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Aviation Career Education (ACE) Camp

Each summer the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Office of Aeronautics co-sponsor the Aviation Career Education (ACE) Camp. ACE Camp is open to Minnesota students who will be entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade. ACE Camp allows students to explore a wide variety of aviation careers, and all aspects of the aviation, and the aerospace industries through tours and hands-on projects. Campers are also given the opportunity to fly in a helicopter, pilot a single-engine aircraft, and take the controls of a glider.