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EAA Young Eagles Workshops


The EAA Young Eagles Workshops program provides an opportunity for EAA chapters to offer youth who are of school age (approximately 11 to 17) an opportunity to learn about aviation in a social setting at a local airport. EAA Young Eagles Workshops can be a one-day or a multiple day experience geared to introduce kids to the basic elements of airplanes and aviation.

Through various classroom-style learning and hands-on activities, EAA Young Eagles Workshops provide emotional, creative, social, and educational growth to kids with mentorship from EAA chapter members. These workshops focus on specialized aviation content and materials to offer kids to embrace aviation as a potential recreational or career path as they mature.

To purchase a Young Eagles Workshops kit, you must register and commit to holding an event within the next year. The kit is meant to be used by chapters for EAA Young Eagles Workshop events only.

We understand that it is difficult to decide an exact date and time for your workshop in today’s environment, but please estimate the event date, time, and format you would like to see your chapter commit to. This information in needed to track chapter events and a Chapters team member will be checking in with your chapter leading up to that estimated date.

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Program Resources

EAA national provides turnkey content, materials, and a guidebook to offering workshops at the local airport. Content and materials include learning modules on a variety of aviation subject matter, activity work sheets, and interactive activities such as hands on building and fabricating project ideas, materials and role-playing related to piloting.

The development of this program and the discounted price for chapters was made possible in part by a generous donation from the Sporty’s Foundation.

Cost for chapters: $70 $35

This program is eligible to use Young Eagles Credits for the purchase of the kit.

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Webinar – EAA Young Eagles Workshops: Day Camp Program for Chapters

EAA Chapters staff members John Egan and Megan Hart presented a webinar where they introduced the new program, discussed the goals, and instructed on how to get involved. This webinar is available on demand for EAA members.

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Program Requirements

Your chapter is eligible to participate in the EAA Young Eagles Workshops program by addressing the following:

  • Be an EAA chapter in good standing.
  • Have an area suitable to host EAA Young Eagles Workshops, including comfortable, adequate space for classroom-style learning, such as a clean hangar with restrooms.*
  • Be committed to staffing the program according to EAA Youth Protection Policy program requirements. For more information, visit EAA.org/YouthProtection.
  • Solicit youth participation through previous Young Eagles rallies, local school programs, clubs, or other youth outlets.
  • Be committed to ensuring a great experience for the kids.

*EAA youth activities are not permitted at member homes.

For more information, please contact EAA's Chapter Office at chapters@eaa.org or call 920-426-5912.

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