EAA Chapter 54

St. Paul, MN. (Lake Elmo)

Young Eagles Whats Next

Thank YOU for taking part in the EAA Chapter 54 Young Eagle Program. We hope your first flight was fun, educational and increased your interest in aviation. You may send a question or other note to your pilot at youngeagles@eaa54.orgTo view and download photos of our Young Eagles flights, see the main Young Eagles page.

Want to continue learning about aviation? See the resources below to help you get started. And visit us at the EAA Chapter 54 clubhouse, which is open most Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to about 11:00 a.m. Stop by, say "hello", and ask us any questions about general aviation and how you can fly.

3 Great Resources to Continue your Aviation Learning     

EAA Student Membership- (ages 8-18½)  http://www.eaa.org/eaa/join-eaa/student?JoinKey=Student    

As a Young Eagle, you may sign up for a free EAA student membership specifically for kids. Inside your Young Eagles Logbook, you will find a personal code to sign up for the membership.

Your membership includes:

  • FREE access to Sporty's Learn to Fly Course ($199 value – recommended for ages 13 and up)
  • FREE access to EAA Virtual Flight Academy – Stage One: Fundamentals of Flight ($29.95 value)
  • Free first flight lesson* ($130 value). *Upon completion of first three volumes of Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course, must be 13-19 years old.EAA will also reimburse when you pass your FAA written private pilot exam ($165 value).
  • FREE admission to 400+ science and technology museums.
  • FREE Academy of Model Aeronautics Student Membership.
  • FREE Soaring Society of America Cadet Membership.
  • FREE electronic copy of EAA Sport Aviation magazine.
  • Access to valuable flight training awards, education scholarships and Air Academy camperships

Sodbusters Radio Control Aircraft Club

Active club partnering with EAA Chapter 54 on youth aviation education through “Fly and Build” activities.  Local member club of AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics).  Broad learning through opportunities to fly a variety of gas engine, electric powered and glider type radio control airplanes. Contact Robert Zarracima at razarr@comcast.net for more information. sodbustersrc.org/about.htm

EAA Air Academy- (Summer Camp – ages 12-18)

Besides various scholarships provided thru EAA, our EAA Chapter (Chapter 54) sponsors kids to the week-long EAA Summer Aviation camps in Oshkosh, WI.  For more information contact the Young Eagles Coordinator at YoungEagles@eaa54.org




More Great Resources for Aviation Learning:

Lake Elmo Aero - Lake Elmo airport - Flying lessons, discovery flights, airplane rides, 651-777-1399. http://www.lakeelmoaero.com/


FAA - The Sky is the Limit for Studentsonline aviation & space education (AVSED) for elementary, middle school and high school students.  Games, activities, puzzles, videos focused on aviation and related careers. https://www.faa.gov/education/students/


AOPA AV8RS program (Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association) – (ages 13-18) no cost membership delivered in digital content until age 19. Includes AOPA scholarship opportunities, AOPA magazine, safety content, seminars, educational material, iflight planner and more.  https://www.aopa.org/login/AV8RS


NASA Universe of Learning – Online STEM education for elementary, middle school, high school students and adults. Interactive activities and videos on solar system, stars, galaxies, telescopes and more.  https://www.universe-of-learning.org/universe-at-home


Women in Aviation Hands on Education Materials (elementary, middle school, high school students) – comprehensive activity-based aviation worksheets, puzzles, creative aviation coloring pages and more. https://www.wai.org/education/resources/hands-aviation-education-materials


Fly Now Scholarship AwardsThe Ninety-Nines International Association of Women Pilots (for female student pilots ages 16 and up), semi-annual awards up to $6000 based on completion of specific training milestones. Open to student pilot 99s. https://www.ninety-nines.org/fly-now.htm


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