Highland Road Park Observatory


Tuesday, 22 April and Wednesday, 23 April

8:00 am to 1:00 pm both days

Rockets: Mosquito and Viking
Registration Begins: Saturday, 15 March at 9:00 am
Total Cost: $36.00 per in-parish rocketeer; $42.00 per out-of-parish rocketeer
Ages: nine to thirteen
Maximum Capacity: thirty rocketeers

Attention, parents! Your children can learn about propulsion and flight at HRPO’s Spring Rocket Camp!

For centuries humanity wondered what it would be like to fly, and then fly into space. Of course, it's no longer fantasy due to the hard work of the Wright brothers, Robert Goddard and others—but the thrill of watching (or being inside) a hot-air balloon, helicopter, jet, rocket or spacecraft never seems to leave us.

At Spring Rocket Camp, children will learn a brief history of flight as well as the basics of rocket science. They will also learn the safety procedures required for a safe launch and recovery. Then—the children will build and fly one rocket each day! After the flights, the children take their rockets home.

2014 Spring Rocket Camp Rockets
Mosquito Viking
Mosquito Viking

Children will need to bring a sack lunch and drink that does not require refrigeration. They will also need to bring a hat and sunscreen. All camp materials are supplied.

Parents can register in person at HRPO, or online using this system. Registration is not complete, regardless of payment, until HRPO has received filled copies of the three required forms below.

Tell all your friends, and don't wait until the last minute to register! Registration begins on 15 March; HRPO will be open from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm that day.

2014 Spring Rocket Camp Rules and Regulations

2014 Spring Rocket Camp Registration Form

2014 Spring Rocket Camp Sign In Log

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Updated by Frederick J. Barnett on Thursday, March 13, 2014 10:53:20 AM.