At the beginning of July 2015, The Luke
Somerfield Memorial Trust sent 12 pupils and two teachers from
Tre-gib School in Llandeilo on an Outward Bound Course in Aberdovey
Three of the Trustees; David Somerfield, Carol Banbury and Andrew
Williams visited for the day on 8th July to see how they were
The answer, of course, was splendidly! During the week they
had hiked, camped out overnight and taken part in other team-building
The day of our visit, the pupils had been dropped off on a
sandbank and had to paddle their kayaks back to shore. This was
followed by a 'commando crawl' across a single rope strung between
Our thanks to Isabel for showing us around on the day and our
thanks to the kids whose enthusiasm and teamwork showed us
first hand the benefits of the work that the Trust does.
Here are some photos of the day:
On the sandbank
Paddling back to shore
David Somerfield, Trustee (right) lends a hand
As does Carol Banbury, Trust Secretary (right)
The Commando Crawl
Some pictures of the ones that made it...
And some who didn't quite...
'Sir' shows the kids how it should be done...
Whether they made it across or not, a big well
done to all who were brave enough to take part.