Balloons captivate all who see them, and kids are no exception. Children of all ages love to see balloons, but many have never flown or have even been up close! Set your camp apart with a hot air balloon presentation and tether.
Our presenters, Pilots are friendly, knowledgeable, and enjoy spending time with kids eager to learn and have fun in this unique format.
A Balloon Hot Air Balloon Presentation and Tether provides:
- Educational, history, oldest form of aviation in the world. The first flight in America did not take place in Kitty Hawk, but in Philadelphia – Balloon flight in 1793.
- Physics, how different types of balloons function. Hot air balloons, gas, helium/hydrogen how balloons function. Flight characteristics- aerodynamics, thermodynamics, in an enjoyable way.
- Question and answer interaction between presenter and participants.
- Photo opportunity for participants to see themselves in a balloon.
- Hands on helping to inflate a hot air balloon
- Board the balloon and take a tethered ride 25’ to 50’ altitude
- Contest, dropping markers from the balloon
- Entertaining activity different from any others
- Most exciting activity that they could stir their imagination
- Highlight for counselors who probably have never been in a hot air balloon
The U.S. Team has provided hot air balloon training and programs for more than 30 years. We exercise all safety requirements in everything we do, are insured, and enjoy a great safety record. Call our office today to have us come out to your camp!