SSA’s non-profit arm, Flight Experience For Youth (FEFY), offers scholarships for one or two deserving youth to attend a Sugarbush Soaring Youth Soaring Camp (YSC), and a scholarship to help cover the costs of advanced instruction. These scholarships are funded by charitable contributions to FEFY (a 501(c)(3)).

Other youth scholarship opportunities (outside of FEFY) exist as well. For example, there are a number of new scholarships being awarded this year by the Soaring Society of America to youth (ages 14-22) of all skill levels... from the pre-solo beginner all the way up through experienced Junior pilots seeking advanced ratings and/or cross-country, wave, or ridge soaring experience (

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