The Aviation Exploration Base located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin is the place where Explorers and Advisors gather each year to learn about aviation and volunteer for AirVenture. AirVenture is the largest airshow in the world!
Explorers and Advisors volunteer in several different area of the convention including Hombuilt Aircraft Parking, Flightline Ops and Flightline Saftey. Extensive safety briefings are given to all volunteers, then jump into action! They help push/park Airplanes, keep crowd control at taxi intersections and perform ground control functions on the taxiways.
Explorers and Advisors camp outdoors. There are three meals per day served out of the camp kitchen. Under the expert direction of the kitchen staff, each Explorer Post serves one day of the week on kitchen duty preparing the meals for the rest of the camp.
The camp is staffed by a group of volunteers (mostly former Explorers) who provide training, aviation expertise, fun programming and food service expertise.
The 2017 Aviation Exploration Camp will be open from Saturday 22 and close on Saturday July 29. You are welcome to stay as a post until Sunday, but you will be on your own for dinner and will be scheduled to work on the flight line.
For future planning, the dates for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh through 2020 are:
· 2017: July 24-30
· 2018: July 23-29
· 2019: July 22-28
· 2020: July 20-26