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Calling all thrill seekers, dare devils and adventurers. Are you ready to take on a charity challenge of a lifetime and skydive to support local children living with terminal illnesses?
This summer, soar through the skies whilst helping local children and their families live life as fully as possible, for the time they have left together.
Join us at Salisbury airfield and take the ride of your life, with a breath-taking 125mph 60 second free fall, followed by a stunning parachuted glide with views as far as the Isle of Wight.
Just pick your date
If that date don’t work for you, you can still jump for Team Chestnut. Just go to the Go Skydive website and pick a date and time that suits you, and a member of the team will be in touch to get you started.
Choose between a thrilling 10,000ft jump or dare to take on the 15,000ft jump!
You don’t need any experience, all training is provided on the day, and you’ll jump with a qualified instructor…so you can enjoy the ride.
Registration is just £50, with a minimum sponsorship of:
Whilst you’re clearly not fazed by much, we’re here for the whole of your jumping journey, including:
Fundraising Pack: A guide to give your fundraising a kick start, full of ideas to inspire you!
JustGiving: The simplest way for your family, friends, and colleagues to sponsor you. See just how easy it is to set up a page!
Virtual Toolkit: Full of virtual ideas, so you can keep fundraising without even leaving home.
On the day, one of our team will be there to greet you. You may be feeling nervous and this is completely normal, we’ve found once you meet your fellow Team Chestnut skydivers those nerves will soon ease.
Event Info Hub: Full of information on how to prep for your dive and what to expect on the day.
Our friends at GoSkydive have put in place special social distancing measures to make your dive COVID-19 safe. Check out their ‘Improving Your Dive’ guide, watch their ‘Improving Your Dropzone’ video below, and take a look at our skydive FAQs.
For more information or to have a chat about skydives, feel free to contact the Events Team anytime on events-CTH@stbh.org.uk or call 01903 706354. We’d love to hear from you!
Taking on a skydive will change your life! You will have seen the world from a different perspective while you take in the stunning scenery. Many say that it has a positive impact on your mind, body, and soul. And after the year we have had, what could be better? It’s safe, fun and a real confidence boost! Plus, you will be supporting the lives of local children and their families along the way with your fantastic fundraising. But don’t just take our word for it, here is what some of our previous dare devils had to say….
“With Covid-19 limiting what I could do to raise funds, due to the lock-down, it was a fantastic opportunity to raise some desperately needed funds for Chestnut Tree House, do something socially-distanced and take me totally out of my comfort zone!” – Martin
“Absolutely do it. You will not regret it and in fact you will want to get straight back up on the plane as soon as you’ve landed. One of the best experiences in my life and there, as cliched as it is, there really is nothing else like it.” – Andrew