SCRUFF (Senior Citizens Really Up For Fun)
|Summary||This is for anyone who wants to experience an adrenaline rush!|
|Venue||Various activity centres|
|Contact||Jennefer Richmond, telephone number in the paper copy of the newsletter|
|firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Adventure Group Enquiry' as the subject|
This summer saw the group try their hand at canoeing and caving.
Seven adventurers went to Bruntwood Park in Cheadle to try our hand (or arm) at archery on 10/4/19. We had excellent tutoring from the ‘Bowmen of Bruntwood’ and spent an enjoyable 2 hours trying to hit ‘gold’ on the targets. All of us managed this at some point.
This August 10 members of our SCRUFF group took to Segway riding in Rushton Spencer. We all
had a great time with only a couple of falls, but thankfully no
injuries. Although there was some trepidation during the instruction period it wasn't long before we were all 'going for it' on the course.
Our latest adventure was 'Go Ape' with 6 intrepid adventurers going for
it! Three of us managed to complete the course whilst the other three
got 2/3 of the way round before calling it a day. We were scrambling up
rope ladders, crossing from tree to tree by various 'bridges' including
swinging logs, zig zag slats of wood and zip wires. We all attained our
'Amazingness Certificates'. We sometimes landed off the zip wires on our
rear ends as the picture shows. However, we gave some youngsters (20
something) who went before us a run for their money!
This month eight intrepid adventurers went indoor flying at Ifly, Manchester. We all thoroughly enjoyed it and have the photos, videos and certificates to prove it! Great instructor and staff at Ifly. They made us very welcome. Most of us took the option of 'flying high' ie: to the top of the chamber! We all gained @white fliers' status!
The Adventure, SCRUFF, group had its first outing this month. A great day was had by all! Some abseiled once, some twice, and the most intrepid of us three times!! Luckily the weather was kind to us and we did not have to cancel this time. There were 10 of us altogether and no-one wimped out! Photos can also be found on the Mountain Monkeys Facebook page.
December 2018 Report: View
This year has seen us Go Karting, Extreme Escaping from a pirate ship (with 27 seconds to spare!), Going Ape in Buxton, Indoor flying in Manchester and doing Segway in Macclesfield. Everyone had a thrilling time, especially going Ape! Our next event is to be 'Muddybuggying' in Frodsham. Our numbers are growing slowly, with 25 members so far. The events are organised roughly every 2 months, this is mainly due to pressures of time on my part. We are looking forward to more adventures next year.
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