Session:Model Rockets for Kids

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Description We build and launch model rockets with Kids. The propellant is blackpowder, the rockets reach 200-300 meters altitude and are re-usable. Younger kids may need assistance by a grown up when gluing the parts.

We have parts for 19 rockets, each kit will cost € 20. It takes about 45 mins to build one rocket. On day two we'll paint the rockets and on day three is launch day.

Type Workshop
Kids session Yes
Keyword(s) hardware, outside
Tags rocket, rockets, model rockets, kids
Processing village Village:Family Village
Person organizing User:Melle
Language de - German, en - English
de - German, en - English
Related to Projects:Model rockets and more
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Subtitle Gluing the parts together
Starts at 2015/08/13 15:00
Ends at 2015/08/13 18:00
Duration 180 minutes
Location Village:Family Village

Subtitle Painting the rockets
Starts at 2015/08/14 15:00
Ends at 2015/08/14 18:00
Duration 180 minutes
Location Village:Family Village

Subtitle Launch the rockets
Starts at 2015/08/15 15:00
Ends at 2015/08/15 18:00
Duration 180 minutes
Location Village:Family Village

We build model rockets. With Kids. It is fun 🚀


Q: Is it possible to pre-order a rocket kit?

A: No, please show up at Day 1 in the Family Village kitchen tent (the red one, right next to the railway).

Q: Where can I find a launchpad similar to the one we've used at the camp (3 long poles instead of a single pole)? Any construction manual available?

Rocket engines and spare parts

What we used to launch: