Explore Aviation Summer Camp FAQs
What is Explore Aviation Summer Camp?
Explore Aviation Summer Camp will inspire participants
to explore their personal and career potential in aviation. It offers 20 girls
entering Grade 10 insider access to learn how aviation works in Canada, and
about the people who help keep aircraft flying safely.
This week long,
all-expenses-paid camp uses hands-on learning to give girls the chance to experience
the career potential of a science education and to be empowered to reach for
success in aviation or other technology or engineering fields.
Where will it be
The camp will be
based at NAV CENTRE, Cornwall, ON, with day trips to Montreal and Ottawa.
When will it take
camp takes place July 15-20, 2018.
The camp is open
to girls going into Grade 10 in September 2018.
are scheduled for the campers?
Campers will be
introduced to the world of aviation and the people who keep Canada’s air navigation
system operating. They will learn more about careers such as air traffic
controller, flight service specialist, electronics technologist, and engineer,
and about new trends in aviation science and technology.
also have an opportunity to practice in real world training simulators and on
other technology, get hands-on experience flying drones, and get up close with
Campers will also
take day trips to Ottawa and Montreal, which will include tours of the NAV
CANADA air traffic control towers and centres. While there, they will also participate
in city tours, learning more about our country’s history with visits to top area
How do prospective
Please visit www.navcanada.ca/summercamp to apply online. To apply by mail, send
completed application packages to:
Explore Aviation Summer Camp
- A completed application form
- An essay explaining why the participant wants to attend Explore Aviation Summer Camp (350 to 500 words)
- A letter of recommendation from a teacher or community leader. Please include their contact information.
qualified applicants will be selected from across Canada by a NAV CANADA
committee made up of aviation professionals.
When is the
close March 9, 2018.
What is the cost
The camp is paid
for by a NAV CANADA bursary, which includes flight and other transfers, and room
and board for the week.
How will applicants
know they’ve been selected?
NAV CANADA will
email successful applicants during the week of April 8, 2018. Candidates must reply by April 29, 2018, to
confirm their placement.
10. Who will supervise the camp participants?
Participants at Explore Aviation Summer Camp are
mentored and supervised by qualified NAV CANADA personnel at all times. All
camp supervisors and co-ordinators have completed security checks.
11. Is the camp bilingual?
this is the first year for the camp, it will be offered in English only in
12. Where can I get more information?
information, please visit www.navcanada.ca/summercamp or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.