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NAC Canada- Explore Aviation Girls Summer Camp

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NAC Canada- Explore Aviation Girls Summer Camp
by Patricia Rhodes - Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 11:23 AM

Are you a girl who wants to leave ordinary behind this summer?  If you do, then NAV CANADA's Explore Aviation Summer Camp is made for you!

This summer, 20 girls entering Grade 10 high school from across Canada will gather in Cornwall, Ontario. Their mission: one week of learning, fun and friendship with a focus on aviation. This all-expenses-paid camp uses hands-on learning to give you the chance to explore exciting careers that will empower you to soar to success after graduation! 

Who can apply:     ​Girls going into Grade 10 in September 2018
Where: ​NAV CENTRE, Cornwall, ON, with day trips to Montreal and Ottawa
When:​July 15-20, 2018
Cost:    ​No cost to you! It’s paid for by a NAV CANADA bursary, which includes flight, room and board for the week 
Why:    ​To inspire you to explore a career in aviation

NAV CANADA is a private, not-for-profit company, providing air traffic control, airport advisory services, weather briefings and aeronautical information services for more than 18 million square kilometres of Canadian domestic and international airspace. Our employees are air traffic controllers, flight service specialists, electronics technologists, engineers, software developers, IT specialists, managers and many more.​​​​​​​


Participants will be chosen from across Canada by a NAV CANADA committee made up of aviation professionals.

Applications close March 9, 2018.  If you have been selected, we’ll email you during the week of April 8, 2018 to confirm your spot.

Please note, your application must include:

  • A completed application form 
  • An essay explaining why you want to attend Explore Aviation Summer Camp (350 to 500 words)
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher or community leader
If you’d prefer to apply by mail, you can send your completed application package to:

Explore Aviation Summer Camp
Human Resources
77 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON
K1P 5L6

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