Greensboro ACE Camp Highlights Aviation, Careers Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Middle, high school camps to be held at Guilford Technical Community College in June

RALEIGH – There is still time for students in the Greensboro area to learn about aviation at Aviation Career Education camps, sponsored by the N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation and the North Carolina Airports Association.

As many as 30 rising sixth- through eighth-graders can attend the middle school ACE camps, while high school camps will be held for as many as 30 students in grades 9-12. The ACE camp will be held June 10–14 at Guilford Technical Community College’s Aviation Center, 260 North Regional Road, in Greensboro.

The camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday. The cost is $150 per student, and the application deadline is May 10 in order to receive a camp T-shirt.

Students will learn about the theory of flight, aviation’s history, aircraft maintenance and new technologies. Attendees will study real world aviation applications, aviation principles such as thrust and vectoring, and aircraft construction. They also will have the opportunity to fly radio-controlled aircraft and work on aircraft model design projects, as well as take field trips to aviation industry businesses.

For applications, click here. For more information, contact Audrey Floyd at (336) 334-4822 ext. 59010 or amfloyd@gtcc.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . You can also contact NCDOT Division of Aviation Safety and Education Specialist Tom Freeman at (919) 814-0559 or tfreeman@ncdot.govThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

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