August 2, 2021
For students entering 2nd-6th grade Fall, 2021. Min/Max class size: 7/15
Registration deadline: Monday, July 19, or when full
Memorial Balloon Field and Indianola YMCA
Flying High! Hot Air Balloon Camp
Monday, August 2, 2021
National Balloon Classic. Participants will learn the history of ballooning, how balloons operate, and other important factors in piloting a balloon. Enjoy hands-on activities and learning with licensed balloon pilots, experienced crew members, and National Balloon Museum staff.
Camp activities will take place at the Memorial Balloon Field from 9:00 am - Noon daily. 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. Pick up students at the YMCA at 4:00pm or before. Campers need to bring a sack lunch each day and a swimming suit and towel.
Participants receive a 2021 camp T-shirt and two passes to an evening at the National Balloon Classic.
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). Masks required.