High school students can get a head start exploring careers in aviation and aerospace technology through a free two-week Aerospace Academy Summer Camp being offered June 15-25.
The program is open to 20 rising high school juniors and seniors with an interest in learning about aviation and aerospace technology.
The deadline to apply is Friday, May 22. There is no course fee, and lunch and snacks will be provided.
The camp is sponsored by Pulaski Technical College, the Little Rock School District's Metropolitan Career Technical Center, and the Central Arkansas Aerospace Alliance. Students will spend time at Pulaski Tech and at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock learning about careers in aviations and aerospace technology as well as some fundamental engineering principles.
Classes will meet 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at Pulaski Tech's Business and Industry Center, located on the campus of the Aerospace Education Center/IMAX Theater in Little Rock at 3303 East Roosevelt Road.
For an application, contact Gina Hall at the Business and Industry Center at (501) 907-6670, or contact Metropolitan Career and Technical Center at (501) 447-1200. Applications may also be picked up in person at Metropolitan at 7701 Scott Hamilton Drive in Little Rock.