TeenFlight Puyallup provides mentoring opportunities for aspiring aviators and a rare opportunity that is both highly rewarding and very demanding. There are a number of factors that are used in determining a student’s eligibility. Students must meet these strict eligibility requirements and be fully committed to the program.
TeenFlight Puyallup mentor ship provides students with an opportunity to learn from experienced builders, engineers, pilots, mechanics, and students their own age. These mentors provide their services free of charge. In return we only ask that students seriously consider the enormity of this commitment before applying.
At TeenFlight Puyallup, we strive to select students who are eager and committed to the program. With an emphasis placed on the diversity in schools, grade levels and gender we are able to provide a superior learning environment for the students.
- Be an active high school student in good standing (Not exclusive. Any public school district, private school, home school, and running start students are welcome).
- Age 15 – 18 at time of application
- 2.8+ GPA
- Be willing to commit to a one year program (Twice a week during the normal school year + additional events).
- Read and agree to the organization’s safety policy
- Must attend a Open-House event or a scheduled meeting with an authorized TeenFlight Puyallup staff to be briefed on program benefits and commitment expectations
- Complete the Student Application
- Obtain at least one teacher, or professional recommendation
- Obtain at least one personal reference who is not related to applicant
- Attend a training session
- Submit to an interview by organization staff
TeenFlight Puyallup does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sex, age, religion, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or sexual orientation in its educational programs and activities or employment practices. Discrimination includes harassment, which includes a wide range of abusive and humiliating verbal or physical behaviors that are directed against a particular person or persons because of one of the above names qualities. This includes creating a “hostile environment” where the conduct is sufficiently severe or pervasive or alter the conditions of the person’s employment or educational experience. Any person found to have violated this anti-discrimination policy will be subject to appropriate disciplinary actions.