2013 Kite Making Retreat
Muse Sport Kite
This Muse is a high performance precision performer with good manners. Based on the Mantis, it offers a simplier sail pattern that cuts down on build time. It features a 94" wingspan with a wind range of 3.5 - 13 mph.
The $120 kit provides pre-built frames and bridles, as well as pre-cut sail panels. Kits are available with up to 3 colors. Please register by July 20th to allow time for kit construction with your color combinations.
A sewing machine, thread, and the usual notions are required, Average sewing skills are needed for this class. One of the primary techniques is the use of bonded seams, so you will be sewing through different types of adhesives. Many of these techniques Ken has developed over the last 20 years.
Registration for this event is $45.
The workshop venue is the Camp Hill Borough Hall. The room is open for set-up 8 am to 9 am Saturday morning.
The class begins promptly at 9 am. Directions to the Camp Hill Borough Hall are. Saturday and Sunday lunches are included with your registration.
A Bag Raffle will take place, and donations are welcome. We usually have a great selection of items, so bring a little extra cash for raffle tickets!
We're at our usual Hotel this year. They are located approximately 5 miles from the Camp Hill venue. 12 rooms are held in the "Keystone Kiters Block" until July 8th with special room rates of $99 + tax per night. Rates include a free hot breakfast buffet. Indoor pool and heated spa and fitness room is available. A 24 hour cancellation policy is in effect.
The Wingate by Wyndham
385 Cumberland Pkwy.
Mechanicsburg., PA, 7055
Click HERE to view a copy of the event flyer.
If you have any other questions, contact Karen Kelly at
Keystone Summer Picnics
Date: Sunday, September 8, 2013
Location: Valley Meadows Park, Carlisle, PA 17013
Summer is upon us and naturally, we want to get together and see what new kites we made/received/bought over the winter.
Join us for a delightful day in the park.
VALLEY MEADOWS PARK
(263 Meadow Blvd Carlisle, PA 17013)
From South (Maryland/Gettysburg): Take 81 North towards Harrisburg. Take exit 43 and turn left at the bottom of the ramp onto Rt. 465 (Allen Road) approx. ½ mile to Rt. 11 (Sheetz on your left. Right turn onto Ritner Highway ( Rt. 11 North ). Drive approximately .9 of a mile to Meadow Blvd. (2 brick pillars) Left turn onto Meadow Blvd. Go to the end of street (2 blocks) and turn left for pavilion parking.
From North (Hershey/Harrisburg): Take 81 South towards Carlisle continue to exit 44 Plainfield (old exit 12) turn right at the bottom of the ramp onto Rt. 465 (Allen Road) approx. ½ mile to Rt. 11 (Sheetz on your left. Right turn Ritner Highway ( Rt. 11 North ). Drive approximately .9 of a mile to Meadow Blvd. (2 brick pillars) Left turn onto Meadow Blvd. Go to the end of street (2 blocks) and turn left for pavilion parking.