Aviation Career Education (ACE) Camp held on June 21-27 and July 19-25, 2015.
Each summer the Federal Aviation Administration, and the MnDOT Office of Aeronautics co-sponsor the Aviation Career Education (ACE) Camp.
The week-long ACE Camp is offered two times during the summer, in June and July
Open to Minnesota students who will be entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade, ACE Camp allows students to explore a wide variety of aviation careers and all aspects of the aviation and aerospace industries through tours and hands-on projects.
Campers are also given the opportunity to fly in a helicopter, pilot a single-engine aircraft, and take the controls of a glider.
Who Can Attend?
Student must be entering grades 10-11-12 in the 2015-2016 school year.
Minnesota students and students who have at least one parent or guardian living or working in Minnesota have priority in registering.
Students from outside Minnesota may be considered on a space-available basis.
Why Should You Attend?
Visit a wide variety of aviation facilities and talk to engineers, pilots, maintenance technicians, college aviation program staff, air traffic controllers, security personnel, and others, learn about what it is like to work in various aviation fields.
Fly an airplane, helicopter, and glider under the supervision of experienced pilots.
Tour corporate aircraft and facilities.
Experience hands-on demonstrations in air traffic control, pilot training, and aircraft maintenance.
Learn the basics of flight, aviation systems, aviation-related industries, and much more . . .