Limited Openings Left for EAA Air Academy Young Eagles, Basic Sessions
Campers build wing ribs at the EAA Basic Air Academy camp.
February 2, 2012 – Unforgettable aviation memories and new friends await students ages 12-15 this summer at the EAA Air Academy, a series of week-long camps designed to introduce young people to the aviation world. Participants stay at the EAA Air Academy Lodge in Oshkosh, while completely immersed in aviation through a series of activities.
Aviation instructors with more than 200 years of combined teaching experience help kids explore the world of flight through aviation studies, hands-on demonstrations, flight simulation, and many more exciting activities.
"Kids will explore aviation through technical and learning classrooms, as well as hands-on experiences that give them life skills they can apply to their daily lives," said Bob Campbell, EAA's Manager of Museum Operations and Resident Education. "The camps are a week of nonstop excitement where fun and discovery combine for an experience that young people can find nowhere else."
Limited openings remain for the EAA Young Eagles Camp (ages 12-13):
- Session 1: July 5-9, 2012 ($690)
- Session 2: July 11-15, 2012 ($690)
- Session 3: August 13-17, 2012 ($690)
- Session 1: June 18-23, 2012 ($920)
- Session 2: June 25-30, 2012 ($920)
- Session 3: August 6-11, 2012 ($920)
All camps and academies include instruction, materials, meals, and lodging at the EAA Air Academy Lodge. Transportation to and from Oshkosh is the responsibility of the participant. Scholarships are also available.
Click here for more information and to apply.
Due to their extreme popularity, both EAA Advanced Air Academy summer sessions for youth ages 16-18 are filled. Future 2012 applications are being placed on a waiting list for either Advanced Air Academy session. Those on the waiting list are accepted into the Advanced camps in the order they are received.