Summer Youth Aviation Camp 2021

Our EAA Chapter 5 Summer Youth Aviation Camp 2021 is officially in the Logbook!   This year’s camp, specially designed camp for kids in grades 6 through 10 with a real interest in AVIATION, was deemed a huge success! 

The summer camp was held at the Geauga County Airport in Hangar 3 on June 14th through 18th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Students actively participated in learning about aerodynamics, parts of a plane, flight operations, careers in aviation; developed skills in map reading, riveting, woodworking & building; and were given opportunities to tour the airport facilities, build a drone and to “fly” on flight simulators in the Flight Simulator Lab.  There were daily activities such as glider flying contests & scientific experimentation, as well as recreational fun activities too.

Space for the camp was limited to 18 students to allow for more hands-on opportunities.  Click on the link below to view a highlight’s video from this year’s Summer Youth Aviation Camp. https://youtu.be/XE2FVzOGmGk

 

If you didn't get in this year, stay tuned for next year's dates to be announced in early March. The 2022 camp will be open to new campers only.

For more information, contact Sherry Niederkorn at 440-477-1198 or sherry.niederkorn23@gmail.com   

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