Our Chapter's first social campout of the summer took place at Jetty Park,
Port Canaveral, FL the 4th weekend of June. Eleven couples were in
attendance along with 4 grandchildren.
Relaxation was the order of all the days there. Activities included beach
walking as well as kite flying along the beach, biking and just plain
catching up with everyone's news.
Friday evening found us waiting for the Delta rocket launch which eventually
was postponed until Saturday evening.
Normally we have no definitive plans for our social weekends, but this time,
one of our couples wanted to prepare an entree (sausage/meatball pasta dish)
to serve Saturday evening for all to share. Contacts were made with everyone
to supply side dishes if they cared to - we had 100% participation - we had
the food pyramid completely covered! Several times over! Thanks Sharon and
Steve for the delicious pasta meal and thanks to all for your magnificent
sides and desserts!
When we attend our FANSDCA State Camp-O-Ree in October, we want to put on a
skit. So, after our potluck and before we went to the pier to watch the
rocket launch, several members put on an 'rough draft' skit to see the
reaction of the other members. From the laughter and clapping we believe we
may have a shot at first place this year!
The rocket launch was awesome to watch, especially for those of us who have
never been so close to one. Several excellent photos were taken by our
Our July plans have some of our members heading for Rayne, LA to attend the
NSDCA International Camp-O-Ree while other members plan to camp closer to