Picture pages of recent activities

August 2017

  • 25 & 27 - Wingbusters R/C Club: Warbirds Day and R/C instruction at Wingbusters.

    July 2017
  • 27 - Boys & Girls Club Rocketry: We help kids at the Boys & Girls Club of Plymouth build and launch rockets.

    September 2016
  • 24 - Rocketry Academy: Cadets build and launch numerous rockets.

    December 2013
  • 14 - Wreaths Across America: Pilgrim places wreaths on the graves of soldiers in Bourne National Cemetery.

    November 2013
  • 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.

    October 2013
  • 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 scale P-51 and P-38 and at least two jets.

    September 2013
  • 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.

    August 2013
  • 26 - State House visit: Pilgrim cadets and seniors spend the day at the Massachusetts State House.
  • 24 - Air show at Plymouth Airport: Sean Tucker and Michael Goulian headline a semi-private air show at Plymouth.
  • 20 - Awards and promotions: Awards and promotions for August.
  • 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.

    July 2013
  • 20 - Cranland fly-in breakfast: Some of the many planes that flew in for the breakfast and Camaraderie.
  • 16 - Final tribute for American flags: Pilgrim ceremoniously and reverently retires a couple dozen American flags from the community.
  • 16 - Boys & Girls Club rocketry: Approximately 60 campers at the Boys & Girls Club of Plymouth build and launch rockets.
  • 9 - State Police 'copters: A visit to the State Police hangar at Plymouth Airport. Cadets got a video presentation and lesson on how helicopters fly, then a chance to climb into the 'choppers.
  • 4 - Independence Day parade: Pilgrim seniors and cadets march in the Plymouth July 4th parade as many thousands look on.

    May-June 2013
  • June 16 - Cranland Fly-In Breakfast: Pilgrim cadets and seniors went over to Cranland Airport to help with safety during arrivals and departures. Cadets got rides in the planes afterwards.

  • May 27 - Highlights: Norwell's Memorial Day parade; Young Eagles; Wingbuster's Open House; Change of cadet command.

    September 2012
  • 16 - Cars & Copters: Pilgrim seniors and cadets help HeliOps and Driven Perfection put on an exhibit of various types of helicopters and hundreds of rare, exotic, expensive, antique and luxury cars.

  • 1 - Color Guard at N.E. Revs: Pilgrim color guard posts the colors during the singing of the National Anthem prior to the New England Revolutions game.

    August 2012
  • 15 - C-130 ride: Cadets travel to Quonset RI, to the RI ANG Base to ride in a C-130 Galaxy, with the Coastal Base 18 squadron.

    June - August 2012
  • Several days - Rocketry at the Boys & Girls Clubs: Pilgrim cadets and seniors help Summer Campers build and launch soda straw, soda bottle and Estes model rockets.

    June 2012
  • 12 - Flag Tribute: Cadets perform a ceremony to retire American flags from Plymouth North High, which is being torn down.

    December 2011
  • 13 - Holiday Rockets: Cadets spend a couple weeks building and launching a very different kind of rocket..

  • 10 - Wreaths Across America: CAP members and several other groups place wreaths on graves at Bourne National Cemetery.

  • 6 - Christmas party: Christmas/Holiday party with awards and promotions.

    November 2011
  • 24 - Duxbury FB game: The Pilgrim color guard presents the colors at the Duxbury-Marshfield football game on Thanksgiving Day..

  • 20 - Intra-squad rocketry: After two rounds of building and launching, the winner of the intra-squad rocketry competition emerges.

  • 19 - Plymouth Thanksgiving Parade: Floats and marchers in the Plymouth Thanksgiving Parade. Pilgrim and Coastal Patrol 18 participated. These four pages take a little longer to load.

    September 2011
  • 11 - 9/11 Ceremonies: Pilgrim cadets and seniors take part in 9/11 ceremonies in Plymouth and Onset.

  • 10 - Glider Rides: Cadets journey up to Vermont for instruction and rides in gliders.

    May 2011
  • 20 - New Bedford Airport Family Day: Cadets and seniors from Pilgrim and Brockton support New Bedford Airport's Annual Family Day.

    April 2011
  • 30 - New Sergeant training: New sergeants and soon-to-be sergeants learn techniques and pitfalls of being in charge of a group of unruly cadets.
  • 20 - Norwood Airport: Pilgrim cadets and seniors visit Norwood Airport to learn about aerodynamis and airport operations. Included were rides in their full-motion simulator..
  • 2 and continuing - Intra-squadron rocketry: Two teams compete to design, build and launch various rockets. Competitions will include appearance, altitude, accuracy and others.

    March 2011
  • 5 - First Aid: 20 cadets and seniors take a course in First Aid, CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillator).

    October 2010
  • 9-10 - Rocketry Weekend: Cadets build and launch five different rockets, including payloaders and two-stage, leading to the CAP Rocketry Badge.

    September 2010
  • 19 - Cars & Copters: Exhibition of exotic and classic cars and various helicopters. Money from admissions, donations and copter rides went to the Jimmy Fund.

    August 2010
  • 31 - Wingbusters: Flying radio-control model planes at Wingbusters Model Airplane Club.
  • 24 - Team bulding: Cadets engange in team-building activities during a recent meeting.
  • 21 - MDA Harborfest: Cadets have some fun while helping Muscular Dystrophy Assn. raise funds at Plymouth Harbor.
  • 13 - Troop Boxes: 13 pilgrim members and friends gather to assemble boxes of snacks and toiletries for our troops overseas.

  • Team America Rocketry Challenge: Cadets build large rocket in National contest.