3, 16 & 30 - Rocketry Competition: Two days building, then out to launch. Some good launches, some not so good, but very memorable.
23 - Thanksgiving parade: A cool but bright sunny day brought huge crowds to watch the parade. Cadets and seniors did a great job marching and displaying our colors.
19 - A bridge of Legos: Dave Lemee taught the squadron about forces engineers need to consider, then had cadets build a 20-foot bridge with Legos.
11 - Veterans Day parade: Sixteen Pilgrim members marched in the Plymouth Veterans Day parade on a beautiful, slightly cool and breezy day.
1 - Blackhawk Simulator: Eleven Pilgrim members went down to Joint Base Cape Cod (Otis) and flew the Blackhawk Simulator. They also took a tour of the hangar and got to climb inside the real 'copters.
29 - Lego Launchers: Lee Woodworth described a plan to launch a Lego by building a Lego launcher. Cadet teams were left to design and build their devices. The contraptions used only Legos and worked better than anyone expected. A couple launches hit the ceiling.
20 - Cranland: Five cadets and three seniors helped Cranland at their last breakfast fly in of the year. There was even a little R/C flying. Everyone is looking forward to next April 20th, when the 2014 season starts.
15 - Bloaty Floater: Lee Woodworth brings in an inflatable pool toy he converted into a radio control model airplane that not only flies, but flies well. He also directed an activity that demonstrated the principles of flight.
5 - R/C at Cranland: Seven cadets and three seniors went over to Cranland Airport to help them with a fly in and radio control air show. The Bristol County Model Aircraft Club brought lots of really cool planes, including a ¼ scale P-51 and P-38 and at least two jets.
15 - Cars & 'Copters: Pilgrim helps at a show of helicopters, antique, exotic and sports cars. There were more than 3,000 cars and 15 helicopters in the show that raised an estimated $18,000 for the Jimmy Fund.
26 - State House visit: Pilgrim cadets and seniors spend the day at the Massachusetts State House.
18 - Cranland fly-in breakfast: Pilgrim cadets and seniors helped keep visitors safe at the fly in and were rewarded with breakfast and plane rides, not to mention the unique planes that came in to visit.
16 - Boys & Girls Club rocketry: Pilgrim seniors and cadets help approximately 50 campers at the Boys & Girls Club of Plymouth build and launch rockets.