High school camp in June,
middle school in July; both at Leesville Road High School
RALEIGH – There
is still time for middle and high school students in the Triangle to learn
about aviation at Aviation Career Education camps in Raleigh this summer, sponsored by the N.C. Department of Transportation Division of
Aviation and the North Carolina Airports Association.
As many as 30 rising seventh- through ninth-graders can
attend the middle school ACE camps, while high school camps will be held for as
many as 30 rising 10th- through 12th-graders. Both camps will be
held at Leesville Road High School in Raleigh, with the high school camp
running June 17-21 and the middle school camp running July 15-19. The camp
director is Michael Kelley, who teaches aerospace technology at Leesville Road
Students will learn about
the theory of flight, aviation 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 and fly
in an airplane.
For more information
and applications, click here or contact Kelley at email@example.com. Applicants can also
contact NCDOT Division of Aviation Safety and Education Specialist Tom Freeman
at (919) 814-0559 or firstname.lastname@example.org.