Tag Archives: acf

Ex KwaZulu-Natal Venturer – ACF and CCF (Army)

Unit: ACF & CCF (Army)
Location: South Africa
Date: July 2016
Activities: Trekking
This ambitious, adventurous and demanding expedition is one of the most successful mounted by the Army Cadet movement following two years of planning.  It comprised of two independent groups sub-divided into the three AT activity teams – the Tugela River descent and the Drackensberg and Zulu Trail treks.  The ethos...

Ex Snow Queen – Glasgow + Lanarkshire Bn ACF

Unit: A & B Troop RA and A Platoon RHF of Glasgow & Lanarkshire Bn ACF
Location: Sportwelt Austria
Date: January 2016
Activities: Skiing
“Amazing, Fantastic, Brilliant” It may have been 07.30 am when the group of 36 cadets and 7 adults left Glasgow but there was not a thing that could have dampened their excitement for the ski trip to Salzburger Sportwelt in Austria, not even the thought of 30 hours of travel....

Corsican Dragon Venturer – Staffordshire and West Midlands North Sector ACF

Unit: Staffordshire & West Midlands North Sector Army Cadet Force
Location: Corsica GR20
Date: August 2015
Activities: Mountaineering (Summer)
Staffordshire and West Midlands North Sector conducted Ex Corsican Dragon Venturer over the period 16-30 Aug 15. The aim of the expedition was to complete the northern section of the GR20. The GR20 is a long distance high altitude technical mountain trail that crosses the Mediterranean Island of Corsica. The route...

Ex Northern Kenyan Venturer – Army Cadet Force & Combined Cadet Force (Army)

Unit: ACF and CCF(Army)
Location: Kenya
Date: July 2014
Activities: Trekking
This expedition must rank as one of the most successful ever mounted by the Army Cadet Movement.  57 out of 58 participants, in two independent groups and 8 adults and 20 cadets, summited Point Lenana (4,985m) on Mt Kenya.  Also a local primary school was given a brand new classroom...

Encounters in the Brunei Jungle – Northumbria Army Cadet Force

Unit: Northumbria Army Cadet Force
Location: Brunei
Date: July 2014
Activities: Multi-activity
Twenty intrepid Cadets and four adults from Northumbria ACF spent two weeks experiencing working in the jungle environment of Brunei. The pre-exercise training had been conducted at our training centre at Otterburn focussing on team building, tactics, fitness and survival skills, interspersed with surprise meetings with creatures such as spiders and...