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 now open!

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.

For the best chance at being selected, applications should be submitted by 2359Z on January 15, 2024.

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


ARISS 40th Anniversary Educational Contact Conference

This February, the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) organization will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Positive Impact of Amateur Radio on Human Spaceflight. ARISS will be holding a 40th Anniversary Conference at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor’s Center in Florida from February 22-24, 2024. As they prepare, they are gathering stories on how their educational contacts have impacted educators and their students over the years.

 You can share YOUR story and read the full letter here