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Our first class was the smallest, but we all still had fun
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We had a total of 4 builders in this first class
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We were able to finish up quickly as I could give each builder more attention
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This was the small display I put up.  It attracted a LOT of attention and questions from everyone who joined us.
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Our first class of builders and their creations!
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During our first launch demo we had about 60 people attend.  This helped get the word out about the rocketry classes going on today.
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The second session was much better attended and we had several families partake of the build session.
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Everyone worked hard, listened and asked questions when necessary.
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Parents helps kids
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Some worked alone and with siblings.
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Our second class resulted in many more Whatchamacallit kits being built!
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This picture gives you an idea of our flying area.  I didn't have the chance to get any launch pictures as I was busy managing this small area.
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Looking in the other direction wasn't much better.  We flew 2 saucers (Athena and Pheord X150), the Espresso and the Whachamacallit).  On the last launch of the day we landed one Whatchamacallit kit in the river.
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Our third class, the largest, made me thankful for the large room that was provided for this event.
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It was wonderful seeing how everyone helped when needed
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The parents really enjoyed watching their kids create a model from the parts and instructions provided.
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Here's an overall shot showing the room
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Mom holds the first two fins as she figures out how the third one fits the puzzle
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We even have kids helping kids!  It was wonderful :)
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We even had teams of older kids taking advantage of the fun.
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Nearing the end of the build, mom gets a picture to show off later!
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This boy was SO proud of his work.  We was beaming from ear to ear :)
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Group photo shows the growing numbers of young rocket scientists walking away from this activity with smiles and rockets!
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These two young boys wanted their picture taken with the "Rocket Man"
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After the 3rd and final launch (where we lost our first rocket to the river), we begin the last class of the day
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As with the 3rd class, we have some older kids enjoying the fun!
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Mom explains a step to her daughter.  We had a LOT of young girls enjoying these sessions.
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For many, it was a family event with everyone joining in for the fun
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Here it looks as though the son is explaining the details to dad.
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Another proud rocketeer in the making!
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Mom and dad looked so serious throughout the build, but by the end they were smiling as big as their daughter was!
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The last group.  It was a long but very satisfying day.  I hope everyone had as much fun as I did, building Whatchamacallit kits and flying in the bright sun!

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