Fond du Lac, WI KFLD Fun, Food, Flying

EAA 572
John Zorn, Treasurer
89 ½ N Pioneer Road
Fond du Lac, WI 54935


Current EAA 572 Newsletter

      Boy Scout Aviation Merit Badge

Saturday September 30, 2017 was the chapter’s first Boys Scout Aviation Merit Badge class.  Based on my observations and positive feedback from those who volunteered and attended, it went very well.  The weather couldn’t have been better as we followed the classroom training with Young Eagle flights.  The combination of the two activities worked out well as the scouts took what they learned in the classroom and were able to see how it was applied in the real world.  You saw them connecting the dots.

Our approach was a little different from years past; instead of having two Young Eagle rallies, Spring and Fall, this year we opted to have the one big Young Eagle Rally in May and focused on slightly more detailed training with the boy scouts so they could not only earn their Aviation Merit Badge but also realize what aviation has to offer from just “plane” fun to a full career.  In the future I would like to also engage the girl scouts and perhaps other organizations as well.  As long as we keep up the momentum to host these activities, we’ll be heading the in the right direction.