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Belief through Challenge 2019

Unit: CEP All Linked ACF School Detachments in Scotland
Location: UK Hartlepool to Peterhead
Date: July 2019
Activities: Sailing
Background Over the period of the 29 June 2019 to the 05 July 2019 Cadets from the following schools:
  • Viewforth High School
  • Broxburn Academy
  • Govan Highschool
  • Moffat Academy
  • Kilwinning Academy
conducted Belief Beyond Challenge 2019 part 1, a sailing voyage with the Cirdan Trust aboard the Faramir sailing out of Hartlepool. 1.2. Lt...

Iceland 2019

Unit: 2480 (Holywell) Sqn
Location: Iceland, Llandmannlauger to Skogar
Date: August 2019
Activities: Trekking, Exploring.
The expedition comprised 13 cadets drawn from 2480 (Holywell), 1918(Ruthin) 1378 (Mold) and 597 (Llandrindod Wells), all units are from RAFAC No 2 Welsh Wing, Wales & West Region. Flt Lt Anglesea led the excellent staff team: CI Andy Erasmus - 2 I/C expedition and pastoral care, CI Alan Conley...

Dragon Venturer Otztal 2019

Unit: Staffordshire & West Midlands North Sector Army Cadet Force
Location: Otztal Valley, Tirol, Austria
Date: July 2019
Activities: Mountaineering, Rock Climbing
Staffordshire and West Midlands (NS) Army Cadet Force deployed a 28 strong expedition to Otztal Valley, Tirol, Austria to conduct Klettersteig, Alpine Mountaineering and Mountain Bike activities. The expedition aimed to expose the cadets and adult volunteers from across Staffordshire and the West Midlands to the Austrian Tirol mountain environment, the...

Cadet Parachute Jump 2019

Unit: Essex Army Cadet Force
Location: Essex, England
Date: August 2019
Activities: Parachuting, Parapenting,
The Sky is the limit for Essex Army Cadets. On Friday the 2nd August 24 Cadets and adults from Essex Army Cadet force headed out on coaches from Pirbright to head to Netheravonm, the home of the Army Parachuting Association, Their mission, to Jump out of an airplane at 4,000 ft...

Tiger Venturer Spirit 2019

Unit: Gloucestershire ACF
Location: Germany & Austria
Date: July 2019
Activities: Other, Multi
After setting off from UK in the very small hours of 21st July, our team of 8 Cadets and 4 Adults finally reached our campsite in Garmisch in Southern Germany at around 7pm.  To our South, towering above, stood Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain at almost 3000m high and as we...

Jungle Warrior 2019

Unit: Sutton Valence School CCF
Location: Brunei and Malaysia
Date: July 2019
Activities: Trekking, Exploring
On 3rd July sixteen cadets and three staff left Heathrow for the experience of a lifetime – jungle warfare training with the Gurkhas, walking the Death March and making a lasting impression on a remote village in Malaysia. Our jungle experience started with learning how to survive – the essentials of...

Op Neptune Corfu 2019

Unit: Oundle School CCF
Location: Corfu, Mediteranean
Date: July 2019
Activities: Sailing
In the early hours of Saturday 29th June 14 members of Oundle School’s Royal Navy Cadet section flew to Corfu to join three 40ft yachts harboured at Gouvia Marina, on Corfu island. The Exercise, which aimed to train all the Cadets to the level of RYA Competent Crew had been...

Tiger Bavarian Explorer 3

Unit: Buckinghamshire Army Cadet Force
Location: Bavaria, Germany
Date: May 2019
Activities: Trekking, Exploring.
10 cadets from Bucks supported by four Adult Volunteers experienced on an amazing mountain walking week in the Bavarian Alps. The aim of Exercise TIGER BAVARIAN EXPLORER 3 was to introduce cadets to hill walking and build on their Navigation skills.  Additionally, the trip built on cadets leadership skills and...

Snow Camp Venturer Excel 2019

Unit: Training Ship Stirling
Location: UK and Italy
Date: April 2019
Activities: Skiing
Snow Camp Venturer Excel is a collaborative expedition between Training Ship Stirling of the Sea Cadet Corps and the charity SnowCamp.  It uses snowsport as a vehicle to promote social mobility and personal development of the most disadvantaged young people in society. Excel is the final phase of SnowCamp’s programme and...

