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Helen Maxwell

Silas & Seb's 100 mile swimming challenge

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Target £0.00

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Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]We are Silas and Seb and we are raising funds to help send a group of Scouts to Antarctica on a Tall ship. Kent Scouts ReQuest 2021 expedition commemorates the 100th anniversary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s last expedition to Antarctica on which 2 Scouts were members of the crew. We are too young to go on the expedition ourselves, but we want to help our fellow Scouts be able to undertake research, promote the Scouting links to Antarctica and have the experience of a lifetime.[/p][p]Last year we challenged ourselves to sail 100 miles in a dinghy and were thrilled to achieve our goal and raise £500 for the Scouts. We made a video about it [url=http://www.vimeo.com/300613526]www.vimeo.com/300613526[/url][/p][p][b]This year we have set ourselves a new challenge of raising at least £500 by swimming 100 miles. [/b][/p][p]One hundred miles is 160,934 metres or [b]6,437 lengths of the pool[/b].[/p][p]It will take us about 6 months, as we also need to make time for our other activities and school, but we are confident we can do it.[/p][p]Follow our progress to 100 miles, with regular updates on Facebook at:[b]www.facebook.com/silasandsebs100mileswimmingchallenge[/b][/p][p]We would be so grateful for your support.[/p][p]Any amount will help and will be very much appreciated. [/p][p]Thank you so much.[/p][p]Si & Seb[/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

30 Nov 2019



Oct 27, 2019


Great effort to support others and scouting - well done!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 17, 2019


£50.25 plus £12.56 Gift Aid

Oct 14, 2019


Well done from Saxlingham Beavers

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 14, 2019

Andy Burt

100 miles is good going. Well done

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Oct 13, 2019

Ally Johan Seb

Go guys! You’ve got this! X

Oct 1, 2019


I'm very impressed by the boy's dedication over these past months! I think it's a shame people haven't donated more for all the effort they're making!!


Sep 24, 2019


Well done boys. I know if feels hard at times but, in the words of Hiccup Haddock the III - "keep Kicking"!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 17, 2019

Akela Leigh

You guys are amazing, I am gobsmacked! I'll be telling my Cubs about this, just wow!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 23, 2019

14th Canterbury Beavers

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 22, 2019


Good luck! Hope the swims go well and you reach your targets, both distance and value.