Oct 092013


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Photo from the Associated Press



Hello Everyone!

Here is what’s happening with Broward Area Rocketry.

On Saturday October 12th, 2013  The Cub Scouts are having a “Cub Scout Fun Day” at Camp Elmore which is adjacent to Vista View Park.  The theme is “OUT OF THIS WORLD” and we have been asked to participate in this event.   Anyone who would like to Volunteer, please contact Marc at  info@narbars.org. or during business hours at 954-922-8627.

Will be be displaying our hobby to several hundred Scouts, Parents and Visitors.   This will be another opportunity for us to support our local community and to show what we do to many other people.  This is a great way to get more people into Model Rocketry.


Our Booth and Launch Area is located just to the right at the Yellow Circle at the bottom of the photo. 

We will be setting up at about 8:00 to beat the Event Traffic. 

The address of the Camp is Camp Elmore   3551 SW 142 AVENUE DAVIE, FL 33330


Directions:   Travel as you were going to our Launch at Vista View Park,  pass the Park Entrance and keep going till you see the second set of gates to Camp Elmore.  Just follow the road around till you see us.   If you any trouble finding us, please call Marc at 954-922-8627


We will be setting up our Launch Rack and Flying A and B motors for the many Scouts and Parents who will at this great event!

If any of our Flyers would like to Volunteer, please let us know or come by Camp Elmore on Saturday.  Bring your Rockets and Motors and any thing else you think the kids would be interested in, to put on display.

The weather is looking very good with no rain at all in the forecast.
Intermittent clouds
Partly sunny
wind speed: 9 mph NNE
wind gusts: 13 mph

The BARS Launch Crew will be getting to Camp Elmore between 7:30AM and 8:00AM to setup the Tent, the Launch Equipment and Pads. Everyone is invited to help and it is very appreciated.

This is a NAR Sanctioned Event. All NAR Rules are in EFFECT! Let’s have a SAFE DAY!

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