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Office of Community Engagement

Union Building 224
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4156
Fax: 660.543.8613


Aviation Youth Summer Camp

The Aviation Youth Summer Camp (AYSC) provides an opportunity for high school students to:

• experience student life by touring campus and eating in the residence hall;

• provide a chance to hear from current students about the college experience;

• provide information about college application processes and academic fields of study;

• introduce students to key UCM personnel;

• establish an ongoing connection to UCM.

The AYSC is a one-week summer camp focused on introducing multicultural and underrepresented students to the field of aviation, primarily through hands-on activities and exposure to aeronautical science and flight experience. Aviation Youth Summer Camp is a residential camp taught by UCM aviation faculty and certified flight instructors. Each student leaves the camp wih information pertaining to what is recommended for a high school curriculum to prepare for an aviation major at the college level, as well as infomation on the application process for college, scholarships and financial aid.