AirVenture 2022: Calling All Chapter Leaders!


July 2022

The Chapters and Young Eagles department is excited for AirVenture 2022! You are invited to check out the latest on Chapters and Young Eagles happenings during this great week. Below is a breakdown of special events along with the opportunity to pre-register for the annual EAA chapter leaders social events.


Chapter Leaders Corn Roast (Pre-Registration Only)

  • A complimentary social for chapter officers on Sunday evening, July 24, at 5 p.m., located at the Chapters Pavilion in Camp Scholler
  • Limited seating available to pre-registered guests only
  • Register ›


Chapter Leaders Breakfast and Awards Ceremony (Pre-Registration Only)

  • Our annual Chapter Leaders Breakfast to thank our chapter leaders on Saturday, July 30, 8-10 a.m., located at the EAA Aviation Museum Founders’ Wing
  • Chapter Awards Ceremony
  • Limited seating available to pre-registered guests only
  • Register ›


Daily EAA Chapter Pancake Breakfasts

  • A fundraising opportunity for chapters
  • 8 days (mornings, Saturday — Saturday), open to all, located at the Chapters Pavilion in Camp Scholler
  • All-you-can-eat pancakes daily!
  • All dates are filled to host a breakfast. However, please come out and support your fellow chapters and learn what it takes to host one of these events next year


Chapter Mass Group Photo

  • Come participate in the annual photo of chapter members at AirVenture on Tuesday, July 26, 9 a.m. at the Brown Arch
  • Wear your chapter clothing, bring a chapter banner
  • Only takes a few minutes — photo will be made available in ChapterGram


Young Eagles Program Events

2022 marks 30 years since the Young Eagles program was launched at EAA Oshkosh 1992. EAA will be kicking off the Young Eagles 30th anniversary at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022, which will include a number of special activities.


Young Eagles 30th Anniversary Panel and Presentation at Theater in the Woods

  • Monday, July 25, 2022 at 7 p.m.
  • Van’s Aircraft 50th Anniversary presentation to follow


Young Eagles Day at AirVenture – Thursday, July 28

  • All Day — 30 Young Eagles will take flight in a variety of airplanes, helicopters, and powered parachutes. To nominate a youth to fly as a Young Eagle, please email
  • 1:30 p.m. — Young Eagles Mass Photo on Boeing Plaza — All Young Eagles pilots, chapter coordinators, ground volunteers, and former Young Eagles are invited.
  • 2 p.m. — Ceremonial Young Eagles flight to kick off the 30th anniversary of the program.
  • 3 p.m. — Young Eagles Volunteer Root Beer Float Social. All Young Eagles volunteers are invited. Register ›


Week of AirVenture Activities

  • Free Young Eagles buttons available for pick-up at the EAA Blue Barn and Young Eagles 30th Anniversary exhibit adjacent to the EAA Learn to Fly Center.
  • Additional flight activities all week long.
  • Commemorative shirt-and-hat combo available for purchase at EAA retail locations.
  • Young Eagles prop cards will be available free of charge to pilots flying into AirVenture so they can proudly display their Young Eagles flight total.


Blue Barn

We are still in need of volunteers to assist in the Blue Barn. If you have Chapters or Young Eagles knowledge that you are eager to share with others, this may be the perfect fit for you! Sign up ›

What we’re highlighting:

  • Chapter Leadership Development
  • Webinars
  • ChapterGram
  • Educational forums conducted throughout the week
  • Growing Local Participation
  • Young Eagles Program
  • Ray Aviation Scholarship Program
  • IMC/VMC Programs
  • Young Eagles Build and Fly Program
  • Young Eagles Workshops Program
  • Flying Start
  • Flying Clubs
  • AeroEducate
  • Making it Easier to be a Chapter
  • Chapter Roster Management Tool
  • Young Eagles Online Registration
  • Chapter Recognition Program
  • Chapter Resources
  • Additional Fun for Chapters Visiting the Blue Barn
  • Chapter Locator Wall Map/Picture Op
  • Tool Crib Information/TIG Welder giveaway
  • Centerpieces
  • EAA Chapter 1522 Youth-Built RV-12 Airplane
  • Young Eagles Build and Fly Program
  • RC models on display
  • Young Eagles Workshops program
  • Flight Simulators

See you all at AirVenture Oshkosh 2022!

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