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For Kids

The Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival Photo Contest

September 6, 2014

Deadline July 31, 2014.

Two age categories this year:

7 – 15 years old and 16 years old and over

Categories for photos:

Aircraft (modern or historic), aviation facilities
(airports, hangars, etc.),
and events (Like the Dayton Air Show)

Aviation Trail sites or National Aviation Heritage Alliance sites.

This includes buildings at the sites, monuments and site related events.

(Locations can be found on the Aviation Trail and National Aviation Heritage Alliance websites.)

For more information go to www.aerocarnival.com


Looking for some fun things to do?

Click here to make a paper airplane.

Visit the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center or Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center for Junior Ranger activities.

For more information about other programs click here or call 937-225-7705.

Junior Ranger Camp
Junior Ranger training behind the Wright Cycle Company building.
Click on the photo for more information about our next Junior Ranger camp coming August 6, 2012.
National Park Service

Did You Know?

Wright Memorial, a stone obelisk to honor the Wrights, is located on Wright Brothers Hill

The Wright Memorial in Dayton, Ohio, a stone obelisk of pink granite from North Carolina, was erected by Daytonians in 1940 to honor the Wright brothers' achievements.