Indoor Sky Diving for Scouts

Real Sky Diving is not allowed in Scouting.  And probably that’s a good thing.  There is something unScoutly about pushing a hysterical boy out of an airplane at 10,000 feet.  (No matter how fun it is for the adults to watch.)   Probably couldn’t get the parent’s permission anyway.  No matter.

The next best thing is IFLY in Union City.  This indoor wind tunnel cost more than $8 million to build according to their web site and it’s so authentic that professional sky divers go there to practice their moves.  IFLY provides all the excitement, adrenaline, and adventure of the real thing, without the screaming Scouts.  Our Troop decided to give it a try. Continue reading