Celebrating the Gateway Eagles 23rd Anniversary, GEM is now planning for our 2017 Youth Aviation Day tentavely scheduled to be held on Saturday, September 16th at the St. Charles County Smartt Field airport. The event will feature fun, exhibits, information, games, a free lunch and a ride in a real airplane for youth from 8 through 17 years old. There is no cost for youth to join in.
A registration form and liability waiver must be filled out for each child by their parent or guardian, signed by the parent or guardian and presented at the event for the child to participate. Please do not have the youngster fill out the form. Children will not be able to participate if the form is not properly filled out and signed by their parent or guardian. For information on obtaining a form, use our Contact Form no later than August 28th.
The event will be held at the St. Charles County Smartt Field airport, 6390 Grafton Ferry Road, Portage Des Sioux, MO. A map and directions to Smartt Field are available on the museum website at http://www.sccmo.org/257/directions-map. Flights will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Please plan on arriving at the event around 9:00 a.m.