About the Maryland Kite Society
Organized on January 25, 1969, The Maryland Kite Society (MKS) is the second oldest active kite club in the United States. While its membership hails mainly from the mid-Atlantic states, the MKS boasts members from across the nation and several foreign countries.MKS's official set of purposes include sharing information about kitemaking and kiteflying, providing ongoing continuity and support for local kite festivals and subsidiary groups of kiting enthusiasts, and providing a community education resource for the development of kite craftspeople and flyers of present and future generations. More about us...
The Winter 2013 Kitemakers Retreat
The winter kitemakers retreat will be from February 8 - 13. Our featured guests for 2013 will be Karl Longbottom and Dave Ashworth. Karl is known worldwide for his wonderful birds, bees, bats, and trains of fanciful beings. That's Karl's "Blockhead" train flying at left. You can find more information about Karl here. Dave will be presenting a special single-line indoor kite. Watch Dave flying here!