Rockets away!

One of the best parts of living in a small community is how often Carrington Court receives visitors and offers to interact with various groups in our community. Recently a group of children from one of the neighborhoods close to Carrington came to ask if we would like to participate in launching foam rockets at a local South Jordan park. We, of course, said yes and we are very glad we did. The group consisted of Frank Loeffler (the previous LDS president for Carrington), his son, and his grandchildren. The adults showed us how they created the rocket launchers and showed us how to set them up. They then let us fire the rockets and the children ran after them to bring them back for the next person. We had so much fun interacting with the children and learning from the adults. Our assisted living crew is so thankful that we were able to participate in this awesome activity!

Rhea getting ready to set off one of the rockets

The rocket retrievers. We had so much fun hanging out with these guys!

Glendora and Paige

Frank’s about to set off his rocket

Jim taking a turn

Peter’s up to bat

Floyd about to set off a rocket

Frank was all smiles today

He needed some water in order to keep retrieving the rockets

The kids worked hard to gather all the rockets after they were fired off

He got one!

He got two!

Running the rockets back for the next person to fire them

Setting up to fire the rockets

Homemade rocket launcher. Very cool!

Everyone was very intrigued by the set up process

 

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