On 9th Jul 11 1st Cranwell (RAF) Brownies
boarded a train in Sleaford and headed to Skegness for our Brownie Seaside
Challenge Badge Adventure. The girls were extremely excited
on the outward journey and the hour trip soon passed.
We then headed down to the Seal Sanctuary which was to be the first
part of our visit - we started our tour by looking at the resident
seals - there were 5 of them in the pool and I am not sure what they
made of the Brownies peering into their space! Next it was over
to the pool of Koi where the girls were able to purchase fish food to
Then we visited the resuce seals who were being looked after by the
Sanctuary. Penguins became our friends next as we learnt more
about them. We then went to look at the animal enclosure where
there were sheep; rabbits; goats and other small animals. A trip
to the shop to purchase bags of food and the girls made some new
It was then
into the Aquarium before heading back to the Seal pool, the penguin
enclosure and the rescue pool for feeding time.
The final part of the visit was to look
around the Flora Palace which had lots and lots of butterflies.
Find out what else we got up to on our
trip to Skegness on page 2