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Young Eagles Events at AirVenture

Blue Barn

EAA Chapters and Young Eagles Blue Barn

Please visit us at the EAA Blue Barn located on Knapp Street across from the Forums Plaza. Whether you’re new to the Young Eagles program or a longtime volunteer, we look forward to meeting you and discussing the Young Eagles program. Bring your questions, comments, and be sure to submit an entry for a great daily raffle prize for our Young Eagles program pilots!

Young Eagles Volunteer Banquet - Invites will be sent in late May 2024

Tuesday, July 23, at 5:00 p.m. | EAA Founders' Wing

Enjoy dinner with fellow Young Eagles volunteers, as we present the annual Young Eagles awards. Event is invite only and pre-registration is required.

Young Eagles Volunteer Corn Roast

Thursday, July 25, at 4 p.m. | Camp Scholler Chapters Pavilion

In an effort to celebrate and thank as many Young Eagles volunteers as possible during AirVenture, a Young Eagles Volunteer Corn Roast has been scheduled. EAA staff will be on hand to serve and thank volunteers! Sign-up will open in spring of 2024

Young Eagles Volunteer Awards

Each year during AirVenture, EAA recognizes a number of dedicated individuals for their volunteer contributions to the Young Eagles program.

Young Eagles volunteers are eligible for the following awards:

  • Young Eagles Chapter Coordinator Award: Awarded to a Young Eagles coordinator nominated for their special commitment to their chapter.
  • Young Eagles Ground Support Award: Awarded to a ground volunteer nominated for their exceptional work during Young Eagles rallies.
  • Young Eagles Horizon Award: Recognizes the exceptional efforts a volunteer, chapter, or other organization provides in support of youth aviation.
  • Phillips 66 Young Eagles Leadership Award: Presented by Phillips 66 Aviation, this award recognizes an outstanding volunteer or organization that has made significant contributions to the Young Eagles program.

Do you know a deserving volunteer? Nominations will open in March of 2024!

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