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College Park Aviation Museum: CPAM – Summer Programs for All Ages

Please see below College Park Museum’s latest newsletter. There’s a lot going on for everyone to enjoy.

Mousetrap Racers, Flying Dogs, Guided Tour & Sangria…something for everyone!
It may be hot outside, but there are several cool programs happening at the College Park Aviation Museum in the next few weeks.  Mousetrap Racers Challenge is this Saturday, July 25 at Noon; Paws & Planes is next Saturday, August 1 and Sangria Under the Stars is Friday, August 14.  Read on for more details!
Engineering Challenge:
Part 2 – Mousetrap Racers
Saturday, July 25 at 12 Noon
FREE admission for contestants!
Regular admission applies for “Support Team”
Participate in the second of three Engineering Challenges!
Bring your mousetrap car ready to race at Noon!
All mousetrap cars must use a standard Victor mousetrap (no rat traps!) to propel the car, though the mousetrap can trigger a second method of propulsion. The car should be designed to travel as far as possible in a straight line. Contestants will have two attempts to record their maximum distance. Points will be awarded for the distance traveled and ability to travel in a straight line over a carpeted course.  Prizes will be awarded!
Devices must not use glass or any other hazardous material that poses a safety issue. (No CO2 containers, etc.)
Questions?  Please call the museum at
301-864-6029 or email by clicking HERE.
Paws & Planes
Saturday, August 1
10 am – 2 pm
FREE
Meet Turbo, the flying dog, and enjoy a reading of Turbo’s latest children’s book. The book is based on the real life aviation adventures of Turbo, a rescue dog, who belongs to author Victoria Zajko.  In addition, explore the Civil Air Patrol-College Park Squadron plane and enjoy hands on activities. We are still hoping to have some furry friends on site who are available for adoption.
Sangria Under the Stars
Friday, August 14 
8 – 11 pm
Spend an evening stargazing from the museum’s outdoor mezzanine!  Sip Sangria from Boordy Vineyards while you have the exhibits to yourself, make your own constellation and learn about the stars.
$30/person
Purchase tickets today by clicking HERE.
Hosted by The Field of Firsts Foundation.
Mornings at the Museum
Guided Tour
Saturday, August 8
9:30 am 
Enjoy a guided tour with one of our Museum Educators before we open our doors! Changes in Transportation will be the focus of this tour.
Relax afterwards with coffee, tea and conversation.  Tour is for all ages.
$4/adults; $3/seniors; $2/ages 2 – 18
Questions? Call 301-864-6029
Meet Turbo the Flying Dog as part of Paws & Planes on Saturday, August 1st!

The ‘Coupe Club Dance
Saturday, September 26
7:30 – 11 p.m.
Celebrating 75 years of the Ercoupe
Be a Sponsor!  Starts at $100
Click HEREto ask for more information.

SAVE THE DATES!
College Park Aviation Museum
Open Daily 10am – 5pm
$4/Adults, $3/Seniors, $2/ages 2-18, Free age 1 & under
301-864-6029
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