Thirty two St John Ambulance Badgers from all over the West Country visited Exmouth lifeboat station yesterday, 30th May as part of an activities week to celebrate 30 years of their first-aid charity.
The thirty two children aged seven to ten year olds with twenty adult helpers (and a human-sized Bertie the Badger) based their week at Bristol Schools Camp at Orcombe Point. One of the planned adventures was a visit to see both Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn and D class lifeboat George Bearman II and to hear about the work of Crew volunteers.
Exmouth Lifeboat Visits Officer, Bill Lodge said:
“The Badgers were divided into four groups of eight and took turns to see the lifeboats and learn important coastal safety messages. We enjoyed hosting the young visitors who are learning to be the next generation lifesavers.”
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