YOTA in the Americas currently sponsors or participates in three events for young hams each year:

We also promote other youth activities in the Americas on our site.  If you know of one we don't have listed, please let us know!

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Applications for the 2024 Youth on the Air Camp are still being accepted!

Licensed amateur radio operators ages 15 through 25 who want to attend are encouraged to apply. The camp is scheduled to take place July 7 through July 12, 2024, at the Mount Saint Vincent University campus in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Anyone interested in attending camp should submit their application by May 31st, 2024.

For more information and to apply, visit the Halifax 2024 Page.

November 3D2Z Rotuma DXpedition to Partner with Youth on the Air

In the interest of bringing more young amateur radio operators into DXpeditioning, the Pacific Islands DXpedition Group, Inc. (PIDXG) and Youth on the Air (YOTA) Americas are pleased to announce a partnership involving the upcoming 3D2Z DXpedition to Rotuma in November.

Rotuma DXpedition organizer Gregg, W6IZT will be taking two of his NexGenRiBs as a complement to the 6 member DXpedition on-island team. Gregg says, "Following the success with the remote radio used at the recent CBØZA Juan Fernandez DXpedition, we will have two remote stations available to young amateur operators through YOTA on
Rotuma. It is our hope that 75% of the remote contacts made from 3D2Z will be made by the youth participants."

The 3D2Z DXpedition is scheduled for November 15 to December 4.

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