Rocket Academy Campout 2016


On March 12-13, Pack 243 will be attending 21st Century Rocket Academy at Sid Richardson Scout Ranch.  Will we be meeting at Holy Trinity at 8AM Saturday to caravan to SR2 and camping Saturday night.  Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast on Sunday will be provided.  There are many activities, including building and launching a model rocket.

Email if you are interested in attending.

 We are in Apache Campsite Saturday:


The activities begin at 10:00 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m.

Air Rockets

Station 1 – Balloon Rocket Race
Station 2 – #1 straw rockets
Station 2 – #2 floating ball
Station 3 – Manual Powered Air Rockets
Station 4 – Battery Powered Air Rockets
Station 5 – Air Compressor Bottle Blast

Water Rockets

Station 6 – Water Cup Races
Station 7 – Water Bottle Rocket Blaster

Motor Rockets

Station 8 – Build Engine Rockets
Station 9 – Launch Pad for Rockets

Chemical Rockets

Station 10 – Alka seltzer rockets
Station 11 – Baking soda and vinegar Rockets

Manual Rockets

Station 12 – Create Paper Airplanes
Station 13 – Rubber Band Airplane Launcher
Station 14 – Balloon Launcher (catapult)
Station 15 – Airplane Golf

Other Activities –

Station 16 – Bounce Houses
Station 17 – BBs (morning only)
Station 18 – Archery
Station 19 – Asteroid Blast (Gaga Ball Pit)
Station 20 – Petting Zoo
Station 21 – Personalized Constellation


Lunch (chili/cheese dogs & salad bar) is served from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm and is open seating. Activities will be closed down from Noon-1:00 pm so our hard working volunteers can enjoy lunch.


Supper (Chicken Fingers, Potatoes & Gravy, Green beans, rolls) is served from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM and is open seating.


Campfire will begin at 8:30 at the council campfire ring. Please bring skits to perform at the campfire.

Sunday Breakfast:

Breakfast is from 8:00-9:00 a.m. and is a continental breakfast. Breakfast is open seating.


Remember that a Scout is reverent and respects the rights of others to their religious beliefs. Chapel is a non-denominational service at 9:00 a.m


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