Burnham Guides leap from plane at 15,000ft to boost funds
fearless Guides from Burnham-On-Sea have completed a parachute
jump from a plane at 15,000ft to raise funds for a unique trip
Lavis and Vicky Simmons undertook the tandem jump at Dunkeswell
Airfield, near Honiton in Devon, and have raised over £1,000
for their Girlguiding residential trip to Mexico next year.
Lavis, a Young Leader with the 1st Berrow Guides,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was amazing, I
would love to do it again!"
Victoria Simmons, Brown Owl for the 1st Berrow Brownies, added:
"It was the strangest feeling knowing I was up so high. The
view was spectacular and we had a perfect day for it!"
"We would like to thank everyone who sponsored us as we
have reached our target of £1,000! Many local businesses
were very generous and we are really grateful for their support."
duo will be staying at Our Cabana, one of the four world guiding
centres where they will meet up with Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
from all over the world. They will be taking part in a community
service project during the visit which will directly benefit the
sponsor them, readers can visit their Just Giving page here.