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July 30, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Time Details:
For students entering 2nd - 6th grade in the fall, 2019. This session is held July 29-30
Memorial Balloon Field & Indianola YMCA
Indianola, IA 50125
$50. Registration deadline Monday, July 22, or when full
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Flying High! Hot Air Balloon Camp - Session 1

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Flying High! offers a behind-the scenes adventure into the world of hot air ballooning. Participants will learn the history of ballooning, the basic science of how balloons operate, and other important factors in piloting a balloon. This camp offers a unique opportunity for hands-on activities and learning with licensed balloon pilots, experienced crew members, and staff from the National Balloon Museum. Camp activities will take place at the Memorial Balloon Field from 9:00 am - Noon each day. A visit to the balloon museum will also be included. Transportation will be provided from the balloon field to the YMCA midday for more fun, balloon-themed and recreational activities in the afternoon. Parents may pick up their students at the YMCA at 4:00pm or before.Bring a sack lunch each day and a swimming suit and towel. All activities at the balloon field will be subject to weather conditions. Please wear weather appropriate clothing and closed toe shoes (no flip flops or sandals).