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FULL: Colorado 99s Aviation Patch Day

Date:
Sat Oct 12, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM MST
Location:
Jet Center, Colorado Springs
Program Type:
Girl Scout Event
Grades:
Junior, Cadette, Adult
Region:
Pikes Peak
Girl Fee:
$6
 

This event has reached capacity. Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org to be added to the waiting list.

Join the female pilots of the Colorado 99s for an Aviation Patch Day! The 99s is an international organization of women pilots who work to promote the advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring their unique history and sharing their passion for flight.

This event will introduce Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes to five different parts of aviation.

Aviation History: Take a trip through aviation history to the first pilots and their planes.

Aircraft Design: Tour a General Aviation hangar to view and explore different types of airplanes.

Airfield Design: Explore the meaning of the pavement markings, signs, and lights at an airport and learn how they help with traffic at an airport.

ATC (Air Traffic Control): Tour the Colorado Springs Air Traffic Control Tower (Located on Peterson Air Force Base).

Airline Maintenance: Tour SkyWest Airline’s Colorado Springs maintenance base.

Check in is 12:30 - 1 p.m.
Event starts at 1 p.m.

Please note: This is not a drop off event. All Girl Scouts must attend with a parent, guardian, or troop leader. This event takes place at three locations (listed below) and adults in attendance are expected to transport their girls to each location throughout the event. The whole group will move to each location together.

We strongly encourage girls to attend in groups with their troop leaders to accommodate as many girls as possible.

Event locations:
1. Jet Center (1575 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916)
2. SkyWest Maintenance Hanger (1945 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916)
3. ATC Tower (460 Kinchloe Loop, Colorado Springs, CO 80914)

Registration will close when capacity is met OR on October 3, 2019.

Questions? aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org