NEWSLETTERS
This month we spotlight the EAA Chapter 95 (Morris, Illinois) newsletter which features a review of its Learn to Fly Day activities and a nice article from Tom Ellis about his experience as a chapter leader: www.EAA.org/chapters/resources/articles/1006_chapter95.pdf. Next, we head west to Sacramento, California, where you can read about EAA Chapter 52's recent B-17 tour stop: www.EAA52.org/NL_May2010.pdf.
 
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