Tiger Venturer Matravers 2019

Unit: Matravers Combined Cadet Force
Location: France, Mercantour National Park
Date: February 2019
Activities: Mountaineering, Rock Climbing.
On February 17th Matravers CCF set off for the Alpes Martime in the Mercantour National Park, France. Eager and keen, our transport to London Heathrow was a lot easier than we expected. Our flights were on time and we landed in Nice airport at 20:20, greeted by our provider Mel...

Dragon Venturer Cadet Norice 2019

Unit: Cadet Centre for Adventurous Training
Location: Rjukan, Norway
Date: February 2019
Activities: Climbing
Ice Climbing Foundation Course A 6-day journey of challenge and adventure by a mixed team of four Senior Cadets and four Cadet Adult instructors. Arrived safe and well in Rjukan after a very long day travelling. The emotional journey first starts when the application form has been submitted by the Cadet Unit which...

Canford Norwegian Tiger Venturer 18 2019

Unit: Canford School and Bradfield College CCFs
Location: Norway (Hardangervidda)
Date: February 2019
Activities: Skiing
Canford School CCF has been embarking for a number of years on a cross-country skiing expedition to Norway on what is described by all who go, as the toughest and the best trip the School offers. This year saw another twenty-four cadets, a fifth of our year 10s aged 14...

Cadet Snow Finn 2019

Unit: 2nd NI BN ACF
Location: Bulgaria Pomoprovo
Date: February 2019
Activities: Skiing
On the 3 February 2019, 22 Cadets and 8 adults (4 of which were instructors) departed on an 8 day alpine skiing expedition to Pamporovo, Bulgaria. Many of the cadets attending had never skied before, therefore this prospect would act as a window of opportunity to allow cadets to learn...

Dragon Venturer Cadet Norski 2019

Unit: Cadet Centre for Adventurous Training
Location: Kvitåvatn, Norway
Date: February 2019
Activities: Skiing
A 6-day journey of discovery and new experiences by a mixed team of eight Senior Cadets and Cadet Adult instructors who were all Nordic skiing novices out on the snow making memories. A long journey from UK to Oslo Airport in Norway followed by 4-hour drive culminated in our arrival on...

Adventure Training 2019

Unit: Barnard Castle CCF
Location: Cairngorm National Park
Date: February 2019
Activities: Other, Multi,
On 16th February 2019 five Cadets and two staff from Barnard Castle School CCF embarked on the CCF’s biennial Adventure Training. The aim of Adventure Training within Barnard Castle School CCF is to give Cadets the opportunity to try new things, have fun and give them the chance to push...

Ski Cadet 2019 

Unit: A Troop RA, Glasgow & Lanarkshire Bn ACF
Location: France, Alpe d'Huez
Date: January 2019
Activities: Skiing
A Troop Royal Artillery Glasgow & Lanarkshire Battalion ACF Downhill Skiing, Alpe d’Huez, France January 2019 The record-breaking heat of summer 2018 was a hazy memory at 0430 hrs on Saturday 5 January 2019. 30 Cadets and 10 CFAVs of Glasgow & Lanarkshire Bn AFC gathered to reap the reward of 12 frenetic...

West Mercian & Staffordshire Wing Everest Basecamp Expedition, Nepal 2018

Unit: West Mercian & Staffordshire Wing ATC
Location: Nepal
Date: October 2018
Activities: Trekking, Exploring
The RAF Air Cadets from West Mercian & Staffordshire Wing traveled to Nepal to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Air Force in the hope of hosting a memorial service on the summit of Kala Patthar (5,550m). The Team of sixteen aged 16-74, led by Peak Mountaineering’s Paul Lewis departed Manchester...

Snowdome Venturer 2018

Unit: TS Stirling Sea Cadet Corps
Location: England, West Midlands
Date: December 2018
Activities: Skiing
This adventurous training exercise was run by Training Ship Stirling of the Sea Cadet Corps from August to December 2018. The unit is based in Shard End, Birmingham and is in a Cadet Expansion Programme partnership with its local secondary school, Tile Cross Academy. Both institutions are based in one of...