Women Soar You Soar
Aug. 1–4, 2013 • Oshkosh, WI
Four days of Empowerment and inspirations for young women in grades 9-12.
Ever wonder what it's like to pilot a jet aircraft, work on the international space station, pilot a private aircraft for a corporate executive, or for yourself? EAA's Women Soar You Soar is the ideal place for high school girls to find out. Now in its eighth year, this unique program introduces 100 girls to more than 20 women mentors, from engineers to fighter pilots, working in a variety of aviation and aerospace fields. It's a four-day event, Aug. 1–4, 2013, filled with career exploration, discovery, inspiration and fun - including a Saturday night air show with fireworks to follow. Activities for this year include: Young Eagles flights, workshops, career exploration and mentor sessions. The journey of a million miles begins with the first step. Take YOUR first step today by finding out more about Women Soar You Soar!
The Women Soar You Soar program strives to engage, inspire, and educate young women to pursue their dreams in aviation and beyond.
For more information, visit the EAA Women Soar You Soar website.
Schedule of Activities
Young women will have the chance to participate in several hands-on activities. Click here to see a sample schedule!
For a complete list of activities and descriptions, visit www.airventure.org/attractions/women_soar_discover.html.
The program is held at EAA grounds and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Check-in is Thursday morning, followed by an orientation meeting, dinner and recreational activities. University Food Service provides all meals. EAA will provide all bus transportation from EAA to UW Oshkosh and back during the program.
Lodging and Meals
Participants stay in a supervised, double-occupancy residence hall on the UW Oshkosh campus. (Plan to bring your own towels and toiletries.) We will make every effort to comply with any roommate choice request. Qualified program staff and chaperones will provide supervision for all participants.
All meals will be provided by UW Oshkosh's Blackhawk Dining Center. Meals include Thursday lunch and dinner, Friday and Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast.
The cost for this program is $75 per girl. There are scholarships available. For scholarships, please submit a short essay stating that you would like to be considered and why you wish to receive financial aid to firstname.lastname@example.org (please note, this is a separate essay from the application essay below). For other scholarship information, click here or call (800) 236-1025.
We are no longer accepting applications for Women Soar You Soar.
For questions please call Bunny Hansen at UW Oshkosh toll-free at (800) 633-1442 or (920) 424-1129.
Thank you for your interest in helping to inspire the next generation of Women Aviators! If you have not yet read it, please see our Call to Mentor Letter.
To apply to be a mentor, please download and fill out the Mentor Application and send it, along with a curriculum vitae or resume and personal and professional references to email@example.com.