Youth Aviation Activities

Your Adventure Begins Here

AeroEducate is a free online set of activities that spark curiosity in the world of aviation

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Fun STEM Activities

With AeroEducate, you can explore your interests in science, technology, engineering, and math, using the thrill of aviation as a source of inspiration.

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Earn Awesome Badges

Track your progress — and pick up some bragging rights — by earning badges that are nationally recognized by EAA and our partners.

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Free Online Projects

Grow your passion for aviation as you discover a new and exciting world through our grade-level-based learning activities.

Experience The Magic of Aviation

Learning about the world of aviation can start at any age — and we’ve designed AeroEducate for students K-12 — no matter where you are on your journey. Have fun with aviation-based activities that you can do at home or learn how to fly an airplane for real.

Experience The Magic of Aviation

Learning about the world of aviation can start at any age — and we’ve designed AeroEducate for students K-12 — no matter where you are on your journey. Have fun with aviation-based activities that you can do at home or learn how to fly an airplane for real.

It's time to start soaring—your aviation adventure awaits. Create your FREE AeroEducate account now!

Upcoming Events

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2022-08-13-Second Saturday Young Eagles Flights

FREE flights for students! The Vintage Aircraft Association Chapter 16 welcomes you to join us for our Young Eagles Rally on May 14th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Gardner Municipal Airport. Chapter members will be offering general aviation (GA) rides to students ages 8 through 17. Students will have the opportunity to experience the world from a new perspective, learn about the different parts and functions of an airplane, and learn what a future in aviation could look like for them!

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2022-08-13 Young Eagles Rally East Troy WI

Join us for a Young Eagles Rally on Saturday, August 13 from the East Troy Airport. Flights run from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please sign up in advance in 1 of 3 open timeslots.

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2022-08-14-Young Eagle Rally

EAA Tin Goose Chapter 1247 will be offering free introductory airplane rides for youth age 8-17 at Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, Ohio. The annual "Restore the Ford" Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be taking place at the same time so bring the kids to enjoy an airplane ride and a great breakfast!

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2022-08-14-EAA 857 Fly-in Breakfast with YE

EAA 857 will hold a Fly-in / Drive-in Breakfast at 9AM Young Eagle Flights will also be conducted beginning about 10AM

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2022-08-02-EAA Chapter 421 Pancake Breakfast

MERFI (Mid Eastern Regional Fly-In) * Chapter 421 Pancake Breakfast * Car Show * Poker Run for pilots * FAA / AOPA / ODOT Seminars * 3 Museums on Site, See the B-17 Build, Flying B-25, projects, restorations and much more. * Lunch available at Grimes Flying Lab Foundation & Museum

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2022-08-20-Young Eagles

Monthly Young Eagles to be held on the third Saturday of each month from April to November of 2022

Learn and Earn: AeroEducate’s Badging Program

Explore all that the world of aviation has to offer while earning achievement badges to learn about different careers in flight. Start with the badge for your current grade level, even if you are a beginner with airplanes. AeroEducate is personalized for your age and learning level.

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Learn and Earn: AeroEducate’s Badging Program

Explore all that the world of aviation has to offer while earning achievement badges to learn about different careers in flight. Start with the badge for your current grade level, even if you are a beginner with airplanes. AeroEducate is personalized for your age and learning level.

More About Badging
EAA AeroEducate Talon Badge
Grow Your Talons
Grades: K-2
EAA AeroEducate Aviore Badge
Soar Like Aviore
Grades: 3-5
EAA AeroEducate AeroPioneer Badge
Discover Your AeroPioneer Path
Grades: 6-8
EAA AeroEducate AeroExpedition Badge
Launch into AeroExpedition
Grades: 9-12
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AeroEducate Honor Badge
Capstone Project
EAA AeroEducate Talon Badge
Grow Your Talons
Grades: K-2
For the youngest of eagles, the Talon Badge is designed to introduce aviation with simple activities you can do from anywhere.
EAA AeroEducate Aviore Badge
Soar Like Aviore
Grades: 3-5
From learning about remote control aircraft to taking a free airplane ride with a local EAA chapter, the Aviore Badge helps you start learning about building and flying airplanes.
EAA AeroEducate AeroPioneer Badge
Discover Your AeroPioneer Path
Grades: 6-8
The AeroPioneer Badge helps students further explore aviation as a hobby or potential career path with RC airplane flying, summer camps, and Dare to be Great challenges.
EAA AeroEducate AeroExpedition Badge
Launch into AeroExpedition
Grades: 9-12
Start planning for your future pastime or career in aviation by earning your AeroExpedition Badge, applying for scholarships, or becoming a member of one of EAA’s 900+ chapters near you.
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AeroEducate Honor Badge
Capstone Project
Once you’ve worked your way up through the AeroEducate program, you can earn the ultimate AeroEducate Badge. Earn this badge by creating your own career plan to achieve your aviation dreams.
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Your Career In Aviation Is Closer Than You Think

Helicopter Pilot


Ashli Blain

Helicopter Pilot


Ashli Blain

"My first entry in my logbook is in EAA's Ford Trimotor. That flight had a big impact on me and my entry into aviation."

Scholarship Recipient


Bryce Wiekrykas

Scholarship Recipient


Bryce Wiekrykas

"Aviation is my getaway from the stresses of life, a place where I can truly feel free."

Air Traffic Controller


Nick Meyer

Air Traffic Controller


Nick Meyer

"Thanks to getting involved in aviation at an early age, I was able to explore various paths and earn flight ratings at a young age. I became a flight instructor at the age of 21, flew corporate jets at age 22, and secured my dream job as an air traffic controller at age 23."

Developed In Cooperation With

 

AeroEducate was developed in partnership with leading industry organizations. Each partner has contributed their input, ideas, and support to ensure that this program is successful. They have helped create activities and career pathways that students can use to guide them on their journey into the world of aviation.

 
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