A New Club – As early as 2004 Lehigh Valley Kite Society had started to decline in membership and interest. They had lost their “permanent” clubhouse which was in the Burlesque Repair Shop owned by Andy Gelinas. He had closed his shop in South Bethlehem, PA and moved about an hour north to East Stroudsburg. Seeing what was happening to LVKS, he made an offer to start a new kite club to the north and allow LVKS to merge into it. In late 2007, LVKS accepted this proposal and merged with the newly formed “Pocono Kite Symphony”. Andy and a couple of “loyal” LVKS members were intent to keep the LVKS name viable through mixed ground displays (both PKS and LVKS), keep up the tradition of Kids Kitebuilding that LVKS was so adept at, and an attempt to keep kiting alive in Eastern Pennsylvania. To see where we have been since 1991 thru 2007 hit the LVKS logo at the top.
— Next PKS Member Meetings at “The Clubhouse” —
Friday, December 9, 2016 and Friday, February 10, 2017
Annual Appreciation Dinner on Saturday, January 14, 2017 in lieu of Monthly Meeting – Site TBA
Pocono Kite Symphony member meetings are held the 2nd Friday of the month at “The Clubhouse” in East Stroudsburg or at “The Clubhouse – South” in Coopersburg
— Next PKS Workshops at “The Clubhouse” —
Saturday, December 10, 2016 and Saturday, February 11, 2017
Kite Workshops are held the 2nd Saturday of the month at “The Clubhouse” in East Stroudsburg
THE DAYS MAY BE GETTING SHORTER BUT THE KITE FLYING FUN DOESN’T HAVE TO END!
If you are looking for an interactive activity for your school, church or community
youth organization that can be held inside or outside we would love to talk to you
about our Kids Kitebuilding programs! Our programs are a great way to
introduce kids to the fun of kiting, where they get to decorate and
build their own kite that doesn’t even need wind to fly!
If you would like to find out more please email us at
click “Contact Us” on the purple menu bar above.
A GREAT BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT JOINED US FOR THE
26TH ANNUAL KITE DAY IN THE PARK!
WE TRULY APPRECIATE ALL OF YOUR SUPPORT!
Check out this great video from the Morning Call taken at Kite Day In The Park!