Winter Camp Logo

Winter Camp Universe
Hydrogen Ballooning

Proudly living burger-free since 1977

Winter Camp / Planning / Hydrogen Ballooning

Hydrogen Ballooning

Submitted by:Traditional on or sooner
Held:1Times (XXI)
Skills Required:Mental, Creative
Time Frame:Night
Work as:Group
Equipment Needs:
Basics:Typically, we fill a single balloon with hydrogen generated from an old weather balloon kit and using a gum out can as an engine. Running the hose from the can to the balloon through ice, snow, or water is a good idea.
Variations:We could get actual cylinders of hydrogen which might let us do this on a much larger scale.
Equipment List:Balloons
Hydrogen cylinder
Gum out can
Weather balloon kit