NEWS | March 15, 2011

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By Joint Base Charleston Youth programs

Air Force Services Teen Aviation Camp

The U.S. Air Force Academy is holding a Teen Aviation Camp, June 4 through 9 at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The purpose of the program is to give attendees an experience that will help them determine if aviation or the Air Force Academy is a career choice they might be interested in.

Lodging, meals and activity fees are centrally funded beginning with dinner on June 4.
Air fare or travel is the responsibility of the attendee or sponsoring installation. Spending
money for other miscellaneous expenses is the responsibility of the participant.

Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

-Be a dependent of an active duty service member assigned to or living on an Air Force or Joint Base installation, or a dependent of a retired military sponsor, an Air Force civilian employee, or an Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve member who has been activated within the last 12 months.

-Must be entering their sophomore or junior year of high school in the fall of 2011.

-Previous Teen Aviation Camp attendees may not apply.

-Submit the completed nomination forms to your Youth Programs Director, Guard or
Reserve representative (if applicable), or designee to set up an interview.

-After the interview process has been completed, Youth Programs staff or their designee will forward nominations to their respective MAJCOM representatives who will upload to the Head Quarters AFSVA/SVPY sharepoint.

-All completed applications must be received by April 1.

Guard and Reserve applications, interviews, and questions should be directed to the following:
-Reserves: Ms. Brandi Mullins, AFRC/A1SY, 550 Allentown Road, Bldg. 763, Robins Air Force Base, Ga. 31098 or brandi.mullins.ctr@us.af.mil
-Guard: Ms. Sandra Mason, NGB/A1SA, 3500 Fetchet Ave., Andrews Air Force Base, Md. 20762-5157 or Sandra.mason.ctr@ang.af.mil

More information and the application form is available at www.jbcharleston.com.

Air Force Services Space Camp

The Air Force Space Camp is being held at the U. S. Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, Ala.,  July 11 through July 29.

Teens will experience, imagine and interact through Space Shuttle mission simulations, tours of the center and the chance to witness first-hand the everyday challenges faced by astronauts. The camp is an inspiring week of fun and enriching space activities.

Lodging, meals and activity fees after arrival at Space Camp are centrally funded. Airfare or travel costs to Huntsville are the responsibility of the attendee or the installation. Spending money for miscellaneous expenses is the responsibility of the participants.

Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

- Be a dependent of active duty military assigned to or living on an Air Force or
Joint Base installation or a dependent of a retired Air Force member, an Air Force civilian
employee or an Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve member who has been activated within the last 12 months.

- Must have a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.8 (must provide documentation).

- Ages 12 through 18 may apply: ages 12 through 14 participate in the Space Academy and ages 15 through 18 in the Advanced Space Academy.

- Submit completed nomination forms to your Youth Programs Director, Guard or Reserve representative (if applicable), or designee to set up an interview.

- After the interview process has been completed, Youth Programs staff or their designee will forward nominations to their respective MAJCOM representatives who will upload to the Head Quareters AFSVA/SVPY Share Point.

- All completed applications must be received by April 15.

Guard and Reserve applications, interviews and questions should be directed to:
-Reserves: Ms. Brandi Mullins, AFRC/A1SY, 550 Allentown Road, Bldg. 763, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., 31098 or brandi.mullins.ctr@us.af.mil
-Guard: Ms. Sandra Mason, NGB/A1SA, 3500 Fetchet Ave., Andrews Air Force Base, Md. 20762-5157 or Sandra.mason.ctr@ang.af.mil.

More information and the application form is available at
www.jbcharleston.compacecamp.com.


Air Force Services Teen Leadership Camp

The Air Force Teen Leadership Camp will be held at the University of Texas at San Antonio, July 11 through July 15. The TLC is a five-day residential program which provides youth a glimpse of what university life is like while developing their leadership skills. Activities include team building, high and low rope courses, conflict resolution, public speaking and more.

Lodging, meals, and activity fees after arrival at TLC Camp are centrally funded. Airfare or travel costs to San Antonio are the responsibility of the attendee or the installation. Spending money for miscellaneous expenses is the responsibility of the participants.

Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Be a dependent of active duty military assigned to or living on an Air Force or
Joint Base installation or a dependent of a retired Air Force member, an Air Force civilian
employee or an Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve member who has been activated within the last 12 months.

-High school students who've completed their freshmen year by the fall of 2011 who are
interested in developing leadership skills.

- Submit completed nomination forms to your Youth Programs Director, Guard or Reserve representative (if applicable), or designee to set up an interview.

- After the interview process has been completed, Youth Programs staff or their designee will forward nominations to their respective MAJCOM representatives who will upload to the Head Quarters AFSVA/SVPY Share Point.

- All completed applications must be received by April 15.

Guard and Reserve applications, interviews and questions should be directed to:
-Reserves: Ms. Brandi Mullins, AFRC/A1SY, 550 Allentown Road, Bldg. 763, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., 31098 or brandi.mullins.ctr@us.af.mil
-Guard: Ms. Sandra Mason, NGB/A1SA, 3500 Fetchet Ave., Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
20762-5157 or Sandra.mason.ctr@ang.af.mil.

More information and the application form is available at www.jbcharleston.compacecamp.com.