Girls in Aviation Day
10 am – 2 pm
Virginia Air & Space Center
Last year, over 15,200 attendees joined 100 chapters and corporate sponsors around the world to celebrate, encourage, and introduce young aviator enthusiasts to the exciting world of aviation! This year, Women in Aviation, Southeastern Virginia Chapter will be hosting their inaugural Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD) event in support of Virginia Air & Space Center’s STEM Saturday. Come meet professional aviators, maintainers, and support personnel and enjoy fun activities all while taking in the beauty and amazing learning experience of the Virginia Air & Space Center.
Children and their adult chaperones need to pre-register and purchase tickets via Eventbrite. Limited quantities of free admission for girls age 18 and under are available thanks to our very generous sponsors. All tickets include admission and a film in the IMAX theater.
Additionally, the first 100 pre-registered girls age 3-18 will receive a free official Girls in Aviation Day drawstring backpack filled with goodies such as Aviation for Girls magazine, Whirlygig toy, WAI Aviation Girl Fun Patch, and more. Again, attendees need to pre-register/pay in order to receive limited quantities of free admission and a backpack. Don’t forget to “Add On” your Girls in Aviation Day Backpack when loading your Cart.
Be sure to register/pay for all children AND adults in your party for the desired “takeoff” time (10am or 12noon), this will allow for an efficient flow of fun!
Bring either a digital or hard copy receipt confirming your EventBrite reservation in order to “check-in” for your flight at the Girls in Aviation Day Ticket Counter.
Lastly, a group photo will be taken at 12noon so don’t forget to pack your smiles