Meeting called to order at 7:20pm on June 13, 2016
Old Business:

  • May Launch
    • Launch was scrubbed due to weather
    • Bring your TARC-for-the-rest-of-us to the June launch
  • Treasurer and Membership Reports
    • No change from last month

New Business:

  • TARC Summer Camp
    • This summer camp is designed for two-four 7th-12th grade students and at least one coach/adult, is hosted by the ERC in Fairmont, WV, and sponsored by the WV Rocketry Association & STEM Enterprises. Teams will spend 4 days building several rockets, 3D printing, and will leave with a TARC rocket they can compete with this year. 
    • APPLY TODAY: http://goo.gl/forms/YWomAAPp6RpuJZLR2
    • Questions? Jaime Ford at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-367-8379
  • S4 Summer Camp
    • The 5-day workshop is designed for 10 teams of two-four 7th-12th grade students and at least one coach/adult who either attended our TARC camp, or have prior TARC experience. The camp is hosted by the WVU Physics and Astronomy department, and is sponsored by the WV Space Grant, WV Rocketry Association, STEM Enterprises, and the NASA IV&V ERC. This program targets students. We will build, solder, program and test Raspberry Pi-based micro-computers payloads, test our payload on a weather balloon, design, build, and launch our payload on a large model rocket, and learn to analyze our data. 
    • APPLY TODAY: http://goo.gl/forms/1KGrCq0lVNTPcz6t2 
    • Questions? Dimitris Vassiliadis at (304) 293-4920 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Todd Ensign 304-685-3146 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • HPR Launch Site
    • Potential Mannington Launch Site behind Blackshere Elementary School
  • Upcoming Launches
    • June 25 – Mark Suter is running the launch
      • A-competition: Highest launch on an A engine
      • TARC-for-the-rest-of-us carry over from the May launch
    • July 30 – Aaron Ford is running the launch
      • Follow the Leader competition: Aaron will send out the specs for a rocket and the idea is to try to meet or exceed the specifications
  • Fundraiser Ideas
    • Pink Launch in October
      • Most funds go towards Brest Cancer Awareness but some go for us
      • Invite Relay for Life
    • Rocket-A-Thon
      • Every 50 or 100 feet have a donation amount
      • Example: Rocket altitude is 150 feet, donate $5/50ft = $15 donation
    • T-Shirt Sale
      • Get wholesale prices and sell at MSRP
    • Launch Supply Sale
      • Get wholesale prices and sell at MSRP
  • Have bake sale at the end launches for the 2 summer camps

Meeting adjourned at 7:50pm. Next meeting is July 11 at 7pm.

Meeting Minutes are available in PDF format here.