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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Unit: Cadet Centre for Adventurous Training Location: Rjukan, Norway
Date: February 2019 Activities: Climbing
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...